The Rovers (album)

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The Rovers
The Rovers 1980 CD.jpg
Studio album by The Irish Rovers
Released 1980 (1980)
Genre Country
Label Attic
The Irish Rovers chronology
Tall Ships and Salty Dogs
(1979)
The Rovers
(1980)
Wasn't That a Party
(1980)

The Rovers is a 1980 album by the music group The Irish Rovers. It was their first album after they rebranded themselves as The Rovers, dropping "Irish" from the group name, and includes their crossover country hit "Wasn't That a Party".

Track listing[edit]

Side 1
  1. Mexican Girl
  2. Yo Yo Man
  3. Tara
  4. Matchstick Men
  5. Pheasant Plucker's Son
Side 2
  1. Wasn't That a Party
  2. Fireflyte
  3. Movie Cowboys
  4. Victory Chimes
  5. Here's to the Horses

U.S. release[edit]

The album was released in the United States as "Wasn't That a Party." It had the same songs as "The Rovers," but a different cover.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1980) Peak
position
Canadian RPM Country Albums 1
Canadian RPM Top Albums 26
Preceded by
Somebody's Waiting by Anne Murray
RPM Country Albums number-one album
February 21 - March 7, 1981
Succeeded by
Anne Murray's Greatest Hits by Anne Murray

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