Looking Out for Number One (Travis Tritt song)

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For the song by Laura Branigan, see Looking Out for Number One.
For the song Lookin' Out for #1 by Randy Bachman / Bachman–Turner Overdrive, see Head On (Bachman–Turner Overdrive album).
"Looking Out for Number One"
Single by Travis Tritt
from the album T-R-O-U-B-L-E
B-side "Blue Collar Man"
Released July 5, 1993
Genre Country
Length 3:30
Label Warner Bros.
Writer(s) Travis Tritt, Troy Seals
Producer(s) Gregg Brown
Travis Tritt singles chronology
"Looking Out for Number One"
"Worth Every Mile"

"Looking Out for Number One" is a song co-written and recorded by American country music artist Travis Tritt. It was released in July 1993 as the fourth single from the album T-R-O-U-B-L-E. The song reached number 11 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.[1] The song was written by Tritt and Troy Seals.

Critical reception[edit]

Deborah Evans Price, of Billboard magazine reviewed the song favorably, saying that Tritt "maintains his uncanny sense of balance between country and southern rock in this ode to self-preservation." She says that the song contains "ripping guitar and growling blues harp way up front." She goes on to say that Tritt's "pinched-from-the-throat vocals manage to keep things reassuringly country."[2]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1993) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[3] 4
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 11

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1993) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[5] 71


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 353. 
  2. ^ Billboard, July 10, 1993
  3. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 2268." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. October 16, 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013.
  4. ^ "Travis Tritt – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Travis Tritt.
  5. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1993". RPM. December 18, 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013. 

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