1985 Atlanta – Atlanta

Atlanta is the second and last album by the band Atlanta. It was released in 1985 (MCA).

Atlanta was an American country music group formed in 1982 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. It was composed of Brad Griffis (vocals, bass guitar), Bill Davidson (vocals, guitar), Tony Ingram (vocals, fiddle), Alan David (vocals, lead guitar), Allen Collay (vocals, keyboards), Bill Packard (vocals, keyboards), Jeff Baker (bass vocal, harmonica), Dick Stevens (bass), and John Holder (drums). Between 1983 and 1988, Atlanta recorded two albums for MCA Records and charted nine hit singles on the Billboard country chart.

Chart history included two Top 10 country hits in “Atlanta Burned Again Last Night” and “Sweet Country Music”. The latter was also the band’s highest-charting single, peaking at #2 on Cashbox.

Tracks

1  Can’t You Hear That Whistle Blow (Chris Dodson; Sonny Throckmorton) 03:02
2  She Will (Dan Tyler; Jeff Tweel) 03:40
3  Dancin’ On The Bayou (Dan Mitchell; Murry Kellum) 02:33
4  Long Ago Shoes (Dave Gibson; Jimbeau Hinson) 03:59
5  We’re History (Fred Koller; Mike Pace) 02:39
6  Why Not Tonight (Bucky Jones; Chris Waters; Tom Shapiro) 02:33
7  She’s The Best Friend I’ve Ever Had (Brenda Lewis; Richard Lewis) 03:18
8  One Jump Ahead Of The Storm (Joe New; Troy Seals) 03:10
9  My Sweet-Eyed Georgia Girl (John Rosasco; Stewart Harris) 03:29
10  Good Time Chariot (Jim Bolin; Joe Barnhill) 03:15

Musicians

BassDavid Hungate
BassTom Robb
DrumsLarrie Londin
GuitarAlan David
GuitarDean Parks
GuitarReggie Young
MandolinDean Parks
KeyboardsAllen Collay
KeyboardsBill Packard
KeyboardsShane Keister
HarmonicaJeff Baker
FiddleHubert Hester
FiddleTony Ingram
PercussionTony Ingram
Background VocalsAllen Collay
Background VocalsBill Davidson
Background VocalsBill Packard
Background VocalsBrad Griffis
Background VocalsDick Stevens
Background VocalsJeff Baker

Other Musicians

1 Can’t You Hear That Whistle Blow

VocalsBill Davidson


2 She Will

VocalsBrad Griffis


3 Dancin’ On The Bayou

VocalsTony Ingram


4 Long Ago Shoes

VocalsBrad Griffis


5 We’re History

VocalsBill Davidson


6 Why Not Tonight

VocalsBill Davidson


7 She’s The Best Friend I’ve Ever Had

VocalsBrad Griffis


8 One Jump Ahead Of The Storm

VocalsTony Ingram


9 My Sweet-Eyed Georgia Girl

VocalsBrad Griffis


10 Good Time Chariot

VocalsTony Ingram

Liner Notes

Producer – David Hungate, Jimmy Bowen
Engineer – Bob Bullock, Dave Hassinger, Ron Treat
Engineer (Second) – Mark Coddington, Tim Kish
Mastered By – Glenn Meadows

Art Direction – Jeff Adamoff
Design – Michael Diehl
Illustration – Ron Larson
Photography – Allen Malaschick

Mastered At Masterfonics
Recorded At Sound Stage Studios
Recorded At Emerald Sound Studios
Recorded At The Castle Recording Studios
Phonographic Copyright MCA Records
Copyright MCA Records