Heartbreak Hurricane

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"Heartbreak Hurricane"
Single by Ricky Skaggs
from the album Kentucky Thunder
B-side "Casting My Shadow in the Road"
Released December 9, 1989
Genre Country
Length 2:38
Label Epic
Songwriter(s) Larry Cordle, Jim Rushing
Producer(s) Ricky Skaggs, Steve Buckingham
Ricky Skaggs singles chronology
"Let It Be You"
"Heartbreak Hurricane"

"Heartbreak Hurricane" is a song written by Larry Cordle and Jim Rushing, and recorded by American country music artist Ricky Skaggs. It was released in December 1989 as the third single from the album Kentucky Thunder. The song reached No. 13 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1989-1990) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 5
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 13

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1990) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 57


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 316. 
  2. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 9069." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. March 31, 1990. Retrieved August 23, 2013.
  3. ^ "Ricky Skaggs – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Ricky Skaggs.
  4. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1990". RPM. December 22, 1990. Retrieved August 23, 2013. 

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