Daddy Never Was the Cadillac Kind

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"Daddy Never Was the Cadillac Kind"
Single by Confederate Railroad
from the album Notorious
B-side "Jesus and Mama"
Released March 12, 1994
Recorded 1993
Genre Country
Length 3:43
Label Atlantic
Songwriter(s) Dave Gibson, Bernie Nelson
Producer(s) Barry Beckett
Confederate Railroad singles chronology
"She Never Cried"
"Daddy Never Was the Cadillac Kind"
"Elvis and Andy"
"She Never Cried"
"Daddy Never Was the Cadillac Kind"
"Elvis and Andy"

"Daddy Never Was the Cadillac Kind" is a song written by Dave Gibson and Bernie Nelson, and recorded by American country music band Confederate Railroad. It was released in 1994 as the lead-off single from their album Notorious. It peaked at number 9 the United States,[1] and number 7 in Canada. It is their last top ten in the United States to date, while they'd have one more top ten in Canada.

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Martin Kahan, and is entirely in black and white.

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1994) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 7
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 9

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1994) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 90


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 87. 
  2. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 2513." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. June 27, 1994. Retrieved August 4, 2013.
  3. ^ "Confederate Railroad – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Confederate Railroad.
  4. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1994". RPM. December 12, 1994. Retrieved August 4, 2013. 

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