Flirtin' with Disaster

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For the song of the same name, see Flirtin' with Disaster (song).
Flirtin' with Disaster
Cover art by Frank Frazetta
Studio album by Molly Hatchet
Released October 1979 (1979-10)
Recorded Bee Jay Recording Studios, Orlando, Florida
Record Plant Studios, Los Angeles, California
Genre Southern rock, hard rock
Length 38:17
Label Epic
Producer Tom Werman
Molly Hatchet chronology
Molly Hatchet
(1978)
Flirtin' with Disaster
(1979)
Beatin' the Odds
(1980)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

Flirtin' with Disaster is the second studio album by American southern rock band Molly Hatchet, released in 1979 (see 1979 in music). In 2001, Sony Music re-issued the album under their subsidiary label Epic/Legacy with the production of Jeff Magid and four bonus tracks. It is their best-selling album.

The cover is a painting by Frank Frazetta entitled "Dark Kingdom."

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Whiskey Man" (Danny Joe Brown, Bruce Crump, Dave Hlubek, Steve Holland) – 3:38
  2. "It's All Over Now" (Bobby Womack, Shirley Jean Womack) – 3:40
  3. "One Man's Pleasure" (Brown, Hlubek, Duane Roland) – 3:24
  4. "Jukin' City" (Brown, Hlubek, Holland) – 3:46
  5. "Boogie No More" (Brown, Crump, Hlubek, Holland, Roland, Banner Thomas) – 6:08
  6. "Flirtin' with Disaster" (Brown, Hlubek, Thomas) – 5:00
  7. "Good Rockin'" (Brown, Crump, Hlubek, Holland, Roland, Thomas) – 3:17
  8. "Gunsmoke" (Crump, Roland) – 3:11
  9. "Long Time" (Brown, Hlubek, Holland) – 3:19
  10. "Let the Good Times Roll" (Brown, Hlubek, Holland) – 2:56
Bonus tracks on 2001 Sony remaster
  1. "Silver and Sorrow" (Brown, Crump, Hlubek, Holland, Roland, Thomas) – 3:36 (demo)
  2. "Flirtin' with Disaster" (Brown, Hlubek, Thomas) – 6:15 (live from Jacksonville, FL in 1980)
  3. "One Man's Pleasure" (Brown, Hlubek, Roland) – 3:16 (live from Jacksonville, FL in 1980)
  4. "Cross Road Blues" (Robert Johnson) – 4:13 (live from Jacksonville, FL in 1980)

Personnel[edit]

Molly Hatchet
Additional musicians
Production
  • Pat Armstrong – executive production, direction
  • Gary Ladinsky – engineering, mixing
  • George Marino – mastering
  • Cary Pritkin – assistant engineering
  • Bill Vermillion – assistant engineering
  • Tom Werman – production

Charts[edit]

Album – Billboard (North America)[2]

Year Chart Position
1979 Pop Albums 19

Singles – Billboard (North America)[3]

Year Single Chart Position
1980 "Flirtin' With Disaster" Pop Singles 42
Certifier Certification Sales
RIAA (U.S.)[4] 2× Platinum 2,000,000

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