1989 Billy Joe Walker Jr – Painting Music

Painting Music is the second solo album by Billy Joe Walker Jr, released in 1989 on MCA Records.

Billy Joe Walker Jr. (February 29, 1952 – July 25, 2017) was an American songwriter, record producer and recording artist. He composed singles for Eddie Rabbitt, including “I Wanna Dance with You”, “That’s Why I Fell in Love with You” and “B-B-B-Burnin’ Up with Love”. He produced the first three albums of Bryan White, and for Pam Tillis, Collin Raye and Travis Tritt. He was also a session musician who played guitar. Between 1987 and 1994, he recorded seven New Age albums, all for major labels.


1  Virago (Billy Joe Walker Jr) 4:06
2  Paradise Cove (Billy Joe Walker Jr) 4:30
3  Monkeys And Bears (Billy Joe Walker Jr) 2:42
4  Candlelight (Billy Joe Walker Jr) 2:29
5  Two Bunch Palms (Billy Joe Walker Jr) 3:53
6  Bonin\’ (Billy Joe Walker Jr) 2:15
7  Up In My Treehouse (Billy Joe Walker Jr) 3:47
8  Wonderland Park (Billy Joe Walker Jr) 3:26
9  Night Tones (Billy Joe Walker Jr) 3:15
10  Caribbean Magic (Billy Joe Walker Jr) 4:54



BassDavid Hungate
BassLeland Sklar
BassMichael Rhodes
DrumsPaul Leim
DrumsRick Marotta
Drums (programming)David Humphries
Drums (programming)Marvin Kanarek
GuitarBilly Joe Walker Jr.
Acoustic GuitarBilly Joe Walker Jr.
KeyboardsKevin Maloney
KeyboardsMike Lawler
KeyboardsRandy McCormick
KeyboardsShane Keister
SynthesizerKevin Maloney
SynthesizerMike Lawler
SynthesizerRandy McCormick
SynthesizerShane Keister
StringsBergen White
StringsBob Mason
StringsConnie Ellisor
StringsJim Grosjean
StringsTed Madsen
StringsThe A Strings
PercussionPaul Leim
PercussionRick Marotta

Liner Notes

Producer – Billy Joe Walker Jr
Arranged By – Billy Joe Walker Jr
Engineer – Bob Bullock, David Malloy, Dennis Mayes, Jim Malloy, Michael Spriggs, Russ Martin, Tom Singer, Willie Pevear
Mastered By – Benny Quinn, Chuck Ainlay
Mixed By – Chuck Ainlay
Mixed By (Second Engineer) – Marty Williams

Artwork (Cover) – Sharon Orr
Design – Simon Levy, Virginia Team Design
Photography By – Larry Dixon

Glass Mastered At – DADC – DIDX 005284
Phonographic Copyright (p) – MCA Records, Inc.
Copyright (c) – MCA Records, Inc.
Manufactured For – MCA Records, Inc.
Mastered At – Masterfonics
Edited At – Masterfonics
Mixed At – Sound Stage Studios
Recored At Backstage Sound Studio, Nashville, TN
Recored At Lions Share Studio, Hollywood, CA
Recored At Sound Connection, Nashville, TN
Recored At Sprutz Wurks, Franklin, TN
Recored At Studio 19, Nashville, TN
Recored At Garage Sound Studio, Nashville, TN
Recored At The Treehouse Studio, Carthage, TN
Recored At The Bungalo, Santa Monica, CA
Recored At Emerald Sound Studio, Nashville, TN
Recored At Soundstage Studio, Nashville, TN