National Working Woman's Holiday

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"National Working Woman's Holiday"
Sammy Kershaw - Working Woman.jpg
Single by Sammy Kershaw
from the album Feelin' Good Train
B-side "The Heart That Time Forgot"
Released June 28, 1994
Recorded 1994
Genre Country
Length 3:09
Label Mercury Nashville
Writer(s) James Dean Hicks, Roger Murrah, Pat Terry
Producer(s) Buddy Cannon, Norro Wilson
Sammy Kershaw singles chronology
"I Can't Reach Her Anymore"
"National Working Woman's Holiday"
"Third Rate Romance"

"National Working Woman's Holiday" is a song written by Roger Murrah, Pat Terry and James Dean Hicks, and recorded by American country music artist Sammy Kershaw. It was released in June 1994 as the lead-off single from his album Feelin' Good Train. It peaked at number 2 in the United States,[1] and number 3 in Canada.


The song's narrator thinks that his wife is working too hard, and so he says that she should take the day off for the "national working woman's holiday".

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Michael Merriman. It has been seen on CMT, The Nashville Network, and CMT Pure Country.

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1994) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 3
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 2

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1994) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 37
US Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 33


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006 (2nd ed.). Record Research. p. 189. 
  2. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 2562." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. August 15, 1994. Retrieved August 4, 2013.
  3. ^ "Sammy Kershaw – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Sammy Kershaw.
  4. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1994". RPM. December 12, 1994. Retrieved August 4, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Best of 1994: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1994. Retrieved August 4, 2013. 

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