What Goes On When the Sun Goes Down

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"What Goes On When the Sun Goes Down"
Single by Ronnie Milsap
from the album 20/20 Vision
B-side Love Takes a Long Time to Die
Released February 1976
Format 7"
Recorded January 1976
Genre Country
Length 2:51
Label RCA 45301
Writer(s) John Schweers
Producer(s) Tom Collins
Ronnie Milsap singles chronology
"Just in Case"
"What Goes On When the Sun Goes Down"
"(I'm A) Stand by My Woman Man"

"What Goes On When the Sun Goes Down" is a song written by John Schweers, and recorded by American country music artist Ronnie Milsap. It was released in February 1976 as the first single from the album 20/20 Vision. "What Goes On When the Sun Goes Down" would become Ronnie Milsap's fifth number one on the country chart. The single stayed at number one for one week and spent a total of eleven weeks on the country chart.[1]

Chart perofrmance[edit]

Chart (1976) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 1
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 232. 
Preceded by
"My Eyes Can Only See as Far as You"
by Charley Pride
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

May 15, 1976
Succeeded by
"After All the Good Is Gone"
by Conway Twitty
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

May 29, 1976