1994 Clay Walker – Clay Walker

Clay Walker is the debut studio album of American country music singer Clay Walker. It was released in 1993 on Giant Records and produced by James Stroud. The album produced four singles on the Billboard country music charts, of which three — “What’s It to You”, “Live Until I Die” and “Dreaming with My Eyes Open” — reached Number One. Respectively, these were the first, second, and fourth singles from the album. The third single, “Where Do I Fit in the Picture”, peaked at #11. Additionally, “White Palace” peaked at #67 based on unsolicited airplay.


1  Dreaming With My Eyes Open (Anthony Arata) 3:33
What’s It To You (Curtis Wright; Robert Ellis Orrall) 2:50
3  The Silence Speaks For Itself (Chris Waters; Clay Walker; Tom Shapiro) 4:30
4  How To Make A Man Lonesome (Kim Williams; Randy Boudreaux) 2:52
5  Next Step In Love (Clay Walker) 3:27
6  White Palace (Byron Hill; Zack Turner) 2:50
7  Money Can’t Buy (The Love We Had) (Clay Walker) 3:05
8  Things I Should Have Said (John Paul Daniel; Shawna Harrington-Burkhart) 3:37
9  Where Do I Fit In The Picture (Clay Walker) 4:00
10  Live Until I Die (Clay Walker) 2:52
11  I Don’t Know How Love Starts (Curtis Wright; Jeff Knight; Rich Alves) 3:32


Bass Jimmy Carter
Bass Leland Sklar
Bass Curtis Young
Drums Eddie Bayers
Drums Lonnie Wilson
Guitar Dann Huff
Guitar Brent Rowan
Steel Guitar Paul Franklin
Steel Guitar Sonny Garrish
Acoustic Guitar Larry Byrom
Fiddle Glen Duncan
Fiddle Stuart Duncan
Fiddle Joe Spivey
Piano Bobby Ogdin
Piano Matt Rollings
Piano Steve Nathan
Background Vocals Curtis Wright
Background Vocals Curtis Young
Background Vocals Jana King
Vocals Clay Walker

Liner Notes

Producer – James Stroud
Engineer – Julian King, Lynn Peterzell
Engineer (Assistant) – Julian King, Mark Hagan
Mastered By – Glenn Meadows

Art Direction – Laura Lipuma-Nash
Design – Garrett Rittenberry
Photography – Peter Nash

Mastered At Masterfonics
Mixed At The Castle Recording Studios
Mixed At Sound Stage Studios
Mixed At Loud Recording
Recorded At Loud Recording
Recorded At Sixteenth Avenue Sound
Recorded At Mesa Recording Studios
Mixed At The Castle Recording Studios
Mixed At Sound Stage Studios
Mixed At Loud Recording
Copyright Giant Records
Phonographic Copyright Giant Records