Road Dogs (Charlie Daniels album)

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Road Dogs
Studio album by Charlie Daniels
Released May 30, 2000
Recorded Twin Pines Studios, Lebanon, Tennessee
Genre Country, country rock, Southern rock
Label Blue Hat
Producer Charlie Daniels
Patrick Kelly
David Corlew
Charlie Daniels chronology
Volunteer Jam/Classic Live Performances: Volume two
Road Dogs

Road Dogs is a studio album by bluegrass and country rock artist Charlie Daniels. Unlike most of Daniels' work, almost all of the songs on Road Dogs are self-written. However, the two songs “Even up the Score” and “Standing in the Rain” are by Charlie Daniels Band keyboardist Joel “Taz” DiGregorio.[1] It was released on May 30, 2000 courtesy of Blue Hat Records.[2]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Road Dogs" Daniels 4:01
2. "Ain't No Law in California" Daniels 4:36
3. "Even Up the Score" Brown, DiGregorio 5:21
4. "Across the Line" Daniels 7:22
5. "The Martyr" Daniels 4:55
6. "How Much I Love You" Daniels 5:30
7. "Wild Wild Young Men" Daniels 3:40
8. "Sidewinder" Daniels 7:04
9. "Standing in the Rain" DiGregorio, Elks 4:17
10. "It's About Time" Daniels 3:07
11. "Sail Away" Daniels 5:07


  • Charlie Daniels - Guitar, vocals
  • Joel "Taz" DiGregorio - Keyboards, vocals
  • Charlie Hayward - Bass
  • Chris Wormer - Guitar, string arrangements, vocals, background vocals
  • David Angell - Violin
  • John Catchings - Cello
  • Carolyn Corlew - Background vocals
  • David Davidson - Violin
  • Pat McDonald - Drums, percussion
  • Kathryn Plummer - Viola

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[3]

Road Dogs received four stars out of five from Allmusic.[3] Reviewer Michael B. Smith concludes that "This is one old dog [Charlie Daniels] who isn't even considering curling up on the porch and letting life pass him by. He's rockin', but it's not in a rocking chair, it's behind a Gibson guitar."[3]


  1. ^ [1]”,Charlie Daniels-Road Dogs CD Album, CD Universe, 1996-2011.Retrieved 2011-11-25.
  2. ^ Smith, Michael B. “[2]”, Road Dogs-Charlie Daniels| AllMusic, 2011. Retrieved 2011-11-25.
  3. ^ a b c Smith, Michael B. "Road Dogs review". Allmusic. Retrieved 26 November 2011.