An American Dream (album)

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An American Dream
Studio album by Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
Released 1979
Genre Country/Country rock/Folk rock/Bluegrass
Label United Artists
Producer Jeff Hanna and Bob Edwards
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band chronology
The Dirt Band
(1978)
An American Dream
(1979)
Make a Little Magic
(1980)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

An American Dream is the 1979 album from The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (aka The Dirt Band) is notable for having many charting albums and singles.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "An American Dream" (Crowell) - 3:53
  2. "In Her Eyes" (Roberts) - 4:16
  3. "Take Me Back" (Hanna / Fadden / Hathaway) - 3:03
  4. "Jas'moon" (Hanna / Hathaway / Bregante / Garth / Carpenter) - 3:27
  5. "Dance the Night Away" (Carpenter / Holster) - 4:21
  6. "New Orleans" (Guido Royster) - 3:59
  7. "Happy Feet" (Bregante / Garth) - 3:59
  8. "Do You Feel the Way I Do" (Hanna / Fadden) - 3:58
  9. "What's On Your Mind" (Hanna / Hathaway / Bregante) - 3:44
  10. "Wolverton Mountain'" (Kilgore / King) - 3:16

Personnel[edit]

  • Jeff Hanna
  • Jimmie Fadden
  • Al Garth
  • Richard Hathaway
  • John McEuen
  • Drums - Merel Bregente, David Peters
  • Bass - Richard Hathaway, Leon Medica
  • Guitars - Jeff Hanna, Jimmie Fadden, John McEuen, Jeff Pollard, Tony Haselden, Bobby Mason
  • Banjo / Mandolin / Dobro / Lap Steel - John McEuen
  • Harp - Jimmie Fadden
  • Violin - Al Garth
  • Keyboards - Al Garth, Bob Carpenter, Rod Roddy, Al Kooper
  • Percussion - Bobby Lakind, Merel Bregante, Bobby Campo
  • Harmony Vocals - Linda Ronstadt

Horn Section

  • Saxophone - Al Garth
  • Trumpet, Cornet - Bobby Campo
  • Bari - Funky Lester
  • Horn Arrangements & Solos - AL Garth

Production[edit]

  • Producer - Jeff Hanna and Bob Edwards

See also[edit]

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band discography

References[edit]

Track listing, personnel, and production information from album liner notes unless otherwise noted.

  1. ^ Stephen Thomas Erlewine. "Allmusic review". Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-01-05.