1988 Nanci Griffith ‎– Little Love Affairs

Little Love Affairs is Nanci Griffith‘s sixth album, and it had similar success to the preceding album, Lone Star State of Mind, on the Billboard charts. The album peaked at #27 on the Country Albums chart and one of its tracks entered into the Top 40 of the Hot Country Singles chart: “I Knew Love” rose to #37. Two more tracks also charted: “Never Mind” at #58, and “Anyone Can Be Somebody’s Fool” at #64.

Nanci Caroline Griffith (born July 6, 1953) is an American singer, guitarist, and songwriter, reared in Austin, Texas, who currently lives in Nashville, Tennessee.Nanci Griffith appeared many times on the PBS music program Austin City Limits starting in 1985 (season 10).


1  Anyone Can Be Somebody’s Fool (Nanci Griffith) 2:43
2  I Knew Love (Roger Brown) 3:19
3  Never Mind (Harlan Howard) 3:43
4  Love Wore a Halo (Back Before the War) (Nanci Griffith) 3:23
5  So Long Ago (Nanci Griffith) 4:11
6  Gulf Coast Highway (Danny Flowers, James Hooker, Nanci Griffith) 3:06
7  Little Love Affairs (James Hooker, Nanci Griffith) 3:10
8  I Wish It Would Rain (Nanci Griffith) 2:40
9  Outbound Plane (Nanci Griffith, Tom Russell) 2:40
10  I Would Change My Life (Robert Earl Keen) 3:09
11  Sweet Dreams Will Come (John Stewart) 4:26



BassDavid Hungate
Acoustic BassRoy Huskey Jr
DrumsRick Marotta
GuitarJohn Stewart
GuitarJon Goin
Slide GuitarDanny Flowers
Acoustic GuitarNanci Griffith
Acoustic GuitarBilly Joe Walker Jr
Acoustic GuitarJon Goin
BanjoBela Fleck
DobroLloyd Green
MandolinMark O’Connor
PianoJohn Jarvis
PianoJames Hooker
PianoLloyd Green
SynthesizerJohn Jarvis
SynthesizerJames Hooker
CelloJohn Catchings
ViolaMark O’Connor
ViolinMark O’Connor
Background VocalsDanny Flowers
Background VocalsCharlie Bundy
Background VocalsLucy Kaplansky
Background VocalsMac McAnally
VocalsNanci Griffith

Other Musicians

6 Gulf Coast Highway

VocalsMac McAnally

11 Sweet Dreams Will Come

Acoustic GuitarPat Flynn
VocalsJohn Stewart

Liner Notes

Producer – Tony Brown, Nanci Griffith
Coordinator (Project) – Jessie Noble
Edited By (Digital) – Milan Bogdan
Engineer (Second) – Mark Coddington, Martin Williams, Russ Martin, Tim Kish
Mastered By – Glenn Meadows
Recorded By (Overdubs) – Bob Bullock
Recorded By, Mixed By, Mastered By – Chuck Ainlay

Art Direction – Simon Levy
Cover (Concept), Set Designer – Nanci Griffith
Design – Beth Middleworth, Virginia Team
Photography By (Cover) – Peter Nash

Phonographic Copyright (p) – MCA Records, Inc.
Copyright (c) – MCA Records, Inc.
Manufactured By – MCA Records, Inc.
Mastered At – Masterfonics
Pressed By – MCA Pressing Plant, Gloversville