Down in the Boondocks (album)

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Down in the Boondocks
Studio album by Billy Joe Royal
Released 1965
Genre Country
Label Columbia
Producer Joe South
Billy Joe Royal chronology
Billy Joe Royal
(1965)
Down in the Boondocks
(1965)
Billy Joe Royal Featuring Hush
(1967)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

Down in the Boondocks is the second studio album by Billy Joe Royal released in 1965, the same year as his self-titled debut album.

There were three singles released from the album, all reaching the Top 40; the album title track (#9), "I Knew You When" (#14) and "I've Got to Be Somebody" (#38). The album also landed on the Pop Albums chart, peaking at #96.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Down in the Boondocks" (Joe South)
  2. "I Knew You When" (Joe South)
  3. "My Fondest Memories" (Joe South)
  4. "I've Got to Be Somebody" (Joe South)
  5. "Oh, What a Night" (Marvin Junior, Johnny Funches)
  6. "Leaning on You"
  7. "Heartaches and Teardrops" (M. Cooper, Ray Whitley)
  8. "Funny How Time Slips Away" (Willie Nelson)
  9. "Those Railroad Tracks in Between"
  10. "King of Fools" (Tommy Roe)
  11. "Steal Away" (Jimmy Hughes)
  12. "Pollyanna" (Joe South)

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