Born and Raised in Black & White

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Born and Raised in Black & White
Born & Raised in B & W.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedJuly 23, 1991
GenreCountry music
LabelMCA Records
ProducerTony Brown
Doug Johnson
Mark Collie chronology
Hardin County Line
Born and Raised in Black & White
Mark Collie
Singles from Born and Raised in Black & White
  1. "Calloused Hands"
    Released: June 29, 1991
  2. "She's Never Comin' Back"
    Released: October 26, 1991

Born and Raised in Black & White is the second full-length disc from country music singer-songwriter Mark Collie. It was released on MCA in 1991. "Calloused Hands", "She's Never Comin' Back", and "It Don't Take a Lot" were released as singles.

It features a cover of the song "Lucky Dog", originally recorded by country singer Keith Whitley on his 1988 album Don't Close Your Eyes. He also covers Tex Williams' classic 1960 song, "Ballad of Thunder Road", written by Robert Mitchum and recorded by him in 1963.

The Jamie O'Hara penned song, "There Goes My Dream", would later be recorded by The Dixie Chicks in 1993 for their album, Shouldn't a Told You That.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic2.5/5 stars[1]

Giving it 2.5 out of 5 stars, Brian Mansfield of AllMusic wrote that "The first half of Collie's second album contained some smartly written songs...but some of the first album's edge had been smoothed off."[1]

Track listing[edit]

1."She's Never Comin' Back"Mark Collie, Gerry House2:50
2."When The Sun Goes Down"Collie, Marty Stuart2:38
3."It Don't Take a Lot"Collie, Larry Shell3:16
4."Calloused Hands"Pat Alger, Gene Levine3:16
5."Ten Lonely Nights"Collie, Paul Kennerley2:47
6."There Goes My Dream"Jamie O'Hara4:02
7."Born and Raised in Black and White"Don Cook, John Barlow Jarvis4:04
8."Ballad of Thunder Road"Robert Mitchum, Don Raye3:59
9."Lucky Dog"Bill Caswell, Verlon Thompson2:44
10."Johnny Was a Rebel"Collie4:36
Total length:34:12


  • Produced by Tony Brown & Doug Johnson
  • Engineered by Doug Johnson
  • Second Engineers: Brad Jones, Russ Martin, Graham Smith
  • Mixed by Doug Johnson
  • Digital Editing: Milan Bogdan
  • Mastered by Glenn Meadows