“Lonely Won’t Leave Me Alone”, a song written by Jody Alan Sweet and Mary Danna, was recorded by Trace Adkins for the Capitol label, in mid-1997, the album was recorded between three studios: Dark Horse, Nashville, TN, Scruggs Sound Studio, Nashville, TN, and Sound Shop Studios, Nashville, TN. In the recording session of the album, Trace was accompanied by: Brent Mason (guitar), Michael Spriggs (guitar), David Grier (guitar), Jonathan Yudkin (mandolin), Scott Neubert (dobro), Paul Franklin and Bruce Bouton (steel), Roy Hiskey and Glenn Worf (bass), Eddie Bayers (drums), Stuart Duncan (fiddle and mandolin), Rob Hajacos (fiddle), Matt Rollings and John B. Jarvis (piano and keyboards) and John Wesley Ryles, Dennis Wilson and Curtis Young (background vocals). With the production of Scott Hendricks, the song was released on February 24, 1998, and on April 18, 1998, reached # 11 on the US Hot Country Songs charts, remaining on the charts a total of 20 weeks. In the Canada Country Tracks charts, It reached at number # 10.
The song was included in Trace’s second studio album, Big Time (Capitol 1997), the album was released on October 21, 1997, on November 15, 1997, reached # 7 on the US Top Country charts Albums, remaining in the lists a total of 44 weeks. On the Canadian RPM Country Albums charts, I reach # 26. The album was certified platinum in the USA.