A Fire I Can't Put Out
|"A Fire I Can't Put Out"|
|Single by George Strait|
|from the album Strait from the Heart|
|B-side||"Honky Tonk Crazy"|
|Released||May 19, 1983|
|Recorded||January 11, 1982|
|George Strait singles chronology|
"A Fire I Can't Put Out" is a song written by Darryl Staedtler, and recorded by American country music singer George Strait. It was released in May 1983 as the fourth and final single from his album Strait from the Heart. It was Strait's second Number One hit on the Billboard country charts.
The narrator is a guy that can’t let the memory of a woman escape him. He can’t let go of the feeling that felt so good when he was with her. He knows he has to move on and find someone new, but he just can’t let the fire that burns for his former lover go.
|U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart||1|
|Canadian RPM Country Tracks Chart||2|
"You're Gonna Ruin My Bad Reputation"
by Ronnie McDowell
|Billboard Hot Country Singles
September 3, 1983
"I'm Only in It for the Love"
by John Conlee
- Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 336.
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