"Smoke On The Water" is a 1944 song by Red Foley. The patriotic song was Foley's first song to hit No. 1 on the Folk Records charts, spending 13 weeks at the top and a total of 24 weeks on the chart.[1] "Smoke On The Water" also peaked at No. 7 on the pop charts. The B-side of "Smoke On The Water" a song entitled, "There's a Blue Star Shining Bright (In a Window Tonight)" peaked at No. 5 five on the country charts.

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  • In 1945, Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys recorded the song which also became a No. 1 song on the country charts. The B-side, a song entitled, "Hang Your Head in Shame" peaked at No. 3 on the country charts.