Cafe Carolina

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Cafe Carolina
Studio album by Don Williams
Released May 1984 (1984-05)
Genre Country
Label MCA
Producer Don Williams & Garth Fundis
Don Williams chronology
The Best of Don Williams Volume III
Cafe Carolina
Greatest Hits Volume IV
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Cafe Carolina is a studio album by American country music artist Don Williams. It was released in May 1984 via MCA Records. The album peaked at number 13 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Only Game in Town" (Joe Allen, Ralph Murray)
  2. "Walkin' a Broken Heart" (Dennis Linde, Alan Rush)
  3. "Maggie's Dream" (Dave Loggins, Lisa Silver)
  4. "That's the Thing About Love" (Richard Leigh, Gary Nicholson)
  5. "Leaving" (Don Williams)
  6. "Beautiful Woman" (Graham Lyle)
  7. "True Blue Hearts" (Williams)
  8. "I'll Never Need Another You" (Ronnie Rogers)
  9. "It's Time for Love" (Bob McDill, Hunter Moore)
  10. "I'll Be Faithful to You" (Paul Kennerley)

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1984) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 13
Canadian RPM Country Albums 1


  • Piano & Organ: Charles Cochran
  • Bass: Joe Allen
  • Drums & Percussion: Kenny Malone
  • Acoustic Guitars: Billy Sanford & Don Williams
  • Electric Guitars: Billy Sanford & Steve Gibson
  • Saxophone: Jim Horn
  • Steel Guitar: Lloyd Green
  • Lead Vocals: Don Williams
  • Harmony Vocals: Garth Fundis & Don Williams


  • Arrangements for Violins, Violas and Cellos: Charles Cochran
  • String Section: Nashville String Machine
  • Recorded at: Sound Emporium Studios, Nashville, Tennessee
  • Recording Engineers: Gary Laney & Garth Fundis
  • Mastered by: Glenn Meadows at Masterfonics, Nashville
  • Album Photography: McGuire
  • Album Art Direction: John Baeder


  1. ^ Roland, Tom. "Cafe Carolina review". Allmusic. Retrieved 17 February 2011. 
  2. ^ "Cafe Carolina Charts". Allmusic. Retrieved 17 February 2011. 
  3. ^ a b Original album sleeve notes
Preceded by
Don't Cheat in Our Hometown by Ricky Skaggs
RPM Country Albums number-one album
August 18, 1984
Succeeded by