Your Ma Said You Cried in Your Sleep Last Night

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"Your Ma Said You Cried in Your Sleep Last Night"
Single by Robert Plant
from the album Manic Nirvana
Released 1990
Genre Rock, hip hop, doo-wop[1]
Length 4:36
Label Es Paranza
Writer(s) R. Glazer, S. Schlaks[2]
Producer(s) Robert Plant, Phil Johnstone, Mark "Spike" Stent
Robert Plant singles chronology
"Hurting Kind (I've Got My Eyes on You)"
(1990)
"Your Ma Said You Cried in Your Sleep Last Night"
(1990)
"29 Palms"
(1993)

"Your Ma Said You Cried in Your Sleep Last Night" is a song performed by American singer Kenny Dino. It was Dino's only hit on the Billboard Top 40, debuting on that chart December 4, 1961, and peaking at number 24.[3][4]

Doug Sheldon version[edit]

Actor Doug Sheldon's cover version was also released in 1961. It reached number 29 on the UK singles chart in 1962.

Robert Plant version[edit]

English rock singer Robert Plant also recorded a version of the song and included it on his 1990 album Manic Nirvana. It was released as a single and reached number 90 on the UK singles chart[5] and number 8 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock chart.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "That Time Robert Plant Got Horny and Loud on 'Manic Nirvana'". Ultimateclassicrock.com. 2016-03-19. Retrieved 2016-09-26. 
  2. ^ "Kenny Dino: Your Ma Said You Cried in Your Sleep Last Night". allmusic. Retrieved November 14, 2010. 
  3. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits (8th Edition). Billboard Books. p. 180. ISBN 0-8230-7499-4. 
  4. ^ "Kenny Dino: biography". allmusic. Retrieved November 14, 2010. 
  5. ^ "Chart Stats - Robert Plant". chartstats.com. Archived from the original on December 10, 2012. Retrieved November 14, 2010. 
  6. ^ "Robert Plant: Billboard Singles". allmusic. Retrieved November 14, 2010. 

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