1998 Jo Dee Messina – I’m Alright

I’m Alright is the second studio album by American country music singer Jo Dee Messina. It was released in 1998. Her highest selling album to date, it has been certified 2× Platinum for U.S. sales of two million copies. The album produced the singles “I’m Alright”, “Bye, Bye”, and “Stand Beside Me” — all of which reached Number One on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts — as well as a cover of Dottie West’s “A Lesson in Leaving” (titled “Lesson in Leavin'”) and “Because You Love Me”. Respectively, these last two singles reached #2 and #8 on the country charts.


I’m Alright (Phil Vassar) 03:15
Stand Beside Me (Stephen Allen Davis) 03:42
3  Even God Must Get The Blues (Dene Anton; John Scott Sherrill) 03:52
4  No Time For Tears (Jo Dee Messina; Steven Dale Jones) 03:25
5  Lesson In Leavin’ (Brent Maher; Randy Goodrum) 03:40
Bye Bye (Phil Vassar; Rory Bourke) 03:19
7  Silver Thunderbird (Marc Cohn) 04:09
8  I Know A Heartache (Charlie Black; Kerry Chater; Rory Bourke) 03:29
9  Because You Love Me (John Scott Sherrill; Kostas) 03:50
10  Cover Me (Robin Lee Bruce; Trey Bruce) 03:24


BassMike Brignardello
DrumsLonnie Wilson
GuitarBrent Mason
GuitarMike Landau
GuitarDann Huff
GuitarPat Buchanan
GuitarJeff King
GuitarByron Gallimore
Acoustic GuitarLarry Byrom
MandolinGlen Duncan
PianoSteve Nathan
FiddleGlen Duncan
PercussionTerry McMillan
Background VocalsCurtis Young
Background VocalsKim Parent
Background VocalsChris Rodriguez
Background VocalsRalph Friedrichsen
Background VocalsCamille Harrison
Background VocalsRobin Lee Bruce
Background VocalsDeborah Allen
VocalsJo Dee Messina

Liner Notes

Producer – Byron Gallimore, Tim McGraw
Mastered By – Doug Sax
Mixed By – Chris Lord-Alge
Mixed By (Assistant) – Rich Hanson, Ricky Cobble
Recorded By – Chris Lord-Alge, Marty Williams
Recorded By (Additional) – Dennis Davis, Erik Lutkins, Julian King, Rich Hanson, Ricky Cobble
Recorded By (Assistant) – Christopher Rowe, Patrick Murphy, Ricky Cobble

Art Direction, Design – Glenn Sweitzer
Photography – Peter Nash, Tamara Reynolds

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Mastered At The Mastering Lab
Mixed At Loud Recording
Recorded At Loud Recording
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