The Very Best of Travis Tritt

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The Very Best of Travis Tritt
Greatest hits album by Travis Tritt
Released January 30, 2007
Genre Country
Length 1:17:28
Label Rhino
Producer Various
Travis Tritt chronology
My Honky Tonk History
(2004)
The Very Best of Travis Tritt
(2007)
The Storm
(2007)

The Very Best of Travis Tritt is the title of a compilation album released in 2007 by American country music singer Travis Tritt. It features nineteen hits from his first several studio albums, as well as his rendition of the Eagles hit "Take It Easy", which he recorded in 1993 for Common Thread: The Songs of the Eagles. The album itself reached #21 on the Billboard Top Country Albums charts.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "It's a Great Day to Be Alive"   Darrell Scott 4:02
2. "Take It Easy"   Jackson Browne, Glenn Frey 3:32
3. "Here's a Quarter (Call Someone Who Cares)"   Travis Tritt 2:33
4. "Anymore"   Tritt, Jill Colucci 3:47
5. "Country Club"   Dennis Lord, Catesby Jones 3:12
6. "Help Me Hold On"   Tritt, Pat Terry 4:02
7. "Where Corn Don't Grow"   Roger Murrah, Mark Alan Springer 3:32
8. "Best of Intentions"   Tritt 4:19
9. "I'm Gonna Be Somebody"   Colucci, Stewart Harris 4:06
10. "Can I Trust You With My Heart"   Harris, Tritt 3:34
11. "Foolish Pride"   Tritt 4:21
12. "Lord Have Mercy on the Working Man"   Kostas 4:56
13. "Nothing Short of Dying"   Tritt 3:52
14. "More Than You'll Ever Know"   Tritt 3:29
15. "Sometimes She Forgets"   Steve Earle 3:48
16. "This One's Gonna Hurt You (For a Long, Long Time)" (duet with Marty Stuart) Marty Stuart 3:30
17. "Tell Me I Was Dreaming"   Tritt, Bruce Ray Brown 3:46
18. "Drift Off to Dream"   Tritt, Harris 3:44
19. "The Whiskey Ain't Workin'" (duet with Marty Stuart) Stuart, Ronny Scaife 2:41
20. "T-R-O-U-B-L-E"   Jerry Chesnut 3:01

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
About.com 5/5 stars[1]
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]
Country Weekly (favorable)[3]

The Very Best of Travis Tritt received four-and-a-half stars from Jason Birchmeier of Allmusic. Birchmeier's review states that "it's difficult to envision a better-compiled Warner Brothers-era single-disc collection of Tritt's music."[2] Jolene Downs of About.com gave the album five stars and says that the album "showcases Tritt's incredible talents not only as a songwriter but as a very versatile vocalist."[1]

Chart performance[edit]

The Very Best of Travis Tritt peaked at number 21 on the U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums chart and number 124 on the Billboard 200.[4]

Chart (2007) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard 200 124
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 21

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Downs, Jolene. "Travis Tritt - The Very Best of Travis Tritt". About.com. Retrieved 21 January 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Birchmeier, Jason. "The Very Best of Travis Tritt - Travis Tritt". Allmusic. Retrieved 21 January 2011. 
  3. ^ "The Very Best of Travis Tritt". Country Weekly. Retrieved 23 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "Chart listing for The Very Best of Travis Tritt". Allmusic. Retrieved 21 January 2011.