My Country: Smash Hits

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Stadium Entertainment's 2010 My Country is a benefit album whose proceeds are donated to members of the U.S. military and their families. Fittingly, many of the songs -- all recorded between 2002 and 2009 -- have either a patriotic or sweetly melancholic undertow, celebrating home towns, America, or absent loves. It's a proudly sentimental collection: the tempos never get too heated -- Randy Houser's "Boots On" is the liveliest thing here -- and nobody shies away from big, sweeping melodies or productions, which unifies My Country, giving it consistency in tone and message (although there is a slight disconnect in having cartoonist Gary Trudeau contribute the ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Stadium Entertainment's 2010 My Country is a benefit album whose proceeds are donated to members of the U.S. military and their families. Fittingly, many of the songs -- all recorded between 2002 and 2009 -- have either a patriotic or sweetly melancholic undertow, celebrating home towns, America, or absent loves. It's a proudly sentimental collection: the tempos never get too heated -- Randy Houser's "Boots On" is the liveliest thing here -- and nobody shies away from big, sweeping melodies or productions, which unifies My Country, giving it consistency in tone and message (although there is a slight disconnect in having cartoonist Gary Trudeau contribute the cover art on an album that contains a special message from President George W. Bush, but that is just a minor point that has nothing to do with the music or message within).
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/24/2010
  • Label: Stadium Ent
  • UPC: 899841002089
  • Catalog Number: 100208
  • Sales rank: 148,189

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Home - Blake Shelton (3:50)
  2. 2 Lost In This Moment - Big & Rich (3:31)
  3. 3 My Town - Montgomery Gentry (4:23)
  4. 4 He Ain't the Leaving Kind - Rascal Flatts (4:33)
  5. 5 The River Just Knows - Rodney Atkins (3:38)
  6. 6 Anything At All - Jypsi (4:04)
  7. 7 I'll Be - The String Machine (4:29)
  8. 8 Love Don't Live Here - Lady Antebellum (3:50)
  9. 9 If I Had Wings - Darius Rucker (4:03)
  10. 10 We Danced - Brad Paisley (3:46)
  11. 11 Better Life - Keith Urban (4:42)
  12. 12 My Last Name - Dierks Bentley (3:30)
  13. 13 Boots On - Randy Houser (2:51)
  14. 14 'Til the Last Shot's Fired - Trace Adkins (5:01)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Al Anderson Electric Guitar
Steve Gibson Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar
Glen Duncan Fiddle
Eric Darken Percussion
John Wesley Ryles Background Vocals
Eddie Bayers Drums
Bekka Bramlett Background Vocals
Steve Brewster Drums
Mike Brignardello Bass
Pat Buchanan Electric Guitar
Jimmy Carter Bass
Mark Casstevens Acoustic Guitar
J.T. Corenflos Electric Guitar
John Cowan Background Vocals
Dan Dugmore Dobro, Steel Guitar
Tom Flora Background Vocals
Pat Flynn Acoustic Guitar
Shannon Forrest Drums
Larry Franklin Fiddle
Paul Franklin Steel Guitar
David Grissom Acoustic Guitar
Ted Hewitt Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, 12-string Guitar
John Hobbs Synthesizer
Dann Huff Guitar, Electric Guitar
John Jarvis Piano, Keyboards
Chuck Leavell Keyboards
Paul Leim Drums
B. James Lowry Acoustic Guitar
Chris McHugh Drums
Greg Morrow Drums
Gordon Mote Piano, Keyboards
The Nashville String Machine Strings
Steve Nathan Piano, Keyboards, Hammond B3
Russ Pahl Steel Guitar
Larry Paxton Bass
Michael Rhodes Bass
Brent Rowan Percussion, Accordion, Electric Guitar
Duane Sciacqua Electric Guitar
Darrell Scott Banjo
Victoria Shaw Background Vocals
Jimmie Lee Sloas Bass
Steuart Smith Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar
Harry Stinson Background Vocals
Scott Williamson Drums
Lonnie Wilson Drums
Glenn Worf Bass
Paul Worley Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar
Jonathan Yudkin Fiddle, Mandolin, Cello
Johnny Neel Harmonica, Hammond B3
Aubrey Haynie Fiddle, Mandolin
Kim Keyes Background Vocals
Russell Terrell Background Vocals
Doug Powell Mandolin
Tim Akers Keyboards
Jeffrey Steele Background Vocals
Michael Rojas Synthesizer, Piano, Hammond B3
Tim Lauer Keyboards
Jay DeMarcus Bass
Bernie Herms Piano
Keith Urban Acoustic Guitar, Banjo, Guitar, Electric Guitar, Background Vocals, Soloist
Craig Young Bass
Bryan Sutton Acoustic Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin
Troy Lancaster Electric Guitar
Laura Vida Background Vocals
Wes Hightower Background Vocals, Vocal Harmony
Tom Bukovac Guitar, Electric Guitar
Brad Paisley Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar
Joe Don Rooney Guitar
Troy Gentry Vocals
Eddie Montgomery Vocals
Blake Shelton Acoustic Guitar
Tommy Harden Drums
Dave Haywood Acoustic Guitar, Mandolin
Ethan Pilzer Bass
Mark Hill Bass Guitar
Jim "Moose" Brown Piano, Keyboards, Hammond B3
Jason "Slim" Gambill Electric Guitar
Rob McNelley Electric Guitar, Slide Guitar
Adam Shoenfeld Electric Guitar
Steven Sheehan Acoustic Guitar
John Rich Acoustic Guitar
Templeton Thompson Background Vocals
Kevin Rapillo Percussion
Nathan Chapman Percussion
Gary Primm Keyboards
Lillie Mae Rische Fiddle
J.D. Simon Electric Guitar
Craig Nelson Bass
West Point Cadet Glee Club Choir, Chorus
Charlie Judge Keyboards
Mike Johnson Dobro, Steel Guitar
Amber Dawn Rische Fiddle
Brice Williams Drums
Frank Rische Acoustic Guitar
Scarlett Rische Mandolin
Mitch McMitchen Percussion
Technical Credits
Rob Crosby Composer
Reba McEntire Producer
Graham Lewis overdub engineer
Harley Allen Composer
Jeff Balding Engineer, overdub engineer
Brett Beavers Producer
Tony Brown Producer
Neal Cappellino overdub engineer
Blake Chancey Producer
Bill Decker Engineer
Greg Droman Engineer
Ben Fowler Engineer
Carl Gorodetzky String Contractor
Mark Hagen Engineer
Paul Hart Engineer
Ted Hewitt Producer, Engineer
Dann Huff Producer, Engineer
John Kelton Engineer
Mills Logan Engineer
Steve Marcantonio overdub engineer
Richard Marx Composer
Russell Mauldin String Arrangements
Justin Niebank Engineer
Reed Nielsen Composer
Brent Rowan Producer, Engineer
Victoria Shaw Producer
Billy Sherrill Engineer
Steve Short overdub engineer
Chris Stone Engineer
Diane Warren Composer
Craig White Engineer
Paul Worley Producer
Mark Wright Producer
Erik Hellerman Engineer
Neil Thrasher Composer
Brian David Willis Digital Editing, overdub engineer, Vocal Editing
Jason Lehning overdub engineer
Jeffrey Steele Composer
Clarke Schleicher Engineer
George Corsillo Cover Design
Rodney Atkins Producer
Michael Omansky Marketing
Darius Rucker Composer
Keith Urban Composer, Producer, Engineer
Chris Latham overdub engineer
Tony Castle Engineer
Rivers Rutherford Composer
Annie Tate Composer
Sam Tate Composer
Garry Trudeau Cover Art
Michael Dulaney Composer
Richard Barrow Engineer, overdub engineer
Brady Barnett Engineer, Digital Editing
Dave Berg Composer
Vance Powell Engineer
Doug Johnson Composer
Brad Paisley Composer
Luke Wooten Engineer
Big Kenny Producer
Rascal Flatts Producer
Frank Rogers Composer, Producer
Tommy Harden Loop
Dave Haywood Composer
Randy Houser Composer
Adam Ayan Mastering
Michael Bublé Composer
Dierks Bentley Composer
Hillary Scott Composer
"Loopy Dave" Willis Digital Editing
Alan Chang Composer
Camille Barbone Executive Producer
John Rich Composer, Producer
Keith Anderson Composer
Chad Carlson Engineer
Tyler Moles Digital Editing
Rodney Clawson Composer
Matt Cole Engineer
Ben Aschauer Engineer
Nathan Chapman Producer
Dave Thomas Composer
Heather Morgan Composer
Charles Kelley Composer
Brandon Kinney Composer
P.J. Fenech Engineer
Hank Williams Mastering
Amy Foster-Gillies Composer
Christopher Rowe Digital Editing
Cliff Audretch III Producer
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Ron Huff String Arrangements, String Conductor
Bartley Pursley Engineer
Chris Dubois Composer
Misty Hurt Publicity
John Betancourt Executive Producer, Promoter
Wayman Jones Promoter
Vanessa Parker Davis Publicity
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