Don't Let Our Love Start Slippin' Away
|"Don't Let Our Love Start Slippin' Away"|
|Single by Vince Gill|
|from the album I Still Believe in You|
|B-side||"Love Never Broke Anyone's Heart"|
|Released||October 12, 1992|
|Writer(s)||Vince Gill, Pete Wasner|
|Vince Gill singles chronology|
"Don't Let Our Love Start Slippin' Away" is a song co-written and recorded by American country music singer Vince Gill that reached the top of the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) chart. It was released in October 1992 as the second single from his CD I Still Believe in You. It reached number-one on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks and on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks chart. The song was written by Gill and Pete Wasner.
Deborah Evans Price, of Billboard magazine reviewed the song favorably saying that "Gill offers his followers an infectiously catchy package." She goes on to say that "instrumentation and production to the point of perfection."
The music video, which was directed by John Lloyd Miller and premiered in late 1992, depicts Gill performing the song at a club where he is backed by several notable singers and musicians. They include (in alphabetical order): Little Jimmy Dickens, Bruce Hornsby, Patty Loveless, Delbert McClinton, Michael McDonald, Reba McEntire, Lee Roy Parnell, Carl Perkins, Leon Russell, Leland Sklar, Pam Tillis, Kevin Welch, Kelly Willis and Kentucky Headhunters drummer Fred Young. Reba McEntire was also seen as a waitress in the video.
"Don't Let Our Love Start Slippin' Away" debuted at number 63 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of October 17, 1992.
|Canada Country Tracks (RPM)||1|
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||1|
|Canada Country Tracks (RPM)||27|
|US Country Songs (Billboard)||55|
"She's Got the Rhythm (And I Got the Blues)"
by Alan Jackson
|Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks
December 26, 1992-January 9, 1993
"Somewhere Other Than the Night"
by Garth Brooks
|RPM Country Tracks
January 23, 1993
- Billboard, October 17, 1992
- "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 1827." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. January 23, 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013.
- "Vince Gill – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Vince Gill.
- "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1993". RPM. December 18, 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013.
- "Best of 1993: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013.