Super Hits (Ricky Van Shelton album)

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Super Hits
Super Hits album cover by Ricky Van Shelton.jpg
Greatest hits album by Ricky Van Shelton
Released May 2, 1995
Genre Country
Length 30:48
Label Columbia Nashville
Producer Steve Buckingham
Joe Casey
Ricky Van Shelton chronology
Love and Honor
(1994)Love and Honor1994
Super Hits
(1995)
Super Hits, Vol. 2
(1996)Super Hits, Vol. 21996

Super Hits is a budget music compilation of Ricky Van Shelton released by Columbia Records after he had left the label. Sony Records re-released the compilation the same year under their budget label with a different cover. It includes many of his hit singles as well as album tracks.

Super Hits was certified Gold by the RIAA for sales of 500,000 copies.[1]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Statue of a Fool"Jan Crutchfield3:04
2."I've Cried My Last Tear for You"Tony King, Chris Waters2:29
3."I'll Leave This World Loving You"Wayne Kemp3:06
4."Life Turned Her That Way"Harlan Howard3:23
5."Don't We All Have the Right"Roger Miller2:36
6."Crime of Passion"Walt Aldridge, Mac McAnally3:27
7."Keep It Between the Lines"Russell Smith, Cathy Louvin3:49
8."I Am a Simple Man"Walt Aldridge3:26
9."Somebody Lied"Joe Chambers, Larry Jenkins3:21
10."From a Jack to a King"Ned Miller2:21

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[2]

Super Hits received four out of five stars from Stephen Thomas Erlewine of Allmusic.[2] Erlewine concludes that the album is "not bad" but "far from definitive.".[2]

Chart performance[edit]

Super Hits peaked at #64 on the U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums chart the week of June 17, 1995.[3]

Chart (1995) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 64

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Top Country Albums 1964 to 2007. Record Research, Inc. p. 225. ISBN 0-89820-173-X.
  2. ^ a b c Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Super Hits review". Allmusic. Retrieved 27 September 2010.
  3. ^ "Chart listing for Super Hits". Billboard. Retrieved 24 September 2010.