Crying Shame

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"Crying Shame"
Single by Michael Johnson
from the album That's That
B-side"True Love"
ReleasedOctober 17, 1987
Songwriter(s)Michael Johnson, Brent Maher, Don Schlitz
Producer(s)Brent Maher
Michael Johnson singles chronology
"Crying Shame"
"I Will Whisper Your Name"

"Crying Shame" is a song co-written by American country music artist Michael Johnson. It was released in October 1987 as the first single from the album That's That. The song reached #4 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.[1] Johnson wrote the song with Brent Maher and Don Schlitz.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1987-1988) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 4
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 8


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 178.
  2. ^ "Michael Johnson Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.