Crazy

Album: Patsy Cline Showcase (1961)
Charted: 14 9
  • Crazy, I'm crazy for feeling so lonely
    I'm crazy, crazy for feeling so blue
    I knew you'd love me as long as you wanted
    And then someday you'd leave me for somebody new

    Worry, why do I let myself worry?
    Wond'ring what in the world did I do?
    Crazy for thinking that my love could hold you
    I'm crazy for trying and crazy for crying

    And I'm crazy for loving you
    Crazy for thinking that my love could hold you
    I'm crazy for trying and crazy for crying
    And I'm crazy for loving you

Comments: 9

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn this day in 1962 {January 14th} Patsy Cline's "Crazy"* peaked at #2 {for 2 weeks} on Billboard's Hot Country Singles chart, for the two weeks it was at #2, the #1 record for both those weeks was "Walk On By" by Leroy Van Dyke...
    "Crazy" reached #9 on Billboard's Top 100 chart...
    Between 1957 and 1962 the Winchester, Virginia native had nine records on the Hot Country Singles chart, six made the Top 10 with two reaching #1, "I Fall To Pieces" for two weeks in August of 1961 and "She's Got You" for four weeks in March of 1962...
    Sadly, Patsy Cline, born Virginia Patterson Hensley, passed away at the young age of 30 on March 5th, 1963 {In the same plane crash that claimed the lives of Cowboy Copas and Hawkshaw Hawkins}...
    May all three R.I.P.
    * "Crazy" was Patsy Cline's second of two of her records to peak at #2, her other #2 record was "Walkin' After Midnight" for two weeks in April of 1957...
    And from the "For What It's Worth' department, the remainder of the Hot Country Singles' Top 10 on January 14th, 1962:
    At #3. "Big Bad John" by Jimmy Dean
    #4. "Soft Rain" by Ray Price
    #5. "Lonesome Number One" by Don Gibson
    #6. "In the Middle of A Heartache" by Wanda Jackson
    #7. "Losing Your Love" by Jim Reeves
    #8. "You're The Reason" by Bobby Edwards
    #9. "What I Feel In My Heart" by Jim Reeves
    #10. "The Comancheros" by Claude King
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn August 25th 1963, "Faded Love" by Patsy Cline entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 for a three week stay, peaking at #96...
    It was the 13th and last record to make the Top 100 chart; her biggest hit was "Crazy", which peaked at #9 in 1961...
    She also had two records peak at #12 on the Top 100 chart; "Walkin' After Midnight" {1957} and "I Fall to Pieces" {1961}...
    Jackie DeShannon also released her covered version of "Faded Love" in 1963; it remained on the Top 100 for 2 weeks, peaking at #97.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn August 19th 1988, the 'jukebox' celebrated its 100th anniversary; and the Juke Industry of America revealed that "Crazy" by Patsy Cline and "Hound Dog" by Elvis Presley were the most played recording in the first hundred years of the jukebox's existence...
    R.I.P. Ms. Cline, born Virginia Patterson Hensley, 1932 - 1963 and to The King, born Elvis Aaron Presley, 1935 - 1977.
  • Budoshi from Sandnessjøen, NorwayEver heard the live-version with Willie Nelson, Diana Krall and Elvis Costello? Definately worth a listen:D Even surpasses Patsy Clines version..
  • Alma from Laredo, TxTruly one of the her best. What a magnificent voice.
  • Lalah from Wasilla, AkWhat a magnificent voice Patsy Cline had. Too bad she covered songs like this. I love hearing anything she sang, though.
  • Ken from Louisville, KyThis was reportedly the "theme song" to Ross Perot's 1992, third-party Presidential campaign. Bill Clinton's was Fleetwood Mac's "Don't Stop Thinking About Tomorrow".
  • Steph from Menomonee Falls, WiPatsy Cline HATED this song and did NOT want to record it. Her husband would play Willie's demo over and over til it drove her nuts!! (For the record, before they became hits, she also hated "Walkin after Midnight" and "I Fall to Pieces" as well)
  • Kathy from Jasper, Al When Patsy was first asked to record this song, she at first said, "I can't sing this man's song!"
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