What You'll Do When I'm Gone

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"What You'll Do When I'm Gone"
Single by Waylon Jennings
from the album Will the Wolf Survive
B-side"That Dog Won't Hunt"
ReleasedSeptember 20, 1986
Songwriter(s)Larry Butler
Producer(s)Jimmy Bowen, Waylon Jennings
Waylon Jennings singles chronology
"Even Cowgirls Get the Blues"
"What You'll Do When I'm Gone"
"Rose in Paradise"

"What You'll Do When I'm Gone" is a song written by Larry Butler, and recorded by American country music artist Waylon Jennings. It was released in September 1986 as the third single from the album Will the Wolf Survive. The song reached number 8 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1986) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 8
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 16


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 176.
  2. ^ "Waylon Jennings Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.