Homecoming: The Bluegrass Album

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Homecoming: The Bluegrass Album
Studio album by Joe Diffie
Released October 25, 2010 (2010-10-25)
Genre Bluegrass
Label Rounder
Producer Luke Wooten
Joe Diffie
Joe Diffie chronology
Tougher Than Nails
(2004)
Homecoming: The Bluegrass Album
(2010)
All in the Same Boat
(2013)

Homecoming: The Bluegrass Album is an album by American country music singer Joe Diffie. It was released on October 25, 2010 via Rounder Records. It is his first album of bluegrass music.

Critical reception[edit]

Allmusic reviewer j. poet gave the album three-and-a-half stars out of five, saying that "there's not a weak track here".[1] CM Wilcox of The 9513 rated it four-and-a-half stars out of five, praising Diffie's vocals and saying that he "throw[s] himself into these songs so wholeheartedly that it's actually kind of startling."[2]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Somehow Tonight"   Earl Scruggs 2:59
2. "Lonesome and Dry as a Bone"   Shawn Camp, Matt Lindsey, Mel Tillis Jr. 3:53
3. "Tall Cornstalk"   Camp, Harley Allen 2:48
4. "Fit for a King"   Carl Jackson, Jim Rushing 4:12
5. "Route 5 Box 109"   Galen Griffin, Kerry Kurt Phillips 3:58
6. "Rainin' on Her Rubber Dolly" (featuring The Grascals) Camp, Joe Diffie 2:55
7. "I Know How It Feels"   Larry Cordle, Rusty Morrell 3:40
8. "Tennessee Tea"   Diffie, Billy Joe Foster 2:52
9. "Free and Easy"   Allen 3:01
10. "Stormy Weather Once Again"   Camp, Jimmy Stewart 3:03
11. "'Til Death"   Diffie, Steven Pippin 4:29
12. "Hard to Handle"   Alvertis Bell, Allen Jones, Otis Redding 2:30

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2010) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Bluegrass Albums 10

References[edit]

  1. ^ j. poet. "Homecoming review". Allmusic. Retrieved 29 October 2010. 
  2. ^ Wilcox, CM (29 October 2010). "Homecoming review". The 9513. Retrieved 29 October 2010.