I've Cried My Last Tear for You

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"I've Cried My Last Tear For You"
Single by Ricky Van Shelton
from the album RVS III
Released February 27, 1990[1]
Format CD Single
Recorded May 16, 1988[1]
Genre Country
Length 2:29
Label Columbia Nashville
Writer(s) Tony King
Chris Waters
Producer(s) Steve Buckingham
Ricky Van Shelton singles chronology
"Statue of a Fool"
"I've Cried My Last Tear for You"
"I Meant Every Word He Said"

"I've Cried My Last Tear for You" is a song written by Chris Waters and Tony King, and recorded by American country music singer Ricky Van Shelton. It was released in February 1990 as the second single from his album RVS III. The song became Shelton's seventh number-one single on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) chart.

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1990) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 1
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1990) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 10
US Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 6
Preceded by
"Walkin' Away"
by Clint Black
Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks
number-one single

June 2, 1990
Succeeded by
"Love Without End, Amen"
by George Strait
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

June 16, 1990


  1. ^ a b Greatest Hits Plus (CD). Ricky Van Shelton. Columbia Records. 1992. 52753. 
  2. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 1254." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. June 16, 1990. Retrieved August 23, 2013.
  3. ^ "Ricky Van Shelton Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Ricky Van Shelton.
  4. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1990". RPM. December 22, 1990. Retrieved August 23, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Best of 1990: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1990. Retrieved August 23, 2013. 

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