"If I Could Bottle This Up" is a song written by
Paul Overstreet and
Dean Dillon. It was recorded as a duet by country singers
George Jones and
Shelby Lynne and released as a single in September 1988, peaking at #43. It was Lynne's first single release and she would follow it with her debut LP Sunrise, which Billy Sherrill would also produce. The song would later surface on the Jones duet compilation Friends in High Places in 1991.