Originally recorded by Rodney Crowell on his 1980 album But What Will the Neighbors Think. It was later recorded by Ricky Skaggs. The song was Skaggs' third #1 on the country chart. The single stayed at #1 for one week and spent a total of eleven weeks on the country chart.
Ricky Skaggs – Heartbroke, is a song written by Guy Clark, and originally recorded by Rodney Crowell on his 1980 album But What Will the Neighbors Think. It was later recorded by American country music artist Ricky Skaggs. It was released in July 1982 as the first single from the album Highways & Heartaches. The song was Skaggs’ third #1 on the country chart. The single stayed at #1 for one week and spent a total of eleven weeks on the country chart.
George Strait released his version on his second album Strait from the Heart in 1982, not knowing the song had been recorded by Skaggs about two weeks earlier. The Marshall Tucker Band also released a version on their 1982 album Tuckerized.
Ricky Skaggs – Heartbroke
From the album Highways & Heartaches
B-side “Don’t Think I’ll Cry”
Released July 1982
Songwriter(s) Guy Clark
Producer(s) Ricky Skaggs
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