Tim McGraw and the Dancehall Doctors

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Tim McGraw and the Dancehall Doctors
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Studio album by Tim McGraw
Released November 26, 2002
Genre Country
Length 1:06:10
Label Curb
Producer
Tim McGraw chronology
Set This Circus Down
(2001)
Tim McGraw and the Dancehall Doctors
(2002)
Live Like You Were Dying
(2004)
Singles from Tim McGraw and the Dancehall Doctors
  1. "Red Rag Top"
    Released: September 16, 2002
  2. "Tiny Dancer"
    Released: December 30, 2002
  3. "She's My Kind of Rain"
    Released: January 20, 2003
  4. "Real Good Man"
    Released: May 19, 2003
  5. "Watch the Wind Blow By"
    Released: October 27, 2003
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic (68/100)[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
411Mania (8/10)[2]
About.com 5/5 stars[3]
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[4]
Billboard (favorable)[5]
Blender 4/5 stars[1]
Country Weekly (favorable)[6]
Entertainment Weekly B[7]
People (mixed)[8]
Plugged In (positive)[9]
Robert Christgau C+[10]
Rolling Stone 2/5 stars[11]

Tim McGraw and the Dancehall Doctors is the seventh studio album by country musician Tim McGraw and the first to feature his band The Dancehall Doctors. It was released in November 2002 and was recorded on a mountaintop studio in upstate New York.[12] Four singles were released. Two songs were in the movie Black Cloud, starring McGraw. The album also included a cover of Elton John's "Tiny Dancer", which was released only to the AC format, although it also reached the country charts from unsolicited airplay. The album debuted at number 2 on the Billboard 200 with first week sales of 602,000

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Comfort Me" (Don Poythress, Craig Wiseman) - 5:23
  2. "Tickin' Away" (Lore Orion) - 4:19
  3. "Home" (Wiseman, Tony Mullins) - 4:58
  4. "Red Rag Top" (Jason White) - 4:43
  5. "That's Why God Made Mexico" (James T. Slater) - 3:35
  6. "Watch the Wind Blow By" (Anders Osborne, Dylan Altman) - 4:36
  7. "Illegal" (Orion) - 3:54
  8. "Sleep Tonight" (Angelo Petraglia, Hillary Lindsey, Troy Verges) - 4:02
  9. "I Know How to Love You Well" (Arne "Honda" Hovda, Kristian Ottestad) - 5:10
  10. "Sing Me Home" (Gordon Kennedy, Wayne Kirkpatrick) - 4:40A
  11. "She's My Kind of Rain" (Tommy Lee James, Robin Lerner) - 4:15
  12. "Who Are They" (Danny Tate, Brad Warren) - 3:44
  13. "Real Good Man" (George Teren, Rivers Rutherford) - 4:15
  14. "All We Ever Find" (Liz Rose, Kim Patton-Johnston) - 3:20A
  15. "Tiny Dancer" (Elton John, Bernie Taupin) - 5:09

ASong also featured in the movie Black Cloud

Personnel[edit]

Tim McGraw & the Dancehall Doctors[edit]

Additional Musicians[edit]

  • Paul Buckmaster - string arrangements
  • David Campbell - string arrangements
  • Byron Gallimore - electric guitar
  • Kirk "Jelly Roll" Johnson - harmonica
  • B. James Lowry - acoustic guitar
  • Frank Macek- drum loops
  • Steve Nathan - Hammond organ, synthesizer horn, Wurlitzer
  • John Prestia - electric guitar, harmonica

Background vocals[edit]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2002) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 2
U.S. Billboard 200 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Critic reviews at Metacritic
  2. ^ 411Mania review
  3. ^ About.com review
  4. ^ Allmusic review
  5. ^ Billboard review at the Wayback Machine (archived December 13, 2002)
  6. ^ Country Weekly review
  7. ^ Entertainment Weekly review
  8. ^ People review
  9. ^ Plugged In review
  10. ^ Christgau, Robert (April 22, 2003). "Not Hop, Stomp". The Village Voice (New York). Archived from the original on February 9, 2013. Retrieved February 9, 2013. 
  11. ^ Rolling Stone review at the Wayback Machine (archived April 16, 2009)
  12. ^ [1]

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