Off the Hillbilly Hook

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Off the Hillbilly Hook
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EP by Trailer Choir
Released June 9, 2009 (2009-06-09)
Genre Country
Label Show Dog Nashville
Producer
Trailer Choir chronology
Off the Hillbilly Hook
(2009)
Tailgate
(2010)Tailgate2010

Off the Hillbilly Hook is the title of an extended play released by the American country music group Trailer Choir. It was released on June 9, 2009 via Show Dog Nashville, now part of Show Dog-Universal Music. The album contains the singles "Off the Hillbilly Hook," "What Would You Say," "Rockin' the Beer Gut" and "Rollin' Through the Sunshine." These latter three songs all charted on Hot Country Songs between 2009 and 2010. "Rockin' the Beer Gut" also charted at number 12 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 chart.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Rockin' the Beer Gut" (Butter) – 3:06
  2. "Rollin' Through the Sunshine" (Butter, Big Vinny, Isaac Rich) – 3:15
  3. "In My Next 5 Beers" (Butter, Big Vinny, Rick, Thom Shepherd) – 2:42
  4. "What Would You Say" (Butter, Big Vinny, David Fortney) – 3:40
  5. "Last Man Standing" (Butter, Chance, John Kromer, Scott Lynch) – 3:31
  6. "Off the Hillbilly Hook" (Butter, Big Vinny, Jewels Hanson) – 3:09

Critical reception[edit]

Steve Leggett of AllMusic gave this EP a three-and-a-half star review, saying that it was "catchy and commercial,"[1] and Greg Yost of Country Standard Time said "it is clear that not only is this trio funny, but Trailer Choir has the songwriting, vocal and music talent to sustain a career."[2]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard 200 170
U.S. Billboard Country Albums 30
U.S. Billboard Heatseekers Albums 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ Leggett, Steve. "Off the Hillbilly Hook review". Allmusic. Retrieved 2009-08-27. 
  2. ^ Yost, Greg. "Off the Hillbilly Hook review". Country Standard Time. Retrieved 2009-08-27.