Honey in the Horn (album)

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Honey in the Horn
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Studio album by Al Hirt
Released 1963
Genre Jazz
Length 29:04
Label RCA Victor
Producer Chet Atkins, Steve Sholes
Al Hirt chronology
Trumpet and Strings
(1962)Trumpet and Strings1962
Honey in the Horn
Our Man in New Orleans
(1963)Our Man in New Orleans1963
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]

Honey in the Horn is an album by Al Hirt released by RCA Victor. The album was produced by Chet Atkins and Steve Sholes. The Anita Kerr Singers provided the vocals for the album. The backing band on the album consisted of saxophonist Boots Randolph, bassist Bob Moore, guitarists Ray Edenton and Grady Martin, and pianist Floyd Cramer.[2]

The single "Java" hit No. 1 on the Easy Listening chart and No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1964. The album landed on the Billboard Top LPs chart, reaching No. 3.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I Can't Get Started" (Ira Gershwin, Vernon Duke)
  2. "Java" (Allen Toussaint, Alvin Tyler, Freddy Friday)
  3. "Man with a Horn" (Bonnie Lake, Eddie DeLange, Jack Jenney)
  4. "Tansy" (Norrie Paramor)
  5. "Night Theme" (Ray Peterson, Wayne Cogswell)
  6. "Talkin' Bout That River" (Ray Charles)
  7. "Fly Me to the Moon (In Other Words)" (Bart Howard)
  8. "To Be in Love" (Beasley Smith, Teddy Best)
  9. "Al Di La" (Carlo Donida, Mogol)
  10. "Malibu" (George Weiss, Hub Atwood)
  11. "Theme from a Dream" (Boudleaux Bryant)
  12. "I'm Movin' On" (Hank Snow)

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1963) Peak
Billboard Top LPs 3
Year Single Chart Peak
1964 "Java" Billboard Hot 100 4
Easy Listening (Billboard) 1