Pocket of a Clown
"Pocket of a Clown" is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Dwight Yoakam. It was released in June 1994 as the fifth and final single from his album This Time. This song peaked at number 22 in the United States and at number 4 in Canada.
|"Pocket of a Clown"|
|Single by Dwight Yoakam|
|from the album This Time|
|Released||June 27, 1994|
|Dwight Yoakam singles chronology|
Deborah Evans Price, of Billboard magazine reviewed the song favorably, calling it a "nicely produced and jumping shuffle tune." She goes on to say that it isn't Yoakam's "strongest song, but it's still a few levels above much of what makes today's playlists."
The music video was directed by Gregory R. Alosio. The video won the Country Music Television Europe, Music Video of the Year Award.
"Pocket of a Clown" debuted at number 66 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of July 2, 1994.
|Canada Country Tracks (RPM)||4|
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||22|
|Canada Country Tracks (RPM)||68|
- Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. ISBN 0-89820-177-2.
- Billboard, June 25, 1994
- "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 2604." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. September 26, 1994. Retrieved August 4, 2013.
- "Dwight Yoakam Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
- "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1994". RPM. December 12, 1994. Retrieved August 4, 2013.