Tracy Byrd (album)

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Tracy Byrd
Studio album by Tracy Byrd
Released April 27, 1993 (1993-04-27)
Recorded 1992-1993
Genre Country
Length 29:52
Label MCA
Producer Keith Stegall (tracks 1, 2, 5, 7-10)
Tony Brown (tracks 3, 4, 6)
Tracy Byrd chronology
Tracy Byrd
No Ordinary Man
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]
Chicago Tribune 3.5/4 stars [2]
Entertainment Weekly C [3]

Tracy Byrd is the self-titled debut album of American country music artist Tracy Byrd. In order of release, the singles from this album were "That's the Thing About a Memory", "Someone to Give My Love To" (a cover of Johnny Paycheck's song), "Holdin' Heaven", and "Why Don't That Telephone Ring". "Holdin' Heaven" reached Number One on the Hot Country Songs charts in 1993.

"An Out of Control Raging Fire" would later be recorded by Patty Loveless (as a duet with Travis Tritt) on Loveless's Mountain Soul album.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "That's the Thing About a Memory" (Keith Stegall, Tracy Byrd, Lewis Anderson) - 2:46
  2. "Back in the Swing of Things" (Buddy Cannon, Vern Gosdin, Dean Dillon) - 2:30
  3. "Someone to Give My Love To" (Jerry Foster, Bill Rice) - 3:23
  4. "Holdin' Heaven" (Bill Kenner, Thom McHugh) - 2:31
  5. "Why" (Larry Bastian, DeWayne Blackwell, Earl Bud Lee) - 2:58
  6. "An Out of Control Raging Fire" (Kostas, Melba Montgomery) - 3:40
  7. "Hat Trick" (Jim Weatherly, Glenn Sutton) - 2:37
  8. "Why Don't That Telephone Ring" (Charles Quillen, Ron Hellard) - 3:16
  9. "Edge of a Memory" (Paul Nelson, Tom Shapiro) - 3:05
  10. "Talk to Me Texas" (Don Cook, Bucky Jones, Curly Putman) - 3:01


Tracks 1, 2, 5, 7–10[edit]

Tracks 3, 4, 6[edit]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1993) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 24
U.S. Billboard 200 115
U.S. Billboard Top Heatseekers 3