She Keeps the Home Fires Burning

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"She Keeps the Home Fires Burning"
Single by Ronnie Milsap
from the album Greatest Hits, Vol. 2
B-side "Is It Over"
Released April 6, 1985
Genre Country
Length 3:55
Label RCA
Writer(s) Dennis Morgan
Mike Reid
Don Pfrimmer
Producer(s) Tom Collins
Ronnie Milsap
Rob Galbraith
Ronnie Milsap singles chronology
"Prisoner of the Highway"
"She Keeps the Home Fires Burning"
"Lost in the Fifties Tonight (In the Still of the Night)"

"She Keeps the Home Fires Burning" is a song written by Mike Reid, Don Pfrimmer and Dennis Morgan, and recorded by American country music singer Ronnie Milsap. It was released in April 1985 as the first single from his Greatest Hits, Vol. 2. album.

"She Keeps the Home Fires Burning" was Milsap's 41st single to be released, and his 26th No. 1 hit on the country charts,[1] the song is highly regarded as one of Milsap's most popular songs. The song is also featured on numerous compilation albums; including 40 #1 Hits and The Essential Ronnie Milsap.

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1985) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 1
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1
Preceded by
"Little Things"
by The Oak Ridge Boys
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

June 29, 1985
Succeeded by
"She's a Miracle"
by Exile
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

July 13, 1985
Succeeded by
"Forgiving You Was Easy"
by Willie Nelson


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 233. 
  2. ^ "Ronnie Milsap – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Ronnie Milsap.

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