Tell Me Why (Earl Thomas Conley song)

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"Tell Me Why"
Single by Earl Thomas Conley
from the album Fire and Smoke
B-side "Too Much Noise (Trucker's Waltz)"
Released October 17, 1981
Genre Country
Label RCA
Writer(s) John Booth Acklen
Producer(s) Nelson Larkin, Earl Thomas Conley
Earl Thomas Conley singles chronology
"Fire and Smoke"
"Tell Me Why"
"After the Love Slips Away"

"Tell Me Why" is a song written by John Booth Acklen, and recorded by American country music artist Earl Thomas Conley. It was released in October 1981 as the third single from the album Fire and Smoke. The song reached number 10 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Track chart.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1981-1982) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks 10


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 88.