Blue Clear Sky is the sixteenth studio album released on April 23, 1996 by American country music artist George Strait. Certified 3× Multi-Platinum in the U.S. for sales of three million copies, the album produced four singles. The title track, "Carried Away", "I Can Still Make Cheyenne", and "King of the Mountain".

Blue Clear Sky
Studio album by
ReleasedApril 23, 1996
StudioEmerald Studios, Nashville, TN
Length35:48 U.S Version 39:08 U.K. Version
ProducerTony Brown
George Strait
George Strait chronology
Strait Out of the Box
Blue Clear Sky
Carrying Your Love with Me
Singles from Blue Clear Sky
  1. "Blue Clear Sky"
    Released: March 25, 1996
  2. "Carried Away"
    Released: June 3, 1996
  3. "I Can Still Make Cheyenne"
    Released: August 26, 1996
  4. "King of the Mountain"
    Released: December 16, 1996
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4.5/5 stars link
Chicago Tribune3/4 stars link
Entertainment WeeklyA link
Q3/5 stars link

Track listingEdit

  1. "Blue Clear Sky" (Bob DiPiero, John Jarrard, Mark D. Sanders) – 2:52
  2. "Carried Away" (Steve Bogard, Jeff Stevens) – 3:19
  3. "Rockin' in the Arms of Your Memory" (Dean Dillon, Norro Wilson) – 4:16
  4. "She Knows When You're on My Mind" (Wayne Kemp, Mack Vickery) – 3:15
  5. "I Ain't Never Seen No One Like You" (Bruce Bouton, Mark Chesnutt, Roger Springer) – 3:13
  6. "I Can Still Make Cheyenne" (Aaron Barker, Erv Woolsey) – 4:14
  7. "King of the Mountain" (Larry Boone, Paul Nelson) – 3:28
  8. "Do the Right Thing" (Jim Lauderdale, Gary Nicholson) – 3:07
  9. "I'd Just as Soon Go" (Barker, Dillon) – 3:14
  10. "Need I Say More" (Clay Blaker, Roger Brown) – 4:50
  11. "Check Yeso Or No (Danny A Wells, Dana Hunt Oglesby)* Bonus Track On UK Version Only - 3:20


  • The UK released version of the album included "Check Yes or No" (Danny A Wells, Dana Hunt Oglesby) as a bonus track.


Chart positionsEdit

Chart (1996) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 1
U.S. Billboard 200 7
Canadian RPM Country Albums 3
Canadian RPM Top Albums 49