What a Crying Shame (song)
|"What a Crying Shame"|
|Single by The Mavericks|
|from the album What a Crying Shame|
|B-side||"The Things You Said to Me"|
|Writer(s)||Raul Malo, Kostas|
|The Mavericks singles chronology|
"What a Crying Shame" is a song written by Raul Malo and Kostas, and recorded by American country music group The Mavericks. It was released in November 1993 as the first single and title track from the album What a Crying Shame. The song reached number 25 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart and peaked at number 6 on the RPM Country Tracks in Canada.
The music video was directed by Roger Pistole and premiered in December 1993.
"What a Crying Shame" debuted at number 75 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of January 1, 1994.
|Canada Country Tracks (RPM)||6|
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||25|
|Canada Country Tracks (RPM)||80|
- Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 217.
- "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 2468." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. May 9, 1994. Retrieved August 4, 2013.
- "The Mavericks – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for The Mavericks.
- "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1994". RPM. December 12, 1994. Retrieved August 4, 2013.
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