Daddy's Money

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"Daddy's Money"
Single by Ricochet
from the album Ricochet
B-side"I Wasn't Ready for You"
ReleasedApril 22, 1996
Songwriter(s)Bob DiPiero
Mark D. Sanders
Steve Seskin
Producer(s)Ron Chancey
Ed Seay
Ricochet singles chronology
"What Do I Know"
"Daddy's Money"
"Love Is Stronger Than Pride"

"Daddy's Money" is a song recorded by American country music group Ricochet. It was released in April 1996 as the second single from their self-titled debut album. The song reached Number One on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart in July 1996.[1] The song was written by Bob DiPiero, Mark D. Sanders, and Steve Seskin.

Critical reception[edit]

In a review of the band's career, Billboard magazine called the song an "infectious uptempo romp."[2]

Music video[edit]

This was their first music video, and it was directed by Marc Ball. It premiered on CMT on April 24, 1996 during The CMT Delivery Room. A portion of their debut single "What Do I Know" is played at the beginning of the video.

Chart performance[edit]

"Daddy's Money" debuted at number 63 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of April 27, 1996.

Chart (1996) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[3] 3
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1996) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[5] 57
US Country Songs (Billboard)[6] 4


  1. ^ Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks
  2. ^ Billboard: May 3, 1997
  3. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 8526." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. August 12, 1996. Retrieved July 20, 2013.
  4. ^ "Ricochet Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  5. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1996". RPM. December 16, 1996. Retrieved July 20, 2013.
  6. ^ "Best of 1996: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1996. Retrieved July 20, 2013.