Determination (Tommy Emmanuel album)

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Tommy Emmanuel
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Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 1991
StudioStudios 301
ProducerRobie Porter
Tommy Emmanuel chronology
Dare to Be Different
Tommy Emmanuel
The Journey

Determination is an album by Australian guitarist Tommy Emmanuel. Released in October 1991, the album peaked at number 17 on the ARIA Charts, becoming his second top twenty album. The album was certified platinum in Australia in 1992.[1]

In 1992 the album won the ARIA Award for Best Adult Contemporary Album. It was album nominated for ARIA Award for Best Male Artist but lost to Soul Deep by Jimmy Barnes.[2]

"Stevie's Blues" won Jazz Composition of the Year at the 1992 APRA Music awards.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks are written by Tommy Emmanuel except where noted.

1."Who Dares Wins"5:22
2."Mountain of Truth" (Emmanuel, Roger Mason)4:49
4."'Cross the Nullabor"4:24
6."From the Hip"4:34
7."Imagine" (John Lennon)3:25
8."When You Come Home"4:33
10."Precious Time"3:04
11."The Sweetest Love" (Emmanuel, Sam McNally)5:41
12."Stevie's Blues"4:22
13."Nu Shoos Blues"3:49


Chart (1991–93) Peak
Australian Albums (ARIA)[4] 17


Region Certification Certified units/sales
Australia (ARIA)[5] Platinum 70,000[1]

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone


  1. ^ a b "Tommy Emmanuel". Country Music Hall of Fame. Retrieved 20 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Winners by Year 1992". Australian Recording Industry Association. Archived from the original on 26 September 2007. Retrieved 4 December 2013.
  3. ^ "1992 APRA Music Award Winners". APRA AMCOS. Retrieved 22 January 2018.
  4. ^ " – Tommy Emmanuel – Determination". Hung Medien. Retrieved 21 January 2018.
  5. ^ Ryan, Gavin (2011). Australia’s Music Charts 1988–2010 (PDF ed.). Mt Martha, Victoria, Australia: Moonlight Publishing. p. 93.