Does Fort Worth Ever Cross Your Mind

Does Fort Worth Ever Cross Your Mind is the fourth studio album by American country music artist George Strait, released on September 26, 1984, by MCA Records. It is certified platinum by the RIAA for sales of one million copies in the U.S. The title track, "The Cowboy Rides Away", and "The Fireman" were all released as singles from this album. "Honky Tonk Saturday Night" was previously recorded by John Anderson on his 1982 album, Wild & Blue.

Does Fort Worth Ever
Cross Your Mind
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 26, 1984 (1984-09-26)
RecordedJune 1984
StudioSound Stage Studio
Nashville, Tennessee
George Strait chronology
Right or Wrong
Does Fort Worth Ever
Cross Your Mind

Greatest Hits
Singles from Does Fort Worth Ever Cross Your Mind
  1. "Does Fort Worth Ever Cross Your Mind"
    Released: September 4, 1984
  2. "The Cowboy Rides Away"
    Released: January 14, 1985
  3. "The Fireman"
    Released: May 6, 1985
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic5/5 stars [1]
Robert ChristgauB+ [3]

Track listingEdit

1."Does Fort Worth Ever Cross Your Mind"Sanger D. Shafer, Darlene Shafer3:15
2."Any Old Time"Jeff Dayton, Katherine Elizabeth Nicoll2:03
3."I Need Someone Like Me"S. Shafer2:46
4."You're Dancin' This Dance All Wrong"John Porter McMeans, Ron Moore3:57
5."Honky Tonk Saturday Night"S. Shafer2:29
6."I Should Have Watched That First Step"Wayne Kemp2:57
7."Love Comes from the Other Side of Town"Fred J. Freiling2:17
8."The Cowboy Rides Away"Sonny Throckmorton, Casey Kelly3:20
9."What Did You Expect Me to Do"S. Shafer2:38
10."The Fireman"Mack Vickery, Kemp2:34
Total length:25:55[1]



  • Jeff Adamoff – art direction
  • Jimmy Bowen – producer
  • Mark Coddington – second recording engineer
  • Dave Hassinger – first recording engineer
  • Tim Kisch – second recording engineer
  • Glenn Meadows – Mastering
  • Jim Shea – photography
  • George Strait – producer
  • Steve Tillisch – first recording engineer
  • Ron Treat – first recording engineer



  1. ^ a b c d e f Jurek, Thom. Does Fort Worth Ever Cross Your Mind at AllMusic
  2. ^ Sexton, Paul (September 26, 2020). "'Does Forth Worth Ever Cross Your Mind': Recalling A George Strait Classic". UDiscoverMusic. Retrieved February 24, 2021.
  3. ^ Christgau, Robert. "CG: George Strait". Retrieved May 12, 2013.
  4. ^ "George Strait Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved June 7, 2021.
  5. ^ "George Strait Chart History (Top Country Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved June 7, 2021.
  6. ^ "Top Country Albums – Year-End 1985". Billboard. Retrieved June 7, 2021.