High Lonesome (Randy Travis album)

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High Lonesome
Studio album by Randy Travis
Released August 27, 1991
Recorded The Nightingale, Nashville Tracks 2 & 4
The Soundshop, Nashville Tracks 1, 3 & 10
Groundstar Lab, Nashville Tracks 5 - 9
Genre Country
Length 31:53
Label Warner Bros. Nashville
Producer Kyle Lehning
Randy Travis chronology
Heroes & Friends
(1990)
High Lonesome
(1991)
Greatest Hits, Volume 1
(1992)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
Entertainment Weekly A- link
Q 3/5 stars link
Robert Christgau (choice cut) link

High Lonesome is the seventh studio album by American country music artist Randy Travis, released on August 27, 1991. Four singles were released from the album: "Forever Together" (#1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts), "Better Class of Losers" (#2), "Point of Light" (#3), and "I'd Surrender All" reached number 20. All of these singles except "Point of Light" were co-written by Travis and country singer Alan Jackson. Conversely, Travis co-wrote Jackson's 1992 Number One hit "She's Got the Rhythm (And I Got the Blues)" from his 1992 album A Lot About Livin' (And a Little 'bout Love).

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Let Me Try" (Chuck Cannon, Allen Shamblin) - 4:03
  2. "Oh, What a Time to Be Me" (Randy Travis, Don Schlitz) - 3:35
  3. "Heart of Hearts" (Mike Henderson, Kevin Welch) - 2:41
  4. "Point of Light" (Schlitz, Thom Schuyler) - 3:34
  5. "Forever Together" (Travis, Alan Jackson) - 3:06
  6. "Better Class Of Losers" (Travis, Jackson) - 2:41
  7. "I'd Surrender All" (Travis, Jackson) - 3:36
  8. "High Lonesome" (Gretchen Peters) - 3:27
  9. "Allergic to the Blues" (Jackson, Jim McBride) - 2:28
  10. "I'm Gonna Have a Little Talk with Jesus" (Schlitz, Travis)- 2:42

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1991) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 3
U.S. Billboard 200 43
Canadian RPM Country Albums 10
Canadian RPM Top Albums 61

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