Covers the Hits

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Covers the Hits
Compilation album by Sammy Kershaw
Released June 20, 2000 (2000-06-20)
Genre Country
Length 47:13
Label Mercury Nashville
Producer Various
Sammy Kershaw chronology
Maybe Not Tonight
(1999)
Covers the Hits
(2000)
I Finally Found Someone
(2001)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Covers the Hits is an album released in 2000 by American country music artist Sammy Kershaw. It is composed of ten cover songs, most of which were reprised from various tribute albums to which Kershaw contributed. Some of the material was previously recorded by Kershaw on his studio albums, including "Third Rate Romance", a Top 5 hit for him in 1994. The final track, "Little Bit More", was previously unreleased, and was recorded by Kershaw during the sessions for his 1997 album Labor of Love.

Track listing[edit]

"Third Rate Romance", "More Than I Can Say", "Chevy Van", and "Memphis, Tennessee" were all previously recorded by Kershaw on previous studio albums.

Track Song Title Writer(s) Original Artist Source of cover Length
1 "Third Rate Romance" Russell Smith Amazing Rhythm Aces Feelin' Good Train 3:21
2 "More Than I Can Say" Jerry Allison, Sonny Curtis Leo Sayer Maybe Not Tonight 4:23
3 "If I Fell" John Lennon, Paul McCartney The Beatles Come Together: America Salutes The Beatles 2:55
4 "Chevy Van" Sammy Johns Sammy Johns Politics, Religion and Her 3:42
5 "Fire and Rain" James Taylor James Taylor Red Hot + Country 4:45
6 "Memphis, Tennessee" Chuck Berry Chuck Berry Politics, Religion and Her 2:56
7 "Angie" Mick Jagger, Keith Richards The Rolling Stones Stone Country: Country Artists Perform
the Songs of The Rolling Stones
4:45
8 "I Got a Name" Jim Croce Jim Croce Jim Croce: A Nashville Tribute 3:30
9 "I Know a Little" Steve Gaines Lynyrd Skynyrd Skynyrd Frynds 3:32
10 "A Little Bit More" Bobby Gosh Dr. Hook Previously unreleased 3:41

Production[edit]

References[edit]

  • Allmusic (see infobox)
  • Covers the Hits (CD). Sammy Kershaw. Mercury Records. 2000. 170149.