2003 Toby Keith – Shock’n Y’all

Shock’n Y’all is the eighth studio album by country musician Toby Keith, released in 2003. The album features 10 studio tracks and the 2 live “Bus Songs”. The album has been certified 4× Platinum in the U.S. for shipments in excess of 4 million units.

“I Love This Bar”, “American Soldier” and “Whiskey Girl” were the three tracks from the album to be released as singles, and all reached Number One on the Hot Country Songs charts. “I Love This Bar” has inspired a chain of restaurants that Keith has launched under the name I Love This Bar And Grill.

Keith wrote or co-wrote 11 of the 12 songs with his frequent collaborator Scotty Emerick, who also sings backup on the live tracks.


1  I Love This Bar (Toby Keith; Scotty Emerick) 04:21
2  Whiskey Girl (Toby Keith; Scotty Emerick) 04:22
3  American Soldier (Toby Keith; Chuck Cannon) 04:29
4  If I Was Jesus (Phil Madeira; Chuck Cannon) 03:44
5  Time For Me To Ride (Toby Keith; Chuck Cannon) 05:23
6  Sweet (Toby Keith; Scotty Emerick; Chuck Cannon) 03:06
7  Don’t Leave, I Think I Love You (Toby Keith; Ronnie Dunn) 03:46
8  Nights I Can’t Remember, Friends I’ll Never Forget (Toby Keith; Scotty Emerick) 03:59
9  Baddest Boots (Toby Keith) 04:22
10  The Critic (Toby Keith) 04:00
11  The Taliban Song (Toby Keith; Scotty Emerick) 03:59
12  Weed With Willie (Toby Keith; Scotty Emerick) 04:03


BassGlenn Worf
DrumsShannon Forrest
GuitarBrent Mason
GuitarJerry McPherson
Acoustic GuitarBiff Watson
Acoustic GuitarScotty Emerick
Steel GuitarPaul Franklin
KeyboardsClayton Ivey
KeyboardsSteve Nathan
PianoClayton Ivey
PianoSteve Nathan
TrumpetJulia King
PercussionJames Stroud
PercussionJulian King
Background VocalsJames Stroud
Background VocalsJohn Wesley Ryles
Background VocalsJulian King
Background VocalsWes Hightower
VocalsToby Keith

Other Musicians

4 If I Was Jesus

DobroPhil Madeira

9 Baddest Boots

BassMike Brignardello
GuitarKenny Greenberg
Acoustic GuitarMark Casstevens

Liner Notes

Producer – James Stroud, Toby Keith
Production Assistant – Doug Rich, Tammy Luker
Creative Director – Teresa Blair
Mastered By – Hank Williams
Mixed By – Julian King
Mixed By (Assistant) – Jake Burns, Rich Hanson
Recorded By – Ricky Cobble
Recorded By – John Guess (Track 9)
Recorded By (Additional) – Julian King, Rich Hanson
Recorded By (Additional Assisted By) – Jake Burns, Steve Crowder
Recorded By (Assisted By) – David Bryant
Recorded By (Assisted By) – Patrick Murphy (Track 9)

Art Direction – Todd Cassetty, Anderson Thomas, Darren Welch
Design – Anderson Thomas, Darren Welch
Photography By – Richard McLaren

Mastered At – MasterMix
Mixed At – LOUD Recording
Recorded At – Shrimpboat Sound
Recorded At – LOUD Recording
Recorded At – Cartee Day
Recorded At – Ocean Way Recording
Phonographic Copyright (p) – DreamWorks Records Nashville
Copyright (c) – DreamWorks Records Nashville