Shame on the Moon
|"Shame on the Moon"|
|Single by Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band|
|from the album The Distance|
|B-side||"House Behind the House"|
|Released||December 14, 1982|
|Genre||Rock, country rock|
|Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band singles chronology|
"Shame on the Moon" is a song written by Rodney Crowell and first recorded for his eponymous 1981 album. It was subsequently covered by Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band, as the lead single from their 1982 album The Distance.
Glenn Frey joins Seger on background harmony vocals on the song. The song spent four weeks at number two on the Billboard Hot 100 pop singles chart and topped the adult contemporary chart. The song also went to number 15 on the country chart in early 1983, marking Seger's only Top 40 entry on that chart. Tanya Tucker also covered the song, for her 1983 album Changes.
|Australian Kent Music Report||38|
|Canadian RPM Top Singles||8|
|Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary||1|
|Canadian RPM Country Tracks||10|
|French Singles Chart||58|
|German Singles Chart||50|
|New Zealand Singles Chart||24|
|South African Singles Chart||15|
|Spanish Singles Chart||27|
|US Billboard Hot 100||2|
|US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)||1|
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||15|
- Whitburn, Joel (2002). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-2001. Record Research. p. 218.
- Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 308.
- Billboard, December 18, 1982
- Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992. Australian Chart Book. ISBN 0-646-11917-6.
- "Bob Seger Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.
- "Bob Seger Chart History (Adult Contemporary)". Billboard.
- "Bob Seger Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
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