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Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn performing their #1 hit together, “After The Fire is Gone”

Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn performing their #1 hit together, "After The Fire is Gone"
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Hey, did you know that Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn were basically a musical dream team?

Seriously, these two legends teamed up for a whopping eleven studio albums, and they weren’t messing around – five No. 1 hits? That’s the real deal. Not to mention, they snagged Top Vocal Duo at the CMAs and ACMs four times, plus a cool CMA Album of the Year win.

Loretta Lynn and Conway Twitty | Richard E. Aaron/Redferns

Now, let’s talk about one of their hits that really rocked the charts – “After The Fire Is Gone.” Released in January 1971 as the main squeeze from their debut album, We Only Make Believe, this song is the stuff of legends.

Watching them jam out to this live is like catching a glimpse of musical magic. And get this – it was their first-ever collab! Twitty and Lynn? They’re like a musical match made in heaven. The vibes are just right, and the music? Oh, it’s pure gold. No wonder they kept the good times rolling for ages!

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READ ALSO: The Story Behind Loretta Lynn & Conway Twitty’s Classic Duet “Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man”

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“After The Fire Is Gone” didn’t just make a cameo on the charts; it hung out for a solid 14 weeks, scoring Twitty and Lynn their very first Grammy. Talk about a moment!

Jump to 1974, and Willie Nelson and Tracy Nelson gave it their own twist, hitting No. 17 on the country charts. And guess what? Others like Ricky Lynn Gregg and Tanya Tucker took a swing at it too.

Ready for a blast from the past? Check out Lynn and Twitty’s killer performance of “After The Fire is Gone” below. It’s not just a song; it’s a trip down memory lane through the golden age of country music that’s too good to pass up!

>>READ ALSO: 3 of Loretta Lynn’s Most Controversial Songs That Faced Bans

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