Blue Clear Sky

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Blue Clear Sky
Studio album by George Strait
Released April 23, 1996
Recorded 1995-1996
Genre Country
Length 35:48
Label MCA
Producer Tony Brown
George Strait
George Strait chronology
Strait Out of the Box
(1995)
Blue Clear Sky
(1996)
Carrying Your Love with Me
(1997)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars link
Chicago Tribune 3/4 stars link
Entertainment Weekly A link
Q 3/5 stars link

Blue Clear Sky is an album released in 1996 by American country music artist George Strait. Certified 3× Multi-Platinum in the U.S. for sales of three million copies, the album produced four singles. The title track and "Carried Away" both reached Number One on the Billboard country singles charts, "I Can Still Make Cheyenne" reached #4, and "King of the Mountain" peaked at #19. "Do the Right Thing" also charted at #69 from unsolicited airplay.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Blue Clear Sky" (Bob DiPiero, John Jarrard, Mark D. Sanders) – 2:52
  2. "Carried Away" (Steve Bogard, Jeff Stevens) – 3:19
  3. "Rockin' in the Arms of Your Memory" (Dean Dillon, Norro Wilson) – 4:16
  4. "She Knows When You're on My Mind" (Wayne Kemp, Mack Vickery) – 3:15
  5. "I Ain't Never Seen No One Like You" (Bruce Bouton, Mark Chesnutt, Roger Springer) – 3:13
  6. "I Can Still Make Cheyenne" (Aaron Barker, Erv Woolsey) – 4:14
  7. "King of the Mountain" (Larry Boone, Paul Nelson) – 3:28
  8. "Do the Right Thing" (Jim Lauderdale, Gary Nicholson) – 3:07
  9. "I'd Just as Soon Go" (Barker, Dillon) – 3:14
  10. "Need I Say More" (Clay Blaker, Roger Brown) – 4:50

The UK released version of the album included "Check Yes Or No" (Danny A Wells, Dana Hunt Oglesby) as a bonus track.

Personnel[edit]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1996) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 1
U.S. Billboard 200 7
Canadian RPM Country Albums 3
Canadian RPM Top Albums 49
Preceded by
Borderline
by Brooks & Dunn
Top Country Albums number-one album
May 11, 1996
Succeeded by
Borderline
by Brooks & Dunn