Should I Do It

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Should I Do It
Studio album by Tanya Tucker
Released 1981
Genre Country
Label MCA Records
Producer Gary Klein
Tanya Tucker chronology
Dreamlovers
(1980)
Should I Do It
(1981)
Live
(1982)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Should I Do It is the 12th album by Tanya Tucker. The highest ranking single, the title song, "Should I Do It," only rose to the #50 position on the Billboard Country Singles chart. (The Pointer Sisters had better luck with the song on the pop charts in 1982.) The only other single to even break into the Top 100 was the #83 "Rodeo Girls." The album peaked at #48 on the Country Albums chart. Emmylou Harris provides backing vocals on "Stormy Weather."

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Should I Do It" (Layng Martine, Jr.)
  2. "Stormy Weather" [with Emmylou Harris] (Tom Snow/Leo Sayer)
  3. "Halfway to Heaven" (Jerry Goldstein/Robert E. Getter/Guy F. Peritore)
  4. "Heartache #3" (Joe Rainey)
  5. "You Don't Have to Say You Love Me" (Pino Donaggio/Simon Napier-Bell/Vicki Wickham)
  6. "Rodeo Girls" (Joe Rainey/Tanya Tucker)
  7. "I Oughta Let Go" (Troy Seals/Eddie Setser/Steve Diamond)
  8. "Lucky Enough for Two" (Henry Gaffney)
  9. "We're Playing Games Again" (Troy Seals/Richard Kerr)
  10. "Shoulder to Shoulder" [with Glen Campbell] (Henry Gaffney)

Personnel[edit]

  • Drums, Percussion: Rick Shlosser, Steve Turner
  • Bass: Bill McCubbin, Leland Sklar
  • Piano: Larry Muhoberac, Jai Winding
  • Synthesizer: Bill Cuomo
  • Guitars: Buzz Feiten, Jay Dee Maness, Dean Parks, Lee Ritenour, Jerry Swallow, Fred Tackett
  • Mandolin: Jerry Swallow
  • Horns: Chuck Findley, Jerry Hey, Jim Horn, Andrew Love, James Mitchell
  • Accordion: Nick DeCaro
  • Additional Vocals: John Bahler, Debbie Hall, Emmylou Harris, Ron Hicklin, Sandie Hill, Gene Morford, Herb Pedersen, Jerry Whitman

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1981) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 48
U.S. Billboard 200 180

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