It Keeps Right On A-Hurtin'

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"It Keeps Right On A-Hurtin'"
Single by Johnny Tillotson
from the album It Keeps Right On a-Hurtin'
B-side"She Gave Sweet Love To Me"
ReleasedMay 1962
GenreCountry
Length2:45
LabelCadence 1418
Songwriter(s)Johnny Tillotson
Johnny Tillotson singles chronology
"Dreamy Eyes"
(1961)
"It Keeps Right On A-Hurtin'"
(1962)
"Send Me the Pillow You Dream On"
(1962)

It Keeps Right On A-Hurtin' is a song written and recorded by Johnny Tillotson, which was a major hit for him in 1962. It has been recorded by many other artists.[1]

Notable cover versions[edit]

Chart performance[edit]

Johnny Tillotson[edit]

Chart (1962) Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100[8] 3
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[9] 4
U.S. Hot Rhythm & Blues Singles 6
UK Singles Charts 31

Margaret Whiting[edit]

Chart (1968) Peak
position
US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (Billboard)[10] 15
US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)[11] 28

Billy Joe Royal[edit]

Chart (1988) Peak
position
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[12] 17
Canadian RPM Country Tracks[13] 15

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Second Hand Songs". secondhandsongs.com. Retrieved January 9, 2019.
  2. ^ "allmusic.com". allmusic.com. Retrieved January 9, 2019.
  3. ^ "allmusic.com". allmusic.com. Retrieved January 9, 2019.
  4. ^ "allmusic.com". allmusic.com. Retrieved January 9, 2019.
  5. ^ "45cat.com". 45cat.com. Retrieved January 9, 2019.
  6. ^ "Discogs.com". Discogs.com. Retrieved January 9, 2019.
  7. ^ "Discogs.com". Discogs.com. Retrieved January 9, 2019.
  8. ^ "Johnny Tillotson Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.
  9. ^ "Johnny Tillotson Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  10. ^ "Margaret Whiting Chart History (Bubbling Under Hot 100)". Billboard.
  11. ^ "Margaret Whiting Chart History (Adult Contemporary)". Billboard.
  12. ^ "Billy Joe Royal Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  13. ^ "RPM 100 Country Singles" (PDF). RPM. November 12, 1988.