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Third Rock from the Sun

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July 26, 1994


Third Rock from the Sun (1994)
Mr. Christmas (1995)



Joe Diffie Johnny Slate

Third Rock from the Sun is the fourth studio album by American country music artist Joe Diffie. The album's first five tracks were all released as singles, and all charted on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) charts. Of these five singles, "Pickup Man" and "Third Rock from the Sun" were both Number One hits, "So Help Me Girl" reached #2, "I'm in Love with a Capital 'U'" reached #21, and "That Road Not Taken" peaked at #40. "Pickup Man" was also Diffie's longest-lasting Number One, having held that position for four weeks.


Track listing

  1. "Third Rock from the Sun" (Sterling Whipple, Tony Martin, John Greenebaum) – 3:04
  2. "I'm in Love with a Capital "U"" (Paul Nelson, Craig Wiseman) – 3:17
  3. "That Road Not Taken" (Casey Kelly, Deborah Beasley) – 4:17
  4. "Pickup Man" (Howard Perdew, Kerry Kurt Phillips) – 3:36
  5. "So Help Me Girl" (Howard Perdew, Andy Spooner) – 3:29
  6. "Wild Blue Yonder" (Stacey Slate, Michael Higgins) – 3:53
  7. "I'd Like to Have a Problem Like That" (Whipple, Martin, Greenebaum) – 3:20
  8. "Junior's in Love" (Dennis Linde) – 3:09
  9. "From Here on Out" (Howard Perdew, Carol Perdew, Monica Stiles) – 3:24
  10. "Good Brown Gravy" (Billy Dean, Verlon Thompson, Bill Kenner) – 3:02
  11. "The Cows Came Home" (Joe Diffie, Lonnie Wilson, Lee Bogan) – 2:55


  • Lee Bogan - background vocals
  • Walt Cunningham - keyboards, synthesizer strings, special effects
  • John Dickson - cow sounds on "The Cows Came Home"
  • Joe Diffie - lead vocals, background vocals, cow sounds on "The Cows Came Home"
  • Stuart Duncan - fiddle
  • Craig "Flash" Fletcher - background vocals
  • Paul Franklin - steel guitar
  • Clay Keith - background vocals
  • Larry Keith - background vocals
  • Terry McMillan - harmonica
  • Brent Mason - electric guitar
  • Tim Mensy - acoustic guitar
  • Larry Paxton - bass guitar
  • Matt Rollings - piano
  • Johnny Slate - cow sounds on "The Cows Came Home"
  • Billy Joe Walker, Jr. - acoustic guitar
  • Lonnie Wilson - drums, percussion
  • Glenn Worf - bass guitar
  • References

    Third Rock from the Sun Wikipedia

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