Jeff Bates (album)

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Jeff Bates
Studio album by Jeff Bates
Released April 8, 2008 (2008-04-08)
Genre Country
Label Black River
Producer Kenny Beard, Jimmy Nichols
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Jeff Bates is the self-titled third album from American country music artist Jeff Bates. Released in April 2008 on the independent label Black River Entertainment, it has accounted for three non-charting singles: "Don't Hate Me for Lovin' You", "Riverbank" and "One Thing". Bates co-wrote ten of the thirteen songs on the album. Despite not producing a charting single, it peaked at #32 on Top Country Albums.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I Can't Have Nothing Nice" (Jeff Bates, Ben Hayslip, Brandon Kinney) – 3:34
  2. "Lonesome" (Kenny Beard, Casey Beathard, Frank Rogers) – 4:15
  3. "One Thing" (Bates, Jason Matthews, Jim McCormick) – 3:21
  4. "A Country Girl Can" (Bates, Hayslip, Matthews) – 3:06
  5. "Riverbank" (Bates, Robert Arthur, Kirk Roth) – 3:43
  6. "Chevy Don't Let Me Down" (Bates, Hayslip, Jimmy Yeary) – 3:07
  7. "Don't Hate Me for Lovin' You" (Bates, Yeary, Kemi Williams, Lonnie Wilson) – 3:25
  8. "My Wave" (Hayslip, Yeary) – 4:04
  9. "Some Days" (Bates, Beard, Hayslip) – 2:52
  10. "He Wasn't Like Us" (Bates, Hayslip, Kinney) – 3:51
  11. "Dead or Alive" (Bates, Arthur, Roth) – 3:14
  12. "Country Man" (Bates, Beard, Yeary) – 3:27
  13. "Somebody's Falling" (Beard, Deborah Allen, Paul Overstreet) – 3:21

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2008) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 32
U.S. Billboard Independent Albums 37

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