Looking Out for Number One (Travis Tritt song)

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"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.
Songwriter(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"
"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 (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  5. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1993". RPM. December 18, 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013. 

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