Tokyo, Oklahoma

Tokyo, Oklahoma is the seventh studio album from country music artist John Anderson, it was released in June 1985. It was re-released on November 12, 2007.

Tokyo, Oklahoma
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Studio album by
ReleasedJune 3, 1985
GenreCountry
Length32:59
LabelWarner Bros. Nashville
ProducerJim Ed Norman, Lou Bradley, John Anderson
John Anderson chronology
Greatest Hits
(1984)
Tokyo, Oklahoma
(1985)
Countrified
(1986)
Singles from Tokyo, Oklahoma
  1. "It's All Over Now"
    Released: April 1985
  2. "Tokyo, Oklahoma"
    Released: August 1985
  3. "Down in Tennessee"
    Released: November 4, 1985
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars [1]
Christgau's Record GuideA–[2]

Track listingEdit

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."It's All Over Now"Bobby Womack, Shirley Womack3:21
2."I've Got Me a Woman"Paul Kennerley3:23
3."Down in Tennessee"Wayland Holyfield3:23
4."Tokyo, Oklahoma"Mack Vickery2:43
5."A Little Rock 'n' Roll (And Some Country Blues)"Mike Reid, Troy Seals3:25
6."Till I Get Used to the Pain"Todd Cerney, Kent Robbins3:52
7."Twelve Bar Blues"Mac McAnally3:10
8."Even a Fool Would Let Go"Kerry Chater, Tom Snow3:31
9."Willie's Gone"Bill Emerson2:35
10."Only Your Love"John Anderson, Fred Carter, Jr.3:36

PersonnelEdit

  • Donna Anderson - backing vocals
  • Eddie Bayers - drums
  • Barry Beckett - keyboards
  • Clyde Brooks - drums
  • Dennis Burnside - keyboards
  • Larry Byrom - guitar
  • Fred Carter Jr. - guitar
  • Buddy Emmons - steel guitar
  • Larry Emmons - bass
  • Steve Gibson - guitar
  • John Barlow Jarvis - keyboards
  • Mike Jordan - keyboards
  • Jerry Kroon - drums
  • Josh Leo - guitar
  • X Lincoln - bass
  • Tom Morley - fiddle, mandolin
  • Nashville String Machine - strings
  • Vern Pilder - guitar
  • Bill Puett - saxophone, recorder
  • Buck Reid - steel guitar
  • Michael Rhodes - bass
  • Diane Tidwell - backing vocals
  • Deanna Anderson Walls - backing vocals
  • Bergen White - backing vocals
  • Hershel Wiginton - backing vocals
  • Jim Wolfe - drums
  • Paul Worley - guitar
  • John Anderson - lead vocals, guitar, harmonica

Chart performanceEdit

AlbumEdit

Chart (1985) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 24

SinglesEdit

Year Single Peak positions
US Country CAN Country
1985 "It's All Over Now" 15 18
"Tokyo, Oklahoma" 30 33
"Down in Tennessee" 12 35

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Tokyo, Oklahoma at AllMusic
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert (1990). "A". Christgau's Record Guide: The '80s. Pantheon Books. ISBN 0-679-73015-X. Retrieved August 16, 2020 – via robertchristgau.com.