Burnin' Old Memories

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"Burnin' Old Memories"
Single by Kathy Mattea
from the album Willow in the Wind
B-side "Hills of Alabama"
Released July 1989
Genre Country
Length 2:18
Label Mercury
Songwriter(s) Larry Boone
Paul Nelson
Gene Nelson
Producer(s) Allen Reynolds
Kathy Mattea singles chronology
"Come from the Heart"
"Burnin' Old Memories"
"Where've You Been"

"Come from the Heart"
"Burnin' Old Memories"
"Where've You Been"

"Burnin' Old Memories" is a song written by Larry Boone, Paul Nelson and Gene Nelson, and recorded by American country music artist Kathy Mattea. It was released in July 1989 as the second single from the album Willow in the Wind. "Burnin' Old Memories" was Kathy Mattea's fourth and final number one on the country chart. "Burnin' Old Memories" went to number one for one week and spent fourteen weeks on the country chart.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1989) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 4
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1989) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 75
US Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 33


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 217. 
  2. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 6581." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. November 25, 1989. Retrieved August 28, 2013.
  3. ^ "Kathy Mattea Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  4. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1989". RPM. December 23, 1989. Retrieved August 28, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Best of 1989: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1989. Retrieved August 28, 2013. 

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