Born to Boogie (album)

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Born to Boogie
Studio album by Hank Williams, Jr.
Released July 1987 (1987-07)
Genre Country
Length 32:24
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Barry Beckett
Carl Marsh
Jim Ed Norman
Hank Williams, Jr.
Hank Williams, Jr. chronology
Hank Live
(1987)Hank Live1987
Born to Boogie
Wild Streak
(1988)Wild Streak1988
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Born to Boogie is a studio album by American country music artist Hank Williams, Jr. It was released by Warner Bros. Records in July 1987. The title track, "Heaven Can't Be Found" and "Young Country" were released as singles. The album reached #1 on the Top Country Albums chart[2] and has been certified Platinum by the RIAA.[3] Born to Boogie also won the Country Music Association Album of the Year award in 1988.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Born to Boogie" (Hank Williams, Jr.) - 2:45
  2. "Honky Tonk Women" (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) - 3:04
  3. "Young Country" (Williams) - 3:32
  4. "Keep Your Hands to Yourself" (Dan Baird) - 3:38
  5. "Buck Naked" (Williams) - 3:19
  6. "Heaven Can't Be Found" (Williams) - 3:14
  7. "Thanks a Lot" (Don Sessions, Eddie Miller) - 2:55
  8. "What It Boils Down To" (Williams) - 3:16
  9. "Shadow Face" (Williams) - 4:21
  10. "Practice What I Preach" (Jim Ed Norman, Williams) - 2:41


Additional vocals on "Young Country"

T. Graham Brown, Butch Baker, Steve Earle, Highway 101, Dana McVicker, Marty Stuart, Keith Whitley

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1987) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 1
U.S. Billboard 200 28


Preceded by
Always & Forever
by Randy Travis
Top Country Albums number-one album
August 29, 1987
Succeeded by
Always & Forever
by Randy Travis