Tuff Enuff is a 1986 studio album by Texas-based blues rock and rockabilly band The Fabulous Thunderbirds which pointed the band in a more mainstream direction. The single, "Tuff Enuff" was featured in the films Gung Ho, Tough Guys, as was the follow-up single "Wrap It Up". It has also been played a number of times on the sitcom Married... with Children. "Tuff Enuff" remains the band's only Top 40 hit, peaking at No. 10 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Tuff Enuff
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Studio album by
ReleasedJanuary 1986
Recorded1985
GenreBlues-rock
Texas blues
Length32:26
LabelCBS Associated Labels
ProducerDave Edmunds
The Fabulous Thunderbirds chronology
T-Bird Rhythm
(1982)
Tuff Enuff
(1986)
Hot Number
(1987)
Singles from Tuff Enuff
  1. "Tuff Enuff"
    Released: 1986
  2. "Wrap It Up"
    Released: 1986
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]
Kerrang!5/5 stars[2]

Track listingEdit

  1. "Tuff Enuff" (Jerry McCain) - 3:22
  2. "Tell Me" (Eddie Shuler, Sidney Simien) - 2:43
  3. "Look at That, Look at That" (Wilson, Fran Christina, Preston Hubbard, Jimmie Vaughan) - 3:25
  4. "Two Time My Lovin'" (Wilson) - 3:41
  5. "Amnesia" (Wilson) - 3:45
  6. "Wrap It Up" (Isaac Hayes, David Porter) - 2:42
  7. "True Love" (Wilson) - 3:08
  8. "Why Get Up" (Bill Carter, Ruth Ellen Ellsworth) - 3:48
  9. "I Don't Care" (Wilson) - 2:49
  10. "Down at Antones" (instrumental) (Wilson, Christina, Hubbard, Vaughan) - 3:03

PersonnelEdit

The Fabulous Thunderbirds
  • Kim Wilson - vocals, harmonica
  • Jimmie Vaughan - guitar, steel guitar, bass, vocals
  • Preston Hubbard - electric and acoustic bass, vocals
  • Fran Christina - drums, vocals

with:

Album Design-Spencer Drate,Judith Salavetz Front cover artwork-Dan Youngblood

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Koda, Cub. "The Fabulous Thunderbirds Tuff Enuff review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-09-05.
  2. ^ Henderson, Paul (29 May 1986). "Thunderbirds Are Go!". Kerrang!. 121. London, UK: United Magazines ltd. p. 16.

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