Diggin' Up Bones

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"Diggin' Up Bones"
Single by Randy Travis
from the album Storms of Life
B-side "There'll Always be a Honky Tonk Somewhere"
Released July 1986
Format 7" 45 RPM
Recorded 1985
Genre Country
Length 2:58
Label Warner Bros. Nashville 28649
Writer(s) Al Gore and Paul Overstreet and Nat Stuckey
Producer(s) Kyle Lehning
Randy Travis singles chronology
"On the Other Hand"
(1986)
"Diggin' Up Bones"
(1986)
"No Place Like Home"
(1986)

"Diggin' Up Bones" is a song written by Paul Overstreet, Al Gore, and Nat Stuckey, and recorded by American country music artist Randy Travis. It was released in July 1986 as the third single from his album Storms of Life. It peaked at number-one in both the United States and Canada.[1]—Shortly before Stuckey's death, Randy Travis released "Diggin' Up Bones", which Stuckey co-wrote. (Ref. Wikipedia Article on Nat Stuckey)

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1986) Peak
position
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 1
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1
Preceded by
"It'll Be Me"
by Exile
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

November 8, 1986
Succeeded by
"That Rock Won't Roll"
by Restless Heart
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

November 22, 1986
Succeeded by
"You're Still New to Me"
by Marie Osmond with Paul Davis

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 351. 
  2. ^ "Randy Travis – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Randy Travis.

External links[edit]

Wikipedia - -- Shortly before Stuckey's death, Randy Travis released "Diggin' Up Bones", which Stuckey co-wrote. (Ref. Wikipedia Article on Nat Stuckey)