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Ronnie Milsap (album)

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Released  August 1971
Length  33:51
Producer  Dan Penn
Genre  Country
Label  Warner Bros. Records
Ronnie Milsap (1971)  Where My Heart Is (1973)

Ronnie Milsap is the first studio album from country music artist Ronnie Milsap. It was released in 1971 on Warner Bros. Records.


Among the tracks on the album was "Please Don't Tell Me How the Story Ends," which he re-recorded in 1974 after he signed a contract with RCA Records and established himself as a hitmaker in country music. The remake went on to be a No. 1 hit on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart.

Track listing

  1. "Dedicate the Blues to Me" (Huey P. Meaux) – 3:20
  2. "Sunday Rain" (Mark James) – 3:09
  3. "Please Don't Tell Me How the Story Ends" (Kris Kristofferson) – 3:00
  4. "Sweet Little Rock & Roller" (Chuck Berry) – 3:17
  5. "Blue Skies of Montana" (Spooner Oldham, Dan Penn) – 5:29
  6. "Sancitified" (Jim Dickinson, Bob McDill) – 3:33
  7. "Keep on Smiling" (Karen Oldham, Spooner Oldham) – 3:21
  8. "The Cat Was a Junkie" (Bobby Weinstein, Jon Stroll)
  9. "Crying" (Joe Melson, Roy Orbison) – 2:30
  10. "Not for the Love of a Woman" (Nat Foster) – 3:08
  11. "Why" (Swain Schaefer) – 3:04


  • Ronnie Milsap - vocals, keyboards
  • Eddie Hinton, Gimmer Nicolson, James Burton, Johnny Christopher, Reggie Young, Tippy Armstrong, Wayne Perkins - guitar
  • Chris Ethridge, Mike Leech, Norbert Putnam - bass
  • Bobby Emmons, Bobby Wood, David Briggs, Glen Spreen, Jim Dickinson, Swain Schaefer - Hammond B-3
  • Gene Chrisman, Kenny Buttrey, Roger Hawkins - drums
  • Hayward Bishop - percussion
  • Andrew Love, Wayne Jackson - horns
  • The Black Berries - backing vocals
  • Technical
  • Dan Penn, Gene Eichelberger, Jim Johnson, Marlin Greene, Ralph Rhodes, Terry Manning - engineers
  • Ed Thrasher - art director
  • Jim Marshall - photography
  • References

    Ronnie Milsap (album) Wikipedia

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