Who's Lonely Now

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"Who's Lonely Now"
Single by Highway 101
from the album Paint the Town
B-side "Don't It Make Your Mama Cry"[1]
Released September 1989
Format CD single, 7" single
Genre Country
Length 3:25
Label Warner Bros.
Writer(s) Kix Brooks
Don Cook
Producer(s) Paul Worley
Ed Seay
Highway 101 singles chronology
"Honky Tonk Heart"
(1989)
"Who's Lonely Now"
(1989)
"Walkin', Talkin', Cryin', Barely Beatin' Broken Heart"
(1990)

"Who's Lonely Now" is a song written by Kix Brooks and Don Cook and recorded by American country music group Highway 101. It was released in September 1989 as the first single from their album Paint the Town. "Who's Lonely Now" was Highway 101's ninth country hit and the last of four number one country hits. The single went to number one for one week and spent a total of twenty-six weeks on the country singles charts.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1989–1990) Peak
position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 1
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1990) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 64
US Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 49

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 188. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 6664." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. January 20, 1990. Retrieved August 23, 2013.
  3. ^ "Highway 101 Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Highway 101.
  4. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1990". RPM. December 22, 1990. Retrieved August 23, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Best of 1990: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1990. Retrieved August 23, 2013. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
"A Woman in Love"
by Ronnie Milsap
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

January 6, 1990
Succeeded by
"It Ain't Nothin'"
by Keith Whitley
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

January 20, 1990
Succeeded by
"Many a Long and Lonesome Highway"
by Rodney Crowell