Would You Lay with Me (In a Field of Stone)

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Would You Lay with Me (In a Field of Stone)
Studio album by Tanya Tucker
Released 1974
Genre Country
Label Columbia
Producer Billy Sherrill
Tanya Tucker chronology
What's Your Mama's Name
(1973)
Would You Lay with Me (In a Field of Stone)
(1974)
Tanya Tucker
(1975)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau B−[2]

Would You Lay with Me (In a Field of Stone) (1974) is the third album by Tanya Tucker. It was also the third of four albums with producer Billy Sherrill and Columbia Records. The title song, "Would You Lay with Me (In a Field of Stone)," was a #1 on the Billboard Country Singles charts and a #46 Pop hit. Another single "The Man That Turned My Mama On," rose to the #4 spot (and #86 Pop), while "I Believe the South Is Gonna Rise Again" was at #18. This album, like its predecessor, also peaked at #4 in the Country Albums chart. The song was later covered by Johnny Cash on the American III album.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Would You Lay with Me (In a Field of Stone)" (David Allan Coe) – 2:23
  2. "How Can I Tell Him" (Roland Kent "Lobo" LaVoie) – 4:40
  3. "Let Me Be There" (John Rostill) – 2:56
  4. "Bed of Rose's" (Don Reid) – 2:25
  5. "The Man That Turned My Mama On" (Ed Bruce) – 2:54
  6. "I Believe the South Is Gonna Rise Again" (Bobby Braddock) – 3:01
  7. "Old Dan Tucker's Daughter" (Curly Putman, Buddy Killen) – 2:53
  8. "No Man's Land" (Don Wayne) – 3:37
  9. "Why Me Lord?" (Kris Kristofferson) – 2:47
  10. "The Baptism of Jesse Taylor" (Dallas Frazier, Sanger D. Shafer) – 3:15
  11. "What If We Were Running Out of Love" (Linda Hargrove) – 2:25

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