|"Rollin' with the Flow"|
|Single by Charlie Rich|
|from the album Rollin' with the Flow|
|B-side||"To Sing a Love Song"|
|Charlie Rich singles chronology|
"Rollin' with the Flow" is a song released by American country music artists T.G. Sheppard, in 1974 on the B-side of a single and in 1975 on his debut album T.G. Sheppard, and Charlie Rich, in 1977. The Rich single was his eighth Number One on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles charts."Rollin' with the Flow" also crossed over into the top-40 of the adult contemporary music charts and narrowly missed the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at number 101 on the Bubbling Under the Hot 100 chart.
The mid-tempo song is sung from the perspective of a man who, despite being at an age when most of his peers have started raising families (at least 30 years old according to the second line), still lives a hard-partying, rock-and-roll lifestyle more in tune with far younger men. The song also makes reference to his Christian faith, noting that he knows he cannot continue like this in heaven (thus why he does it while he is still alive) and that he will eventually be forgiven, not just by Jesus, but his "crazy friends" as well.
|Australia (Kent Music Report)||47|
|US Hot Country Songs ( Billboard )||1|
|US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles ( Billboard )||1|
|US Adult Contemporary ( Billboard )||32|
|Canadian RPM Country Tracks||1|
|Canadian RPM Top Singles||100|
|Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary Tracks||35|
|"Rollin' with the Flow"|
|Single by Mark Chesnutt|
|from the album Rollin' with the Flow|
|Mark Chesnutt singles chronology|
In 2007, country music artist Mark Chesnutt recorded a cover version which is the title song for an album released on June 24, 2008. Chesnutt's cover version has entered the country music charts, becoming his first Top 40 hit since "I'm a Saint" in late 2004-early 2005, peaking at number 25. It was released thirty years after Rich's version.
|US Hot Country Songs ( Billboard )||25|
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