Hard Workin' Man (song)

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"Hard Workin' Man"
Brooks & Dunn - Hard Workin Man.jpg
Single by Brooks & Dunn
from the album Hard Workin' Man
B-side "Texas Women (Don't Stay Lonely Long)"[1]
Released February 1, 1993
Format CD single, 7-inch single
Recorded 1992
Genre Country
Length 2:58
Label Arista 12513
Writer(s) Ronnie Dunn
Producer(s) Don Cook, Scott Hendricks
Brooks & Dunn singles chronology
"Lost and Found"
"Hard Workin' Man"
"We'll Burn That Bridge"

"Hard Workin' Man" is a song written Ronnie Dunn, and recorded by American country music duo Brooks & Dunn that peaked at number four on the US Country charts in 1993. It was released in February 1993 as the first single and title track from their second album Hard Workin' Man. It also won the duo the Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals in 1994.[1]

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Sherman Halsey. It features the duo playing the song in a desert and in front of a crowd in Las Vegas.

Chart positions[edit]

"Hard Workin' Man" debuted at number 57 on the Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart for the week of February 6, 1993.

Chart (1993) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 1
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 4

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1993) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 6
US Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 30
Preceded by
"The Heart Won't Lie"
by Reba McEntire with Vince Gill
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

May 1-May 8, 1993
Succeeded by
"She Don't Know She's Beautiful"
by Sammy Kershaw


  1. ^ a b Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 63. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 1732." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. May 1, 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013.
  3. ^ "Brooks & Dunn – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Brooks & Dunn.
  4. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1993". RPM. December 18, 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Best of 1993: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013. 

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