After the Lights Go Out

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"After the Lights Go Out"
Single by Ricky Van Shelton
from the album Backroads
B-side "Oh Heart of Mine"[1]
Released November 1991
Format CD Single, 7" single
Genre Country
Length 3:19
Label Columbia Nashville
Writer(s) Warner McPherson
Producer(s) Steve Buckingham
Ricky Van Shelton singles chronology
"Keep It Between the Lines"
"After the Lights Go Out"

"After the Lights Go Out" is a country music song written by Warner Mack (credited to his real name, Warner McPherson) and originally released by him in 1973. It was later recorded by American country music singer Ricky Van Shelton. It was released in November 1991 as the third single from his album Backroads. The song peaked at #13 on the U.S. country chart and at #8 in Canada.

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1991–1992) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 8
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 13

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1992) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 76


  1. ^ 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 2046." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. February 8, 1992. Retrieved August 15, 2013.
  3. ^ "Ricky Van Shelton – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Ricky Van Shelton.
  4. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1992". RPM. December 19, 1992. Retrieved August 15, 2013.