The Blue Rose of Texas

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The Blue Rose of Texas
Studio album by Holly Dunn
Released July 10, 1989 (1989-07-10)
Genre Country
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Holly Dunn and Chris Waters
Holly Dunn chronology
Across the Rio Grande
The Blue Rose of Texas
Heart Full of Love
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

The Blue Rose of Texas is country music artist Holly Dunn's fourth album, and the first with the Warner Bros. Records label. With this album, Holly Dunn achieved her first number 1 Billboard country single, "Are You Ever Gonna Love Me". Another major hit from the album was the number 4 track, "There Goes My Heart Again". Dolly Parton lends supporting vocals on her own "Most of All, Why," and Joe Diffie provides backing vocals on "There Goes My Heart Again."

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Are You Ever Gonna Love Me" (Holly Dunn, Tom Shapiro, Chris Waters) – 2:38
  2. "You're Still Keeping Me Up at Night" (Dunn, Shapiro, Waters) – 3:32
  3. "Most of All, Why" (Dolly Parton) – 3:05
  4. "Thunder and Lightnin'" (Val & Birdie, Vince Melamed) – 2:59
  5. "No One Takes the Train Anymore" (Waters) – 4:07
  6. "The Blue Rose of Texas" (Dunn, Shapiro, Waters) – 2:43
  7. "Sometime Today" (Dunn, Shapiro, Waters) – 3:18
  8. "There Goes My Heart Again" (Lonnie Wilson, Wayne Perry, Joe Diffie) – 2:42
  9. "If I'd Never Loved You" (Dunn) – 2:41
  10. "There's No Heart So Strong" (Paul Overstreet, Don Schlitz) – 3:36

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1989) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 30