Honky Tonk Angel (Patty Loveless album)

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Honky Tonk Angel
Studio album by Patty Loveless
Released October 1, 1988
Recorded 1988 at Soundstage Studios, Nashville, TN
Genre Country
Length 32:08
Label MCA
Producer Tony Brown
Patty Loveless chronology
If My Heart Had Windows
Honky Tonk Angel
On Down the Line
Singles from Honky Tonk Angel
  1. "Blue Side of Town"
    Released: October 1988
  2. "Don't Toss Us Away"
    Released: February 1989
  3. "Timber, I'm Falling in Love"
    Released: May 1989
  4. "The Lonely Side of Love"
    Released: September 1989
  5. "Chains"
    Released: December 1989
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Honky Tonk Angel is the third album recorded by country music artist Patty Loveless. With five tracks from the album charting in the Billboard Top Ten Country Singles, including two at #1, it served as a breakthrough album for Loveless. The album itself was Loveless' highest charting at #7 on the Country Albums category. The two #1 singles were "Chains" and "Timber, I'm Falling in Love". Loveless also did a cover of the Lone Justice song, "Don't Toss Us Away", which featured Rodney Crowell on backing vocals. The song charted at #5. Famed songwriter Kostas had a major role by writing three of the album's tunes, including "Timber, I'm Falling in Love" and "The Lonely Side of Love", which peaked at #6.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Blue Side of Town" (Hank DeVito, Paul Kennerley) – 3:20
  2. "I Won't Gamble with Your Love" (Gary Scruggs, Kevin Welch) – 3:12
  3. "Go On" (Patty Loveless, Roger Murrah) – 2:33
  4. "If You Think" (Kostas) – 4:09
  5. "Chains" (Hal Bynum, Bud Reneau) – 2:27
  6. "Don't Toss Us Away" (Bryan MacLean) – 4:11
  7. "The Lonely Side of Love" (Kostas) – 3:02
  8. "I'll Never Grow Tired of You" (Carter Stanley) – 3:02
  9. "Timber, I'm Falling in Love" (Kostas) – 2:30
  10. "I'm on Your Side" (Jimbeau Hinson, Kim Tribble) – 3:19


Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1988) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 7
Canadian RPM Country Albums 9

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