|Studio album by George Winston|
|Released||September 28, 1999|
|Label||Dancing Cat, Windham Hill|
|Producer||Howard Johnston, Cathy Econom, and George Winston|
|George Winston chronology|
Plains is the eleventh album of pianist George Winston and eighth solo piano album, released in 1999. It was his first studio album consisting of original compositions since 1994's Forest. According to Winston, "this album is inspired by the plains and its people. The four seasons there have always been my deepest source of inspiration."
The album was certified Gold by the RIAA on January 12, 2000. It was reissued in 2013 by Valley Entertainment with Dancing Cat Records. The reissue was packaged in a Digipak and features revised cover art.
|2||Before Barbed Wire||4:19||Philip Aaberg|
|4||Give Me Your Hand/La Valse Pour Les Petites Jeunes Filles||2:41||Traditional|
|5||No Ke Ano Ahiahi (In the Evening Time)||5:12||Traditional Hawaiian|
|7||Teach Me Tonight||4:13||Gene de Paul & Sammy Cahn|
|8||Rainsong (Fortune's Lullaby)||4:41||George Winston|
|9||Merry Go Round||3:23||Traditional|
|10||The Dance||3:23||Tony Arata|
|12||The Swan||6:14||Angelo Badalamenti|
|13||'Ike Ia Ladana (Queen's Jubilee)||6:39||Queen Lili'uokalani|
|14||Plains (Eastern Montana Blues)||3:49||George Winston|
|16||Waltz for the Lonely||3:17||Chet Atkins, Charles Randolph Goodrum|
|17||Sase (Sassy)||2:10||Joseph Kokolia|
|US Billboard 200||76|
|US New Age Albums (Billboard)||1|
- Allmusic review
- "Plains at George Winston's official site". Retrieved July 7, 2007.
- "American album certifications – George Winston – Plains". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
- "Plains". Valley Entertainment. Retrieved 7 November 2013.
- "George Winston – Chart history" Billboard 200 for George Winston.
- "George Winston – Chart history" Billboard New Age Albums Chart for George Winston.