Friday Night in Dixie

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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stewart Mason
With its signings of folks like Ross Nickerson, John Anderson, and Rhett Akins, Audium Records is like the second chance home for those country neo-traditionalists squeezed out of Nashville by both the pop direction of Faith Hill or Shania Twain and the rootsier moves of the alt-country posses. Like Akins' three major-label albums of the '90s, 2002's Friday Night in Dixie blends George Strait and the Marshall Tucker Band for an entertaining if not particularly innovative mix of country twang and Southern rock choogle. The title track, co-written and produced by Charlie Daniels, raises the most hell, but Akins is at his best on more introspective material like the sweet ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stewart Mason
With its signings of folks like Ross Nickerson, John Anderson, and Rhett Akins, Audium Records is like the second chance home for those country neo-traditionalists squeezed out of Nashville by both the pop direction of Faith Hill or Shania Twain and the rootsier moves of the alt-country posses. Like Akins' three major-label albums of the '90s, 2002's Friday Night in Dixie blends George Strait and the Marshall Tucker Band for an entertaining if not particularly innovative mix of country twang and Southern rock choogle. The title track, co-written and produced by Charlie Daniels, raises the most hell, but Akins is at his best on more introspective material like the sweet "She Was" and the lonesome "Where the Blacktop Ends." Bookended by a pair of country-radio possibilities, the anonymous but catchy "Highway Sunrise" and a swell acoustic version of Akins' biggest '90s hit, "That Ain't My Truck," Friday Night in Dixie is a solid comeback for a journeyman singer/songwriter.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/26/2002
  • Label: Audium Entertainment
  • UPC: 684038815326
  • Catalog Number: 8153

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Rhett Akins Primary Artist
Glen Duncan Fiddle
Mike Brignardello Bass
Larry Byrom Acoustic Guitar
Shawn Camp Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar
Dan Dugmore Electric Guitar, Steel Guitar, Slide Guitar
Thomas Flora Background Vocals
John Gardner Percussion
Tony Harrell Piano, Hammond Organ
Steve Hinson Steel Guitar
Chris McHugh Drums
Greg Morrow Percussion, Drums
Michael Noble Acoustic Guitar
Michael Rhodes Bass
Wanda Vick Banjo, Fiddle, Mandolin
Charlie Whitten Dobro, Lap Steel Guitar
Michael Spriggs Acoustic Guitar
Russell Terrell Background Vocals
Brian Gary Hammond Organ
Michael Rojas Keyboards
Kim Parent Background Vocals
Troy Lancaster Guitar
David Smith Acoustic Bass
Darryl Preston Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar
Jeff King Banjo, Electric Guitar
Technical Credits
Charlie Daniels Producer
Patrick Kelly Engineer, Cover Design
Kenny Lamb Producer
Chris Rowe Engineer
Rhett Akins Producer
Pat Hutchinson Producer, Engineer
Benny Quinn Mastering
Erik Wolf Mastering
Anthony Little Programming
T.W. Cargile Engineer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Great Cd.....

    I suggest that everyone go out and buy this cd. The songs on the cd are great. If your a music fan your going to love this cd. Rhett has out done himself with this cd. It was will worth the wait.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Great Cd by a great artist

    I just bought this cd today and all of the songs that are on it are wonderful. Another great cd from another great country performer. Way to go Rhett!

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