“On a Good Night” is a song written by Larry Boone, Don Cook and Paul Nelson, and recorded by American country music artist Wade Hayes. It was released in May 1996 as the lead-off single and title from Hayes’ album On a Good Night. The song reached number 2 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart and number 4 on the Canadian RPM country singles chart. It is his second highest-peaking single.
Deborah Evans Price, of Billboard magazine reviewed the song favorably, saying that Hayes sounds more self-assured and confident than on previous singles. She goes on to say that the combination of Cook’s and Hayes’ vocals make for an extremely appealing single.
From the album On a Good Night
B-side “Steady as She Goes”
Released May 7, 1996
Label Columbia Nashville 78312
Songwriter(s) Larry Boone, Don Cook, Paul Nelson
Producer(s) Don Cook