Be My Baby Tonight

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"Be My Baby Tonight"
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Single by John Michael Montgomery
from the album Kickin' It Up
Released May 23, 1994
Genre Country
Length 2:52
Label Atlantic
Writer(s) Richard Fagan
Ed Hill
Producer(s) Scott Hendricks
John Kunz
John Michael Montgomery singles chronology
"Rope the Moon"
"Be My Baby Tonight"
"If You've Got Love"

"Be My Baby Tonight" is a song written by Richard Fagan and Ed Hill, and recorded by American country music artist John Michael Montgomery. It was released in May 1994 as the third single from Montgomery's album Kickin' It Up. It reached number one on the United States and Canada country charts in August 1994.

Critical reception[edit]

Deborah Evans Price, of Billboard magazine reviewed the song, saying that while Montgomery, "handles this one with ease", she considers it just "a notch above ordinary."[1]

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Marc Ball. The video takes place at Davis–Monthan Air Force Base.

Chart performance[edit]

"Be My Baby Tonight" debuted at number seventy one on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of May 7, 1994.

Chart (1994) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 1
US Billboard Hot 100[3] 73
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1994) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[5] 16
US Country Songs (Billboard)[6] 28
Preceded by
"Summertime Blues"
by Alan Jackson
Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks
number-one single

August 13-August 20, 1994
Succeeded by
"Dreaming with My Eyes Open"
by Clay Walker
Preceded by
"The Other Side"
by Charlie Major
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

August 29, 1994


  1. ^ Billboard, July 2, 1994
  2. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 2576." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. August 29, 1994. Retrieved August 4, 2013.
  3. ^ "John Michael Montgomery – Chart history" Billboard Hot 100 for John Michael Montgomery.
  4. ^ "John Michael Montgomery – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for John Michael Montgomery.
  5. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1994". RPM. December 12, 1994. Retrieved August 4, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Best of 1994: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1994. Retrieved August 4, 2013. 

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