|"Are the Good Times Really Over (I Wish a Buck Was Still Silver)"|
|Single by Merle Haggard|
|from the album Big City|
|"I Always Get Lucky with You"|
|Released||May 15, 1982|
|Merle Haggard singles chronology|
"Are the Good Times Really Over (I Wish a Buck Was Still Silver)" is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Merle Haggard backed by The Strangers. It was released in May 1982 as the third single from his album Big City. The song reached #2 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart and #1 on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada.
The theme of the song is the concern over irreversible moral decay.
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||27|