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A Lot About Livin' (And a Little 'bout Love)

A Lot About Livin' (And a Little 'bout Love) is the third studio album by American country music artist Alan Jackson. It was released on October 6, 1992, and produced the singles, "Chattahoochee", "She's Got the Rhythm (And I Got the Blues)", "Tonight I Climbed the Wall", "(Who Says) You Can't Have It All", and "Mercury Blues". "Chattahoochee", and "She's Got the Rhythm (And I Got the Blues)" were both #1 hits on the Hot Country Songs charts, while the other three songs all reached Top 5.

A Lot About Livin' (And a Little 'bout Love)
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Studio album by Alan Jackson
Released October 6, 1992
Recorded May–June 1992
Studio Cayman Moon Recorders, Recording Arts, Sound Emporium Studios, Nashville, TN Castle Recording Studio, Franklin, TN
Genre Country, country rock
Length 31:15
Label Arista
Producer Keith Stegall
"Tonight I Climbed the Wall" co-produced by Scott Hendricks
Alan Jackson chronology
Don't Rock the Jukebox
(1991)
A Lot About Livin' (And a Little 'bout Love)
(1992)
Honky Tonk Christmas
(1993)
Singles from A Lot About Livin' (And a Little 'bout Love)
  1. "She's Got the Rhythm (And I Got the Blues)"
    Released: October 5, 1992
  2. "Tonight I Climbed the Wall"
    Released: January 25, 1993
  3. "Chattahoochee"
    Released: May 21, 1993
  4. "Mercury Blues"
    Released: September 13, 1993
  5. "(Who Says) You Can't Have It All"
    Released: January 24, 1994
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic5/5 stars[1]
Entertainment WeeklyA[2]
Q3/5 stars[3]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide3/5 stars[4]

Keith Stegall produced the entire album, working with Scott Hendricks on "Tonight I Climbed the Wall".

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Commercial performanceEdit

A Lot About Livin' (And a Little 'bout Love) peaked at #13 on the U.S. Billboard 200 and #1 on the Top Country Albums, becoming Alan Jackson's first #1 country album. In January 1996, A Lot About Livin' (And a Little 'bout Love) was certified 6× Platinum by the RIAA.

Track listingEdit

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Chattahoochee"Alan Jackson, Jim McBride2:29
2."She's Got the Rhythm (And I Got the Blues)"Jackson, Randy Travis2:25
3."Tonight I Climbed the Wall"Jackson3:30
4."I Don't Need the Booze (To Get a Buzz On)"Toni Dae, Joy Swinea3:15
5."(Who Says) You Can't Have It All"Jackson, McBride3:29
6."Up to My Ears in Tears"Jackson, Don Sampson2:53
7."Tropical Depression"Charlie Craig, Jackson, McBride2:57
8."She Likes It Too"Zack Turner, Tim Nichols2:50
9."If It Ain't One Thing (It's You)"Jackson, McBride3:52
10."Mercury Blues"K. C. Douglas, Bob Geddins3:39

PersonnelEdit