Bad Seed (Jan Howard song)

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"Bad Seed"
Single by Jan Howard
from the album Bad Seed
B-side "You Go Your Way (I'll Go Crazy)"
Released September 1966
Genre Country
Label Decca
Writer(s) Bill Anderson
Producer(s) Owen Bradley
Jan Howard singles chronology
"Evil on Your Mind"
"Bad Seed"
"Any Old Way You Do"

"Bad Seed" is a single by American country music artist Jan Howard. Released in September 1966, the song reached #10 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart. The single was later released on an album of the same name in 1966. The song was written by fellow country artist Bill Anderson.[1]

In addition, "Bad Seed" became Howard's final top ten Billboard solo single of her career. The remainder of her top ten hits would come from collaborations with Bill Anderson.[2]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1966) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 10


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. 
  2. ^ Coyne, Kevin J. "100 Greatest Women of Country Music -- Jan Howard (#58)". Country Universe. Retrieved 17 January 2013.