Wild Streak

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Wild Streak
Studio album by Hank Williams, Jr.
Released June 21, 1988 (1988-06-21)
Genre Country
Length 38:16
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Barry Beckett
Jim Ed Norman
Hank Williams, Jr.
Hank Williams, Jr. chronology
Born to Boogie
(1987)
Wild Streak
(1988)
Hank Williams, Jr.'s Greatest Hits, Vol. 3
(1989)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]

Wild Streak is a studio album by American country music artist Hank Williams, Jr. It was released by Warner Bros. Records on June 21, 1988. "If the South Woulda Won" and "Early in the Morning and Late at Night" were released as singles. The album reached #1 on the Top Country Albums chart[2] and has been certified Gold by the RIAA.[3]

"Tuesday's Gone" is a Lynyrd Skynyrd cover which later appeared on the 1994 compilation Skynyrd Frynds.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Wild Streak" (Hank Williams, Jr., Terri Sharp) - 3:01
  2. "If the South Woulda Won" (Williams) - 3:19
  3. "What You Don't Know (Won't Hurt You)" (Williams) - 4:31
  4. "You're Gonna Be a Sorry Man" (Al Anderson) - 3:53
  5. "Love M.D." (Tony Joe White, Leann White) - 4:14
  6. "Early in the Morning and Late at Night" (Troy Seals, Frank J. Myers) - 2:29
  7. "I'm Just a Man" (Williams) - 3:17
  8. "Social Call" (Williams) - 4:35
  9. "You Brought Me Down to Earth" (Williams) - 3:33
  10. "Tuesday's Gone" (Allen Collins, Ronnie Van Zant) - 5:47

Production[edit]

  • Produced By Hank Williams Jr., Barry Beckett & Jim Ed Norman
  • Engineers: Chris Hammond, Scott Hendricks
  • Assistant Engineer: Ken Criblez
  • Mixing: Scott Hendricks, Mark Nevers
  • Mastering: Carlos Grier, Denny Purcell

Personnel[edit]

  • Drums: Matt Betton, Bill Marshall
  • Bass: Ray Barrickman, Michael Rhodes
  • Keyboards, Synthesizers: Barry Beckett, Billy Earheart, John Jarvis, Mike Lawler
  • Programming: Carl Marsh
  • Guitars: Dino Bradley, Gary Rossington, Wayne Turner, Billy Joe Walker, Jr., Reggie Young
  • Steel Guitar: Eddie Long
  • Fiddle: Mark O'Connor
  • Horns: Herbert Bruce, Ray Carroll, Quitman Dennis, Jack Hale, Michael Haynes, Jim Horn, Jerry McKinney

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1988) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 1
U.S. Billboard 200 55

References[edit]

Preceded by
Alabama Live
by Alabama
Top Country Albums number-one album
August 13–27, 1988
Succeeded by
Old 8x10
by Randy Travis