Playlist: The Very Best of Rodney Crowell

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Rodney Crowell's sharp songwriting, his flexible singing voice, his pop sense, and his love of country and roots music made him one of the brightest stars on the '80s country music scene, and if he was really too much of a maverick to stay in the hands of the major labels, he managed to record quite a few gems before going on his way. This set has some of those, including "She Loves the Jerk," "It's Such a Small World," and "Life Is Messy," and it's a pleasant listen, but it lacks quite a few Crowell staples like "I Ain't Living Long Like This," "I Couldn't Leave You If I Tried," "She's Crazy for Leaving," "Leaving Louisiana in the Broad Daylight," and "Shame on the ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Rodney Crowell's sharp songwriting, his flexible singing voice, his pop sense, and his love of country and roots music made him one of the brightest stars on the '80s country music scene, and if he was really too much of a maverick to stay in the hands of the major labels, he managed to record quite a few gems before going on his way. This set has some of those, including "She Loves the Jerk," "It's Such a Small World," and "Life Is Messy," and it's a pleasant listen, but it lacks quite a few Crowell staples like "I Ain't Living Long Like This," "I Couldn't Leave You If I Tried," "She's Crazy for Leaving," "Leaving Louisiana in the Broad Daylight," and "Shame on the Moon," which makes this more an enticing teaser than a complete portrait.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/29/2012
  • Label: Playlist
  • UPC: 886979930322
  • Catalog Number: 799303
  • Sales rank: 38,146

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Rodney Crowell Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Rosanne Cash Duet
Rodney Crowell Composer, Producer
Emmylou Harris Duet
Bob Dylan Composer
Roy Orbison Composer
Billy Altman Liner Notes
Peter Coleman Producer
Will Jennings Composer
Booker T. Jones Producer
Larry Klein Producer
John Leventhal Producer
Vic Anesini Mastering
Tony Brown Producer
Rob Carter Art Direction
H. Howard Composer
J. Hiatt Composer
L. Klein Composer
Cj Vanston Producer
Tim Anderson Project Design
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