Flirtin' with Disaster (song)

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"Flirtin' with Disaster"
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Single by Molly Hatchet
from the album Flirtin' with Disaster
ReleasedMarch 8, 1980[1]
GenreSouthern rock, hard rock
Songwriter(s)Danny Joe Brown, Dave Hlubek, Banner Thomas
Producer(s)Tom Werman

"Flirtin' with Disaster" is a song by the southern rock band Molly Hatchet with the flipside being "Gunsmoke". It is the only single from the band's second album of the same title. The song remained on the Billboard Hot 100 for 10 weeks, peaking at 42.[1] The song is Molly Hatchet's most famous, and has appeared in the films Suspect Zero, The Dukes of Hazzard, Straw Dogs Artie Lange's Beer League and the video games NASCAR 98 and Rock Band.[2] It also appeared in My Name Is Earl, Supernatural and King of the Hill. The song is also alluded to in the title of a Season 2 episode of Danny Phantom.

A re-recorded version appears in a 2010 Molly Hatchet Greatest Hits album.


  1. ^ a b "Flirtin' With Disaster". Retrieved October 21, 2007.
  2. ^ Spence D. and Scott Collura (November 2, 2007). "Rock Band Sonic FAQ". IGN. Archived from the original on March 17, 2009.