That's What I Get for Lovin' You

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"That's What I Get for Lovin' You"
Single by Diamond Rio
from the album IV
B-side "Big (instrumental)"
Released April 1996
Format CD Single, 7"
Recorded 1995
Genre Country
Length 3:19
Label Arista Nashville 2992
Writer(s) Kent Blazy, Neil Thrasher
Producer(s) Monty Powell, Tim DuBois, Michael D. Clute, Diamond Rio
Diamond Rio singles chronology
"Walkin' Away"
"That's What I Get for Lovin' You"
"It's All in Your Head"

"That's What I Get for Lovin' You" is a song written by Kent Blazy and Neil Thrasher, and recorded by American country music group Diamond Rio. It was released in April 1996 as the second single from their album IV. It peaked at number 4 in the United States,[1] and number 19 in Canada. It was featured on the Greatest Hits, Volume 2 collection in 2006.


In this song, the narrator says how his love has turned him around and that the rewards of loving someone is "a dream that is real" and "a heart that beats true". No music video was made for this song.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1996) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 19
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 4

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1996) Position
US Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 35


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 105. 
  2. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 3024." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. July 8, 1996. Retrieved July 20, 2013.
  3. ^ "Diamond Rio Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Diamond Rio.
  4. ^ "Best of 1996: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1996. Retrieved July 20, 2013.