Love Without Mercy (song)
|"Love Without Mercy"|
|Single by Lee Roy Parnell|
|from the album Love Without Mercy|
|Released||September 28, 1992|
|Producer(s)||Barry Beckett and Scott Hendricks|
|Lee Roy Parnell singles chronology|
"Love Without Mercy" is a song written by Don Pfrimmer and Mike Reid. It was originally recorded by The Oak Ridge Boys for their 1987 album Heartbeat, and later by Reid on his album Twilight Town. The Oak Ridge Boys' version was the B-side of their 1988 single "True Heart".
It was later recorded by American country music singer Lee Roy Parnell. It was released in September 1992 as the third single from, and title track to, his 1992 album Love Without Mercy. The song spent 20 weeks on the Hot Country Songs charts, peaking at number eight in early 1993.
Rita Coolidge released a version on her 1998 album Thinkin' About You.
The music video was directed by John Lloyd Miller and premiered in September 1992.
"Love Without Mercy" debuted at number 68 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of October 3, 1992.
|Canada Country Tracks (RPM)||10|
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||8|
- Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 315. ISBN 0-89820-177-2.
- Whitburn, p. 303
- "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 1724." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. February 6, 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013.
- "Lee Roy Parnell Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
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