Dancing Down the Stony Road

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Dancing Down the Stony Road
Studio album by Chris Rea
Released September 20, 2002 (Jazzee Blue)
December 10, 2002 (Edel)
Genre Blues
Label Jazzee Blue/Edel
Producer Chris Rea
Chris Rea chronology
The Very Best of Chris Rea
(2001)
Dancing Down the Stony Road
(2002)
Blue Street (Five Guitars)
(2003)
Stony Road cover art

Dancing Down the Stony Road is the seventeenth studio album by Chris Rea, released in 2002 on his own label, Jazzee Blue. The album has also been released in Europe by Edel under the shorter title Stony Road with different cover art and only one CD (except Germany), while the original UK is double CD edition with additional tracks. The title for the track "Give That Girl a Diamond" is shortened to "Diamond" on the regular Edel edition. A version of Dancing Down The Stony Road was used in the BBC television programme Speed. The album was certified Gold by BPI.

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Chris Rea.

Stony Road / Dancing Down The Stony Road (1-CD Editions)[edit]

  1. "Changing Times" - 3:05
  2. "Easy Rider" - 4:50
  3. "Stony Road" - 5:30
  4. "Dancing the Blues Away" - 4:38
  5. "Burning Feet" - 5:01
  6. "Mississippi 2" - 4:41
  7. "Slow Dance" - 4:11
  8. "When the Good Lord Talked to Jesus" - 4:16
  9. "Heading for the City" - 6:08
  10. "So Lonely" - 3:19
  11. "Someday My Peace Will Come" - 3:51
  12. "The Hustler" - 4:14
  13. "Diamond" / "Give That Girl A Diamond" - 3:54

Stony Road (2-CD Edel Edition)[edit]

  1. "Changing Times" - 3:05
  2. "Easy Rider" - 4:50
  3. "Stony Road" - 5:32
  4. "Dancing The Blues Away" - 4:39
  5. "Burning Feet" - 5:01
  6. "Mississippi 2" - 4:41
  7. "Slow Dance" - 4:11
  8. "When The Good Lord Talked To Jesus" - 4:16
  9. "Heading For The City" - 6:09
  10. "So Lonely" - 3:17
  11. "Someday My Peace Will Come" - 3:49
  12. "The Hustler" - 4:12
  13. "Give That Girl A Diamond" - 3:54
  14. "Sun Is Rising" - 6:48
  15. "Got To Be Moving On" - 3:47
  16. "Ain't Going Down This Way" - 3:14
  17. "Catfish Girl" - 3:13
  18. "Ride On" - 4:18
  19. "Segway" - 2:23
  20. "Qualified" - 4:55

Dancing Down the Stony Road (2-CD Jazzee Blue edition)[edit]

CD1:

  1. "Easy Rider" - 4:50
  2. "Stony Road" - 5:32
  3. "Dancing the Blues Away" - 4:39
  4. "Catfish Girl" - 3:13
  5. "Burning Feet" - 5:01
  6. "Slow Dance" - 4:11
  7. "Segway" - 2:23
  8. "Mississippi 2" - 4:41
  9. "So Lonely" - 3:17
  10. "Heading for the City" - 6:09

CD2:

  1. "Ride On" - 4:18
  2. "When the Good Lord Talked to Jesus" - 4:16
  3. "Qualified" - 4:55
  4. "Sun Is Rising" - 6:48
  5. "Someday My Peace Will Come" - 3:49
  6. "Got to Be Moving On" - 3:47
  7. "Ain't Going Down This Way" - 3:14
  8. "Changing Times" - 3:05
  9. "The Hustler" - 4:12
  10. "Give That Girl a Diamond" - 3:54

Personnel[edit]

  • Chris Rea - vocals, guitars, producer, paintings
  • Robert Ahwai - guitar
  • Sylvin Marc - bass
  • Ed Hession - accordion
  • Gerry O'Connor - banjo
  • Martin Ditcham - drums
  • Stewart Eales - engineer
  • John Kelly - mastering
  • Peacock - design
  • Olaf Heine - photography