Have Mercy (song)

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"Have Mercy"
Single by The Judds
from the album Rockin' with the Rhythm
B-side "Bye Bye Baby Blues"
Released September 1985
Genre Country
Length 3:23
Label RCA/Curb
Songwriter(s) Paul Kennerley
Producer(s) Brent Maher
The Judds singles chronology
"Love Is Alive"
"Have Mercy"
"Grandpa (Tell Me 'Bout the Good Ol' Days)"

"Have Mercy" is a song written by Paul Kennerley, and recorded by American country music duo The Judds. It was released in September 1985 as the first single from the album Rockin' with the Rhythm. "Have Mercy" was The Judds' fifth number one on the country chart. The single went to number one for two weeks and spent a total of fourteen weeks on the country chart.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1985-1986) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 1
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 2


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 184. 
  2. ^ "The Judds – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for The Judds.

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Preceded by
"The Chair"
by George Strait
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

December 28, 1985-January 4, 1986
Succeeded by
"Morning Desire"
by Kenny Rogers