Ricky Skaggs & Bruce Hornsby

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Ricky Skaggs & Bruce Hornsby
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 20, 2007
GenreBluegrass, piano rock
ProducerBruce Hornsby, Ricky Skaggs
Ricky Skaggs chronology
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Camp Meeting
Professional ratings
Review scores
Music Box3.5/5 stars[1]

Bruce Hornsby's ninth studio album, a collaboration with bluegrass legend Ricky Skaggs titled Ricky Skaggs & Bruce Hornsby, marks the debut release for the duo's new musical project. The album features reworkings of Hornsby originals as bluegrass tunes, as well as a number of traditional songs and a Skaggs original composition. Worthy of note is the cover of "Super Freak" (the Rick James song), here turned into a bluegrass version.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Dreaded Spoon" (Hornsby)
  2. "Gulf of Mexico Fishing Boat Blues" (Hornsby)
  3. "Across the Rocky Mountain" (Traditional)
  4. "Mandolin Rain" (Bruce Hornsby, John Hornsby)
  5. "Stubb" (Skaggs)
  6. "Come on Out" (Kennedy, Phil Madeira)
  7. "A Night on the Town" (Hornsby, Hornsby)
  8. "Sheep Shell Corn" (Traditional)
  9. "Hills of Mexico" (Traditional)
  10. "Crown of Jewels" (Hornsby)
  11. "Super Freak" (Johnson, Alonzo Miller)


Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2007) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Bluegrass Albums 1
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 37


  1. ^ "Ricky Skaggs & Bruce Hornsby review". Music Box. Retrieved August 12, 2011.