Jersey Boy

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Jersey Boy
Eddie Rabbitt - Jersey Boy.jpg
Studio album by Eddie Rabbitt
Released April 9, 1990
Genre Country
Length 36:27
Label Capitol
Producer Richard Landis
Eddie Rabbitt chronology
I Wanna Dance With You
Jersey Boy
Ten Rounds
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Jersey Boy is the twelfth studio album by country artist Eddie Rabbitt. It was released in 1990 by Capitol Records. The album produced five singles including "On Second Thought", the final number one country hit of Rabbitt's career, and "American Boy", which became a popular song among American soldiers and citizens during the Gulf War.

Jersey Boy reached number 34 on country album charts. Allmusic gave the album four out of five stars citing the tracks "Only One Love in My Life", "Feel Like a Stranger" and "Tennessee Born and Bred" as songs "that Eddie Rabbitt fans might especially enjoy."

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Tennessee Born and Bred" Eddie Rabbitt, Reed Nielsen 3:42
2. "On Second Thought" Rabbitt 3:38
3. "Runnin' with the Wind" Rabbitt, Nielsen 4:05
4. "They're Tearin' My Little Town Down" Nielsen 2:39
5. "American Boy" Rabbitt 3:13
6. "Hold on to Me (The Rain Song)" Rabbitt, Nielsen 4:19
7. "Feel Like a Stranger" Rabbitt, Nielsen 3:23
8. "It's Lonely Out Tonite" Rabbitt, Nielsen 3:33
9. "Jersey Boy" Rabbitt 4:41
10. "Only One Love in My Life" Rabbitt, Nielsen 3:10

Chart performance[edit]


Chart (1990) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 34


Year Single Peak positions
US Country CAN Country
1989 "On Second Thought" 1 1
1990 "Runnin' with the Wind" 8 6
"It's Lonely Out Tonite" 32 32
"American Boy" 11
1991 "Tennessee Born and Bred" 58 82


  1. ^ Jersey Boy at AllMusic