It Ain't Easy (Janie Fricke album)

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It Ain't Easy
Studio album by Janie Fricke
Released September 1982
Genre Countrypolitan
Label Columbia
Producer Bob Montgomery
Janie Fricke chronology
Sleeping with Your Memory
(1981)Sleeping with Your Memory1981
It Ain't Easy
Greatest Hits
(1982)Greatest Hits1982

It Ain't Easy is the name of a 1982 Country Music album by Country music recording artist Janie Fricke. This was one of her most successful albums. The album featured her four big hits that year; "He's a Heartache (Looking for a Place to Happen)", "Tell Me a Lie", "It Ain't Easy Bein' Easy", and "You Don't Know Love"; the first three becoming #1 hits in that year.[1] The album rose on the US Country Albums Chart, breaking into the top twenty and peaking at #15.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "He's a Heartache (Looking for a Place to Happen)" (J. Silbar, L. Henley) – 2:57
  2. "Who Better Than an Angel" (Silbar, DuBois, Lorber)
  3. "It Ain't Easy Bein' Easy" (Harrington-Burkhart, Gray, Taylor)
  4. "Too Hard on My Heart" (Caneer, Johnson, Shelton)
  5. "Little More Love" (Channel, Daily)
  6. "Love Have Mercy" (Buckingham, Newton)
  7. "Tell Me a Lie" (M. Buckins, B. Wyrick) – 3:35
  8. "You Don't Know Love" (D. King, B. Foster)
  9. "Heart to Heart Talk" (Morrison, Reid, Slate)
  10. "Tryin' to Fool a Fool" (Schweers)

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1982) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 15


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 128.