I Don't Care (Webb Pierce song)

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"I Don't Care" is a 1955 song written by Webb Pierce and Cindy Walker and originally performed by Webb Pierce. "I Don't Care" spent twelve weeks at number one on the C&W Best Seller charts and spent a total of thirty-two weeks on the charts.[1] "The B-side of "I Don't Care" a song entitled, "Your Good for Nothing Heart" spent six weeks on the Juke Box and C&W Jockey charts.

Ricky Skaggs version[edit]

"I Don't Care"
Single by Ricky Skaggs
from the album Waitin' for the Sun to Shine
B-side "If That's the Way You Feel"
Released April 1982
Genre Country
Length 2:15
Label Epic
Songwriter(s) Webb Pierce
Cindy Walker
Producer(s) Ricky Skaggs
Ricky Skaggs singles chronology
"Crying My Heart Out Over You"
"I Don't Care"

In 1982 Ricky Skaggs covered "I Don't Care" where it went to number one on the country charts for one week and was his second song to top the charts.[2]


Chart (1982) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 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. 268. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 315. 
  3. ^ "Ricky Skaggs – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Ricky Skaggs.
Preceded by
"In the Jailhouse Now" by Webb Pierce
C&W Best Sellers in Stores
number one single by Webb Pierce

July 16, 1955 - October 1, 1955 (twelve weeks)
Succeeded by
"The Cattle Call" by Eddy Arnold
Preceded by
"Take Me Down" by Alabama
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number one single by Ricky Skaggs

July 31, 1982
Succeeded by
"Honky Tonkin'" by Hank Williams Jr.