Love and Honor (album)

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Love and Honor
Studio album by Ricky Van Shelton
Released November 1, 1994
Recorded Westwood Studios
Genre Country
Length 34:23
Label Columbia Nashville
Producer Blake Chancey
Paul Worley
Ricky Van Shelton chronology
A Bridge I Didn't Burn
(1993)
Love and Honor
(1994)
Making Plans
(1998)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
Entertainment Weekly (B) link

Love and Honor is the seventh studio album (ninth overall) by country music artist Ricky Van Shelton and his last album for Columbia Records. This is also his first album of his career not to be produced by Steve Buckingham. Two singles released from this album, "Wherever She Is", and "Lola's Love" charted outside the top 40. "Lola's Love" was originally recorded by Sawyer Brown and featured on their 1987 album, Somewhere in the Night.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Wherever She Is" (James House, John Jarrard) - 2:50
  2. "Complicated" (Bill LaBounty, Pat McLaughlin) - 3:07
  3. "Lola's Love" (Dennis Linde) - 3:09
  4. "I Thought I'd Heard It All" (Deryl Dodd, Philip Douglas, Don Pfrimmer) - 3:40
  5. "Then for Them" (Larry Boone, Will Robinson) - 3:03
  6. "Baby, Take a Picture" (Carol Chase, Kathy Louvin, Russell Smith) - 2:25
  7. "Love Without You" (Jeff Pearson, Charles Quillen) - 3:02
  8. "Been There, Done That" (John Jarrard, Craig Wiseman) - 3:23
  9. "Love and Honor" (Merle Haggard) - 3:05
  10. "Where the Tall Grass Grows" (Randy Boudreaux, Kerry Kurt Phillips, Andy Spooner) - 3:22
  11. "Thanks a Lot" (Eddie Miller, Don Sessions) - 3:17

Release history[edit]

Year Type Label Catalogue
1994 Cassette Sony 66153
1994 CD Sony 66153
1994 CD Columbia 4776802
1995 CD Columbia 474802

Musicians[edit]

  • Owen Hale - Drums (tracks 1, 2, 4 - 7)
  • Paul Leim - Drums (tracks 3, 8, 9)
  • Larry Marrs - Bass (tracks 1 - 9)
  • Biff Watson - Acoustic Guitar (tracks 1,2,4 - 7)
  • John Willis - Electric Guitar, Mandolin (tracks 1, 4 - 9)
  • Steve Nathan - Piano (tracks 1, 2, 4 - 7)
  • Hank Singer - Fiddle (tracks 1 & 6)
  • Paul Franklin - Steel Guitar, Dobro (tracks 1, 2, 4, 7)
  • Paul Worley - Acoustic Guitar (tracks 1, 2, 5, 8, 10)
  • Kenny Greenberg - Acoustic & Electric Guitar (tracks 1, 2, 3, 8)
  • Charlie McCoy - Harmonica (track 2)
  • Terry McMillan - Guitar, Percussion (tracks 3 & 5)
  • Dennis Linde - Acoustic Guitar, Special Effects, Clavinet (track 3)
  • Tommy Sprulock - Steel Guitar (tracks 5 & 6)
  • Sonny Garrish - Steel Guitar (tracks 8 & 9)
  • Gary Smith - Piano (tracks 8 & 9)
  • Rob Hajacos - Fiddle (tracks 8 & 9)
  • Tigar Bell - Fiddle (track 10)
  • Darin Favorite - Lead Guitar (tracks 10 & 11)
  • Tommy Hannum - Steel & Acoustic Guitar (tracks 10 & 11)
  • Bruce Harrison - Keyboard (tracks 10 & 11)
  • George Honea - Drums (tracks 10 & 11)
  • Rocky Thacker - Bass (tracks 10 & 11)

Background Vocals

  • Larry Marrs (all tracks)
  • Russell Terrell (tracks 1,4 - 11)
  • Harry Stinson (track 2)
  • Tony King (track 3)
  • Tom Flora (track 3)
  • Bergen White (track 3)

Personnel[edit]

  • Production Assistant: Carl Landers
  • Recorded and Mixed By: Chuck Ainlay & Graham Lewis
  • Engineers: Tim Farmer, Mark Frigo & Graham Lewis
  • Mastered By: Denny Purcell
  • Art Direction: Bill Johnson
  • Photography: Frank Ockenfels
  • Design: Beth Kindig
  • Art Assistance: Gregory MacLachlan

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1994) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 62