Take a Little Trip

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"Take a Little Trip"
Single by Alabama
from the album American Pride
B-side "Pictures and Memories"
Released June 1, 1992
Recorded January 1, 1992
Genre Country
Length 3:17
Label RCA Nashville
Writer(s) Ronnie Rogers
Mark Wright
Producer(s) Alabama
Larry Michael Lee
Josh Leo
Alabama singles chronology
"Born Country"
"Take a Little Trip"
"I'm in a Hurry (And Don't Know Why)"

"Take a Little Trip" is a song written by Ronnie Rogers and Mark Wright, and recorded by American country music group Alabama. It was released in June 1992 as the first single from their album, American Pride. The song reached number 2 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart in August 1992.[1]

Critical reception[edit]

Deborah Evans Price, of Billboard magazine reviewed the song favorably, calling the band "ever economical" but saying that they opt to "make the most of what they've got-to a very determined and assertive beat."[2]

Chart performance[edit]

"Take a Little Trip" debuted at number 61 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of June 6, 1992.

Chart (1992) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[3] 2
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 2

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1992) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[5] 53
US Country Songs (Billboard)[6] 19


  1. ^ Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks
  2. ^ Billboard, June 13, 1992
  3. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 1961." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. August 22, 1992. Retrieved August 15, 2013.
  4. ^ "Alabama – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Alabama.
  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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