Like There Ain't No Yesterday

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"Like There Ain't No Yesterday"
Single by Blackhawk
from the album Strong Enough
Released November 6, 1995
Recorded 1995
Genre Country
Length 3:17
Label Arista Nashville
Writer(s) Walt Aldridge, Mark Narmore
Producer(s) Mark Bright
Blackhawk singles chronology
"I'm Not Strong Enough to Say No"
(1995)
"Like There Ain't No Yesterday"
(1995)
"Almost a Memory Now"
(1996)

"Like There Ain't No Yesterday" is a song recorded by American country music band Blackhawk. It was released in November 1995 as the second single from their album Strong Enough. It peaked at number 3 on the United States Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks, while it was their second number-one hit in Canada. The song was written by Walt Aldridge and Mark Narmore.

Content[edit]

The song's narrator has lost a former lover in the past, but he knows that that was then, and he decides to find someone new, and love her like there ain't no yesterday.

Critical reception[edit]

Deborah Evans Price, of Billboard magazine reviewed the song favorably, saying that Paul's voice grabs you and pulls you into this well-written tune "from the a capella opening line." She goes on to say that Robbins and Van Stephenson "add their considerable talents, and the result is one of the best country singles this year."[1]

Chart performance[edit]

"Like There Ain't No Yesterday" debuted at number 71 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart for the week of November 11, 1995, and peaked at number 3 on the week of February 17, 1996. It reached number 1 on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada on the week of February 26, 1996.

Chart (1995-1996) Peak
position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 1
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 3

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1996) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 30
US Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 73
Preceded by
"Bigger Than the Beatles"
by Joe Diffie
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

February 26, 1996
Succeeded by
"Tell Me Something I Don't Know"
by Charlie Major

References[edit]

  1. ^ Billboard, November 11, 1995
  2. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. February 26, 1996. Retrieved July 20, 2013.
  3. ^ "Blackhawk Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Blackhawk.
  4. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1996". RPM. December 16, 1996. Retrieved July 20, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Best of 1996: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1996. Retrieved July 20, 2013. 

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