Earl Thomas Conley performs “Fire And Smoke” Live On Hee Haw 1981.

Reached # 1 of the US Hot Country Songs charts, and remained a total of 14 weeks on the charts. The song was included in Earl Thomas Conley's second studio album, Fire & Smoke (RCA 1981)

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Fire And Smoke:

Lp cover Earl Thomas Conley ( RCA 1981 )
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“Fire and Smoke”, song written and recorded by Earl Thomas Conley for the RCA label, in August 1980 in Nashville, TN. With the production of Nelson Larkin and Earl Thomas Conley, the song was released on April 20, 1981, on July 11, 1981, reached # 1 of the US Hot Country Songs charts, and remained a total of 14 weeks on the charts. It was the first number one in Earl’s career. “Fire and Smoke” quickly became an anthem for fans, topping the success of anything Conley’d previously put out and marking his entry into a new realm of stardom. At the end of the year, Billboard named the track No. 1 on the Hot Country Songs chart for the year.

The song was included in Earl Thomas Conley’s second studio album, Fire & Smoke (RCA 1981), the album was released on October 14, 1981, January 30, 1982, reached # 19 in the US Top Country albums charts, and remained a total of 22 weeks on the charts.





Earl Thomas Conley – Fire And Smoke Lyrics

[Verse 1]
In and out of honky tonks from one town to the next
But anything worth loving, Lord, just too hard to forget
Everyday’s another way of feeling more the same
Looks like I’ll run out of highway before I out run the rain

[Chorus]
But if there’s fire and smoke
Ooh, what a rush I got when your love was hot
Oh, but I couldn’t see that when the flame burned out
You’d leave a cold dark cloud, a raining down on me

[Verse 2]
So I’m reaching out to someone wishing, she was you instead
And everything I left behind was waiting up ahead
Pulling on the bottom baby, looking back on you
‘Cause anyways the right way babe as long as I pull through

[Chorus]

[Outro]
Yeah, when the flame burned out
You left a cold dark cloud a raining down, a raining down on me
Down on me
Raining down on me
Raining down on me

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