Fool's Gold (song)

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This article is about the Lee Greenwood song. For other songs with the same title, see Fool's Gold (disambiguation).
"Fool's Gold"
Single by Lee Greenwood
from the album You've Got a Good Love Comin'
Released August 1984
Genre Country
Length 3:42
Label MCA
Writer(s) Timmy Tappan
Don Roth
Producer(s) Jerry Crutchfield
Lee Greenwood singles chronology
"God Bless the USA"
"Fool's Gold"
"You've Got a Good Love Comin'"

"Fool's Gold" is a song written by Timmy Tappan and Don Roth, and performed by American country music artist Lee Greenwood. It was released in August 1984 as the second single from his album You've Got a Good Love Comin'. The single peaked at number 3 on the U.S. country charts[1] and number 5 in Canada.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1984) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks 3
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 5


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 144.