Broken Down in Tiny Pieces

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"Broken Down in Tiny Pieces"
Single by Billy "Crash" Craddock
from the album Crash
Released 1976
Genre Country
Length 3:07
Label ABC/Dot
Writer(s) John Adrian
Producer(s) Ron Chancey
Billy "Crash" Craddock singles chronology
"You Rubbed It in All Wrong"
"Broken Down in Tiny Pieces"
"Just a Little Thing"

"Broken Down in Tiny Pieces" is a song written by John Adrian. It was recorded by country singer Billy "Crash" Craddock, who had a number one country hit with it in 1977. "Broken Down in Tiny Pieces" stayed at number one for one week and spend twelve weeks within the top 40.[1] Janie Fricke performs a background vocal on the song.[2]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1976–1977) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 1
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 2


Preceded by
"Sweet Dreams" by Emmylou Harris
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

January 8, 1977
Succeeded by
"You Never Miss a Real Good Thing (Till He Says Goodbye)"
by Crystal Gayle


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 91. 
  2. ^ "Country - Richard Carlin - Google Books". Retrieved 2015-03-12.