On the Road (Lee Roy Parnell album)

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On the Road
Studio album by Lee Roy Parnell
Released October 26, 1993 (1993-10-26)
Recorded Soundshop Recording Studios (Nashville), Midtown Tone & Volume and Recording Arts (Nashville) & The Castle Recording Studios (Franklin, TN)
Genre Country
Length 38:50
Label Arista Nashville
Producer Scott Hendricks
Lee Roy Parnell chronology
Love Without Mercy
(1992)Love Without Mercy1992
On the Road
We All Get Lucky Sometimes
(1995)We All Get Lucky Sometimes1995
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars link
Entertainment Weekly B+ link

On the Road is the third studio album by American country music singer Lee Roy Parnell. It was released October 26, 1993 via Arista Nashville. The album produced four singles for Parnell, all of which charted on Billboard Hot Country Songs: the title track at #6, "I'm Holding My Own" at #3, a cover of the Hank Williams song "Take These Chains from My Heart" at #17, and "The Power of Love" at #51.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "On the Road" (Bob McDill) – 4:38
  2. "Country Down to My Soul" (Lee Roy Parnell, Cris Moore) – 3:11
  3. "The Power of Love" (Don Cook, Gary Nicholson) – 3:39
  4. "I'm Holding My Own" (Tony Arata) – 4:16
  5. "They Don't Know You" (Parnell, Nicholson) – 3:42
  6. "Straight Shooter" (Parnell, Nicholson) – 4:43
  7. "Take These Chains from My Heart" (Fred Rose, Hy Heath) – 3:22
  8. "Wasted Time" (Parnell, Nicholson) 4:50
  9. "Straight and Narrow" (Parnell, Tony Haselden) – 3:31
  10. "Fresh Coat of Paint" (Parnell, Rory Michael Bourke, Moore) – 2:54


  • Produced & Mixed By Scott Hendricks
  • Engineered By Scott Hendricks, John Kunz & Mark Capps
  • Mastered By Hank Williams
  • Project Assistant: John Kunz
  • Project Administrator: Ramona Simmons


Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1993) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 59
U.S. Billboard Top Heatseekers 23
Canadian RPM Country Albums 17