Category:Albums produced by Doug Johnson (record producer)
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The following 27 pages are in this category, out of 27 total, this list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
The following 27 pages are in this category, out of 27 total, this list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
1. 127 Rose Avenue – 127 Rose Avenue is an album from country music singer Hank Williams, Jr. This album was released June 16,2009 on Curb Records and it includes the single Red, White & Pink Slip Blues, which peaked at #43 on the U. S. country singles charts shortly before the albums release. The album title 127 Rose Avenue is a reference to the home of Hank Williams Sr in Georgiana. One of the co-writers Bud McGuire was inspired after a visit to the home, the album debuted at #7 on the Billboard country chart. – electric guitar, lead vocals, producer Hank Williams – mastering
2. Ain't It the Truth – Aint It the Truth is the third studio album by American country music singer Daryle Singletary. It was released in 1998 via Giant Records and it was led off by the single The Note, which peaked at #28 on the country singles charts that year. The next two singles, Thats Where Youre Wrong and My Babys Lovin both missed Top 40, and by the end of the year, Singletary exited the labels roster, a Thing Called Love was originally released by Jimmy Dean. The Note was also Singletarys only entry on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, peaking at #90
3. Big Hopes – Big Hopes is the third studio album recorded by country music artist Ty Herndon. It features the singles A Man Holding On, It Must Be Love and these songs peaked at #5, #1, and #5, respectively, on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks charts. It Must Be Love was his third and final Number One on the country charts, doug Virden and Drew Womack, then members of Sons of the Desert, serve as backing vocalists on other tracks, as they did on Herndons previous album Living in a Moment. Blue Miller, formerly of Bob Segers Silver Bullet Band and later of the Gibson/Miller Band, thom Owens of Allmusic rated the album three stars out of five, saying that it comes as close to MOR rock and pop as it does to country. Larry Byrom – electric guitar Steven Conn – accordion Dan Dugmore – steel guitar Sonny Garrish – steel guitar Aubrey Haynie – fiddle Ty Herndon – lead vocals Jeff King – acoustic guitar B. James Lowry – acoustic guitar Brent Mason – electric guitar Terry McMillan – percussion Steve Nathan – keyboards Tom Roady – percussion D
4. Born and Raised in Black & White – Born and Raised in Black & White is the second full-length disc from country music singer-songwriter Mark Collie. It was released on MCA in 1991, calloused Hands, Shes Never Comin Back, and It Dont Take a Lot were released as singles. It features a cover of the song Lucky Dog, originally recorded by country singer Keith Whitley on his 1988 album Dont Close Your Eyes and he also covers Tex Williams classic 1960 song, Ballad of Thunder Road, written by Robert Mitchum and recorded by him in 1963. The Jamie OHara penned song, There Goes My Dream, would later be recorded by The Dixie Chicks in 1993 for their album, Shouldnt a Told You That
5. Hardin County Line – Hardin County Line is the first full-length recorded by country music singer-songwriter Mark Collie. It featured 3 singles, one of which, Looks Arent Everything, the other two, the title track and Something With A Ring To It failed to chart. The album itself reached a peak of number 57, where Theres Smoke was later released as a single by Archer/Park in 1994
6. Live, Laugh, Love – Live, Laugh, Love is country music singer Clay Walkers fifth album. It was released August 24,1999, on Giant Records, the album was certified gold by the RIAA and reached #55 on the Billboard album charts. Shes Always Right, the track, The Chain of Love and Once in a Lifetime were all released as singles, reaching #16, #11, #3 and #50, respectively. In addition, Walkers rendition of the Earl Thomas Conley single Holding Her and it sounds very cliché, but I gave it everything I had on every song. In an interview with the Associated Press, Walker revealed, Holding Her and its controversial for me because I dont believe in remaking a song that is great. Walker also went on to say that Earl Thomas Conleys version Will always be the best version of it, in an interview with The Virginian-Pilot Walker said, The theme of the album is freedom. While I did it, I felt so free, I didnt think about what I was going to do. In the same interview, Walker also stated that Once in a Lifetime Love was one of his favorite songs, I was listening to Whitney Houstons version of I Will Always Love You - man, I want to write something like that. During an interview with The West Australian Walker said This is a very mature record for me, I think the Latin influence is where I want to go. I love Latin music and Im sure its something I want to pursue and it moves me emotionally and its something new musically. In an interview with the Las Vegas Sun Walker said, For every album that you do, you look for 10 songs that are good songs, Walker also explained the words in the albums title by saying I dont think there are many things more important than those. Life gets complicated enough because we allow it to. Walker told The Hour, that the song Cold Hearted captures that part of his personality and said, In the past, now I feel like on this new album that part of me is coming through. Im not really holding back on this record and its very much about baring my soul. Ive never really let it all out before in the studio like I did on this album and he also said, Although my single releases have not been exactly repeats of each other, I think there is a trap that some people in this business fall into. They have a hit with one type of song and then try to do another one just like it, paul Verna of Billboard wrote Clay Walker is quietly establishing himself as one of todays leading men in country. He has always had a live act, and that quality has been increasingly evident on his albums. Verna also listed Holding Her and Loving You and If a Man Aint Thinking as standout tracks on the album and said The real surprise is Walkers cutting loose with some soul singing on This Time Love
7. Living in a Moment – Living in a Moment is the second album from American country music artist Ty Herndon. The album was released in 1996 via Epic Records, like his debut album What Mattered Most, the album has been certified gold by the RIAA. It features the singles Living in a Moment, She Wants to Be Wanted Again, Loved Too Much, the Video for Living in a Moment was filmed at The Sunset Station train Depot in San Antonio, TX. The depot was owned by VIA transit and was home to AMTRAK and this also marked actor Luke Bourkes first appearance on film. Living in a Moment is led off by its title track and this song became Herndons second Number One hit on the Billboard country singles charts in 1996. Following this song were the #21 She Wants to Be Wanted Again, the #2 Loved Too Much, four of this albums songs have also been recorded by other artists. She Wants to Be Wanted Again was originally recorded by Larry Stewart on his 1994 album Heart Like a Hurricane, I Know How the River Feels was later released in 1999 as a single by Diamond Rio from their 1998 album Unbelievable, and again by McAlyster in 2000. In addition, Gary Allan recorded Dont Tell Mama on his 1999 album Smoke Rings in the Dark, stones version was a single in 2008. Kevin Sharp recorded Her Heart Is Only Human on his 1998 album Love Is, frankie Ballard recorded and under the title Dont Tell Mama I Was Drinking on his 2014 album Sunshine & Whiskey. Both the Gibson/Miller Band and Sons of the Desert recorded for Epic as well
8. Love Like Crazy – Love Like Crazy is the debut studio album by American country music artist Lee Brice. It was released on June 8,2010, via Curb Records, prior to the albums release, Brice charted three singles, She Aint Right, Happy Endings and Upper Middle Class White Trash. The albums title track debuted in August 2009, the albums second single Beautiful Every Time released to radio on October 25,2010. Giving it one-and-a-half stars out of five, Karlie Justus of Engine 145 thought that most of the songs were formulaic, bobby Peacock of Roughstock was more positive, giving it four stars out of five. He thought that the songwriting was cohesive and that Brices irrefutable singing and songwriting talents come through clearly, love Like Crazy debuted on the U. S. Billboard 200 at No.44 and at No.9 on the U. S. Billboard Top Country Albums chart. As of July 24,2010, the album has sold 32,357 copies
9. Nothing but Love – Nothing but Love is the first studio album by the Canadian country music group The Wilkinsons. It was released on August 11,1998, the album won the 1999 Canadian Country Music Association award for Album of the Year. Nothing but Love received two and a half out of five from AllMusic, which called it a terrific debut which banishes any concern that the Wilkinsons are simply a novelty act. The review stated that The trios vocals blend perfectly and Amanda, rick Teverbaugh of Country Standard Time gave the album a favourable review, writing that the end result is more pleasing than hokey, more honest than fabrication and more touching than cutesy. People picked the album as its Album of the Week for September 28,1998 and its review went on to say all three Wilkinsons get to shine with lead vocals at some point here and good taste keeps the music unsullied and fun. Nothing but Love produced The Wilkinsons first chart singles in 26 Cents and Fly, both songs were number 1 country hits on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada. Boy Oh Boy was also released in countries, reaching number 3 in Canada and number 50 in the U. S. while the U. S. -only The Yodelin Blues reached number 45. Finishing off the single releases was the Canada-only Nothing but Love at number 12
10. Roots and Wings (James Bonamy album) – Roots and Wings is the second and final studio album released by the American country music artist James Bonamy. It was released June 24,1997, on Epic Records Nashville, the single The Swing was a number 31 on the Billboard country charts in 1997. Naked to the Pain and Little Blue Dot were also released as singles, larry Stephens of Country Standard Time was less favorable, saying that Bonamy sounds like a pop singer trying to do country. He thought that Daddy Never Had a Chance in Hell was the song. – acoustic guitar Biff Watson – acoustic guitar, mandolin Curtis Young – background vocals Roots and Wings at Allmusic Roots and Wings
11. What Mattered Most – What Mattered Most is the debut album of American country music artist Ty Herndon, issued in 1995 on Epic Records. The albums title track, which was Herndons debut single, reached No.1 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks charts in mid-1995, other singles from the album were, in order, I Want My Goodbye Back, Heart Half Empty and In Your Face. What Mattered Most was released on April 18,1995, via Epic Records Nashville, the album is led off by its title track, which is also the first single from it. Following it were I Want My Goodbye Back, Heart Half Empty, respectively, these reached 7,21, and 63 on the U. S. Heart Half Empty, a duet with Stephanie Bentley, was her first chart single and it was reprised on her 1996 debut album Hopechest, also on Epic Records. You Just Get One was later released as a single by Jeff Wood from his 1997 debut album Between the Earth and the Stars. Additionally, Summer Was a Bummer was later recorded by Wade Hayes on his 1998 album When the Wrong One Loves You Right, and You Dont Mess Around with Jim is a cover of the Jim Croce song from 1972. What Mattered Most debuted at number 15 on Top Country Albums and #1 on Top Heatseekers and it peaked at number 9 on the former chart. In addition, the album had the highest first-day shipment in the history of Epic Records Nashville division, giving it 3.5 stars out of 5, Michael McCall of New Country wrote that For the most part, Herndon comes on like a confident newcomer worthy of attention. He praised the track, Pretty Good Thing, Hat Full of Rain, and I Want My Goodbye Back for Herndons vocal delivery. He also panned Heart Half Empty, You Just Get One, and In Your Face for their unduly shallow lyrics
12. Whatever Comes First – Whatever Comes First is the debut album of the American country music band Sons of the Desert. The album was released in 1997 on Epic Records and it produced three singles for them on the Billboard country singles charts, the Top Ten Whatever Comes First, as well as Leaving October and Hand of Fate. Drive Away was co-written by Phil Vassar, who would record the song for his self-titled debut album. Additionally, lead singer Drew Womack later re-recorded Leaving October on his 2004 self-titled debut, - acoustic guitar on Promises John Willis - eclectic guru instruments Liner notes to Whatever Comes First