1982 Hank Williams Jr – High Notes

williams-jr-hank-1982High Notes is a studio album by American country music artist Hank Williams, Jr. It was released by Elektra/Curb Records in April 1982, making it Williams’ eighth studio album for Elektra/Curb and his ninth overall for the label. While not as successful or acclaimed as some of Williams’ more recent recordings, High Notes was still a commercial success. It peaked at number 3 on the Billboard Top Country Albums charts and was certified Gold by the RIAA, becoming Williams’ seventh album to do so. The album also generated two hit singles, “If Heaven Ain’t a Lot Like Dixie” and “Honky Tonkin'”. “If Heaven Ain’t a Lot Like Dixie” peaked at number 5 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart while “Honky Tonkin'”, a song that was originally a number 14 hit written and performed by his father, Hank, Sr., became Hank, Jr.’s sixth Number One hit on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.

Tracks

1If Heaven Ain’t A Lot Like Dixie2:45
2Whiskey On Ice2:43
3
High And Pressurized2:23
4I Can’t Change My Tune3:15
5The South’s Gonna Rattle Again3:30
6Ain’t Makin’ No Headlines (Here Without You)3:05
7I’ve Been Down3:42
8If You Wanna Get To Heaven2:21
9Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)3:31
10Honky Tonkin’2:15

Musicians

BassDavid Hungate
DrumsRoger Clark
GuitarBillie Walker
GuitarBrent Rowan
Acoustic GuitarHank Williams Jr
Acoustic GuitarKenny Bell
Acoustic GuitarBrent Rowan
Acoustic GuitarRandy Scruggs
Steel GuitarEddie Long
Steel GuitarSonny Garrish
MandolinVernon Derrick
MandolinKieran Kane
BanjoHank Williams Jr
BanjoBobby Thompson
BanjoRandy Scruggs
KeyboardsSteve Nathan
KeyboardsPaul Hatfield
KeyboardsHargus Robbins
HarmonicaTerry McMillan
AccordionJo-El Sonnier
FluteDennis Solee
SaxDennis Solee
SaxHarvey Thompson
TrumpetTerry Mead
FiddleVernon Derrick
FiddleBuddy Spicher
FiddleTommy Williams
Background VocalsJim Glaser