Step On Out

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Step On Out
Studio album by The Oak Ridge Boys
Released March 6, 1985
Genre Country
Length 33:17
Label MCA (5555)
Producer Ron Chancey
The Oak Ridge Boys chronology
Greatest Hits 2
(1984)
Step On Out
(1985)
Seasons
(1986)

Step On Out is the 10th country studio album (12th total) from American country music quartet The Oak Ridge Boys, released in 1985. It contains the #1 singles "Touch a Hand (Make a Friend)" and "Little Things", as well as the #3 single "Come On In (You Did the Best You Could Do)". The title song was co-written by Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member and former Byrds bass player Chris Hillman and former Crawdaddy magazine editor Peter Knobler. "Staying Afloat" would be covered two years later by Sawyer Brown on their self-titled debut album.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Touch a Hand, Make a Friend" (Homer Banks, Raymond Jackson, Carl Hampton) – 3:32
  2. "Ophelia" (Robbie Robertson) – 3:04
  3. "Love Is Everywhere" (Dennis Linde) – 3:26
  4. "Only One I Love" (Michael Foster, Jimbeau Hinson) – 2:50
  5. "Roll Tennessee River" (Russell Smith, Dave Loggins) – 3:38
  6. "Little Things" (Billy Barber) – 3:33
  7. "Class Reunion" (Craig Morris, Don Henry) – 4:22
  8. "Staying Afloat" (J. D. Martin, Don King) – 2:48
  9. "Come On In (You Did the Best You Could Do)" (Rick Giles, George Green) – 3:31
  10. "Step On Out" (Chris Hillman, Peter Knobler) – 3:12

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1985) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 3
U.S. Billboard 200 156

Singles[edit]

  • Little Things / Secret Of Love - 1985 - MCA 52556
  • Come On In (You Did The Best You Could Do) / Roll Tennessee River - 1985 - MCA 52646
  • Touch A Hand Make A Friend / Only One I Love - 1985 - MCA 57272

Personnel[edit]

The Oak Ridge Boys[edit]

Additional musicians[edit]