Lonely Won't Leave Me Alone (Trace Adkins song)

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"Lonely Won't Leave Me Alone"
Single by Trace Adkins
from the album Big Time
B-side "Wayfaring Stranger"[1]
Released February 24, 1998[2]
Format CD Single
Recorded 1997
Genre Country
Length 3:08 (album version)
Label Capitol Nashville
Writer(s) Jody Alan Sweet, Mary Danna
Producer(s) Scott Hendricks
Trace Adkins singles chronology
"The Rest of Mine"
"Lonely Won't Leave Me Alone"
"Big Time"

"Lonely Won't Leave Me Alone" is the title of a song written by Jody Alan Sweet and Mary Danna, and recorded by American country music artist Trace Adkins. It was released in February 1998 the second single from his album Big Time, and his sixth single overall.

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Michael Merriman, and features Adkins walking around the city of Atlanta seeing the memory of his former lover everywhere he goes, including seeing her as a giant. Among the venues identiiable in the video are a MARTA station, the Fox Theatre and the Georgia state capitol.

Chart performance[edit]

This song peaked at number 11 on the Hot Country Songs chart in the U.S. and at number 10 on Canada's RPM Country Tracks chart.

Chart (1998) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[3] 10
US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (Billboard)[4] 12
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 11

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1998) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[6] 65
US Country Songs (Billboard)[7] 72


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 18. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ AOL Music profile for "Lonely Won't Leave Me Alone"
  3. ^ "RPM Country Tracks." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. May 4, 1998. Retrieved July 14, 2013.
  4. ^ "Trace Adkins Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 for Trace Adkins.
  5. ^ "Trace Adkins Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Trace Adkins.
  6. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1998". RPM. December 14, 1998. Retrieved July 14, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Best of 1998: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1998. Retrieved July 14, 2013. 

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