Bubba Shot the Jukebox

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"Bubba Shot the Jukebox"
Single by Mark Chesnutt
from the album Longnecks & Short Stories
B-side "Blame It on Texas"[1]
Released September 15, 1992[2]
Format CD Single
Recorded 1991
Genre Country
Length 3:05
Label MCA
Writer(s) Dennis Linde
Producer(s) Mark Wright
Mark Chesnutt singles chronology
"I'll Think of Something"
"Bubba Shot the Jukebox"
"Ol' Country"

"Bubba Shot the Jukebox" is a song written by Dennis Linde, and recorded by American country music singer Mark Chesnutt. It was released in September 1992 as the third single from his album Longnecks & Short Stories. It peaked at number 4 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart and at number 14 on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks chart.


The song is an uptempo, in which a man named Bubba shoots a jukebox when he hears a song that makes him cry, which causes a scene. Bubba is taken to jail.[3]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1992) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 14
US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (Billboard)[5] 21
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[6] 4


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 92. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ AOL Music profile for "Bubba Shot the Jukebox"
  3. ^ Randall, Alice et al. (2006). My Country Roots: The Ultimate MP3 Guide to America's Original Outsider Music. Thomas Nelson Inc. p. 79. ISBN 1-59555-860-8. 
  4. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 1864." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. November 28, 1992. Retrieved August 15, 2013.
  5. ^ "Mark Chesnutt Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 for Mark Chesnutt.
  6. ^ "Mark Chesnutt Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Mark Chesnutt.

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