Baby, Let's Lay Down and Dance

"Baby, Let's Lay Down and Dance" is a song recorded by American country music singer Garth Brooks. It was released as the first single off Brooks' 2016 album, Gunslinger. The single was distributed exclusively via Brooks' online music store, GhostTunes, to users who entered a code from a specially marked bag of Fritos.[1] It was then released to radio and GhostTunes' conventional site.

"Baby, Let's Lay Down and Dance"
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Single by Garth Brooks
from the album Gunslinger
ReleasedOctober 13, 2016
GenreCountry
Length3:10
LabelPearl
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Mark Miller
Garth Brooks singles chronology
"Mom"
(2014)
"Baby, Let's Lay Down and Dance"
(2016)
"Ask Me How I Know"
(2017)

The song was written by Kent Blazy, Steve Dorff, Victoria Shaw, Kim Williams and Brooks. Williams died before the song was finished, and as Williams was a longtime collaborator with Brooks, it was important to Brooks to release this song as the album's first single.[2]

ChartsEdit

Weekly chartsEdit

Chart (2016–17) Peak
position
US Country Airplay (Billboard)[3] 15
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 29

Year-end chartsEdit

Chart (2017) Position
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 94

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Frito-Lay Teams Up With Garth Brooks To Release New Music". PRNewswire. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
  2. ^ Dukes, Billy. "Garth Brooks, 'Baby, Let's Lay Down and Dance' [Listen]". Taste of Country. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Garth Brooks Chart History (Country Airplay)". Billboard. Retrieved February 14, 2017.
  4. ^ "Garth Brooks Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved March 7, 2017.
  5. ^ "Hot Country Songs – Year-End 2017". Billboard. Retrieved April 12, 2020.