Heartland (The Judds album)
Heartland is the third studio album released by RCA Records in 1987 by the American country music duo The Judds. It features the singles "Don't Be Cruel" (a cover of the Elvis Presley song), "Turn It Loose", and "I Know Where I'm Going". The album was released in Europe under the title Give a Little Love, as a 15-track compilation. It reached number 1 on England's country album charts in 1987, soon after The Judds toured there.
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|Released||February 2, 1987|
|The Judds chronology|
|Singles from Heartland|
- "Don't Be Cruel" (Otis Blackwell, Elvis Presley) 2:29
- featuring The Jordanaires
- "I'm Falling in Love Tonight" (Craig Bickhardt, Brent Maher, Don Potter) 3:44
- "Turn It Loose" (Bickhardt, Maher, Don Schlitz) 3:43
- "Old Pictures" (Jerry Gillespie, K.T. Oslin) 3:45
- "Cow Cow Boogie" (Benny Carter, Gene de Paul, Don Raye) 3:29
- "Maybe Your Baby's Got the Blues" (Graham Lyle, Troy Seals) 3:32
- "I Know Where I'm Going" (Bickhardt, Maher, Schlitz) 3:40
- "Why Don't You Believe Me" (Maher, Potter, Schlitz) 3:28
- "The Sweetest Gift (A Mother's Smile)" (James B. Coats) 3:51
- featuring Emmylou Harris
- The following tracks were added to the European version:
- "Give a Little Love"
- "Had a Dream (For the Heart)"
- "John Deere Tractor"
- "Isn't He a Strange One"
- "Blue Nun Cafe"
- "Change of Heart"
- Bobby Ogdin: organ, piano
- Craig Bickhardt, Mark Casstevens: acoustic guitar, electric guitar
- Don Potter: acoustic guitar
- Sonny Garrish: pedal steel guitar, dobro
- Kirk "Jelly Roll" Johnson: harmonica
- Craig Nelson: acoustic bass, bass guitar
- Jack Williams: bass guitar
- David Schaufer: dulcimer
- Eddie Bayers: drums
- Farrell Morris: percussion
- The Jordanaires: background vocals on "Don't Be Cruel"
- Emmylou Harris: duet vocals on "The Sweetest Gift (A Mother's Smile)
- Produced & Mixed by Brent Maher
- Engineered by Brent Maher, Joe Funderburk & Jim McKell
- Mastered by Glenn Meadows
|U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums||1|
|U.S. Billboard 200||52|
|Canadian RPM Top Albums||40|