Crazy (Kenny Rogers song)

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Single by Kenny Rogers
from the album What About Me?
B-side "The Stranger"
Released December 17, 1984
Format 7"
Recorded 1984
Genre Country
Length 3:43
Label RCA
Writer(s) Richard Marx and Kenny Rogers
Producer(s) David Foster and Kenny Rogers
Kenny Rogers singles chronology
"What About Me?"
"Love Is What We Make it"

"Crazy" is a song co-written and recorded by American country music artist Kenny Rogers. It was released in December 1984 as the second and last single from the album What About Me?, following the title song. The song was Kenny Rogers' eleventh number one country single as a solo artist. The single went to number one for one week and spent a total of thirteen weeks on the country chart.[1] Rogers co-wrote the track with Richard Marx. This song is different from the remake version of Crazy by Willie Nelson.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1984-1985) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 1
US Billboard Hot 100[3] 79
US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)[4] 5
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1
Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary Tracks 1


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 299. 
  2. ^ "Kenny Rogers – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Kenny Rogers.
  3. ^ "Kenny Rogers – Chart history" Billboard Hot 100 for Kenny Rogers.
  4. ^ "Kenny Rogers – Chart history" Billboard Adult Contemporary for Kenny Rogers.

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Preceded by
"Seven Spanish Angels"
by Ray Charles with Willie Nelson
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

March 30, 1985
Succeeded by
"Country Girls"
by John Schneider
Preceded by
"What I Didn't Do"
by Steve Wariner
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

April 13, 1985
Succeeded by
"Time Don't Run Out on Me"
by Anne Murray