Learning as You Go (song)

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"Learning as You Go"
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Single by Rick Trevino
from the album Learning as You Go
B-side"I'm Here for You"
ReleasedJune 3, 1996
Format7" single
GenreCountry
LabelColumbia
Songwriter(s)Larry Boone
Billy Lawson
Producer(s)Steve Buckingham
Doug Johnson
Rick Trevino singles chronology
"Save This One for Me"
(1995)
"Learning as You Go"
(1996)
"Running Out of Reasons to Run"
(1996)

"Learning as You Go" is a song written by Larry Boone and Billy Lawson, and recorded by American country music artist Rick Trevino. It was released in June 1996 as the first single and title track from the album Learning as You Go. The single reached number 2 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.[1]

Content[edit]

The song offers a unique twist on the phrase, "learning as you go" as the narrator states that he is learning about relationships now that his significant other has left him.

Critical reception[edit]

Deborah Evans Price, of Billboard magazine reviewed the song favorably saying that Trevino has finally recorded a song that he can "sink his teeth into." She goes on to say that the song should be a strong contender for airplay in the summer.[2]

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Jon Small and premiered in May 1996.

Chart performance[edit]

"Learning as You Go" debuted at number 63 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of June 1, 1996.

Chart (1996) Peak
position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[3] 28
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 2

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1996) Position
US Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 32

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 352.
  2. ^ Billboard, June 8, 1996
  3. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 7758." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. September 30, 1996. Retrieved July 20, 2013.
  4. ^ "Rick Trevino Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  5. ^ "Best of 1996: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1996. Retrieved July 20, 2013.