Something's Burning

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Something's Burning
Studio album by Kenny Rogers & The First Edition
Released 1970
Label Reprise
Producer Kenny Rogers, Jimmy Bowen, Mike Post
Kenny Rogers & The First Edition chronology
Ruby, Don't Take Your Love to Town
Something's Burning
Tell It All Brother

Something's Burning is the fifth album by Kenny Rogers & The First Edition, released in 1970.


Only one single was issued from the album, the title song "Something's Burning" with "Momma's Waiting" on the flip side. It was a worldwide Top 40 hit in 1970, including a #11 peak in the United States and #8 in the United Kingdom.[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Something's Burning" (Mac Davis) (#11)
  2. "She Even Woke Me Up to Say Goodbye" (Mickey Newbury)
  3. "Then I Miss You" (Bobby Bond)
  4. "My Washington Woman" (A.L. Owens, Dallas Frazier)
  5. "Just Remember You're My Sunshine" (Mike Settle)
  6. "Sunshine Joe" (A.L. Owens, Dallas Frazier)
  7. "A Stranger in My Place" (Kenny Rogers, Kin Vassy)
  8. "It's a Crazy Afternoon" (Carole King, Toni Stern)
  9. "Momma's Waiting" (Kenny Rogers, Terry Williams) ("Something's Burning" B-side)
  10. "Elvira" (Dallas Frazier)


In 1996, Dolly Parton a friend and occasional collaborator of both Davis and Rogers, covered "Something's Burning", including it on her album of covers, Treasures.


  1. ^ Kenny Rogers UK Charts history, The Official Charts. Retrieved September 10, 2011.