Countrified (John Anderson album)

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Studio album by John Anderson
Released October 6, 1986
Genre Country
Label Warner Bros. Nashville
Producer Jim Ed Norman
John Anderson chronology
Tokyo, Oklahoma
Blue Skies Again
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars [1]

Countrified is the eighth studio album of country music artist John Anderson. It was released in October 1986 under the Warner Bros. label. The album featured "The Fightin' Side of Me", a song written and originally recorded by country singer Merle Haggard as well as a cover of the gospel standard "Peace in the Valley."

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Countrified" Tom Lazaros 3:27
2. "What’s So Different About You" John Anderson, Carter 3:30
3. "Yellow Creek" McDuffie 3:43
4. "If I Could Have My Way" Anderson, Carter 3:39
5. "Do You Have A Garter Belt" Tony Joe White 3:02
6. "Honky Tonk Crowd" Larry Cordle, Lionel Delmore 3:43
7. "The Fighting Side Of Me" Merle Haggard 3:02
8. "Wife’s Little Pleasures" Moore, Stampley, Williams 4:03
9. "You Can’t Judge A Book (By The Cover)" Willie Dixon 4:24
10. "Peace In The Valley" Reverend Thomas A. Dorsey 3:43

Chart performance[edit]


Chart (1986) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 17


Year Single Peak positions
US Country CAN Country
1986 "Honky Tonk Crowd" 10 7
1987 "Countrified" 44 31
"What's So Different About You" 55