Walkin', Talkin', Cryin', Barely Beatin' Broken Heart

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"Walkin', Talkin', Cryin', Barely Beatin' Broken Heart"
Single by Highway 101
from the album Paint the Town
B-side "Sweet Baby James"
Released January 1990
Genre Country
Length 2:33
Label Warner Bros.
Writer(s) Roger Miller
Justin Tubb
Producer(s) Paul Worley
Ed Seay
Highway 101 singles chronology
"Who's Lonely Now"
(1989)
"Walkin', Talkin', Cryin', Barely Beatin' Broken Heart"
(1990)
"This Side of Goodbye"
(1990)

"Walkin', Talkin', Cryin', Barely Beatin' Broken Heart" is a song written by Roger Miller and Justin Tubb. It was first recorded by American country music artist Johnnie Wright, whose version peaked at number 22 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart in 1964. American country music group Highway 101 covered the song on their 1989 album Paint the Town and it was released as the album's second single in January 1990. Their version reached number 4 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart in April 1990.[1]

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Michael Merriman and premiered in early 1990.

Chart performance[edit]

Johnnie Wright[edit]

Chart (1964) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 22

Highway 101[edit]

Chart (1990) Peak
position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 5
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 4

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1990) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 85
US Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 46

References[edit]