2001 Brooks & Dunn – Steers & Stripes

Steers & Stripes is the seventh studio album by American country music duo Brooks & Dunn. It was released in April 2001 via Arista Nashville. The album produced five singles on the US Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) charts, of which the first three were all Number Ones. “Ain’t Nothing ’bout You”, the first single, became the duo’s biggest hit, not only spending six weeks at the top of the country charts, but also reaching #25 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song was also declared by Billboard as the Number One country song for the entire year of 2001. Following it were “Only in America” and “The Long Goodbye” (the latter of which was later a pop hit for Ronan Keating, co-written with Paul Brady). The last two singles were the #5 “My Heart Is Lost to You” and the #12 “Every River”.

The track “The Last Thing I Do” was also recorded by James Otto on his debut album Days of Our Lives, and by Montgomery Gentry on their 2004 album You Do Your Thing (as “If It’s the Last Thing I Do”).


1  Only In America (Don Cook; Kix Brooks; Ronnie Rogers) 03:54
2  The Last Thing I Do (David Lee Murphy; Kim Tribble) 04:02
3  The Long Goodbye (Paul Brady; Ronan Keating) 03:51
4  Go West (Bob DiPiero; Kix Brooks) 03:56
5  My Heart Is Lost To You (Brett Beavers; Connie Harrington) 02:54
6  Good Girls Go To Heaven (Ronnie Dunn; Shawn Camp; Terry McBride) 02:50
7  When She’s Gone, She’s Gone (Tom Douglas; Wayland Holyfield) 04:25
8  Ain’t Nothing ‘Bout You (Rivers Rutherford; Tom Shapiro) 03:16
9  Unloved (Keith Follese; Steve Diamond) 04:30
10  Deny, Deny, Deny (Bob DiPiero; Kix Brooks) 03:20
11  Lucky Me, Lonely You (Ronnie Dunn; Shawn Camp; Terry McBride) 03:22
12  I Fall (Don Cook; Kix Brooks) 03:15
13  Every River (Angelo Petraglia; Kim Richey; Tom Littlefield) 03:29
14  See Jane Dance (Charlie Crowe) 04:12


BassMichael Rhodes
DrumsShannon Forrest
GuitarBrent Mason
GuitarBrent Rowan
GuitarJT Corenflos
GuitarKenny Greenberg
Acoustic GuitarBartholomew James Lowry
Acoustic GuitarBrent Rowan
Steel GuitarPaul Franklin
Steel GuitarDan Dugmore
BanjoGreg Davis
DobroPaul Franklin
MandolinAubrey Haynie
KeyboardsSteve Nathan
OrganSteve Nathan
PianoSteve Nathan
SynthesizerSteve Nathan
PercussionEric Darken
Background VocalsBob Bailey
Background VocalsChris Rodriguez
Background VocalsGene Miller
Background VocalsHarry Stinson
Background VocalsJohn Wesley Ryles
Background VocalsKim Fleming
Background VocalsKim Richey
Background VocalsTrisha Yearwood
Background VocalsVicki Hampton
VocalsKix Brooks
VocalsRonnie Dunn

Liner Notes

Producer – Kix Brooks, Mark Wright, Ronnie Dunn
Arranged By (Strings) – David Campbell
Coordinator – Carie Higdon
Engineer (Additional) – Jeff Kersey, Kix Brooks
Mastered By – Hank Williams
Mixed By – Greg Droman
Mixed By (Assistant)– Todd Gunnerson
Recorded By – Greg Droman
Recorded By (Assistant) – Adam Dean, David Bryant, Todd Gunnerson

Art Direction – Beth Lee
Design – Sally Carns
Photography – Russ Harrington

Engineered At The Cyber Ranch
Engineered At Buffalo Tracks
Mastered At Mastermix
Mixed At Sound Kitchen
Recorded At Sound Kitchen
Recorded At House Of Gain
Recorded At Ocean Way Nashville
Phonographic Copyright BMG Entertainment
Copyright BMG Entertainment