Rockin' with the Rhythm

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Rockin' with the Rhythm
Studio album by The Judds
Released October 30, 1985
Genre Country
Length 34:29
Label RCA Records/Curb
Producer Brent Maher
The Judds chronology
Why Not Me
Rockin' with the Rhythm
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Rockin' with the Rhythm is the second studio album released by RCA Records in 1985 by the American country music duo The Judds. It features the singles "Have Mercy," "Grandpa (Tell Me 'Bout the Good Old Days)," "Rockin' with the Rhythm of the Rain" and "Cry Myself to Sleep"; all four singles reached #1 on Billboard's Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.[2]

The album has been certified Platinum by the RIAA for sales of 1 million copies.[3] It was named the Top Country Album of 1986 by Billboard,[4] and was nominated for Favorite Country Album at the 1987 American Music Awards.[5]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Have Mercy" (Paul Kennerley) - 3:23
  2. "Grandpa (Tell Me 'Bout the Good Ol' Days)" (Jamie O'Hara) - 4:15
  3. "Working in the Coal Mine" (Lee Dorsey, Allen Toussaint) - 3:04
  4. "If I Were You" (Harlan Howard, Brent Maher, Sonny Throckmorton) - 2:51
  5. "Rockin' with the Rhythm of the Rain" (Maher, Don Schlitz) - 2:41
  6. "Tears for You" (Mickey Jupp) - 3:54
  7. "Cry Myself to Sleep" (Kennerley) - 3:44
  8. "River Roll On" (Wayland Holyfield, Maher) - 3:52
  9. "I Wish She Wouldn't Treat You That Way" (Walker Igleheart, Kevin Welch) - 3:00
  10. "Dream Chaser" (Jeffrey Hawthrone Bullock, Maher) - 3:44


The Judds
Additional Musicians

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1985) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 1
U.S. Billboard 200 66


Preceded by
Streamline by Lee Greenwood
Top Country Albums number-one album
March 1, 1986
Succeeded by
Won't Be Blue Anymore by Dan Seals
Preceded by
40-Hour Week by Alabama
Top Country Albums number-one album of the year
Succeeded by
Storms of Life by Randy Travis