Waitin' for the Sun to Shine is the third full-length studio album from Ricky Skaggs. It was released in 1981 on Epic Records. Skaggs himself produced the album, and played on all the songs.
Four of the ten tracks were released as singles; "Don't Get Above Your Raisin'" peaked at number 16 on the U.S. Country charts, while charting at number 47 in Canada. The next three singles were much more successful. "You May See Me Walkin'" got to number nine in the U.S., and reached number 16 in Canada, while "Cryin' My Heart Out Over You" and "I Don't Care" were both number one hits in the U.S. (while reaching number 3 & 2, respectively, in Canada).
The album itself went to number 2 on the country charts in the States and went gold. It was also his first time on the pop charts, where the album went to number 77.