Pictures (Atlanta album)

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Pictures
Atlanta band pictures sleeve.jpg
Studio album by Atlanta
Released March 27, 1984
Recorded 1983
Genre Country
Label MDJ/MCA
Producer Milan Bogden, Larry McBride
Atlanta chronology
Pictures
(1984)
Atlanta
(1985)Atlanta1985

Pictures is an album by American country music group Atlanta.[1] It was released in March 1984. The album peaked at number 8 on the Top Country Albums charts and number 140 on the U.S. Billboard 200. The biggest hit on the album, and also one of Atlanta's biggest hits, was "Sweet Country Music", which reached number 5 on the Hot Country Singles & Tracks charts. Also on the US Country charts, the title track, "Atlanta Burned Again Last Night", peaked at number 9, "Dixie Dreaming" peaked at number 11, "Pictures" peaked at number 35, and "Wishful Drinkin'" peaked at number 22.

Both "Atlanta Burned Again Last Night" and "Sweet Country Music" were co-written by Jeff Stevens and Terry Dotson, who recorded for Atlantic Records as part of Jeff Stevens & the Bullets at the time.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Dixie Dreaming" (John Gilbert) – 3:43
  2. "Wishful Drinkin'" (Blake Mevis, Bill Shore) – 2:44
  3. "Pictures"
  4. "Sweet Was Our Rose"
  5. "Blue Side of the Gray"
  6. "Atlanta Burned Again Last Night" (Jeff Stevens, Terry Dotson, Dwaine Rowe) – 2:59
  7. "Sweet Country Music" (Stevens, Dotson, Rowe, A.P. Carter) – 3:33
  8. "Nothing Left between Us But Alabama"
  9. "You Are the Wine"
  10. "Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress" (Allan Clarke, Roger Cook, Roger Greenaway)

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1984) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 8
U.S. Billboard 200 140
Canadian RPM Country Albums 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pictures – Atlanta: Allmusic
  2. ^ Sandra Brennan. "Jeff Stevens biography". Allmusic. Retrieved 2009-10-08.