What Kind of Fool Do You Think I Am

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For the 1964 song by The Tams, see What Kind of Fool (Do You Think I Am).
"What Kind of Fool Do You Think I Am"
Single by Lee Roy Parnell
from the album Love Without Mercy
B-side "Rollercoaster"
Released May 4, 1992
Genre Country
Length 3:36
Label Arista Nashville
Writer(s) Al Carmichael, Gary Griffin
Producer(s) Barry Beckett, Scott Hendricks
Lee Roy Parnell singles chronology
"The Rock"
"What Kind of Fool Do You Think I Am"
"Love Without Mercy"

"What Kind of Fool Do You Think I Am" is a song recorded by American country music artist Lee Roy Parnell, written by Al Carmichael and Gary Griffin. It was released in May 1992 as the second single from the album, Love Without Mercy. The song was Parnell's fifth single release, and his first to reach Top 40 on the Hot Country Songs charts. It is also one of three singles in his career to reach number two on the country music charts.[1]

Chart positions[edit]

"What Kind of Fool Do You Think I Am" debuted at number 75 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of May 16, 1992.

Chart (1992) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 3
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 2

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1992) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 54
US Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 58


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 315. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 1922." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. September 19, 1992. Retrieved August 15, 2013.
  3. ^ "Lee Roy Parnell Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Lee Roy Parnell.
  4. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1992". RPM. December 19, 1992. Retrieved August 15, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Best of 1992: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1992. Retrieved August 15, 2013.