Heartbroke Every Day

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"Heartbroke Every Day"
Single by Lonestar
from the album Lonestar
Released December 7, 1996
Format 7" single
Genre Country
Length 3:07
Label BNA
Writer(s) Rick Vincent, Bill LaBounty, Cam King
Producer(s) Don Cook, Wally Wilson
Lonestar singles chronology
"When Cowboys Didn't Dance"
"Heartbroke Every Day"
"Come Cryin' to Me"

"Heartbroke Every Day" is a song written by Rick Vincent, Bill LaBounty and Cam King. It first appeared on the 1994 self-titled album of the band Pearl River.

It was later performed by the band Lonestar. Lonestar's version was released in December 1996 as the fifth and final single from the debut album Lonestar. The song reached number 18 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.[1] It was also the only single of their career to feature then-member John Rich on lead vocals instead of Richie McDonald.

Critical reception[edit]

A review in Billboard was favorable, praising the song for its "tasty guitar work", "virtually flawless production", and "bluegrass-inflected lead vocal".[2]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1996–1997) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[3] 22
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 18


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 204. 
  2. ^ "Reviews: Country". Billboard. 108 (49): 78. December 7, 1996. ISSN 0006-2510. 
  3. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 9897." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. March 3, 1997. Retrieved July 17, 2013.
  4. ^ "Lonestar – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Lonestar.

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