The Houston Kid

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The Houston Kid
Studio album by Rodney Crowell
Released 2001
Genre Country
Label Sugar Hill
Producer Peter Coleman
Rodney Crowell chronology
Jewel of the South
(1995)
The Houston Kid
(2001)
Fate's Right Hand
(2003)

The Houston Kid is the 10th album by American country music singer Rodney Crowell. It was released through Sugar Hill in 2001. The album includes the single "I Walk the Line Revisited", recorded in collaboration with Johnny Cash, which peaked at number 61 on the Hot Country Songs charts in late 1998.[1]

Thom Jurek of Allmusic rated the album with a full five-star rating.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Rodney Crowell except where noted.

  1. "Telephone Road" – 3:52
  2. "The Rock of My Soul" – 4:50
  3. "Why Don't We Talk About It" – 3:35
  4. "I Wish It Would Rain" – 3:28
  5. "Wandering Boy" – 5:57
  6. "I Walk The Line (Revisited)" (Crowell, Johnny Cash) – 3:51
  7. "Highway 17" – 4:54
  8. "U Don't Know How Much I Hate U" (Crowell, Steve Lukather) – 3:37
  9. "Banks of the Old Bandera" – 3:41
  10. "Topsy Turvy" – 3:47
  11. "I Know Love Is All I Need" – 5:20

Personnel[edit]

  • Pat Buchanan - acoustic guitar, electric guitar, vocals
  • Johnny Cash - Vocals
  • Peter Coleman - Producer, Engineer, Mixing
  • Steve Conn - Organ
  • John Cowan - Vocals
  • Donivan Cowart - Engineer
  • Chad Cromwell - Drums
  • Rodney Crowell - acoustic guitar, electric guitar, percussion Vocals
  • Jim Dineen - Engineer
  • Kenny Greenberg - electric guitar
  • John Hobbs - Organ, Keyboards, Sampling
  • John Jorgenson - electric guitar
  • Tim Lauer - Keyboards
  • Hunter Lee - Pipe
  • Dan Leffler - Engineer, Second Engineer
  • Paul Leim - Percussion, Drums
  • Charlie McCoy - Harmonica
  • Greg Morrow - Drums
  • Michael Rhodes - Bass
  • Vince Santoro - Vocals
  • Steuart Smith - Harmonica, Mandolin, Autoharp, electric guitar, Harmonium, Producer
  • Benmont Tench - piano
  • David Thoener - Mixing
  • Robby Turner - Dobro, steel guitar
  • Kenny Vaughn - Flamenco Guitar
  • Ian Wallace - Drums
  • Produced by Peter Coleman

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2001) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 32
U.S. Billboard Top Independent Albums 19

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 109. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ Jurek, Thom. "Review: The Houston Kid". Allmusic. Retrieved August 24, 2009. 

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