Million Mile Reflections

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Million Mile Reflections
Studio album by The Charlie Daniels Band
Released April 20, 1979
Recorded Woodland Sound Studios, Nashville, Tennessee
Genre Rock, country, bluegrass
Length 37:27
Label Epic
Producer John Boylan
The Charlie Daniels Band chronology
Midnight Wind
(1977)
Million Mile Reflections
(1979)
Full Moon
(1980)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Million Mile Reflections is a studio album by The Charlie Daniels Band released on April 20, 1979. It is best known for the hit single "The Devil Went Down to Georgia". The title refers to the band having passed the million mile mark in its touring. The song Reflections is a tribute to Elvis Presley, Janis Joplin, and Ronnie Van Zant. Daniels dedicated the album to Van Zant, who had died in October, 1977 in a plane crash.

Track listing[edit]

  • All Songs Written By Daniels, Crain, DiGregorio, Edwards, Hayward & Marshall, except where noted.
  1. "Passing Lane" - 3:17
  2. "Blue Star" - 3:40
  3. "Jitterbug" (Daniels, Crain, DiGregorio, Edwards, Hayward, Don Murray) - 3:11
  4. "Behind Your Eyes" (John Boylan) - 3:56
  5. "Reflections" - 5:26
  6. "The Devil Went Down to Georgia" - 3:37
  7. "Mississippi" (Daniels) - 3:10
  8. "Blind Man" (Crain) - 3:46
  9. "Rainbow Ride" - 7:24

Chart performance[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart (1979) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 1
U.S. Billboard 200 5
Canadian RPM Country Albums 2
Canadian RPM Top Albums 9
U.K. Albums Chart 74

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart Positions
US Country US CAN Country CAN
1979 "The Devil Went Down to Georgia" 1 3 1 5
"Mississippi" 19 3
"Behind Your Eyes" 87

Personnel[edit]

The Charlie Daniels Band:

Additional personnel:

  • Bergen White - string arrangements on tracks 5 and 7
  • Lea Jane Singers - background vocals on tracks 3 and 5
  • Terry Mead - Trumpet on "Jitterbug"

Production[edit]

  • Producer: John Boylan
  • Engineer: Paul Grupp
  • Assistant (recording): Steve Goostree
  • Mixed at Westlake Sound, Los Angeles, Ca.
  • Assistants (mixing): Dave Rideau, Erik Zobler
  • Production supervisor: Joseph E. Sullivan
  • Cover illustration: Bill Myers
  • Cover design: Virginia Team - Wm. J. Johnson

Catalog number[edit]

References[edit]

Preceded by
Greatest Hits by Waylon Jennings
Greatest Hits by Waylon Jennings
Top Country Albums number-one album
September 1, 1979
September 22 - October 6, 1979
Succeeded by
Greatest Hits by Waylon Jennings
Greatest Hits by Waylon Jennings