Swingin' (John Anderson song)
|Single by John Anderson|
|from the album Wild & Blue|
|B-side||"Honky Tonk Saturday Night"|
|Released||January 10, 1983|
|John Anderson singles chronology|
"Swingin'" is a song co-written and recorded by American country music singer John Anderson. It was released in January 1983 as the second single from his album Wild & Blue. The song was the second of five Number One singles in Anderson's career, spending one week at the top of the Hot Country Songs charts. It also received a gold certification from the Recording Industry Association of America, and received a Single of the Year award from the Country Music Association. Anderson re-recorded the song for his 1994 album Country 'til I Die on BNA Records. This re-recording served as the b-side to the album's title track, which was also the first single from it. In addition to LeAnn Rimes, Chris Young performed an acoustic cover of "Swingin'" for his 2010 EP Voices.
"Swingin'" debuted at number 71 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles for the week of January 15, 1983.
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||1|
|US Billboard Hot 100||43|
|US Cash Box Top 100||30|
|Canadian RPM Country Tracks||4|
LeAnn Rimes version
|Single by LeAnn Rimes|
|from the album Lady & Gentlemen|
|Released||June 8, 2010|
|LeAnn Rimes singles chronology|
LeAnn Rimes released her version of the song to country radio on June 8, 2010 as the first single from her album Lady & Gentlemen. Rimes debuted her version of the song on the 2010 CMT Music Awards on June 9, 2010. The song debuted at number 60 on the Hot Country Songs chart for July 17, 2010. It spent four weeks on the chart and peaked at 57. The track is also nominated for a 2011 Grammy Award.
- Digital download
- "Swingin'" — 2:55
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||57|
- Billie Jo Spears covered the song in 1983.
- The Kidsongs kids sang this song in their 1994 video "Country Sing-Along".
- Cledus T. Judd released a rap version of "Swingin" on his 1995 album Cledus T. Judd (No Relation).
- Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. pp. 26–27. ISBN 0-89820-177-2.
- "Country 'til I Die listing". Allmusic. Retrieved 6 July 2010.
- "John Anderson Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
- "John Anderson Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.
- "LeAnn Rimes Shares Details on Family Life and "Swingin'" New Video". CMT. 7 July 2010. Retrieved 29 September 2010.
- "Swingin': LeAnn Rimes: MP3 Downloads". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2012-06-05.
- "LeAnn Rimes Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 2011-10-07.