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I Fought the Law

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"I Fought the Law"
Single by the Crickets
from the album In Style With the Crickets
A-side"A Sweet Love"
ReleasedDecember 5, 1960 (1960-12-05)
RecordedMay 18, 1959[1]
GenreRock and roll
Length2:12
LabelCoral
Songwriter(s)Sonny Curtis
Producer(s)Norman Petty

"I Fought the Law" is a 1960 song by The Crickets and was taken from their album In Style With the Crickets. It was made popular by Bobby Fuller Four where it made number 9 in Canada and number 11 in the United States and by The Clash where it charted in New Zealand at number 17 in 1988.

References

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  1. "Original versions of I Fought the Law written by Sonny Curtis | SecondHandSongs". SecondHandSongs.