Little Acts of Treason

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Little Acts of Treason
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Studio album by Carlene Carter
Released 1995
Genre Country
Label Giant
Producer Carlene Carter, James Stroud, Howie Epstein
Carlene Carter chronology
Little Love Letters
(1993)Little Love Letters1993
Little Acts of Treason
(1995)
Stronger
(2008)Stronger2008
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
The Austin Chronicle 2.5/5 stars[2]

Little Acts of Treason is an album released in 1995 by American country music singer Carlene Carter. Included is "Loose Talk," a duet with Carter's father, veteran country musician Carl Smith. The album's lead-off single "Love Like This" was originally recorded by Blackhawk for their 1994 debut album, Blackhawk, and before that by Kennedy Rose on their 1990 album hai ku.

Carter co-produced with James Stroud on tracks 1–4, 8, 10 and 11 and Howie Epstein on track 12; she produced the rest of the album herself.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Hurricane" Carter, Al Anderson 3:11
2. "Love Like This" Mary Ann Kennedy, Pam Rose, Pat Bunch 3:21
3. "Little Acts of Treason" Carter 3:47
4. "He Will Be Mine" Carter, Anderson 3:15
5. "Come Here You" Carter 4:43
6. "Change" Carter 4:37
7. "The Lucky Ones" Carter 4:01
8. "All Night Long" Carter, Anderson 3:46
9. "You'll Be the One" Carter 4:28
10. "Loose Talk" (featuring Carl Smith) Freddie Hart, Ann Lucas 2:43
11. "Go Wild" Carter, Anderson 3:11
12. "The Winding Stream" A.P. Carter 3:20
13. "Come Here You" (reprise) Carter 1:08

Personnel[edit]

  • Carlene Carter - guitar, percussion, piano, vocals
  • Johnny Cash - background vocals
  • Carl Smith - vocals
  • Al Anderson - guitar
  • John Jorgenson - guitar
  • Matt Rollings - piano
  • Mickey Raphael - harmonica
  • Eddie Bayers - drums
  • Robert Becker - violin
  • Benmont Tench - organ, fiddle, piano
  • Michael Black - background vocals
  • Kenneth Burward-Hoy - viola
  • Larry Byrom - acoustic guitar
  • Darius Campo - viola
  • Howie Epstein - background vocals
  • Paul Franklin - guitar, steel guitar
  • John Hobbs - piano
  • Dann Huff - electric guitar
  • Danny Jacob - guitar
  • Scott Joss - fiddle, harmonica
  • Jana King - background vocals
  • Jay Dee Maness - guitar
  • Mark O'Connor - fiddle
  • Phil Parlapiano - accordion, harmonium
  • Mickey Rafael - drums
  • Rachel Robinson - flageolet
  • Vince Santoro - drums
  • Joe Spivey - mandolin
  • Glenn Worf - bass
  • Curtis Young - background vocals
  • Jim Hanson - bass
  • Barbara Santoro - background vocals
  • Bruce Bukov, Lily Chen, David Ewart, Michael Markham - violin
  • Tiffany A. Lowe - background vocals
  • Not Quite Ready for the Opry Singers - choir, chorus
  • Steve Richards - cello

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1995) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 65
Canadian RPM Country Albums 18

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Review: Little Acts of Treason - Carlene Carter". Allmusic. Retrieved 4 August 2009. 
  2. ^ Stegall, Tim (November 2, 1995). "Review: CARLENE CARTER - Little Acts of Treason (Giant)". Nick Barbaro. Retrieved 4 August 2009.