Paint the Town

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Paint the Town
Studio album by Highway 101
Released 1989
Genre Country
Length 33:24
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Paul Worley and Ed Seay
Highway 101 chronology
Highway 101²
Paint the Town
Greatest Hits
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic - 3/5 stars[1]

Paint the Town is the third album by the American country music band Highway 101. The last of their albums featuring Paulette Carlson as lead vocalist, it included the Billboard Country #1 "Who's Lonely Now," the #4 "Walkin', Talkin', Cryin', Barely Beatin' Broken Heart," and the #11 "This Side of Goodbye." Also included on the album is a cover of James Taylor's "Sweet Baby James". "Rough and Tumble Heart" was later recorded by Pam Tillis on her 1992 album Homeward Looking Angel.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I Can't Love You Baby" (Tommy Rocco, Kerry Chater, Jesse Read) — 3:33
  2. "If Love Had a Heart" (Matraca Berg, Curtis Stone) — 3:02
  3. "While You Slept Last Night" (Pam Tillis, Dennis Adkins) — 2:44
  4. "This Side of Goodbye" (Michael Noble, Jeff Pennig, Scott "Cactus" Moser) — 4:03
  5. "Walkin', Talkin', Cryin', Barely Beatin' Broken Heart" (Roger Miller, Justin Tubb) — 2:33
  6. "I'll Paint the Town" (Gretchen Peters) — 2:53
  7. "Rough and Tumble Heart" (Tillis, Bob DiPiero, Sam Hogin) — 3:41
  8. "Midnight Angel" (Bill Anthony, Bob Morrison) — 3:21
  9. "Who's Lonely Now" (Kix Brooks, Don Cook) — 3:25
  10. "Sweet Baby James" (James Taylor) — 4:00


Highway 101[edit]

Additional Musicians[edit]

Chart performance[edit]


Chart (1989) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 22


Year Single Peak positions
US Country CAN Country
1989 "Who's Lonely Now" 1 1
1990 "Walkin', Talkin', Cryin', Barely Beatin' Broken Heart" 4 5
"This Side of Goodbye" 11 9


  1. ^ Owens, Thom. "Highway 101 — Paint the Town". Allmusic. Retrieved 2009-10-10.