Searchin' for Some Kind of Clue

"Searchin for Some Kind of Clue" is a song written by Nelson Larkin, Donny Kees and Pal Rakes, and recorded by American country music artist Billy Joe Royal. It was released in May 1990 as the first single from the album Out of the Shadows. The song reached number 17 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.[1]

"Searchin' for Some Kind of Clue"
Single by Billy Joe Royal
from the album Out of the Shadows
B-side"This Too Shall Pass"
ReleasedMay 12, 1990
Songwriter(s)Nelson Larkin, Donny Kees, Pal Rakes
Producer(s)Nelson Larkin
Billy Joe Royal singles chronology
"Till I Can't Take It Anymore"
"Searchin' for Some Kind of Clue"
"A Ring Where a Ring Used to Be"

Chart performanceEdit

Chart (1990) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 33
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 17


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 302.
  2. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 1283." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. August 4, 1990. Retrieved August 23, 2013.
  3. ^ "Billy Joe Royal Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.