Lovin' Only Me

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"Lovin' Only Me"
Single by Ricky Skaggs
from the album Kentucky Thunder
B-side "Home Is Wherever You Are"
Released February 1989
Genre Country
Length 3:33
Label Epic
Writer(s) Even Stevens
Hillary Kanter
Producer(s) Ricky Skaggs
Steve Buckingham
Ricky Skaggs singles chronology
"Old Kind of Love"
"Lovin' Only Me"
"Let It Be You"

"Lovin' Only Me" is a song written by Hillary Kanter and Even Stevens, and recorded by American country music artist Ricky Skaggs. It was released in February 1989 as the first single from the album Kentucky Thunder. "Lovin' Only Me" was Ricky Skaggs' twelfth and final number one on the country chart. The single went to number one for one week and spent a total of fifteen weeks on the country chart.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1989) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 1
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1989) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 13
US Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 4


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 316. 
  2. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 6402." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. July 17, 1989. Retrieved August 28, 2013.
  3. ^ "Ricky Skaggs – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Ricky Skaggs.
  4. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1989". RPM. December 23, 1989. Retrieved August 28, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Best of 1989: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1989. Retrieved August 28, 2013. 

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Preceded by
"Come from the Heart"
by Kathy Mattea
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

July 8, 1989
Succeeded by
"In a Letter to You"
by Eddy Raven
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

July 17, 1989