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is the title of the second studio album by But What Will the Neighbors Think American country music artist Rodney Crowell. It was released in 1980 (see 1980 in country music) by Warner Bros. Records. It reached #64 on the Top Country Albums chart and #155 on the Billboard 200 albums chart. The songs, " Ashes by Now", "Ain't No Money" and "Here Come the 80's" were released as singles. "Ashes by Now" only reached #78 on the country charts and #37 on the Billboard Hot 100 while the other two singles failed to chart. This album has more of a rock & roll influence than Crowell's debut, . The album was rereleased on Ain't Living Long Like This compact disc in 2005.
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The song "Queen of Hearts" was first recorded in 1979 by
Welsh rock musician Dave Edmunds for his album . It was also a single for Repeat When Necessary Juice Newton, whose version was a number 2 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1981.
Most of the songs on this album would later be covered by other country artists. "Ain't No Money" was covered in 1982 by Crowell's then wife,
Rosanne Cash on her album, . Somewhere in the Stars
"It's Only Rock & Roll" was covered in 1983 by both
Emmylou Harris and Waylon Jennings on their respective albums and White Shoes . It's Only Rock & Roll
"On a Real Good Night" was written by Crowell but was first recorded by
Bobby Bare for his 1978 album Sleep Wherever I Fall. Albert Lee, who played guitar for this album, performed the song on his 1979 album Hiding.
Emmylou Harris also covered "Ashes by Now" on her 1981 album
. It is also featured on Evangeline Lee Ann Womack's album . I Hope You Dance
Guy Clark would later record his own version of "Heartbroke", which he wrote, on his 1981 album South Coast of Texas. In 1982 George Strait would record a version on his second album . The song was also a number 1 hit for Strait From The Heart Ricky Skaggs in 1982.
Track listing [ edit ]
All tracks written by Rodney Crowell unless noted
"Here Come the 80's" - 4:14
Ain't No Money" - 4:01 "Oh What a Feeling" (Keith Sykes) - 3:00
"It's Only Rock & Roll" - 3:22
"On a Real Good Night" - 3:55
Ashes by Now" - 4:11 "
Heartbroke" ( Guy Clark) - 3:36 "
Queen of Hearts" (Hank DeVito) - 3:37 "Blues in the Daytime" - 4:21
"The One About England" - 3:39
Personnel [ edit ]
Chart performance [ edit ]
Billboard Top Country Albums 64
Billboard 200 155
Singles [ edit ]
"Ashes by Now"
"Ain't No Money"
"Here Come the 80's"
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