Pass It On Down (Alabama album)

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Pass It on Down
Alabama - Pass it on Down.jpg
Studio album by Alabama
Released May 21, 1990
January 16, 1998 (re-release)
Genre Country
Length 45:01
Label RCA Records
Producer Alabama
Larry Michael Lee
Josh Leo
Alabama chronology
Southern Star
(1989)Southern Star1989
Pass It On Down
Greatest Hits Vol. II
(1991)Greatest Hits Vol. II1991
Singles from Pass It On Down
  1. "Pass It On Down"
    Released: March 25, 1990
  2. "Jukebox in My Mind"
    Released: July 13, 1990
  3. "Forever's as Far as I'll Go"
    Released: October 18, 1990
  4. "Down Home"
    Released: February 4, 1991
  5. "Here We Are"
    Released: June 3, 1991
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Pass It on Down is the thirteenth studio album from American country music band Alabama, released in 1990. Singles released from the album were the title track, "Here We Are", "Down Home", "Forever's as Far as I'll Go" and "Jukebox in My Mind". "I Ain't Got No Business Doing Business Today" is a cover of Razzy Bailey.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Pass It On Down" (Randy Owen, Teddy Gentry, Will Robinson, Ronnie Rogers) - 4:53
  2. "Here We Are" (Beth Nielsen Chapman, Vince Gill) - 2:52
  3. "Down Home" (Rick Bowles, Josh Leo) - 3:29
  4. "Forever's as Far as I'll Go" (Mike Reid) - 3:36
  5. "Jukebox in My Mind" (Dave Gibson, Rogers) - 3:40
  6. "Moonlight Lounge" (Rogers) - 3:06
  7. "Goodbye (Kelly's Song)" (Owen) - 3:59
  8. "Fire on Fire" (Gentry, Rogers, Greg Fowler) - 4:28
  9. "Until It Happens to You" (Jeff Cook, Gentry, Rogers, Fowler) - 3:42
  10. "Gulf of Mexico" (Gentry, Robert Byrne) - 4:00
  11. "Starting Tonight" (Gentry, Fowler, John Jarrard, S. Alan Taylor) - 3:15
  12. "I Ain't Got No Business Doin' Business Today" (Danny Morrison, Johnny Slate) - 4:03

Note: The last three tracks were not added to the cassette version.




Additional Musicians[edit]

  • Ken Bell- acoustic guitar
  • Sam Bush- fiddle, mandolin
  • John Catchings- cello
  • Jeremy Cowart- background vocals
  • Benji Cowart- background vocals
  • Bill Cuomo- keyboards
  • Kristin DeLauer- conductor
  • Tommy Gardner- background vocals
  • Rob Hajacos- fiddle
  • Larry Hanson- electric guitar, percussion, saxophone, background vocals
  • Mike Haynes- trumpet
  • Craig Krampf- drums, percussion
  • Bernie Leadon- banjo, acoustic guitar
  • Josh Leo- electric guitar
  • Shannon Love- background vocals
  • John Mattick- keyboards
  • Susannah Smith- background vocals
  • Bobby G. Taylor- oboe
  • Ben Voltz- background vocals
  • Heather Voltz- background vocals
  • Heidi Voltz- background vocals
  • Biff Watson- acoustic guitar, keyboards
  • John Willis- acoustic guitar
  • Glenn Worf- bass guitar

Chart performance[edit]


Chart (1990) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 3
U.S. Billboard 200 57


Year Single Peak chart positions
US Country US AC CAN Country
1990 "Pass It On Down" 3 2
"Jukebox in My Mind" 1 1
"Forever's as Far as I'll Go" 1 14 3
1991 "Down Home" 1 1
"Here We Are" 2 3


Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[2] Platinum 1,000,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone


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  2. ^ "American album certifications – Alabama – Pass It on Down". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH