Put Yourself in My Shoes

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Put Yourself in My Shoes
Studio album by Clint Black
Released November 27, 1990
Recorded Digital Services, Houston, Texas; Masterfonixs, Nashville, Tennessee; Westlake Audio, Los Angeles, California
Genre Country
Length 30:39
Label RCA Nashville
Producer James Stroud
Clint Black chronology
Killin' Time
(1989)
Put Yourself in My Shoes
(1990)
The Hard Way
(1992)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Chicago Tribune 3.5/4 stars[2]
Entertainment Weekly A[3]
Los Angeles Times 2.5/4 stars[4]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars[5]

Put Yourself in My Shoes is a 1990 (see 1990 in music) album by American country music singer-songwriter Clint Black. As with Black's debut album Killin' Time, the album is currently certified triple platinum by the RIAA. All four singles from the album produced huge hits for Black on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks charts: "Loving Blind" and "Where Are You Now" both at Number One; the title track at #4; and "One More Payment" at #7. "This Nightlife" also charted at #61 from unsolicited airplay.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Clint Black and Hayden Nicholas except where noted.

  1. "Put Yourself in My Shoes" (Black, Nicholas, Shake Russell) – 3:15
  2. "The Gulf of Mexico" – 2:42
  3. "One More Payment" (Black, Nicholas, Russell) – 2:16
  4. "Where Are You Now" – 3:09
  5. "The Old Man" – 3:02
  6. "This Nightlife" – 3:08
  7. "Loving Blind" (Black) – 3:57
  8. "Muddy Water" – 2:30
  9. "A Heart Like Mine – 3:03
  10. "The Goodnight-Loving" – 3:37

Personnel[edit]

Produced by James Stroud. Executive produced by Bill Ham.

Clint Black's band[edit]

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Michael Black – background vocals
  • Jana King – background vocals
  • Randy McCormick – background vocals
  • Brent Rowan – guitars
  • Curtis Young – background vocals

Chart performance[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart (1990) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 1
U.S. Billboard 200 18

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak positions
US Country CAN Country
1990 "Put Yourself in My Shoes" 4 3
1991 "Loving Blind" 1 1
"One More Payment" 7 7
"Where Are You Now" 1 1

Other charted songs[edit]

Year Single Peak positions
US Country
1991 "This Nightlife" 61

References[edit]

Preceded by
No Fences
by Garth Brooks
Top Country Albums number-one album
December 22, 1990 - February 9, 1991
Succeeded by
No Fences
by Garth Brooks