The Houston Kid

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The Houston Kid
Rodney Crowell The Houston Kid.jpg
Studio album by
Released2001
GenreCountry
LabelSugar Hill
ProducerPeter Coleman
Rodney Crowell chronology
Jewel of the South
(1995)
The Houston Kid
(2001)
Fate's Right Hand
(2003)

The Houston Kid is the 10th album by American country music singer Rodney Crowell. It was released through Sugar Hill in 2001. The album includes the single "I Walk the Line Revisited", recorded in collaboration with Johnny Cash, which peaked at number 61 on the Hot Country Songs charts in late 1998.[1]

Thom Jurek of Allmusic rated the album with a full five-star rating.[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic5/5 stars[2]
Entertainment Weekly(A-)[3]
Robert Christgau(A-)[4]
People(very favorable)[5]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Rodney Crowell except where noted.

  1. "Telephone Road" – 3:52
  2. "The Rock Of My Soul" – 4:50
  3. "Why Don't We Talk About It" – 3:35
  4. "I Wish It Would Rain" – 3:28
  5. "Wandering Boy" – 5:57
  6. "I Walk The Line (Revisited)" (featuring Johnny Cash) (Crowell, Johnny Cash) – 3:51
  7. "Highway 17" – 4:54
  8. "U Don't Know How Much I Hate U" (Crowell, Steve Lukather) – 3:37
  9. "Banks Of The Old Bandera" – 3:41
  10. "Topsy Turvy" – 3:47
  11. "I Know Love Is All I Need" – 5:20

Personnel[edit]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2001) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 32
U.S. Billboard Top Independent Albums 19

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 109. ISBN 0-89820-177-2.
  2. ^ a b Jurek, Thom. "Review: The Houston Kid". Allmusic. Retrieved August 24, 2009.
  3. ^ Scherman, Tony (9 February 2001). "The Houston Kid Review". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 21 August 2016.
  4. ^ Christgau, Robert. "Consumer Guide: Rodney Crowell". Village Voice. Retrieved 21 August 2016.
  5. ^ Charles, Nick (9 April 2001). "Picks and Pans Review: The Houston Kid". People. Retrieved 21 August 2016.

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