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Poor Jenny (song)

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"Poor Jenny"
Single by The Everly Brothers
A-side"Take a Message to Mary"
FormatVinyl, 7", 45 RPM
Songwriter(s)Felice Bryant & Boudleaux Bryant[1]
The Everly Brothers singles chronology
"Problems" / "Love of My Life"
"Take a Message to Mary" / "Poor Jenny"
"(Till) I Kissed You" / "Oh What a Feeling"

"Poor Jenny" is a song released in 1959 by The Everly Brothers. The song spent 12 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, peaking at No. 22,[2] while reaching No. 14 on the United Kingdom's New Musical Express chart.[1]

Chart performance

Chart (1959) Peak
US Billboard Hot 100 22
UK - New Musical Express 14

Cover versions

Nick Lowe and Dave Edmunds released a version of the song on their 1980 EP, Nick Lowe & Dave Edmunds Sing The Everly Brothers.[3]


  1. ^ a b Poor Jenny - By: The Everly Brothers, MusicVF.com. Accessed August 9, 2015
  2. ^ The Everly Brothers - Chart History - The Hot 100, Billboard.com. Accessed August 9, 2015
  3. ^ "Nick Lowe and Dave Edmunds, Nick Lowe & Dave Edmunds Sing The Everly Brothers". Retrieved December 3, 2016.

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