|Single by Merle Haggard and The Strangers|
|from the album Swinging Doors|
|"The Girl Turned Ripe"|
|Released||February 28, 1966|
|Merle Haggard and The Strangers singles chronology|
"Swinging Doors" is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Merle Haggard and The Strangers. It was released in February 1966 as the first single and title track from the album Swinging Doors. The song peaked at number five on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles.
The narrator has been dumped by his woman and tells her that he has what he needs.