Bang Bang Bang (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band album)

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This article is about 1999 album from The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. For 1996 Bad Boys Blue album, see Bang Bang Bang (Bad Boys Blue album).
Bang Bang Bang
Studio album by Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
Released 1999
Genre Country/Country rock/Folk rock/Bluegrass
Label DreamWorks
Producer Emory Gordy, Jr., Steve Fishell, and Josh Leo
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band chronology
The Christmas Album
Bang Bang Bang
Will The Circle Be Unbroken, Volume III
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Bang Bang Bang is the 1999 album from The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. The title track reached number 52 on the US Country chart. The track "Down the Road" was originally recorded by Mac McAnally, and would later be a No. 1 in 2008 when he re-recorded it with Kenny Chesney.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "If This Ain't Love" (Jim Lauderdale, Gary Nicholson) - 2:58
  2. "Bang Bang Bang" (Al Anderson, Craig Wiseman) - 3:42
  3. "Singing to the Scarecrow" (Dennis Linde) - 4:30
  4. "Forget the Job (Get a Life)" (Steve Bogard, Rick Giles) - 3:04
  5. "It's About Time" (John Bunzow) - 3:58
  6. "Down the Road" (Mac McAnally) - 2:37
  7. "Nickel in the Well" (Lonnie Wilson, Chris Waters) - 3:22
  8. "Rent, Groceries and Gasoline" (Bunzow, Harry Stinson) - 3:31
  9. "Dry Town" (Gillian Welch, David Rawlings) - 2:45
  10. "The Monkey Song" (Jimmy Ibbotson) - 2:32
  11. "Southbound Train" (Linde) - 3:40


  • Jeff Hanna - vocals, electric and acoustic guitars, slide guitar, 12 string guitar, washboard
  • Jimmy Ibbotson - vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, mandolin
  • Jimmie Fadden - drums, harmonica
  • Bob Carpenter - vocals, piano, Hammond B-3, accordion


All information is from the album liner notes unless otherwise noted. [2]

  1. ^ Thom Owens. "Allmusic review". Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2010-12-05. 
  2. ^ Bang Bang Bang, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Dreamworks DRMS 50125 (1999) CD