Song written by Ronnie Dunn, was recorded for the first time by the band of The Sleep At The Wheel, for the album, Keepin ‘Me Up Nights (Arista 1990). The duo Brooks & Dunn, recorded in 1991 for the Arista label, in Tree Studio, Midtown Tone & Volume and SoundShop Recording Studios, Nashville, TN, with the production of Don Cook & Scott Hendricks, the song was released on May 25 of 1992, on August 1, 1992, reached # 1 on the lists of US Hot Country Singles, for four weeks in a row, on August 15 also reached # 1 on the lists of Canada Country Tracks, remained three Weeks in a row at number one. The song was the fourth number one for Brooks & Dunn.
The song was included in Brooks & Dunn’s debut album, Brand New Man (Arista 1991), the album was released on August 13, 1991, on US Top Country Albums charts it reached number # 3, and on the lists of Canadian RPM Country Albums, reached number # 5. The album was certified 6 × Multi-Platinum by the RIAA for sales of six million copies.
The song is a tribute to the Texas style honky tonk’s line dancing, its success is cited as having initiated a renewed interest in on line dance across the United States.
Asleep at the Wheel 1990 ( Arista )
Penny Gilley 2005 ( PGM )
Country Manny 2010 ( Rarebird )
Billy Brandt 2016 ( BBM )
Brooks & Dunn with Midland 2019 ( Arista )
Miquel Batlle Garriga