The Way Back Home

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The Way Back Home
The Way Back Home (Vince Gill album) cover art.jpg
Studio album by Vince Gill
Released 1987
Genre Country
Length 34:19
Label RCA
Producer Emory Gordy, Jr., Richard Landis
Vince Gill chronology
The Things That Matter
The Way Back Home
When I Call Your Name
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The Way Back Home is the second studio album by American country music artist Vince Gill. It was released in 1987 by RCA Records and it produced four chart singles on the Billboard country charts. In order of release, these were "Cinderella" (#5), "Let's Do Something (#16), "Everybody's Sweetheart" (#11) and "The Radio" (#39). After the final single, Gill left RCA's roster in favor of MCA Nashville, where in 1989 he released his fourth album, When I Call Your Name.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Everybody's Sweetheart" (Vince Gill) – 2:52
  2. "The Way Back Home" (Gill) – 3:56
  3. "Cinderella" (Reed Nielsen) – 3:36
  4. "Let's Do Something" (Gill, Nielsen) – 3:19
  5. "The Radio" (Gill, Nielsen) – 4:05
  6. "Baby That's Tough" (Gill, Guy Clark) – 3:38
  7. "Losing Your Love" (Gill, Hank DeVito, Rhonda Fleming) – 4:47
  8. "It Doesn't Matter Anymore" (Paul Anka) – 3:36
  9. "Something's Missing" (Gill) – 4:30


  • Produced by Emory Gordy Jr. and Richard Landis
  • Engineered by Joe Bogan, Jeff DeMorris, Jim Dineen, Csaba Petocz, Dennis Ritchie and John Vigran
  • Mixed by Ed Thacker
  • Mastered by Elliott Federman
  • Archivists: Claudia Depkin, Joanne Feltman, Glenn Korman


Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1987) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 13


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