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III is the fourth studio album from country music artist Joe Nichols, released in 2005. The album's name is the Roman numeral three. The title refers to it being his third album to be released on Universal South Records. The album produced Nichols' second #1 hit in "Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off", as well as the top-10 hit "Size Matters (Someday)" and "I'll Wait for You". Overall, it was certified gold by the RIAA.

"My Old Friend the Blues" is a cover of a Steve Earle song. Also included is "Should I Come Home (Or Should I Go Crazy)", a cover of a Gene Watson hit single.

Brent Rowan produced the album except for the three singles, which were produced by Buddy Cannon, and "Freedom Feels Like Lonely" and "As Country as She Gets", which were produced by Byron Gallimore.

Track listing

1."Size Matters (Someday)"Mike Dekle, Byron Hill2:51
2."Freedom Feels Like Lonely"Mark Nesler, Billy Currington, Tony Martin3:10
3."Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off"John Wiggins, Gary Hannan3:07
4."Talk Me Out of Tampa"Don Sampson, Casey Beathard3:58
5."That's What Love'll Get You"Mark D. Sanders, Carson Chamberlain2:55
6."I'll Wait for You"Bill Anderson, Harley Allen4:07
7."Should I Come Home (Or Should I Go Crazy)"Joe Allen2:43
8."My Old Friend the Blues"Steve Earle3:08
9."As Country as She Gets"Jim Collins, Wendell Mobley, Martin3:41
10."Honky Tonk Girl"Steve Dean, Wil Nance, Joe Nichols2:46
11."Just a Little More"Nichols, Donny Lowery4:26


Chart performance


Chart (2005) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 2
U.S. Billboard 200 7


Year Single Peak chart
US Country US
2005 "Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off" 1 32
2006 "Size Matters (Someday)" 9 73
"I'll Wait for You" 7 71


Region Certification
United States (RIAA)[2] Gold


  1. Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "III review". Allmusic. Retrieved July 17, 2011. 
  2. "American album certifications – Joe Nichols – III". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH

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