to Alan Mevis,
commented, “I had the idea in my mind for some time and when Byron Hill and I
were asked to write as song for “The Soldier” movie, we went to work on the
idea together. As soon as we sat down and started working on it, the
song just came....all at once. It probably took all of twenty minutes for
us to write that song. The whole thing just came together so easy. The
song came so easy that I wondered if it was any good. Then the song was in the
album for nine months before it was released as a single and by that time, I was
sure the song was not a hit.”
song was used in “The Soldier” movie-which probably didn’t do much to help
the record—since not too many people saw the film.
“Fool Hearted Memory” made it to number 65 on the country music charts on
June 19th, 1982 and ten weeks later, it had slid into the number one
slot to become George Strait’s first number one.
song was written by Byron Hill and Alan R. Mevis.
MCA single was produced by Blake Mevis and was on the country charts for 18
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