Let's Go (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band album)

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Let's Go
Studio album by Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
Released 1983
Genre Country/Country rock/Folk rock/Bluegrass
Label Liberty
Producer Norbert Putnam & Richard Landis
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band chronology
Jealousy
(1981)
Let's Go
(1983)
Plain Dirt Fashion
(1984)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic [1]

Let's Go is the 1983 album from The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. This album marks the return of Nitty Gritty to the band name and Jim Ibbotson to the band. The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (aka The Dirt Band) is notable for having many charting albums and singles. This album reached 26 on the US Country charts. Two singles from this album also charted. "Shot Full of Love" reached 19 on the US Country charts. "Dance Little Jean" reached 9 on the US Country charts.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Heartaches in Heartaches" (Andrew Gold) - 3:30
  2. "Special Look" (Jeff Hanna/Bob Carpenter) - 3:14
  3. "Shot Full of Love" (Bob McDill) - 3:23
  4. "Never Together (But Close Sometimes)" (Rodney Crowell) - 3:06
  5. "Goodbye Eyes" (Dave Loggins) - 3:23
  6. "Maryann" (Marshall Crenshaw) - 3:10
  7. "Too Many Heartaches in Paradise" (J. Wilson/D. Green) - 4:00
  8. "Don't Get Sand in It" (S. Goodman/S. Kelly) - 3:28
  9. "Let's Go" (Jeff Hanna/Jimmie Fadden) - 3:06
  10. "Dance Little Jean" (Jimmy Ibbotson) - 3:12

Personnel[edit]

  • Jeff Hanna
  • Jimmie Fadden
  • John McEuen
  • Jim Ibbotson
  • Lead Vocals - Jeff Hanna, Jim Ibbotson
  • Guitars - Jim Ibbotson, Steve Gibson, Jeff Hanna, George Doering, John McEuen, Fred Tackett, David Loggins, Barry Chance
  • Harmonica - Jimmie Fadden
  • Banjo, Lap Steel Guitar - John McEuen
  • Mandolin - John McEuen, Jim Ibbotson
  • Keyboard - Bob Carpenter, Phil Aaberg, Richard Landis, Kyle Lehning, David Hengate, Norbert Putnam, Neil Stubenhaus
  • Drums - James Stroud, Ric Shlosser, Ken Buttrey, Roger Linn
  • Percussion - Jimmie Fadden, Farrell Morris, Jim Ibbotson, Richard Landis
  • Background Vocals - Bob Carpenter, Jim Ibbotson, Jeff Hanna
  • Background vocals on "Shot Full Of Love" - Kenny Edwards, Andrew Gold, Allen Graham[3]

Production[edit]

  • Producer - Norbert Putnam & Richard Landis

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1983) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 26

References[edit]

  1. ^ Thom Owens. "Allmusic review". Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-01-05. 
  2. ^ "Nitty Gritty Dirt Band discography - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia". En.wikipedia.org. 2011-12-12. Retrieved 2012-02-28. 
  3. ^ Track listing, Personnel, and Production from album liner notes unless otherwise noted.