The Journey (Tommy Emmanuel album)

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The Journey
Studio album by Tommy Emmanuel
Released September 1993
Recorded April-June 1993
Studio Capitol Studios, Hollywood; Kiva-West; Treehouse, Los Angeles
Length 53:22
Label Columbia, Epic
Producer Rick Neigher
Tommy Emmanuel chronology
The Journey
Alternative cover
The Journey Continues
The Journey Continues

The Journey is the sixth studio album by Australian guitarist Tommy Emmanuel. Released in September 1993, the album peaked at number 5 on the ARIA Charts; becoming his first top ten album. The album was certified double platinum in Australia in 1994.

The album was re-released in 1994 with additional tracks under the title The Journey Continues which peaked at number 18 on the ARIA charts itself.

At the ARIA Music Awards of 1994, the album won the ARIA Award for Best Adult Contemporary Album. [1]

Track listing[edit]

Compact Disc (474489)
1."Tailin' the Invisible Man"Emmanuel, James Roche5:03
2."Big Brother"Peter Bowman, Emmanuel3:59
3."Somethin's Goin' On"Emmanuel, Rick Neigher4:07
4."Hellos & Goodbyes"Virgil Donati, Emmanuel4:35
5."The Journey"Emmanuel, David Hirschfelder4:58
6."If Your Heart Tells You To"Emmanuel,Hirschfelder3:55
7."Like Family"Bowman, Emmanuel4:25
8."Don't Hold Me Back"Emmanuel, Neigher3:29
9."Villa Anita"Bowman, Emmanuel5:42
10."White Picket Fences"Emmanuel4:46
11."The Big Swell"Bowman, Emmanuel4:06

The Journey Continues[edit]

Compact Disc (474489)
1."Don't Argue" 4:00
2."Since We Met" 4:02
3."The Hunt" 2:59
5."Day Tripper/Lady Madonna"Lennon–McCartney3:24
6."Fear of Rain" 4:55
7."Keep It Simple" 3:14
8."Sunset" 3:13
9."Southern Summers" 4:09


Chart (1993-94) Peak
Australian Albums (ARIA)[2] 5


Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Australia (ARIA)[3] 2× Platinum 140,000[4]

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone



  1. ^ "ARIA Awards – History: Winners by Year 1994: 8th Annual ARIA Awards". Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). Retrieved 13 June 2012. 
  2. ^ " – Tommy Emmanuel – THE JOURNEY". Hung Medien. Retrieved 21 January 2018.
  3. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 1994 Albums". Australian Recording Industry Association. 
  4. ^ "Tommy Emmanuel Does Double Duty on "Hellos and Goodbyes" — Video". Guitar World. 25 August 2015. Retrieved 20 January 2018. 
  5. ^ "The Journey". AllMusic. Retrieved 14 December 2017.