1992 Clint Black – The Hard Way

The Hard Way is a 1992 (lbum by American country singer-songwriter Clint Black. It was his third album and the first one he co-produced with James Stroud.

It includes the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks top-ten hits “We Tell Ourselves”[#2], “Burn One Down”[#4], and the Number One hit “When My Ship Comes In”. While not as commercially successful as his first two albums, The Hard Way was certified platinum by the RIAA.


1  We Tell Ourselves (Clint Black; Hayden Nicholas) 4:41
2  The Hard Way (Clint Black; Hayden Nicholas) 3:22
3  Something To Cry About (Clint Black; Hayden Nicholas) 3:56
4  Buying Time (Clint Black; Hayden Nicholas) 3:36
5  When My Ship Comes In (Clint Black; Hayden Nicholas) 3:36
6  A Woman Has Her Way (Clint Black; David Bellamy; Jerry Lynn Williams) 2:51
7  There Was Never A Train (Clint Black; Hayden Nicholas) 2:42
8  The Good Old Days (Clint Black; Hayden Nicholas) 2:29
9  Burn One Down (Clint Black; Hayden Nicholas; Frankie Miller) 3:50
10  Wake Up Yesterday (Clint Black; Hayden Nicholas) 3:42



BassLeland Sklar
BassJake Willemain
DrumsDick Gay
DrumsEddie Bayers
GuitarDann Huff
GuitarReggie Young
GuitarHayden Nicholas
GuitarClint Black
Steel GuitarJeff Peterson
Steel GuitarSonny Garrish
Acoustic GuitarClint Black
DobroJerry Douglas
SitarHayden Nicholas
PianoMatt Rollings
FiddleJeff Huskins
FiddleMark O\’Connor
FiddleRob Hajacos
HarmonicaClint Black
PercussionEric Darken
PercussionLenny Castro
Background VocalsCurtis Young
Background VocalsDennis Wilson
Background VocalsJana King
Background VocalsLiana Manis
VocalsClint Black

Liner Notes

Producer – James Stroud, Clint Black
Producer (Assistant) – Kelly Giedt
Edited By (Digital) – Milan Bogdan
Engineer – Lynn Peterzell
Engineer (Second) – Greg Parker, James Jowers, John Hurley, Julian King, Tim Wilson, Tim Kish
Mastered By – Glenn Meadows
Mixed By – Lynn Peterzell
Mixed By (Assisted By) – Tim Kish

Art Direction – Mary Hamilton
Photography By – Jim McGuire

Phonographic Copyright (p) – BMG Music
Designed At – Dennas Davis Design
Copyright (c) – BMG Music
Recorded At – Eleven Eleven Studio
Recorded At – Mesa Recording (2)
Recorded At – Studio Sound Recorders
Recorded At – Moonee Ponds Studio
Mixed At – Masterfonics
Mastered At – Masterfonics
Edited At – Masterfonics