Jealousy (Dirt Band album)

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Studio album by Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
Released 1981
Genre Country/Country rock/Folk rock/Bluegrass
Label Liberty
Producer Jeff Hanna, Bob Edwards
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band chronology
Make a Little Magic
(1980)Make a Little Magic1980
Let's Go
(1983)Let's Go1983
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]

Jealousy is an album released in 1981 by the Dirt Band (a.k.a. Nitty Gritty Dirt Band) . The band is notable for having many charting albums and singles. This album reached 102 on the US album charts. The single "Fire In The Sky" reached 76 on the US singles chart.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Jealousy" (Holster, Hanna, Carpenter) - 3:38
  2. "Too Close For Comfort" (Hanna, Hathaway, Carpenter) - 3:05
  3. "Fire In The Sky" (Carpenter, Hanna) - 4:37
  4. "Love Is The Last Thing" (Hanna, Hathaway, Carpenter) - 3:42
  5. "Crossfire" (Hanna, Carpenter) - 4:02
  6. "Circular Man" (Fadden, Carpenter, Hanna) - 3:46
  7. "Catch The Next Dream" (Silbar, Lorber, Van Stephenson) - 3:22
  8. "So You Run" (Holster, Carpenter) - 3:18
  9. "Forget It!" (Hathaway, Hanna, Carpenter) - 3:09
  10. "Easy Slow" (Hathaway, Hanna, Carpenter) - 4:26


  • Jeff Hanna - rhythm and lead guitar, vocals
  • Jimmie Fadden - harmonica, vocals
  • John McEuen - electric 12-string, lap steel guitar, 5 string banjo
  • Bob Carpenter - Keyboards, rhythm guitar on "Crossfire", vocals
  • Richard Hathaway - bass guitar
  • Al Garth - saxophone, violin

Additional Musicians

  • Rick Shlosser - drums
  • M. L. Benoit - congas, percussion
  • Steve Lukather - lead guitar on "Jealousy"
  • John Macy - pedal steel guitar
  • Bryan Savage - additional saxophone on :Fire In The Sky"

Background Vocals

  • Kenny Loggins
  • Rosemary Butler
  • David Holster
  • The "Goodbye" Girls - Karen and Lisa


  • Producer - Jeff Hanna and Bob Edwards

Track personnel[edit]

  • "Jealousy" - Lead Vocal: Jeff Hanna, Harmony Vocal: Rosemary Butler
  • "Too Close For Comfort" - Lead Vocal: Jeff Hanna, Harmony Vocal: Bob Carpenter, Jeff Hanna
  • "Fire In The Sky" - Lead Vocals: Jeff Hanna with Kenny Loggins
  • "Love Is The Last Thing" - Lead Vocal: Bob Carpenter, Harmony Vocal: Jeff Hanna
  • "Crossfire" - Lead Vocal: Jeff Hanna, Background Vocals: Bob Carpenter, David Holster
  • "Circular Man" - Lead Vocal: Jeff Hanna, Harmony Vocal: Bob Carpenter
  • "Catch The Next Dream" - Lead Vocal: Jeff Hanna, Harmony Vocal: Bob Carpenter
  • "So You Run" - Lead Vocal: Jimmie Fadden, Background Vocals: Jeff Hanna, Bob Carpenter, David Holster
  • "Forget It!" - Lead Vocal: Jeff Hanna, Featuring: "The Doowrats" and "The Goodbye Girls"
  • "Easy Slow" - Lead Vocal: Bob Carpenter, Background Vocals: Jeff Hanna, Bob Carpenter


Nitty Gritty Dirt Band discography


All information in this article is from the LP or CD liner notes, unless otherwise noted.[2][3]

  1. ^ Stephen Thomas Erlewine. "Allmusic review". Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-01-05. 
  2. ^ "Jealousy", The Dirt Band, Liberty LW-1106 (1981) LP
  3. ^ "Make A Little Magic / Jealousy", The Dirt Band, BGO Records BGOCD736 (1980 / 1981) CD