A Few Ole Country Boys

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"A Few Ole Country Boys"
Single by Randy Travis featuring George Jones
from the album Heroes & Friends
B-side "Smokin' the Hive" (w/ Clint Eastwood)
Released November 21, 1990
Format CD single, 7" single
Genre Country
Length 3:37
Label Warner Bros. 19586
Writer(s) Troy Seals
Mentor Williams
Producer(s) Kyle Lehning
Randy Travis singles chronology
"He Walked on Water"
"A Few Ole Country Boys'"
"Heroes and Friends"
George Jones singles chronology
"Radio Lover"
"A Few Ole Country Boys"
"All Fall Down"

"A Few Ole Country Boys" is a song written by Troy Seals and Mentor Williams, and recorded by American country music artist Randy Travis. It is a duet with country musician George Jones. It was released in November 1990 as the first single from his album of duets Heroes & Friends. "A Few Ole Country Boys" peaked at number 8 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart[1] and reached number 4 on the Canadian RPM country Tracks chart.


The first narrator (Travis) speaks as a fan of country music who is glad to still hear "A Few Ole Country Boys" singing on the radio. The second narrator (Jones) sings from the perspective of a musician who is glad to still see "A Few Ole Country Boys" in the audience.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1990) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 4
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 8

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1990) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 63


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 351. 
  2. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 9177." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. November 24, 1990. Retrieved August 23, 2013.
  3. ^ "Randy Travis Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Randy Travis.
  4. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1990". RPM. December 22, 1990. Retrieved August 23, 2013. 

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