7 (George Strait album)

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#7
Studio album by George Strait
Released May 14, 1986 (1986-05-14)
Genre Country
Length 27:06
Label MCA
Producer
George Strait chronology
Something Special
(1985)
#7
(1986)
Merry Christmas Strait to You!
(1986)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]
Robert Christgau C+ [2]
Rolling Stone (average) [3]

#7 is the sixth studio album by American country music artist George Strait—his seventh album including his Greatest Hits—released on May 14, 1986 by MCA Records. It is certified platinum by the RIAA and it produced two singles: "Nobody in His Right Mind Would've Left Her" and "It Ain't Cool to Be Crazy About You", both of which reached Number One on the country charts in 1986.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Deep Water"   Fred Rose 2:31
2. "Nobody in His Right Mind Would've Left Her"   Dean Dillon 2:50
3. "Rhythm of the Road"   Dan McCoy 2:16
4. "I'm Never Gonna Let You Go"   Clay Blaker 3:08
5. "You Still Get to Me"   Dan McCoy 2:03
6. "Stranger Things Have Happened"   David Chamberlain 2:48
7. "It Ain't Cool to Be Crazy About You"   Dillon, Royce Porter 2:49
8. "Why'd You Go and Break My Heart"   David Anthony 2:39
9. "My Old Flame Is Burnin' Another Honky Tonk Down"   Mack Vickery, Wayne Kemp, Bobby Borchers 2:55
10. "Cow Town"   Hal Burns, Tex Ritter 2:49

Personnel[edit]

Band[edit]

Additional Personnel[edit]

  • Recorded by Willie Pevear
  • Overdubs by Bob Bullock and Chuck Ainlay
  • Mixed by Ron Treat at Sound Stage Studio
  • Second Engineers: Mark J. Coddington, Keith Odle, Tim Kish, Russ Martin
  • Photography: Peter Nash
  • Art Direction: Simon Levy
  • Design: Camille Brown

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1986) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 1
U.S. Billboard 200 127

References[edit]

Preceded by
Guitars, Cadillacs, Etc., Etc.
by Dwight Yoakam
Top Country Albums number-one album
July 12 – August 2, 1986
Succeeded by
Storms of Life
by Randy Travis