That Old Flame

Album: Cass Country (2015)
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  • This is a track from Cass County, Don Henley's first country solo album. Henley named the LP after the area where he was raised. He explained: "I'm a Southerner and a Texan. It's who I am and where I come from."
  • Martina McBride lends her voice to this uptempo duet about a woman who tries to reach out to her old lover. Henley told interviewer Beverly Keel during the CMA Music Festival that he has always been a fan of McBride's voice, and was glad to have her on the project.


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