Comal County Blue

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Comal County Blue
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Studio album by Jason Boland & The Stragglers
Released August 26, 2008
Genre Red Dirt, Texas Country
Label Thirty Tigers
Producer Lloyd Maines
Jason Boland & The Stragglers chronology
The Bourbon Legend
(2006)
Comal County Blue
(2008)
High in the Rockies: A Live Album
(2010)

Comal County Blue is Jason Boland & The Stragglers's sixth album. It was released in August 2008. The album is dedicated to the late Bob Childers and Jerry "Uncle Stoney" Newport. It is the third album by the band to be produced by Lloyd Maines. The album features a duet with Texas singer/songwriter, Robert Earl Keen, entitled "The Party's Not Over." The tenth track was co-written with Cody Canada of Cross Canadian Ragweed and is recorded on the band's 1998 album, Carney. The last track on the album is a version of the song, "Outlaw Band," written by Bob Childers and Randy Crouch.

Jennifer Webb of About.com gave the album 4.5 stars out of 5.[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Sons And Daughters Of Dixie" (Jason Boland) - 3:49
  2. "Down Here On Earth" (Boland) - 3:05
  3. "Comal County Blue" (Boland) - 4:02
  4. "Something You Don't See Everyday" (Boland) - 4:04
  5. "Bottle By My Bed" (Boland) - 5:14
  6. "The Party's Not Over" ft. Robert Earl Keen (Boland, Roger Ray) - 3:46
  7. "If It Were Up To Me" (Boland) - 3:56
  8. "May Not Be Love" (Boland) - 3:43
  9. "No Reason Being Late" (Boland, Johnny Burke) - 3:12
  10. "Alright" (Boland, Cody Canada) - 3:05
  11. "God Is Mad At Me" (Boland, Jackson Taylor) - 4:12
  12. "Outlaw Band" (Bob Childers, Randy Crouch, Layle Stagner) - 5:04

Personnel[edit]

  • Jason Boland - Vocals, Acoustic Guitar
  • Roger Ray - Lead Guitar, Pedal Steel, Lap Steel, 12 String, Dobro
  • Grant Tracy - Bass, Harmony Vocals
  • Brad Rice - Drums, Djembe(Jimbay)
  • Noah Jeffries - Banjo, Fiddle, Mandolin
  • Lloyd Maines - Acoustic Guitar, Baritone Guitar
  • John Micael Whitby - B3 Organ, Piano
  • Drew Womack - Harmony Vocals
  • Robert Earl Keen - Vocals
  • Jessica Murray - Harmony Vocals

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2008) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 30
U.S. Billboard 200 160
U.S. Billboard Top Heatseekers 2
U.S. Billboard Independent Albums 19

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