Tim McGraw and the Dancehall Doctors

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Tim McGraw and the Dancehall Doctors
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Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 26, 2002
Tim McGraw chronology
Set This Circus Down
Tim McGraw and the Dancehall Doctors
Live Like You Were Dying
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
Review scores
About.com5/5 stars[3]
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[4]
Blender4/5 stars[1]
Country Weekly(favorable)[6]
Entertainment WeeklyB[7]
Plugged In(positive)[9]
Robert ChristgauC+[10]
Rolling Stone2/5 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"
2."Tickin' Away"Lore Orion4:19
4."Red Rag Top"Jason White4:43
5."That's Why God Made Mexico"James T. Slater3:35
6."Watch the Wind Blow By"
8."Sleep Tonight"4:02
9."I Know How to Love You Well"
  • Arne "Honda" Hovda
  • Kristian Ottestad
10."Sing Me Home"4:40A
11."She's My Kind of Rain"
12."Who Are They"3:44
13."Real Good Man"
14."All We Ever Find"3:20A
15."Tiny Dancer"5:09

ASong also featured in the movie Black Cloud


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
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 2
U.S. Billboard 200 2


  1. ^ a b Critic reviews at Metacritic
  2. ^ 411Mania review Archived 2013-06-28 at Archive.today
  3. ^ About.com review
  4. ^ Allmusic review
  5. ^ "Billboard review". Archived from the original on December 13, 2002. Retrieved 2013-05-03.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  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". Archived from the original on April 16, 2009. Retrieved 2007-07-20.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  12. ^ [1]

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