Flirtin' with Disaster

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For the song of the same name, see Flirtin' with Disaster (song).
Flirtin' with Disaster
Molly Hatchet - Flirtin' with Disaster.jpg
Cover art by Frank Frazetta
Studio album by Molly Hatchet
Released September 1979 (1979-09)
Studio Bee Jay Recording Studios, Orlando, Florida
Record Plant Studios, Los Angeles, California
Genre Southern rock, hard rock
Length 38:17
Label Epic
Producer Tom Werman, Pat Armstrong
Molly Hatchet chronology
Molly Hatchet
Flirtin' with Disaster
Beatin' the Odds
Singles from Flirtin' with Disaster
  1. "Jukin' City" / "Gunsmoke"
    Released: 1979
  2. "It's All Over Now" / "Good Rockin'"
    Released: 1979
  3. "Flirtin' with Disaster" / "Gunsmoke"
    Released: 1979
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]

Flirtin' with Disaster is the second studio album by American southern rock band Molly Hatchet, released in 1979 (see 1979 in music). In 2001, Sony Music re-issued the album under their subsidiary label Epic/Legacy with the production of Jeff Magid and four bonus tracks. It is their best-selling album.

The cover is a painting by Frank Frazetta entitled "Dark Kingdom."

Track listing[edit]

Side one
  1. "Whiskey Man" (Danny Joe Brown, Bruce Crump, Dave Hlubek, Steve Holland) – 3:38
  2. "It's All Over Now" (Bobby Womack, Shirley Jean Womack) – 3:40 (The Valentinos cover)
  3. "One Man's Pleasure" (Brown, Hlubek, Duane Roland) – 3:24
  4. "Jukin' City" (Brown, Hlubek, Holland) – 3:46
  5. "Boogie No More" (Brown, Crump, Hlubek, Holland, Roland, Banner Thomas) – 6:08
Side two
  1. "Flirtin' with Disaster" (Brown, Hlubek, Thomas) – 5:00
  2. "Good Rockin'" (Brown, Crump, Hlubek, Holland, Roland, Thomas) – 3:17
  3. "Gunsmoke" (Crump, Roland) – 3:11
  4. "Long Time" (Brown, Hlubek, Holland) – 3:19
  5. "Let the Good Times Roll" (Brown, Hlubek, Holland) – 2:56
Bonus tracks on 2001 Sony remaster
  1. "Silver and Sorrow" (Brown, Crump, Hlubek, Holland, Roland, Thomas) – 3:36 (demo)
  2. "Flirtin' with Disaster" (Brown, Hlubek, Thomas) – 6:15 (live from Jacksonville, FL in 1980)
  3. "One Man's Pleasure" (Brown, Hlubek, Roland) – 3:16 (live from Jacksonville, FL in 1980)
  4. "Cross Road Blues" (Robert Johnson) – 4:13 (live from Jacksonville, FL in 1980)


Molly Hatchet
Additional musicians



Country Organization Year Sales
USA RIAA 1986 2x Platinum (+ 2,000,000)[4]
Canada CRIA 1982 Gold (+ 50,000)[5]