Whoever's in New England
|Whoever's in New England|
|Studio album by Reba McEntire|
|Reba McEntire chronology|
Whoever's in New England is the 10th studio album of American country music artist Reba McEntire, released in 1986. It is her first #1 album on the Billboard country albums chart, producing two singles that were #1 country hits: "Whoever's in New England", and "Little Rock."
The album's phenomenal success proved to be a turning point in McEntire's career. It was the singer's first platinum record, and solidified her new superstardom when she was named the 'Entertainer of the Year' by the Country Music Association in autumn 1986.
The album also marked another milestone, McEntire made her first music video for the title track. Eventually, McEntire would become known for her 'mini-movie'-styled music videos.
|1.||"Can't Stop Now"||Garry Nicholson, Wendy Waldman||2:52|
|2.||"You Can Take the Wings Off Me"||Troy Seals, Eddie Setser||3:36|
|3.||"Whoever's in New England"||Kendal Franceschi, Quentin Powers||3:17|
|4.||"I'll Believe It When I Feel It"||Chris Watters, Tom Shapiro, Bucky Jones||2:38|
|5.||"I've Seen Better Days"||Red Lane, Danny Morrison||3:46|
|6.||"Little Rock"||Pat McManus, Bob DiPiero, Gerry House||3:07|
|7.||"If You Only Knew"||Diana Rae, Jane Mariash||3:03|
|8.||"One Thin Dime"||Jackson Leap, Michael P. Heeney||2:31|
|9.||"Don't Touch Me There"||Heeney||3:14|
|10.||"To Make That Same Mistake Again"||Roger Murrah, Richard Leigh||2:24|
- Reba McEntire - lead vocals, background vocals
- Matt Betton - drums
- Johnny Gimble - fiddle
- John Hobbs - piano
- David Hungate - bass guitar
- Pake McEntire - background vocals
- Weldon Myrick - steel guitar
- Leigh Reynolds - acoustic guitar
- Karen Staley - background vocals
- Billy Joe Walker Jr. - acoustic guitar, electric guitar
- Reggie Young - electric guitar
|U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums||1|
|US Country||CAN Country|
|1986||"Whoever's in New England"||1||3|
Certifications and sales
|United States (RIAA)||Platinum||1,000,000^|
^shipments figures based on certification alone
- Allmusic review
- "Reba McEntire Biography". Biography.com. Retrieved 7 November 2016.
- "Reba McEntire - Chart history | Billboard". www.billboard.com. Retrieved 7 November 2016.
- "Results - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". www.collectionscanada.gc.ca. Retrieved 7 November 2016.
- "American album certifications – Reba Mc Entire – in New England". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
by Hank Williams, Jr.
|Top Country Albums number-one album
May 24, 1986
by Willie Nelson