Australian singles charts:
You’re No Good entered the Kent Music Report on 24 February 1975 and peaked at #15. It was the #88 song on the Top 100 of 1975.
The song is on Heart Like a Wheel which entered the Kent Music Report album charts on 17 March 1975 and peaked at #35.
Clint Ballard Jr.
Record label of Australian release:
Linda Ronstadt began performing You’re No Good to close her live shows in early 1973, after her band member Kenny Edwards suggested it to her. She first included it in her setlist while opening for Neil Young.
Ronstadt recorded her album Heart Like a Wheel with producer Peter Asher in 1974 and You’re No Good was a last-minute choice for recording.
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/You’re_No_Good
One of the most blatant and memorable songs in the “no-good man” milieu, You’re No Good was written by a guy: Clint Ballard Jr, who also wrote songs for Connie Francis and The Hollies. The song is about a woman who comes to the conclusion that the guy she split from was trouble from the start.
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/linda-ronstadt/youre-no-good
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