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Released  August 1981 (1981-08)
The Pressure Is On (1981)  High Notes (1982)
Release date  August 1981
Label  Elektra Records
Length  33:59
Artist  Hank Williams Jr.
Producer  Jimmy Bowen
Genre  Country music
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Similar  Hank Williams Jr albums, Country music albums

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The Pressure Is On is a studio album by American country music artist Hank Williams, Jr.. It was released by Elektra/Curb Records in August 1981 and was Williams' seventh studio album on the Elektra/Curb label.

Contents

Hank williams jr a country boy can survive


Critical and commercial success

The Pressure Is On was Williams' fifth consecutive Top 10 album for Curb, peaking at number 5 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart. Two songs, "All My Rowdy Friends (Have Settled Down)" and A Country Boy Can Survive" were released as singles, with "All My Rowdy Friends" peaking at Number One on the Billboard Hot Country Songs & Tracks chart, giving Williams his fifth career Number One single, while "A Country Boy Can Survive" peaked at number 2. They have become signature songs for Williams and remain among the most popular of his career. The album and singles were well received by critics, earning Williams an Academy of Country Music nomination for Top Male Vocalist. It was also a major commercial success for Williams and was certified Platinum by the RIAA, making it Williams' sixth album to be certified Gold and his second to be certified Platinum.

Track listing

  1. "A Country Boy Can Survive" (Hank Williams, Jr.) – 4:16
  2. "The Coalition to Ban Coalitions" (Williams, Jr.) – 2:10
  3. "Tennessee Stud" (Jimmy Driftwood) – 3:27
  4. "Ramblin' in My Shoes" (Bill Emerson, Vince Emerson) – 3:13 [featuring Boxcar Willie]
  5. "The Pressure Is On" (Williams, Jr.) – 4:13
  6. "All My Rowdy Friends (Have Settled Down)" (Williams, Jr.) – 3:58
  7. "I Don't Care (If Tomorrow Never Comes)" (Williams) – 2:41 [featuring George Jones]
  8. "Weatherman" (Williams, Jr.) – 3:39
  9. "Everytime I Hear That Song" (Williams, Jr.) – 3:15
  10. "Ballad of Hank Williams" (Don Helms) – 3:21 [featuring Don Helms]

Personnel

  • Acoustic Guitar: Kenny Bell, Bobby Thompson, Hank Williams Jr., Paul Worley
  • Electric Guitar: Reggie Young, Billy Walker
  • Drums: James Stroud
  • Steel Guitar: "Cowboy" Eddie Long, Sonny Garrish
  • Bass Guitar: Joe Osborn, Bob Wray
  • Piano: Larry Knechtel, Hargus "Pig" Robbins
  • Organ: Mike Lawler
  • Synthesizer: Tony Migliore
  • Mandolin: Vernon Derrick, Kieran Kane
  • Fiddle: Lisa Silver, Vernon Derrick
  • Viola: Buddy Spicher
  • Dobro: Mike Auldridge, Hank Williams, Jr.
  • Horns: Irve Kane (trombone), Terry Mead (trumpet), Jerry Vinett (clarinet)
  • Banjo: Bobby Thompson
  • Train Whistle: Boxcar Willie
  • Harmonica: Terry McMillan
  • Sitar: Reggie Young
  • Lead Vocals: Hank Williams Jr.
  • Guest Duck: Mack Vickery
  • Production

  • Produced by Jimmy Bowen
  • Recorded at Sounds Stage Studios, Nashville, Tennessee
  • Engineered by Ron Treat, Jimmy Bowen and Steve Tillisch
  • Mastered at Masterfonics by Glenn Meadows
  • Album Art Direction: Ron Caro and Norm Ung
  • Album Design by Norm Ung
  • Album Photography by Ron Slenzak
  • Songs

    1A Country Boy Can Survive4:17
    2The Coalition to Ban Coalitions2:09
    3Tennessee Stud3:24

    References

    The Pressure Is On Wikipedia


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