2005 Joe Nichols – III

III is the fourth studio album from country music artist Joe Nichols, released in 2005. The album’s name is the Roman numeral three. The title refers to it being his third album to be released on Universal South Records. The album produced Nichols’ second #1 hit in “Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off”, as well as the top-10 hit “Size Matters (Someday)” and “I’ll Wait for You”. Overall, it was certified gold by the RIAA for sales of well over 500,000 copies.

“My Old Friend the Blues” is a cover of a Steve Earle song. Also included is “Should I Come Home (Or Should I Go Crazy)”, a cover of a Gene Watson hit single.

Brent Rowan produced the album except for the three singles, which were produced by Buddy Cannon, and “Freedom Feels Like Lonely” and “As Country as She Gets”, which were produced by Byron Gallimore.

Tracks

1  Size Matters (Someday) (Byron Hill; Mike Dekle) 2:51
2  Freedom Feels Like Lonely (Billy Currington; Mark Nesler; Tony Martin) 3:10
3  Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off (Gary Hannan; John Wayne Wiggins) 3:07
4  Talk Me Out Of Tampa (Casey Beathard; Don Sampson) 3:58
5  That’s What Love’ll Get You (Carson Chamberlain; Mark Sanders) 2:55
6  I’ll Wait For You (Bill Anderson; Harley Allen) 4:07
7  Should I Come Home (Or Should I Go Crazy) (Joe Allen) 2:43
8  My Old Friend The Blues (Steve Earle) 3:08
9  As Country As She Gets (Jim Collins; Tony Martin; Wendell Mobley) 3:41
10  Honky Tonk Girl (Joe Nichols; Steve Dean; Will Nance) 2:46
11  Just A Little More (Donny Lowery; Joe Nichols) 4:26

Media

Musicians

1 Size Matters (Someday)

BassLarry Paxton
DrumsChad Cromwell
GuitarKenny Greenberg
GuitarSteve Gibson
Steel GuitarDan Dugmore
Acoustic GuitarBartholomew James Lowry
OrganRandy McCormick
PianoRandy McCormick
WurlitzerJohn Hobbs
FiddleRob Hajacos
VocalsJoe Nichols


2 Freedom Feels Like Lonely

BassGary Lunn
DrumsShannon Forrest
GuitarTom Bukovac
Steel GuitarPaul Franklin
Acoustic GuitarBartholomew James Lowry
OrganSteve Nathan
FiddleStuart Duncan
Background VocalsRussell Terrell
VocalsJoe Nichols


3 Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off

BassLarry Paxton
DrumsChad Cromwell
GuitarKenny Greenberg
GuitarSteve Gibson
Steel GuitarDan Dugmore
Acoustic GuitarBartholomew James Lowry
PianoRandy McCormick
WurlitzerJohn Hobbs
FiddleRob Hajacos
Background VocalsWes Hightower
Background VocalsWyatt Beard
VocalsJoe Nichols


4 Talk Me Out Of Tampa

BassDavid Hungate
DrumsShannon Forrest
GuitarBrent Rowan
Steel GuitarRobby Turner
Acoustic GuitarBryan Sutton
Acoustic GuitarBrent Rowan
PianoGordon Mote
FiddleLarry Franklin
PercussionShannon Forrest
Background VocalsWes Hightower
Background VocalsBrent Rowan
VocalsJoe Nichols


5 That’s What Love’ll Get You

BassDavid Hungate
DrumsShannon Forrest
GuitarBrent Rowan
Steel GuitarDan Dugmore
Acoustic GuitarBrent Rowan
PercussionShannon Forrest
FiddleAubrey Haynie
Background VocalsWes Hightower
VocalsJoe Nichols


6 I’ll Wait For You

BassLarry Paxton
DrumsChad Cromwell
GuitarKenny Greenberg
GuitarSteve Gibson
Steel GuitarDan Dugmore
Acoustic GuitarBartholomew James Lowry
Acoustic GuitarSteve Gibson
KeyboardsRandy McCormick
PianoJohn Hobbs
FiddleRob Hajacos
HarmonicaKirk Johnson
Background VocalsLiana Manis
Background VocalsWyatt Beard
VocalsJoe Nichols


7 Should I Come Home (Or Should I Go Crazy)

BassBrent Rowan
DrumsShannon Forrest
GuitarBrent Rowan
Steel GuitarTerry Crisp
Acoustic GuitarBrent Rowan
Fender RhodesGordon Mote
PianoGordon Mote
FiddleAubrey Haynie
PercussionShannon Forrest
Background VocalsMorgane Hayes
Background VocalsWes Hightower
VocalsJoe Nichols


8 My Old Friend The Blues

BassDavid Hungate
DrumsShannon Forrest
GuitarBrent Rowan
Steel GuitarAl Perkins
Acoustic GuitarBrent Rowan
MandolinBryan Sutton
OrganTim Lauer
WurlitzerGordon Mote
VocalsJoe Nichols


9 As Country As She Gets

BassGary Lunn
DrumsShannon Forrest
GuitarBrent Mason
Steel GuitarPaul Franklin
Acoustic GuitarBartholomew James Lowry
PianoSteve Nathan
FiddleStuart Duncan
PercussionShannon Forrest
Background VocalsRussell Terrell
VocalsJoe Nichols


10 Honky Tonk Girl

BassDavid Hungate
DrumsShannon Forrest
GuitarBrent Rowan
Acoustic GuitarBryan Sutton
OrganGordon Mote
PianoGordon Mote
FiddleStuart Duncan
PercussionShannon Forrest
Background VocalsWes Hightower
VocalsJoe Nichols


11 Just A Little More

BassDavid Hungate
DrumsShannon Forrest
GuitarBrent Rowan
Steel GuitarRobby Turner
Acoustic GuitarBrent Rowan
PianoGordon Mote
FiddleStuart Duncan
PercussionShannon Forrest
Background VocalsWes Hightower
VocalsJoe Nichols

Liner Notes

Producer – Buddy Cannon (Tracks 1, 3, 6)
Producer – Byron Gallimore (Tracks 2, 9)
Producer – Brent Rowan (Tracks 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11)
Mastered By – Don Cobb, Eric Conn
Recorded By – Billy Sherrill (Tracks 1, 3, 6)
Recorded By – Julian King (Tracks 2, 9)
Recorded By – Ben Fowler (Tracks 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11)

Art Direction – Susan Levy
Design – Karen Cronin
Photography By – Kristin Barlowe

Copyright (c) – Universal South Records, LLC
Recorded At – Ocean Way Nashville
Recorded At – Sound Kitchen
Mastered At – Independent Mastering