Tracy Lawrence – Sticks And Stones, a song written by Roger Dillon and Elbert West, was recorded by Tracy Lawrence for the Atlantic label, was recorded in August 1991, at Eleven-Eleven Studio, Nashville, TN, Tracy was accompanied at the recording session by: Mark Casstevens (acoustic guitar and harmonica), Brent Rowan (electric guitar), Bruce Bouton (steel), Glenn Worf (bass and background vocals), James Stroud / and Milton Sledge (drums), Joe Spivey (fiddle), Gary W. Smith (piano, keyboards and synthesizer) and Curtis Young & Liana Manis (background vocals). With the production of James Stroud, the song was released in November 1991, on January 25, 1992, reached number # 1 of the US Hot Country Songs charts, and the song remained 20 weeks on the charts. February 1 will also reach # 1 on the Canada Country Tracks charts. It was the first number one in Tracy’s career.
The song was included in Tracy’s debut album, “Sticks and Stones” (Atlantic 1991), the album was released in November 1991, April 4, 1992, reaches number # 10, in the US Top Country charts Albums, remaining 87 weeks in the charts. On the Canadian RPM Country Albums charts, it reached # 7. The album was certified platinum in the USA, and gold in Canada.