Looking Ahead (album)

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Looking Ahead
Looking Ahead (album).jpg
Studio album by Billy Joe Royal
Released 1987
Genre Country
Label Atlantic
Producer Nelson Larkin
Billy Joe Royal chronology
Billy Joe Royal
(1980)Billy Joe Royal1980
Looking Ahead
(1987)
The Royal Treatment
(1987)The Royal Treatment1987
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Looking Ahead is the fifth studio album by Billy Joe Royal released in 1987.

Three singles from this album charted on the Country Singles chart. The first was Burned Like a Rocket, which peaked at #10. This was followed by I Miss You Already (#14) and Old Bridges Burn Slow (#11).

The album also landed on the Country Albums chart, reaching #23.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Burned Like a Rocket" (Gary Burr)
  2. "Run Around Town" (Buddy Buie, Gary Burr, R. Hammond)
  3. "Old Bridges Burn Slow" (Sandy Brown, S. Meadows, Joe South)
  4. "Good Thing"
  5. "Hard Times" (J. Iantosca, R. Iantosca)
  6. "I'm Not a Rock (I'm a Rolling Stone)" (D. Goodman, John Wesley Ryles, M. Sherrill)
  7. "Boardwalk Angel"
  8. "Sad Cliches"
  9. "You'd Better Go" (Buddy Buie, Gary Burr, R. Hammond)
  10. "I Miss You Already" (Marvin Rainwater, Faron Young)
  11. "We've Both Got a Lot to Learn" (Buddy Buie, Gary Burr, R. Hammond)
  12. "Another Endless Night"

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1986) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 21