Every Billboard Hot 100 Single 1970- #64: “Why Should I Cry”- The Gentrys- February 7. 1970.
- Single: “Why Should I Cry”- The Gentrys
- Record Company- Sun
- Genre: Rock
- Written by Jimmy Hart
- Time: 2:14.
- B-side” I Need Love”
- Album- The Gentrys
- Grade: B+
- Peaked at #61 spent 6 weeks in the Billboard Hot 100.
The Gentrys had six Hot 100 singles but only one made the Top 40 -their first hit “Keep On Dancing” #4 in 1964. The Gentrys were a garage rock band from Memphis. The song was written by one of the groups vocalists- Jimmy Hart. Do you remember “The Mouth Of The South”- Jimmy Hart- the wresting manager? Same guy.