Feel the Fire (Reba McEntire album)

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Feel the Fire
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Studio album by Reba McEntire
Released October 1980
Studio Sound Stage Studios and Selby Sound, Nashville, TN.
Genre Country
Length 30:10
Label Mercury
Producer Jerry Kennedy
Reba McEntire chronology
Out of a Dream
(1979)
Feel the Fire
(1980)
Heart to Heart
(1981)
Singles from Feel the Fire
  1. "(You Lift Me) Up to Heaven"
    Released: 1980
  2. "I Can See Forever in Your Eyes"
    Released: 1980
  3. "I Don't Think Love Oughta Be That Way"
    Released: 1981
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]

Feel the Fire is Reba McEntire's third studio album. Its first single release, "You Lift Me (Up to Heaven)", was her first top ten hit.[2]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."(You Lift Me) Up to Heaven"Johnny MacRae, Bob Morrison, Bill Zerface, Jim Zerface2:45
2."Tears on My Pillow"Sylvester Bradford, Al Lewis2:33
3."I Don't Think Love Ought to Be That Way"Richard Mainegra, Layng Martine, Jr.2:40
4."Long Distance Lover"Pauline Lee, Robert Rosenberg3:53
5."If I Had It My Way"Robert John Jones, Jerry Taylor2:44
6."I Can See Forever in Your Eyes"Bob DiPiero2:44
7."Poor Man's Roses (Or a Rich Man's Gold)"Milton DeLugg, Bob Hilliard2:55
8."My Turn"Len Chera, Jay Huguely3:15
9."Look at the One (Who's Been Lookin' at You)"MacRae, Wanda Mallette, Morrison2:51
10."Suddenly There's a Valley"Isham Jones, Chuck Meyer3:29

Personnel[edit]

  • Reba McEntire – lead vocals, background vocals
  • Jerry CarriganDrums
  • Buddy Harman – drums
  • Mike Leech – bass
  • Bob Moore – bass
  • Hargus "Pig" Robbinspiano
  • Harold Bradleyguitar
  • Jimmy Capps – guitar
  • Ray Edenton – guitar
  • Gordon Kennedy – guitar
  • Charlie McCoy – guitar
  • Pete Wade – guitar
  • Chip Young – guitar
  • Weldon Myrick - steel guitar
  • Thomas Brannon – background vocals
  • Phillip Forrest – background vocals
  • Yvonne Hodges – background vocals
  • Donna McElroy – background vocals
  • Louis Dean Nunley – background vocals
  • Diane Tidwell – background vocals
  • D. Bergen White – background vocals, string arrangements
  • Trish Williams – background vocals
  • Dennis Wilson – background vocals
  • Gil Wright – background vocals
  • Cindy Reynolds – harp
  • George Binkley III – strings
  • John Catchings – strings
  • Marvin Chantry – strings
  • Connie Ellisor – strings
  • Carl Gorodetzky – strings
  • Lennie Haight – strings
  • Sheldon Kurland – strings
  • Wilfred Lehmann – strings
  • Dennis Molchan – strings
  • Samuel Terranova – strings
  • Stephanie Woolf – strings

Production[edit]

  • Jerry Kennedy – producer
  • Brent King – engineer
  • Lee Groitzsch – assistant engineer
  • Hank Williams – Mastering
  • Phil Austin – mastering

Charts[edit]

Singles

Year Single Chart Position
1980 "(You Lift Me) Up to Heaven"[3] Hot Country Singles & Tracks 8
"I Can See Forever in Your Eyes"[3] Hot Country Singles & Tracks 18
1981 "I Don't Think Love Oughta Be That Way"[3] Hot Country Singles & Tracks 13

References[edit]

  1. ^ Feel the Fire at AllMusic
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944–2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 225. 
  3. ^ a b c "Reba McEntire – Chart history | Billboard". www.billboard.com.