Speed of Life (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band album)

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Speed of Life
Studio album by Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
Released 2009
Genre Country/Country rock/Folk rock/Bluegrass
Label NGDB Records
Producer George Massenburg, Jon Randall Stewart
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band chronology
Welcome to Woody Creek
(2004)
Speed of Life
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Speed of Life is the 2009 album from the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. It reached number 59 on the U.S. country charts.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Tulsa Sounds Like Trouble To Me" (Shawn Camp & Mark D. Sanders) - 4:36
  2. "Brand New Heartache" (Jeff Hanna & Donny Lowery) - 3:11
  3. "The Resurrection" (Matraca Berg & Alice Randall) - 4:13
  4. "Somethin' Dangerous" (Bob Carpenter, Tom Kell & Phil Soussan) - 3:25
  5. "Going Up To The Country" (Alan Wilson) - 4:15
  6. "Jimmy Martin" (Phil Madeira & Jimmie Lee Sloas) - 3:35
  7. "Lost In The Pines" (John McEuen) - 1:05
  8. "Speed Of Life" (Gary Scruggs) - 3:37
  9. "Amazing Love" (Bob Carpenter, Jeff Hanna & Tom Kell) - 4:06
  10. "Stuck In The Middle" (Joe Egan & Gerry Rafferty) - 3:42
  11. "Earthquake" (Bob Carpenter & John McEuen) - 3:23
  12. "Tryin' To Try" (Jimmie Fadden & Guy Clark) - 2:49
  13. "Good To Be Alive" (Matraca Berg & Troy Verges) - 3:37

Personnel[edit]

  • Jeff Hanna - vocals, acoustic, electric & Resonator guitars, slide guitar, mandolin
  • Jimmie Fadden - vocals, drums, harmonica, percussion
  • Bob Carpenter - vocals, Wurlitzer & grand pianos, accordion, hammond organ
  • John McEuen - 5-string banjo, mandolin, fiddle, lap steel, finger-style acoustic guitar

Additional Musicians

Production[edit]

  • Recorded live and mixed at: Blackbird Studio C, Nashville, TN.
  • Assisted by: Kazuri Arai and Nathan Yarborough
  • Produced and mixed by: George Massenburg and Jon Randall Stewart
  • Mastered by: Doug Sax and George Massenburg
  • Design: Gina Binkley/Alter Ego Design

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 59

References[edit]

All info is from album liner notes, unless otherwise noted. [3]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "Nitty Gritty Dirt Band discography - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia". En.wikipedia.org. Retrieved 2012-03-10. 
  3. ^ Speed Of Life, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Records SUG-CD-4058 (2009) CD