Ricochet (Ricochet album)

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Studio album by Ricochet
Released February 6, 1996
Genre Country
Length 33:28
Label Columbia
Producer Ron Chancey
Ed Seay
Ricochet chronology
Blink of an Eye
Singles from Ricochet
  1. "What Do I Know"
    Released: December 5, 1995
  2. "Daddy's Money"
    Released: April 22, 1996
  3. "Love Is Stronger Than Pride"
    Released: August 5, 1996
  4. "Ease My Troubled Mind"
    Released: February 25, 1997
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic - 4/5 stars[1]

Ricochet is the self-titled debut album of the American country music band Ricochet. Released in 1996 on Columbia Records Nashville, it produced four hit singles on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) charts: "What Do I Know", "Daddy's Money" (a Number One), "Love Is Stronger Than Pride", and "Ease My Troubled Mind". The album itself has been certified gold by the RIAA.

Two of the singles were previously recorded by other artists: "What Do I Know" by Linda Davis on 1996's Some Things Are Meant to Be, and "Ease My Troubled Mind" by Tim Ryan on 1993's Idle Hands.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Daddy's Money" (Bob DiPiero, Mark D. Sanders, Steve Seskin) – 3:03
  2. "What Do I Know" (Stephony Smith, Sunny Russ, Cathy Majeski) – 3:34
  3. "I Can't Dance" (Jim Robinson, Andy Byrd) – 3:14
  4. "Love Is Stronger Than Pride" (Rick Bowles, Doug Johnson) – 3:12
  5. "Ease My Troubled Mind" (Tom Shapiro, Chris Waters, Michael Garvin) – 3:36
  6. "A Little Bit of Love (Is a Dangerous Thing)" (Robinson, Byrd, Stan Meissner) – 3:25
  7. "From Good to Bad to Worse to Gone" (Billy Yates, Chris Cummings, Frank Dycus) – 2:39
  8. "The Truth Is, I Lied" (Bill Anderson, Skip Ewing) – 3:38
  9. "I Wasn't Ready for You" (Craig Wiseman, Ronnie Samoset) – 3:23
  10. "Rowdy" (Jeff Stevens, Michael Clark) – 3:44



Additional musicians[edit]

  • Bruce Bouton – steel guitar
  • Mike Brignardello – bass guitar
  • Joe Chemay – bass guitar
  • Larry Franklin – fiddle
  • John Hobbs – piano
  • Brent Rowan – electric guitar
  • Biff Watson – acoustic guitar
  • Lonnie Wilson – drums

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1996) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 14
U.S. Billboard 200 101
U.S. Billboard Top Heatseekers 1
Canadian RPM Country Albums 12


  1. ^ Dillon, Charlotte. "Ricochet review". Allmusic. Retrieved 2010-05-20.