Singer-songwriter Vern Gosdin achieved three number-one hits on the Billboard Country Singles chart: "I Can Tell by the Way You Dance (You're Gonna Love Me Tonight)" in 1984, "Set 'Em Up Joe" in 1988 and "I'm Still Crazy" in 1989. He had 17 other top-10 songs.
Gosdin's "Who You Gonna Blame It on This Time" peaked at number two in 1989. "Do You Believe Me Now" hit number four in 1987, as did "That Just About Does It" in 1989. He also had number-five hits with "Way Down Deep" and "If You're Gonna Do Me Wrong (Do It Right)," both in 1983.
A Billboard article marking Gosdin's 2009 death singled out "Chiseled in Stone" as a notable, Country Music Association Song of the Year awardﾖwinning hit. The song reached number six on the Country Singles chart in 1988.