Thinkin' Problem

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Thinkin' Problem
Studio album by David Ball
Released June 14, 1994
Genre Country
Length 31:49
Label Warner Bros. Nashville
Producer Blake Chancey
David Ball chronology
Thinkin' Problem
(1994)
David Ball
(1994)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Thinkin' Problem is an album by American country music artist David Ball. It was released in 1994 (see 1994 in country music) on Warner Bros. Records Nashville. Although he had recorded an eponymous album for RCA Nashville in 1988 prior to the release of Thinkin' Problem, the RCA album was not released until later in 1994.

Thinkin' Problem was certified platinum by the RIAA for sales of one million copies in the United States. It produced five singles for him on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) charts between 1994 and 1995. The first of these to chart was the title track, which reached #2 on the country charts and #40 on the Billboard Hot 100. Following it were "When the Thought of You Catches Up with Me" (#7 on the country charts), "Look What Followed Me Home" (#11), "What Do You Want with His Love" (#48), and finally, "Honky Tonk Healin'" at #50.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Thinkin' Problem" (David Ball, Allen Shamblin, Stuart Ziff) – 3:00
  2. "Look What Followed Me Home" (Ball, Tommy Polk) – 2:58
  3. "Blowin' Smoke" (Ball, Polk, Billy Spencer) – 2:57
  4. "When the Thought of You Catches Up with Me" (Ball) –3:00
  5. "Honky Tonk Healin'" (Ball, Polk) – 3:22
  6. "A Walk on the Wild Side of Life" (Wayne Walker) – 3:07
  7. "Down at the Bottom of a Broken Heart" (Ball) – 3:04
  8. "What Do You Want with His Love" (Ball, Larry Jeffries) – 3:40
  9. "Don't Think Twice" (Ball) – 3:04
  10. "12-12-84" (Ball, Polk, Spencer) – 3:37

Personnel[edit]

  • David Ball – lead and background vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Glen Duncan – fiddle
  • Sonny Garrish – steel guitar
  • Rob Hajacos – fiddle
  • Owen Hale – drums
  • Larry Marrs – background vocals
  • Brent Masonelectric guitar
  • Steve Nathan – piano
  • Suzy Ragsdale – background vocals
  • Hank Singer – fiddle
  • Stephony Smith – background vocals
  • Blaine Sprouce – fiddle
  • Tommy Spurlock – steel guitar
  • Harry Stinson – background vocals
  • Verlon Thompson – acoustic guitar
  • Cindy Richardson Walker – background vocals
  • Glenn Worfbass guitar
  • Stuart Ziff – electric guitar

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1994) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 6
U.S. Billboard 200 53
Canadian RPM Country Albums 3
Canadian RPM Top Albums 55

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