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Released  May 1984 (1984-05)
Artist  Hank Williams Jr.
Label  Curb Records
Length  35:02
Release date  May 1984
Genre  Country music
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Major Moves (1984)  Hank Williams Jr.'s Greatest Hits, Vol. 2 (1985)
Producers  Jimmy Bowen, Hank Williams Jr.
Similar  Hank Williams Jr albums, Country music albums

Major Moves is a studio album by American country music artist Hank Williams Jr. It was released by Warner Bros. Records in May 1984. "Attitude Adjustment," "All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight" and the title track were released as singles. The album reached #1 on the Top Country Albums chart and has been certified Platinum by the RIAA.

Contents

"All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight", which would become a hit in its own right, is now best known to football fans as the song Williams would remake as "Are You Ready For Some Football?" for Monday Night Football.

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Commercial and critical success

Major Moves was a significant success for Williams, becoming his first album to reach number one on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart. It also became his eleventh album to be certified Gold and third to be certified Platinum by the RIAA. Williams received a number of prestigious music industry awards during this time, including winning the inaugural Country Music Association and Academy of Country Music awards for Music Video of the Year for "All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight". The ACM also nominated Williams for Top Male Vocalist, his third nomination for the award, and he received his first nomination for CMA Male Vocalist of the Year. He also earned his second Grammy nomination for Best Country Vocal Performance, Male for "All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight".

Track listing

  1. "All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight" (Hank Williams Jr.) - 2:57
  2. "Promises" (Richard Feldman, Roger Linn) - 3:00
  3. "Video Blues" (Williams) - 2:54
  4. "Major Moves" (Williams) - 3:34
  5. "Blues Medley: My Starter Won't Start This Morning/ Hold Up Your Head/ One Kind Favor/ Trouble in Mind (feat. John Lee Hooker & Ray Charles)" (Sam Lightnin' Hopkins/ Elmore James/ Blind Lemon Jefferson/ Richard M. Jones) - 5:41
  6. "Mr. Lincoln" (Jimmy Bowen, Williams) - 4:17
  7. "Country Relaxin'" (Williams) - 2:36
  8. "Attitude Adjustment" (Williams) - 2:56
  9. "Knoxville Courthouse Blues" (Williams) - 3:41
  10. "Wild and Blue" (John Scott Sherrill) - 3:30

Personnel

  • Matt Betton - drums
  • Dickey Betts - slide guitar
  • Jimmy Bowen - recorder
  • Mark Casstevens - banjo, tenor banjo
  • Ray Charles - piano, electric piano, and vocals on track 5
  • Vernon Derrick - fiddle, mandolin
  • Bessyl Duhon - concertina
  • Ray Edenton - acoustic guitar
  • Hoot Hester - fiddle
  • John Lee Hooker - vocals on track 5
  • David Hungate - bass guitar
  • John Barlow Jarvis - keyboards
  • Irving Kane - trombone
  • "Cowboy" Eddie Long - steel guitar
  • Jerry McKinney - clarinet, soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone
  • Terry McMillan - harmonica
  • Terry Mead - trumpet
  • Kenny Mims - acoustic guitar
  • Farrell Morris - maracas, marimba, percussion
  • Lamar Morris - acoustic guitar, electric guitar
  • Gove Scrivenor - autoharp
  • Randy Scruggs - dobro, acoustic guitar
  • James Stroud - percussion
  • Bobby Thompson - banjo
  • Steve Tillisch - background vocals
  • Wayne Turner - acoustic guitar, electric guitar
  • Billy Joe Walker Jr. - acoustic guitar, electric guitar
  • Hank Williams Jr. - dobro, electric guitar, keyboards, recorder, lead vocals, background vocals
  • Reggie Young - electric guitar
  • Songs

    1All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight2:57
    2Promises3:01
    3Video Blues2:55

    References

    Major Moves Wikipedia


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