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Maverick is the soundtrack to the film of the same name. It was released in 1994 by Atlantic Records. The album peaked at number four on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart.[1]

Maverick
MaverickSoundtrack.jpg
Soundtrack album by
Various Artists
ReleasedMay 17, 1994 (1994-05-17)
GenreCountry
Length40:53
LabelAtlantic Records
ProducerVarious Artists
Singles from Maverick
  1. "Renegades, Rebels and Rogues"
    Released: May 16, 1994

OverviewEdit

Three cuts from the album made the Hot Country Songs charts: "Renegades, Rebels and Rogues", performed by Tracy Lawrence, reached number 7;[2] Clint Black's "A Good Run of Bad Luck", which also appeared on his album No Time to Kill, reached number 1;[3] and Carlene Carter's "Something Already Gone" reached number 43.

The final track, a rendition of "Amazing Grace", is credited to the "Maverick Choir". Performers on the song are John Anderson, Archer/Park (Randy Archer and Johnny Park), Clint Black, Suzy Bogguss, Gary Chapman, Billy Dean, Radney Foster, James Garner, Mel Gibson, Amy Grant, Noel Haggard, Faith Hill, Waylon Jennings, Hal Ketchum, Tracy Lawrence, Kathy Mattea, Reba McEntire, John Michael Montgomery, Michael Omartian, Eddie Rabbitt, Restless Heart, Ricky Van Shelton, Danny Shirley (of Confederate Railroad), Larry Stewart (who at this point was not a member of Restless Heart), Joy Lynn White, and Tammy Wynette, with solos by Black, Dean, Grant, Jennings, Ketchum, Mattea, McEntire, Restless Heart, and Wynette. All royalties from this rendition were donated to the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation. Mark Hartley and Larry Fitzgerald were the album's executive producers.[4]

Track listingEdit

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer[4]Length
1."Renegades, Rebels and Rogues" (Tracy Lawrence)Larry Boone, Earl Clark, Paul NelsonTracy Lawrence2:36
2."A Good Run of Bad Luck" (Clint Black)Clint Black, Hayden NicholasJames Stroud, Black2:43
3."Maverick" (Restless Heart)David Buttolph, Paul Francis WebsterJosh Leo2:40
4."Ophelia" (Vince Gill)Robbie RobertsonVince Gill, Michael Omartian3:38
5."Something Already Gone" (Carlene Carter)Al Anderson, Carlene CarterCarter, Stroud3:34
6."Dream On Texas Ladies" (John Michael Montgomery)Steve Dan MillsDoug Johnson3:08
7."Ladies Love Outlaws" (Confederate Railroad)Lee ClaytonBarry Beckett3:39
8."Solitary Travelers" (Hal Ketchum)Hal KetchumAllen Reynolds, Jim Rooney4:26
9."The Rainbow Down the Road" (Radney Foster and Patty Loveless)Radney Foster, Emory Gordy Jr.Emory Gordy Jr.2:57
10."You Don't Mess Around with Me" (Waylon Jennings)Waylon JenningsDon Was4:26
11."Ride Gambler Ride" (Randy Newman)Randy NewmanJames Newton Howard3:52
12."Amazing Grace" (Maverick Choir)John NewtonOmartian3:14
Total length:40:53

Chart performanceEdit

Chart (1994) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 4
U.S. Billboard 200 35
Canadian RPM Country Albums 1
Canadian RPM Top Albums 63

Score albumEdit

Maverick (Original Motion Picture Score)
Soundtrack album by
ReleasedJanuary 10, 1995
Recorded1994
GenreScore
Length41:58
LabelReprise Records
ProducerFrank Wolf
Randy Newman chronology
The Paper
(1994)
Maverick (Original Motion Picture Score)
(1995)
Toy Story
(1995)

Maverick (Original Motion Picture Score) is the soundtrack album to the film featuring composer Randy Newman's musical score.

Track listing
  1. Opening
  2. Annabelle
  3. Fight
  4. Coop
  5. Money in the Bank
  6. In & Out of Trouble
  7. Magic Cards, Maybe/Lucky Shirt
  8. Headed for the Game
  9. Runaway Stage
  10. Sneakin' Around
  11. Maverick
  12. Joseph & the Russian
  13. Oh Bret
  14. A Noble Aims
  15. Trap
  16. The Hanging
  17. Bret Escapes
  18. Bret's Card/Sore Loser
  19. Coop Sails Away
  20. Annabelle Toodleoo
  21. The Commodore
  22. Pappy Shuffle
  23. Bath House
  24. Tartine de Merde

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Maverick - Original Soundtrack Charts". Allmusic. Retrieved 23 February 2011.
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. pp. 232–233. ISBN 0-89820-177-2.
  3. ^ Whitburn, pp. 50-51
  4. ^ a b Maverick (CD booklet). Various artists. Atlantic Records. 1994. 82595.CS1 maint: others (link)