"Broken Lady" is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Larry Gatlin. It was released in November 1975 as the first single from the album High Time, (also appearing as the title track of the British release of Larry Gatlin with Family & Friends) The song was Gatlin's second big hit on the Hot Country Songs chart, charting at number 5. The song won him a Grammy award in 1976 for Best Country Song.

"Broken Lady"
Single by Larry Gatlin
from the album High Time
B-side"The Heart"
ReleasedNovember 1975[1]
Songwriter(s)Larry Gatlin
Producer(s)Fred Foster
Larry Gatlin singles chronology
"Delta Dirt"
"Broken Lady"
"Warm and Tender"

Cover versionsEdit

The song was later covered by Dottie West for her 1978 studio album Dottie.

Chart performanceEdit

Chart (1975–1976) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 5
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 5


  1. ^ "Gatlin Brothers :: Discography". musiccitynetworks.com. Archived from the original on 2012-03-21. Retrieved 2012-02-08.
  2. ^ "Larry Gatlin Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.