1986 Reba McEntire – To Make That Same Mistake Again

mcentire-reba-1986Whoever’s in New England is the 10th studio album of American country music artist Reba McEntire, released in 1986. It is her first #1 album on the Billboard country albums chart, producing two singles that were #1 country hits: “Whoever’s in New England”, and “Little Rock.”

The album’s phenomenal success proved to be a turning point in McEntire’s career. It was the singer’s first platinum record, and solidified her new superstardom when she was named the ‘Entertainer of the Year’ by the Country Music Association in autumn 1986.

The album also marked another milestone, McEntire made her first music video for the title track. Eventually, McEntire would become known for her ‘mini-movie’-styled music videos.


1 Can’t Stop Now 3:01
2 You Take The Wings Off Me 3:43
Whoever’s In New England 3:25
4 I’ll Believe It When I Feel It 2:45
5 I’ve Seen Better Days 3:58
6 Little Rock 3:09
7 If You Only Knew 3:11
8 One Thin Dime 2:38
9 Don’t Touch Me There 3:21
10 To Make That Same Mistake Again 2:30


Bass David Hungate
Drums Matt Betton Jr
Guitar Reggie Young
Steel Guitar Weldon Myrick
Acoustic Guitar Leigh Reynolds
Acoustic Guitar Billy Joe Walker Jr
Piano John Hobbs
Fiddle Johnny Gimble
Fiddle Randy Elmore
Background Vocals Karen Staley
Background Vocals Pake McEntire
Vocals Reba McEntire