Hold On (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band album)

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Hold On
Studio album by Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
Released July 7, 1987
Genre Country rock
Label Warner Bros. Nashville
Producer Josh Leo
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band chronology
Twenty Years of Dirt
(1986)
Hold On
(1987)
Workin' Band
(1988)

The album includes the third and final number one hit single by the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, "Fishin' in the Dark".[1]

Track listing[edit]

Hold On contains 10 tracks:[1][2]

  1. "Fishin' in the Dark" (Wendy Waldman, Jim Photoglo) - 3:22
  2. "Joe Knows How to Live" (Max D. Barnes, Graham Lyle, Troy Seals) - 3:51
  3. "Keepin' the Road Hot" (Jeff Hanna, Bob Carpenter) - 3:30
  4. "Blue Ridge Mountain Girl" (Wayland Holyfield, Richard Leigh) - 3:20
  5. "Angelyne" (Bruce Springsteen) - 4:10
  6. "Baby's Got a Hold on Me" (Josh Leo, Jeff Hanna, Bob Carpenter) - 3:04
  7. "Dancing to the Beat of a Broken Heart" * (Wayland Holyfield, Verlon Thompson) - 3:57
  8. "Oh What a Love" * (Jim Ibbotson) - 3:08
  9. "Oleanna" * (Jimmie Fadden) - 4:40
  10. "Tennessee" * (Karen Staley) - 3:05

Personnel[edit]

[3]

  • Jimmie Fadden - Drums, Harmonica, Jaw Harp, Background Vocals
  • Jeff Hanna - Vocals, Guitars
  • Jim Ibbotson - Vocals, Electronic Bass, Guitars, Mandolin
  • Bob Carpenter - Vocals, Keyboards
  • John McEuen - Mandolin on "Tennessee" and Acoustic Guitar on "Oh What A Love" & "Dancing to the Beat of a Broken Heart"

Production[edit]

[4]

  • Producer - Josh Leo
  • * Producer - Marshall Morgan & Paul Worley for Morley Productions

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1987) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 14

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b NittyGritty.com
  2. ^ Song credits and times from album liner notes.
  3. ^ Personnel credits from album liner notes.
  4. ^ Production credits from album liner notes.