"Hazard" is a 1991 song performed by pop music artist Richard Marx. It has since become one of the most popular songs of the decade, and returned Marx to the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, where it peaked at #9. In addition, the song spent one week atop the adult contemporary chart. It also did very well in the United Kingdom, peaking at #3 on the UK Singles Chart, and it topped the ARIA Chart in Australia.
\"My mother came to Hazard when I was just seven
Even then the folks in town said with prejudiced eyes
That boy's not right
Three years ago when I came to know Mary