“Walkin’ Away” is a song co-written and recorded by American country music artist Clint Black. It was co-written with Hayden Nicholas, Black’s electric guitarist and Dick Gay, his drummer. It was released in February 1990 as the fourth single from his album, Killin’ Time. The song was his fourth consecutive number-one hit on both the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart and the Canadian RPM Country Tracks chart. Spent two consecutive weeks at number 1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart beginning May 19, 1990. It spent the next two weeks at number 1 on the Canadian RPM charts.
The music video, directed by Jim May and produced by Mary Matthews, features people on a merry go round with Clint singing in the shadows.
From the album Killin’ Time
B-side “Straight from the Factory”
Released February 19, 1990
Label RCA Nashville 2520
Songwriter(s) Clint Black, Hayden Nicholas, Dick Gay
Producer(s) James Stroud, Mark Wright