Daron Norwood (album)

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Daron Norwood
Studio album by Daron Norwood
Released February 1, 1994 (1994-02-01)
Genre Country
Length 34:20
Label Giant
Producer James Stroud, Jeff Carlton
Daron Norwood chronology
Daron Norwood
(1994)
Ready, Willing and Able
(1995)

Daron Norwood is the debut album of American country music singer Daron Norwood. It was released on February 1, 1994 via Giant Records. The album includes the singles "If It Wasn't for Her I Wouldn't Have You", "Cowboys Don't Cry", and "If I Ever Love Again", of which the first two were Top 40 hits on the Hot Country Songs charts.[1]

Critical reception[edit]

The album received a mostly-favorable review in Billboard, which praised Norwood's "pleasantly resonant voice" and said that he "displays both his songwriting potential and an engaging way with a ballad".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Cowboys Don't Cry" (Jim Allison, Jeff Raymond, Bob Simon, Doug Gilmore) — 3:06
  2. "If It Wasn't for Her I Wouldn't Have You" (J. L. Wallace, Terry Skinner) — 3:34
  3. "Phantom of the Opry" (Billy Lawson, John Schweers, Roger Murrah) — 3:55
  4. "Phonographic Memory" (Robert Ellis Orrall, Curtis Wright, Doug Millett) — 2:24
  5. "J. T. Miller's Farm" (Daron Norwood, Lawson, Mike O'Rear) — 4:18
  6. "Honky Tonk Heartache of the Year" (Lonnie Wilson, Wayne Perry) — 2:50
  7. "If I Ever Love Again" (Wright, Billy Spencer) — 3:50
  8. "A Little Bigger Piece of American Pie" (Craig Wiseman, Ronnie Samoset) — 3:24
  9. "I Was Losing You" (Bruce Burch) — 3:09
  10. "That's Life" (Lawson, Bud McGuire, Mike McGuire) — 3:50

Personnel[edit]

Compiled from liner notes.[3]

Musicians
Technical

Recorded and mixed at Loud Recording Studios, Nashville, Tennessee.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 302. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ "Reviews". Billboard: 56. 19 February 1994. 
  3. ^ Daron Norwood (CD insert). Daron Norwood. Giant Records. 1994. 24527.