Nothing Short of Dying

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"Nothing Short of Dying"
Single by Travis Tritt
from the album It's All About To Change
B-side "Bible Belt"[1]
Released February 24, 1992
Genre Country
Length 3:50
Label Warner Bros.
Songwriter(s) Travis Tritt
Producer(s) Gregg Brown
Travis Tritt singles chronology
"The Whiskey Ain't Workin'"
"Nothing Short of Dying"
"Lord Have Mercy on the Working Man"
"The Whiskey Ain't Workin'"
"Nothing Short of Dying"
"Lord Have Mercy on the Working Man"

"Nothing Short of Dying" is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Travis Tritt. It was released in February 1992 as the fourth and final single from Tritt's album It's All About to Change. It peaked at number 4 on the Billboard country music chart in the United States, and at number 7 on the country singles chart in Canada.


"Nothing Short of Dying" is a ballad telling of a failed relationship. In it, the male narrator talks about how he is struggling to come to terms with the fact his lover has left him.


Compiled from liner notes.[2]

Chart positions[edit]

"Nothing Short of Dying" debuted on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of March 7, 1992.

Chart (1992) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[3] 4
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 4

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1992) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[5] 45
US Country Songs (Billboard)[6] 45


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 427. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ It's All About to Change (CD booklet). Travis Tritt. Warner Bros. Records. 1991. 26589. 
  3. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 2149." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. June 6, 1992. Retrieved August 15, 2013.
  4. ^ "Travis Tritt – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Travis Tritt.
  5. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1992". RPM. December 19, 1992. Retrieved August 15, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Best of 1992: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1992. Retrieved August 15, 2013. 

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