Runnin' Behind

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"Runnin' Behind"
Single by Tracy Lawrence
from the album Sticks and Stones
Released June 8, 1992
Format CD Single
Recorded 1991
Genre Country
Length 2:55
Label Atlantic
Writer(s) Mark D. Sanders
Ed Hill
Producer(s) James Stroud
Tracy Lawrence singles chronology
"Today's Lonely Fool"
"Runnin' Behind"
"Somebody Paints the Wall"

"Runnin' Behind" is a song co-written by Mark D. Sanders and Ed Hill and recorded by American country music artist Tracy Lawrence. It was released in June 1992 as the third single from his debut album, Sticks and Stones. It peaked at number 4 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart and at number 6 on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks chart.[1] This song was also featured on Tracy Lawrence Live and Unplugged and The Very Best of Tracy Lawrence.

Critical reception[edit]

Deborah Evans Price, of Billboard magazine reviewed the song favorably, saying that Lawrence delivers the "swing ditty and its working class storyline with snap." [2]

Music video[edit]

The music video features Tracy and his band playing on stage at a beach party. It switches from evening to night.

Chart performance[edit]

"Runnin' Behind" debuted at number 63 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of June 20, 1992.

Chart (1992) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[3] 6
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 4

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1992) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[5] 86
US Country Songs (Billboard)[6] 37


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ Billboard, June 13, 1992
  3. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 1937." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. September 26, 1992. Retrieved August 15, 2013.
  4. ^ "Tracy Lawrence Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Tracy Lawrence.
  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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