Wild Man (Ricky Van Shelton song)

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"Wild Man"
Single by Ricky Van Shelton
from the album Greatest Hits Plus
B-side "If You're Ever in My Arms"[1]
Released 1992
Format CD single
Genre Country
Length 3:17
Label Columbia Nashville #74748
Writer(s) Rick Giles
Susan Longacre
Producer(s) Steve Buckingham
Ricky Van Shelton singles chronology
"Wear My Ring Around Your Neck"
"Wild Man"
"Just as I Am"

"Wild Man" is a song written by Susan Longacre and Rick Giles, and recorded by American country music singer Ricky Van Shelton. It was released in 1992 as the second single from his album Greatest Hits Plus. The song spent twenty weeks on the Hot Country Singles & Tracks charts, where it peaked at number 5. It was his last Top Ten hit on the country music charts.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1992) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 4
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 5

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1993) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 45


  1. ^ a b Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 377. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 1025." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. February 13, 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013.
  3. ^ "Ricky Van Shelton Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Ricky Van Shelton.
  4. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1993". RPM. December 18, 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013.