Hank Williams, Jr.'s Greatest Hits, Vol. 2

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Greatest Hits Volume 2
Greatest hits album by Hank Williams, Jr.
Released 1985
Genre Country/Outlaw country
Length 31:24
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Jimmy Bowen
Hank Williams, Jr.
Billy Sherrill
Hank Williams, Jr. chronology
Major Moves
(1984)
Greatest Hits Volume 2
(1985)
Five-O
(1985)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Greatest Hits Volume 2 is a compilation album by country artist Hank Williams, Jr. It was released in 1985 and was Williams' second compilation album on Warner Bros. Records. A critical and commercial success, the album peaked at Number One on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart, the second of his career to do so. The album was also certified Platinum by the RIAA, making it Williams' eleventh album to be certified Gold and the fifth to be certified Platinum. The album features ten tracks, nine of which were Number One or Top 10 songs on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart originally released from the studio albums High Notes, Strong Stuff, Man of Steel and Major Moves. The single "Two Old Cats Like Us" is a duet between Williams and R&B artist Ray Charles that was also featured on Charles' country album of duets, Friendship. The single was a moderate hit, peaking at number 14 on the Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Hank Williams, Jr. except where noted.

  1. "All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight" – 2:55
  2. "Man of Steel" – 3:37
  3. "Honky Tonkin'" (Hank Williams) – 2:13
  4. "The Conversation" [with Waylon Jennings] (Williams, Jennings, Albright) – 3:48
  5. "Queen of My Heart" – 3:45
  6. "Two Old Cats Like Us" [with Ray Charles] (Troy Seals) – 2:40
  7. "Gonna Go Huntin' Tonight" – 2:32
  8. "Attitude Adjustment" – 2:52
  9. "Major Moves" – 3:30
  10. "Leave Them Boys Alone [with Waylon Jennings and Ernest Tubb]" (Dean Dillon, Williams, Gary Stewart, Tanya Tucker) – 3:32

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1985) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 1
U.S. Billboard 200 183
Preceded by
The Heart of the Matter
by Kenny Rogers
Top Country Albums number-one album
February 8–15, 1986
Succeeded by
Streamline
by Lee Greenwood

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