Baby's On Fire

Album: Standing Hampton (1981)

Songfacts®:

  • The line, "We go out driving in my 6.6" refers to the engine size (6.6 liter/400 cid) commonly used in the Pontiac Trans Am. Sammy wrote a song a few years earlier called "Trans Am" in which he first alludes to the 6.6 size engine. Sammy loves Trans Ams, especially red ones. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Mike - Mountlake Terrace, WA

Comments: 1

  • Jerry Schimelfening from Sterling Heights MichiganHis album cover from the album Street Machine has him sitting on a Red Trans Am with the license plate IEATZ28. He also later had a red 1979 Trans Am. "6.6" refers to the size of the engine in the Trans Am. 6.6 liters equals 400 cubic inches. This is the Pontiac 400 V-8 or the also available 403 Oldsmobile V-8 which Sammy probably had in his California plated Trans Am.
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