Please Don't Make Me Cry

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"Please Don't Make Me Cry"
Please Don't Make Me Cry cover.jpg
Single by UB40
from the album Labour of Love
B-side"Keep On Moving'"
GenreReggae fusion
LabelDEP International (UK)
A&M (US)
Songwriter(s)Winston Groovy
UB40 singles chronology
"Red Red Wine"
"Please Don't Make Me Cry"
"Many Rivers to Cross"

"Please Don't Make Me Cry" is the follow-up single to reggae group UB40's chart-topping cover of Neil Diamond's "Red Red Wine". Both singles were taken from the group's 1983 album Labour of Love. Written and originally recorded by Winston Groovy in 1970, the single peaked at number 10 on the singles chart in the UK, becoming their second consecutive Top 10 hit (sixth overall). It also appeared on the group's greatest hits album The Very Best of UB40 in 2000.


Chart (1983) Peak
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[1] 11
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[2] 1
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[3] 41
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[4] 10