Big Love (Tracy Byrd song)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
"Big Love"
Tracy biglove.jpg
Single by Tracy Byrd
from the album Big Love
B-side"Big Love" (Club Mix)[1]
ReleasedSeptember 24, 1996[2]
Recorded1996
GenreCountry
Length3:39
LabelMCA Nashville
Songwriter(s)Michael Clark
Jeff Stevens
Producer(s)Tony Brown
Tracy Byrd singles chronology
"4 to 1 in Atlanta"
(1996)
"Big Love"
(1996)
"Don't Take Her She's All I Got"
(1997)

"Big Love" is a song written by Jeff Stevens and Michael Clark, and recorded by American country music artist Tracy Byrd. It was released in September 1996 as the lead-off single and title track from his album of the same name. It peaked at number 3 in the United States, and number 5 in Canada. The song was previously recorded in 1994 by Chris LeDoux from his album Haywire, and released as the b-side to his single "Dallas Days and Fort Worth Nights."

Critical reception[edit]

Larry Flick, of Billboard magazine reviewed the song favorable by saying that "the groove-oriented introduction of this song kicks off its big-sounding production, and Byrd's voice delivers the lyric with buoyant enthusiasm. He also stated that the song shows that Byrd is delivering radio-ready material that will fare well on the radio.[3]

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Gerry Wenner and was filmed in Denver, Colorado, Winter Park, Colorado and just east of Winter Park on west Rollins Pass.

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1996-1997) Peak
position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 5
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 3

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1997) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[6] 69

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 73. ISBN 0-89820-177-2.
  2. ^ http://www.cmt.com/artists/az/byrd_tracy/543654/album.jhtml
  3. ^ Billboard, September 14, 1996
  4. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 9797." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. January 20, 1997. Retrieved July 17, 2013.
  5. ^ "Tracy Byrd Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  6. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1997". RPM. December 15, 1997. Retrieved July 17, 2013.

External links[edit]