Tennessee Plates

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Tennessee Plates
Studio album by Mark Collie
Released 1995
Genre Country Music
Length 38:13
Label Giant
Producer Mark Collie
James Stroud
Mark Collie chronology
Tennessee Plates
Even the Man in the Moon Is Cryin
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Tennessee Plates is country music singer-songwriter Mark Collie's fifth full-length release, as well as his only album for Giant Records. It featured 3 singles. "Three Words, Two Hearts, One Night" charted at number 25, while "Steady as She Goes" reached at peak of 65. The last single "Lipstick Don't Lie" failed to chart. "Spirit of a Boy, Wisdom of a Man" was later released as a single by Randy Travis from his 1998 album You and You Alone.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Steady as She Goes" (Bob DiPiero, John Scott Sherrill, Michael Murgrage) – 2:56
  2. "There's Just You" (Mark Collie, Dean Dillon, Sanger D. Shafer) – 3:36
  3. "Three Words, Two Hearts, One Night" (Collie, Gerry House) – 2:48
  4. "Lipstick Don't Lie" (Trey Bruce, Collie) – 4:07
  5. "We'll Never Say Goodbye" (Collie) – 4:08
  6. "Tennessee Plates" (John Hiatt, Mike Porter) – 2:52
  7. "Memories (Still Missing Her)" (Collie, Rafe VanHoy) – 3:30
  8. "Tunica Motel" (Tony Joe White) – 4:05
  9. "Spirit of a Boy, Wisdom of a Man" (Bruce, Glen Burtnik) – 3:23
  10. "Those Days Are Gone" (Lewis Anderson, Collie) – 3:22
  11. "Chasin' a Dream Called Love" (Collie, VanHoy) – 3:26


  • Produced By James Stroud & Mark Collie
  • Recorded By John Guess; assisted by Derek Bason
  • Additional Recording By Kevin Beamish & Julian King; assisted by Mark Hagen, Ricky Cobble & Peter Martinez
  • Mixed By John Guess; assisted by Derek Bason
  • Mastered By John Guess & Marty Williams
  • Production Co-Ordination: Abbe Nameche & Doug Rich



  • Mark Collie; "Tennessee Plates" CD Booklet. 1995 Giant Records.