"She Cried" is a song written by Ted Daryll and Greg Richards and was recorded by Jay and the Americans for their 1962 album, She Cried. The song reached #5 on The Billboard Hot 100 in 1962. The song was the group's first major hit.
The Lettermen released a cover version of the song in 1970 that reached #6 on the Adult Contemporary charts. The song also went to #73 on the The Billboard Hot 100 the same year.
A cover version by The Shangri-Las, ("He Cried"), peaked at #65 on the Hot 100 in the spring of 1966.