1993 Clint Black & Wynonna – A Bad Goodbye (US:#43)

“A Bad Goodbye” is a song written by American country music artist Clint Black, and recorded by him as a duet with fellow country music artist Wynonna. The song was recorded after the two toured together during their “Black and Wy” tour in 1993. It was released in May 1993 as the first single from Black’s album No Time to Kill. It peaked at number 2 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) chart, behind “Chattahoochee” by Alan Jackson. In addition, it was Black’s first appearance on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at number 43 there.

The song was also nominated for Vocal Event of the Year at the 1993 Academy of Country Music awards




BassLeland Sklar
GuitarDann Huff
Steel GuitarPaul Franklin
Acoustic GuitarLarry Byrom
PianoMatt Rollings
PercussionJames Stroud
VocalsClint Black
VocalsWynonna Judd


Bass – Buell Neidlinger
Cello – Dennis Karmazyn, Harry Shlutz, Jan Kelley, Larry Corbett
Viola – Brian Dembow, Harry Shirinian, Mihail Zinovyev, Ray Tischer
Violin – Barbra Porter, Berj Garabedian, Bonnie Douglas, Brian Leonard, Ezra Kliger, James Getzoff, John Wittenberg, Joy Lyle, Maria Newman, Paul Shure, Spiro Stamos, Tibor Zelig

Produced By

Clint Black
James Stroud


Clint Black


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