Highway 101 (album)

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Highway 101
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Studio album by Highway 101
Released 1987
Genre Country
Length 33:10
Label Warner Brothers Records
Producer Paul Worley
Highway 101 chronology
Highway 101
(1987)
Highway 101²
(1988)Highway 101²1988
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic - 4/5 stars[1]

Highway 101 is the self-titled debut album by the American country music band Highway 101. It saw the group shoot straight to the tops of the country music charts with two singles hitting the #1 spot on the Billboard Country charts, another rising to #2, and a fourth song at #4. The album itself was a #7 Country album. The #1 hits were "Somewhere Tonight" and "Cry, Cry, Cry." Also, "Whiskey, If You Were a Woman" rose to #2, and "The Bed You Made for Me" did almost as well at #4.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Whiskey, If You Were a Woman" (Mary W. Francis, Johnny MacRae, Bob Morrison) – 3:00
  2. "Bridge Across Forever" (Matraca Berg, Ronnie Samoset) – 3:11
  3. "Somewhere Tonight" (Harlan Howard, Rodney Crowell) – 3:15
  4. "Woman Walk the Line" (Emmylou Harris, Paul Kennerley) – 4:06
  5. "Good Goodbye" (Paulette Carlson, Bob DiPiero, Pat McManus) – 3:09
  6. "Cry, Cry, Cry" (John Scott Sherrill, Don Devaney) – 2:28
  7. "Are You Still Mine" (Carlson) – 3:30
  8. "One Step Closer" (Scott "Cactus" Moser, Curtis Stone) – 2:55
  9. "Someone Believed" (Johnny Pierce, Joanne Christy, Paul Solomon) – 3:44
  10. "The Bed You Made for Me" (Carlson) – 3:28

Chart performance[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart (1987) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 7

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak positions
US Country CAN Country
1987 "The Bed You Made for Me" 4 8
"Whiskey, If You Were a Woman" 2 1
"Somewhere Tonight" 1 1
1988 "Cry, Cry, Cry" 1 1

Personnel[edit]

Highway 101[edit]

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Larry Byrom – acoustic guitar, electric guitar
  • Dennis Burnside – piano
  • John Hobbs – piano
  • Jay Dee Maness – steel guitar
  • Tommy Spurlock – steel guitar
  • Harry Stinson – background vocals
  • Dennis Wilson – background vocals
  • Paul Worley – electric guitar
  • Curtis Young – background vocals

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ruhlmann, William. "Highway 101 — Highway 101". Allmusic. Retrieved 2009-10-10.