Sad Eyes

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"Sad Eyes"
Single by Robert John
from the album Robert John
ReleasedApril 1979
Format7"
Recorded1979
GenreSoft rock
Length3:11
LabelEMI
Writer(s)Robert John
 
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"Sad Eyes"
Single by Robert John
from the album Robert John
ReleasedApril 1979
Format7"
Recorded1979
GenreSoft rock
Length3:11
LabelEMI
Writer(s)Robert John

"Sad Eyes" is a song written and recorded by Robert John, and released in April 1979. It debuted May 19 on the Billboard Hot 100, reaching the top of the chart on October 6.

"Sad Eyes" is one of 1979's few non-disco, or disco-influenced songs to top the pop charts, along with Peaches & Herb's "Reunited".

Personnel[edit]

Album credits list these musicians involved during the sessions from which Sad Eyes was taken.[1]

Cover versions[edit]

A cover by American country music group Trader-Price peaked at number 55 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart in 1989.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Robert John - Robert John, Credits". Allmusic. Retrieved 10 October 2013. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2013). Hot Country Songs 1944–2012. Record Research, Inc. p. 339. ISBN 978-0-89820-203-8. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
"My Sharona" by The Knack
Billboard Hot 100 number-one single
October 6, 1979
Succeeded by
"Don't Stop 'til You Get Enough" by Michael Jackson