Chasin' the Sun

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This article is about the 1991 album by Lionel Cartwright. For other uses, see Chasing the Sun (disambiguation).
Chasin' the Sun
Studio album by Lionel Cartwright
Released August 31, 1991
Recorded 1991, Treasure Isle Recorders
The Money Pit
Genre Country
Length 34:36
Label MCA
Producer Harry Stinson & Ed Seay
Andy Byrd & Lionel Cartwright
Barry Beckett & Tony Brown
Lionel Cartwright chronology
I Watched It on the Radio
(1990)
Chasin' The Sun
(1991)

Chasin' the Sun is the third studio album released by country music singer and songwriter Lionel Cartwright on the MCA label. It contains his only number 1 single, "Leap of Faith". Two other singles released from the album, "What Kind of Fool" and "Family Tree", charted at numbers 24 and 62 respectively. Ricky Skaggs sings harmony vocals on the opening track.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Lionel Cartwright except where noted.[1]

  1. "Waitin' for the Sun to Shine" (Sonny Throckmorton) - 3:31
  2. "Susannah" (Gretchen Peters) - 3:05
  3. "30 Nothin'" - 2:44
  4. "What Kind of Fool" - 3:51
  5. "When You Cross That Line" (Steve Bogard, Rick Giles) - 3:10
  6. "I'm Your Man" - 2:38
  7. "Smack Dab in the Middle of Love" - 3:07
  8. "Family Tree" - 3:30
  9. "Great Expectations" - 4:06
  10. "Leap of Faith" - 4:03

Release history[edit]

Year Type Label Catalogue
1991 Cassette MCA MCAC-10307
1991 CD MCA MCAD-10307

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1991) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 27
U.S. Billboard 200 170

Personnel[edit]

As listed in liner notes.[1]

  • Eddie Bayers - drums (Tracks 2, 5, 6, 8, 10)
  • Mike Brignardello - bass guitar (Tracks 1, 3, 4, 9)
  • Bob Britt - electric guitar (Track 7)
  • Lionel Cartwright - acoustic guitar (Tracks 6, 7, 8), piano (Tracks 4, 8, 9), mandolin (Track 5)
  • Jerry Douglas - Dobro (Tracks 6 & 8)
  • Glen Duncan - fiddle (Track 6)
  • Buddy Emmons - steel guitar (Tracks 1 & 3)
  • Paul Franklin - steel guitar (Tracks 2 & 10)
  • Dale Jarvis - bass guitar (Track 7)
  • John Jorgenson - acoustic guitar (Tracks 1, 3, 4, 9), electric guitar (Tracks 3 & 4), mandolin (Tracks 1 & 4)
  • Paul Kramer - fiddle (Track 7)
  • Mike Lawler - keyboards (Tracks 2 & 10)
  • Chris Leuzinger - electric guitar (Tracks 6 & 8)
  • Mac McAnally - acoustic guitar (Track 9)
  • George Marinelli - electric guitar (Tracks 2 & 10)
  • Weldon Myrick - steel guitar (Tracks 4 & 9)
  • Don Potter - acoustic guitar (Tracks 2 & 10)
  • Michael Rhodes - bass guitar (Tracks 2 & 10)
  • Matt Rollings - acoustic piano (Track 2 & 10)
  • Harry Stinson - drums (Tracks 1, 3, 4, 9)
  • Alex Torrez - drums (Track 7)
  • Greg Trostle - steel guitar (Tracks 5 & 7)
  • Biff Watson - acoustic guitar (Tracks 5, 6, 8)
  • John Willis - acoustic guitar (Tracks 1, 3, 4), electric & gut string guitar (Track 9)
  • Glenn Worf - bass guitar (Tracks 5, 6, 8)

Background and Harmony Vocalists[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Harry Stinson & Ed Seay (tracks 1, 3, 4 & 9)
  • Andy Byrd & Lionel Cartwright (tracks 5 - 8)
  • Barry Beckett & Tony Brown (tracks 2 & 10)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Chasin' the Sun (CD booklet). Lionel Cartwright. MCA Records. 1991. MCAD-10307.