Rainbow Connection (album)

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Rainbow Connection
Studio album by Willie Nelson
Released June 12, 2001
Genre Country
Label Island
Producer Matt Hubbard, Amy Nelson, David Zettner, Willie Nelson
Willie Nelson chronology
Milk Cow Blues
(2000)
Rainbow Connection
(2001)
The Great Divide
(2002)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Rainbow Connection is a 2001 album by country singer Willie Nelson nominated for the 2001 Country Album of the Year Grammy Award. It was recorded in December 2000 and January 2001 at Willie's ranch near Spicewood, TX.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Rainbow Connection" (Williams, Ascher) – 4:29
  2. "I'm Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover" (Paul Edgar Johnson) – 2:30
  3. "Ol' Blue" (Trad.) – 2:36
  4. "Wise Old Me" (Amy Nelson) – 4:14
  5. "Won't You Ride in My Little Red Wagon" (Rex Griffin) – 1:28
  6. "Playmate" (H.W. Petrie) – 1:37
  7. "I'm My Own Grandpa" (David D. Diebler) – 3:19
  8. "Rock Me to Sleep" (Tom Hunter) – 3:16
  9. "Playin' Dominoes and Shootin' Dice" (Tex Woods, O.D. Dobbs) – 2:46
  10. "Wouldn't Have It Any Other Way" (Willie Nelson) – 1:55
  11. "Outskirts of Town" (W. Weldon) – 7:20
  12. "Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In)" (Mickey Newbury) – 3:42
  13. "The Thirty-Third of August" (Mickey Newbury)– 4:33

Personnel[edit]

  • Willie Nelson – Guitar, vocals
  • Matt Hubbard – Harmonica, electric bass, bongos, keyboards, electric piano
  • Amy Nelson – Vocals, background vocals, vocal harmony
  • Lana Nelson – Vocals
  • George Fowler - Background vocals
  • Paula Nelson – Vocals
  • Gabe Rhodes – Guitar
  • David Zettner – Pedal steel, electric bass, guitar

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2001) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 52

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/r537928