Burning Down The Town Song Lyrics and Chords

Doug Stone

 

Burning Down The Town Song Lyrics and Chords by Doug Stone

 

[chordpress float=”none” format=”yes” hbnotation=”no” interactive=”no” transpose=”0″]Burning Down The Town
Recorded by Doug Stone
Written by Wayne Perry and Joe Diffie
[G]I hope the clouds are gathering
Around her house [C]tonight
She’s putting on her [G]makeup
And Lord she’s looking [D7]right

I [G]know just where she’s headed
And I know my part ain’t [C]there
So I pray for rain cause [G]my old flame
Is out [D7]burning down the [G]town

The [D7]fire still burns but the table turned
[C]She don’t yearn for [G]me
Some[D7]where tonight she’s glowing bright
For [C]all the world to [D7]see

Oh [G]Lord don’t let her do it
Please turn her heart [C]around
I’m praying for rain cause [G]my old flame
Is out [D7]burning down the [G]town

Each [D7]night I spend without her
Leaves no room for [C]doubt
That all these tears from [G]crying
Never put her [D7]out

[G]Lord I know she’s burning
Cause the smoke is all [C]around
I’m praying for rain cause [G]my old flame
Is out [D7]burning down the [G]town

Repeat #3,4
I’m [C]on my knees [G]begging please
To [D7]send some rain down[G]town[/chordpress]

 

FAQ

 

Who sang the the song Burning Down The Town?
– The song Burning Down The Town was sang by Doug Stone.

 

Who is Doug Stone?
– Doug Stone (born Douglas Jackson Brooks June 19, 1956) is an American country music singer and actor. He debuted in 1990 with the single “I’d Be Better Off (In a Pine Box)”, the first release from his 1990 self-titled debut album for Epic Records. Both this album and its successor, 1991’s I Thought It Was You, earned a platinum certification from the Recording Industry Association of America. Two more albums for Epic, 1992’s From the Heart and 1994’s More Love, are each certified gold. Stone moved to Columbia Records to record Faith in Me, Faith in You, which did not produce a Top Ten among its three singles. After suffering a heart attack and stroke in the late 1990s, he exited the label and did not release another album until Make Up in Love in 1999 on Atlantic Records. The Long Way was released in 2002 on the Audium label (now part of E1 Music), followed by two albums on the independent Lofton Creek Records.
Stone has charted twenty-six singles on Hot Country Songs, with his greatest chart success coming between 1990 and 1995. In this timespan, he had eight No. 1 singles on the Hot Country Songs charts including: “In a Different Light”, “A Jukebox with a Country Song”, “Too Busy Being in Love”, and “Why Didn’t I Think of That”. He is known for his neotraditionalist country sound and his frequent recording of ballads.

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