Ghost to a Ghost/Gutter Town

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Ghost to a Ghost/Gutter Town
Studio album by Hank Williams III
Released September 6, 2011
Genre Neotraditional country
Outlaw country
Cajun music
Zydeco
Length 59:41 (Ghost to a Ghost)
77:18 (Gutter Town)
Label Megaforce Records
Hank 3 Records
Producer Hank Williams III
Andy Gibson
Hank Williams III chronology
Hillbilly Joker
(2011)
Ghost to a Ghost/Gutter Town
(2011)
3 Bar Ranch Cattle Callin'
(2011)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Metal Up Your Thrash 4.5/5 stars[1]
Slant Magazine 4.5/5 stars[2]
Allmusic 4/5 stars[3]

Ghost to a Ghost/Gutter Town is the seventh solo album by country artist Hank Williams III. The double album was released on September 6, 2011. All songs were recorded in Hank III’s home studio The Haunted Ranch.[4] The album features guest appearances by Tom Waits, Ray Lawrence Jr., Eddie Pleasant, Alan King (Hellstomper), Les Claypool (Primus), Dave Sherman (Wretched, Earthride), Troy Medlin (Sourvein), and Williams' dog Trooper.[5] Ghost to a Ghost/Gutter Town consisted of two of the four albums Hank Williams III simultaneously released on September 6, 2011 on Hank 3 Records, with distribution through Megaforce Records.

Track listing[edit]

Ghost to a Ghost
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Gutter Town"   Hank Williams III 4:39
2. "Day by Day"   Williams III 5:12
3. "Riding the Wave"   Williams III 5:56
4. "Don't Ya Wanna"   Williams III 4:15
5. "Ray Lawrence Jr." (feat. Ray Lawrence Jr.) Ray Lawrence Jr. 7:02
6. "The Devil's Movin' In"   Williams III 5:06
7. "Time to Die"   Williams III 4:50
8. "Troopers Hollar" (feat. Trooper) Williams III 4:37
9. "Outlaw Convention"   Williams III 5:15
10. "Cunt of a Bitch" (feat. Alan King) Williams III / Alan King 5:34
11. "Ghost to a Ghost" (feat. Les Claypool, Alan King, Tom Waits, Dave Sherman and Troy Medlin) Williams III 7:08
Total length:
59:41
Gutter Town
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Goin' to Gutter Town"   Williams III 4:23
2. "Gutter Stomp"   Williams III 3:19
3. "The Dirt Road"   Williams III 4:14
4. "Musha's"   Williams III 3:03
5. "The Dream of Before"   Williams III 2:45
6. "Dyin' Day"   Williams III 5:37
7. "I Promised" (feat. Eddie Pleasant) Eddie Pleasant 1:55
8. "Chord of the Organ"   Williams III 1:07
9. "Move Them Songs" (feat. Eddie Pleasant) Pleasant 2:06
10. "The Low Line"   Williams III 5:21
11. "I'll Be Gone"   Williams III 6:32
12. "Troopers Chaos" (feat. Trooper) Williams III 5:24
13. "Chaos Queen"   Williams III 5:36
14. "Thunderpain"   Williams III 5:32
15. "Fadin' Moon" (feat. Tom Waits) Williams III 4:38
16. "The Round"   Williams III 1:35
17. "I'll Save My Tears"   Williams III 3:30
18. "It's Goin' Down"   Williams III 3:40
19. "With the Ship" (feat. Les Claypool) Williams III 6:52
Total length:
77:18

Musical personnel[edit]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2011) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 14
U.S. Billboard 200 49
U.S. Billboard Top Independent Albums 7

References[edit]

  1. ^ Metalman, The (2011-09-08). "Hank3-Ghost to a Ghost". Metal Up Your Thrash. Retrieved 2011-09-08. 
  2. ^ Keefe, Jonathan (2011-09-05). "Hank 3 Ghost to a Ghost/Gutter Town". Slant Magazine. Retrieved 2011-09-08. 
  3. ^ Deming, Mark (2011-09-07). "Ghost to a Ghost/Gutter Town". Allmusic. Retrieved 2011-09-08. 
  4. ^ Flotat, Raymond (2011-06-24). "Hank Williams III to Release Four New Albums on 9/6, Guests Include Tom Waits". Mxdwn.com. Retrieved 2011-07-03. 
  5. ^ Triggerman, The (2011-06-23). "Hank III To Release 4 Records on September 6th". Saving Country Music. Retrieved 2011-07-03.