New Way (To Light Up an Old Flame)

"New Way (To Light Up an Old Flame)"
Single by Joe Diffie
from the album A Thousand Winding Roads
B-side"Coolest Fool in Town"
ReleasedJune 29, 1991
Songwriter(s)Joe Diffie, Lonnie Wilson
Producer(s)Johnny Slate, Bob Montgomery
Joe Diffie singles chronology
"If the Devil Danced (In Empty Pockets)"
"New Way (To Light Up an Old Flame)"
"Is It Cold in Here"

"New Way (To Light Up an Old Flame)" is a song co-written and recorded by American country music artist Joe Diffie. It was released in June 1991 as the fourth and final single from his debut album A Thousand Winding Roads. The song peaked at number 2 on the Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) chart.[1] The song was written by Diffie and Lonnie Wilson.

Chart positions[]

Chart (1991) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 2
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 2

Year-end charts[]

Chart (1991) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 45
US Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 41


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second ion. Record Research. p. 106.
  2. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 1676." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. November 16, 1991. Retrieved August 16, 2013.
  3. ^ "Joe Diffie Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  4. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1991". RPM. December 21, 1991. Retrieved August 16, 2013.
  5. ^ "Best of 1991: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1991. Retrieved August 16, 2013.