High Country Snows

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High Country Snows
Dan Fogelberg - High Country Snows.jpg
Studio album by
Released1985
Recorded1985
GenreCountry, country rock, bluegrass
Length39:44
LabelFull Moon/Epic
ProducerDan Fogelberg, Marty Lewis
Dan Fogelberg chronology
Windows and Walls
(1984)
High Country Snows
(1985)
Exiles
(1987)
Singles from High Country Snows
  1. "Go Down Easy"
    Released: 1985
  2. "Down the Road/Mountain Pass"
    Released: 1985
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars [1]

High Country Snows is the ninth album by American singer-songwriter Dan Fogelberg, released in 1985 (see 1985 in music). This album was a seminal part of Progressive Bluegrass, or "Newgrass", and featured many Bluegrass star players.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Dan Fogelberg, except where noted.

  1. "Down the Road" (Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs) – 0:27
  2. "Mountain Pass" – 2:45
  3. "Sutter's Mill" – 6:32
  4. "Wolf Creek" – 2:52
  5. "High Country Snows" – 4:42
  6. "The Outlaw" (Jay Bolotin) – 3:23
  7. "Shallow Rivers" – 3:10
  8. "Go Down Easy" (Bolotin) – 3:52
  9. "Wandering Shepherd" – 3:19
  10. "Think of What You've Done" (Carter Stanley) – 2:35
  11. "The Higher You Climb" – 6:07

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Producers: Dan Fogelberg and Marty Lewis
  • Engineers: J.T. Cantwell, Terry Christian and Marty Lewis.
  • Recorded at The Bennett House (Franklin, TN).
  • Mixed at Sunset Sound (Los Angeles, CA).
  • Mastering: George Marino at Sterling Sound (New York, NY).
  • Art Direction and Design: Ron Larson and John Kosh
  • Photography: Joel Bernstein

Charts[edit]

AlbumBillboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1985 The Billboard 200 30
1985 Top Country Albums 23

SinglesBillboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1985 "Down the Road" Hot Country Singles & Tracks 33
1985 "Go Down Easy" Adult Contemporary 6
1985 "Go Down Easy" Hot Country Singles & Tracks 56
1985 "Go Down Easy" The Billboard Hot 100 85

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