It Sure Is Monday

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"It Sure Is Monday"
Mark Chesnutt - It Sure Is Monday single.jpg
Single by Mark Chesnutt
from the album Almost Goodbye
B-side "I'm Not Getting Any Better at Goodbyes"[1]
Released May 18, 1993 (1993-05-18)[2]
Format CD Single
Recorded 1993
Genre Country
Length 2:56
Label MCA
Writer(s) Dennis Linde
Producer(s) Mark Wright
Mark Chesnutt singles chronology
"Ol' Country"
"It Sure Is Monday"
"Almost Goodbye"

"It Sure Is Monday" is a song written by Dennis Linde and recorded by American country music artist Mark Chesnutt. It was released in May 1993 as the first single from his 1993 album Almost Goodbye. The song reached number-one on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart and on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks chart. It also peaked at number 19 on the U.S. Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 chart.[1]


The song is an uptempo, the narrator is a young man who is complaining that he has to get busy again seeing that the weekend has passed and that "it sure is Monday".

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by John Lloyd Miller and premiered in mid-1993.

Chart performance[edit]

"It Sure Is Monday" debuted at number 65 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of May 22, 1993.

Chart (1993) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[3] 1
US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (Billboard)[4] 19
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1993) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[6] 39
US Country Songs (Billboard)[7] 8
Preceded by
by Alan Jackson
Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks
number-one single

August 14, 1993
Succeeded by
"Why Didn't I Think of That"
by Doug Stone
Preceded by
"We'll Burn That Bridge"
by Brooks & Dunn
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

August 28, 1993
Succeeded by
"I'm Gonna Drive You Out of My Mind"
by Charlie Major


  1. ^ a b Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. pp. 92–93. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^
  3. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 2219." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. August 28, 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013.
  4. ^ "Mark Chesnutt – Chart history" Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 for Mark Chesnutt.
  5. ^ "Mark Chesnutt – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Mark Chesnutt.
  6. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1993". RPM. December 18, 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Best of 1993: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013. 

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