Burn Me Down (Marty Stuart song)

"Burn Me Down" is a song written by Eddie Miller and Don Sessions, and recorded by American country music artist Marty Stuart. The song was released in January 1992 as the fourth single from the album Tempted. The song reached #7 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.[1]

"Burn Me Down"
Single by Marty Stuart
from the album Tempted
B-side"Blue Train"
ReleasedJanuary 1992
GenreCountry
Length2:56
LabelMCA
Songwriter(s)Eddie Miller, Don Sessions
Producer(s)Richard Bennett, Tony Brown
Marty Stuart singles chronology
"Tempted"
(1991)
"Burn Me Down"
(1992)
"This One's Gonna Hurt You (For a Long, Long Time)"
(1992)

Critical receptionEdit

Lisa Smith and Cyndi Hoelzle of Gavin Report described the song positively, stating that "Marty lets the message smolder while the song blazes outta control."[2]

Chart performanceEdit

Chart (1992) Peak
position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[3] 12
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 7

Year-end chartsEdit

Chart (1992) Position
US Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 62

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 339.
  2. ^ Smith, Lisa; Hoelzle, Cyndi (January 24, 1992). "Reviews" (PDF). Gavin Report: 16.
  3. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 2128." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. May 16, 1992. Retrieved August 15, 2013.
  4. ^ "Marty Stuart Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  5. ^ "Best of 1992: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1992. Retrieved August 15, 2013.