For All the Wrong Reasons

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"For All the Wrong Reasons"
Single by The Bellamy Brothers
from the album When We Were Boys
B-side "This Time"
Released February 1982
Genre Country
Label Elektra/Curb
Writer(s) David Bellamy
Producer(s) Jimmy Bowen, The Bellamy Brothers
The Bellamy Brothers singles chronology
"You're My Favorite Star"
"For All the Wrong Reasons"
"Get into Reggae Cowboy"

"For All the Wrong Reasons" is a song written by David Bellamy, and recorded by American country music duo The Bellamy Brothers. It was released in February 1982 as the first single from the album When We Were Boys. "For All the Wrong Reasons" became The Bellamy Brothers fifth number one on the country chart. The single went to number one for one week and spent a total of twelve weeks on the country chart.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1982) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 1
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 20


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 43. 
Preceded by
by T. G. Sheppard
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

June 12, 1982
Succeeded by
"Slow Hand"
by Conway Twitty