Tim McGraw and the Dancehall Doctors

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Tim McGraw and the Dancehall Doctors
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Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 26, 2002
GenreCountry
Length1:06:10
LabelCurb
Producer
Tim McGraw chronology
Set This Circus Down
(2001)
Tim McGraw and the Dancehall Doctors
(2002)
Live Like You Were Dying
(2004)
Singles from Tim McGraw and the Dancehall Doctors
  1. "Red Rag Top"
    Released: September 16, 2002
  2. "Tiny Dancer"
    Released: December 30, 2002
  3. "She's My Kind of Rain"
    Released: January 20, 2003
  4. "Real Good Man"
    Released: May 19, 2003
  5. "Watch the Wind Blow By"
    Released: October 27, 2003
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic(68/100)[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
411Mania(8/10)[2]
About.com5/5 stars[3]
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[4]
Billboard(favorable)[5]
Blender4/5 stars[1]
Country Weekly(favorable)[6]
Entertainment WeeklyB[7]
People(mixed)[8]
Robert ChristgauC+[9]
Rolling Stone2/5 stars[10]

Tim McGraw and the Dancehall Doctors is the seventh studio album by country musician Tim McGraw and the first to feature his band The Dancehall Doctors. It was released in November 2002 and was recorded on a mountaintop studio in upstate New York.[11] Four singles were released. Two songs were in the movie Black Cloud, starring McGraw. The album also included a cover of Elton John's "Tiny Dancer", which was released only to the AC format, although it also reached the country charts from unsolicited airplay. The album debuted at number 2 on the Billboard 200 with first week sales of 602,000

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Comfort Me"
5:23
2."Tickin' Away"Lore Orion4:19
3."Home"4:58
4."Red Rag Top"Jason White4:43
5."That's Why God Made Mexico"James T. Slater3:35
6."Watch the Wind Blow By"
4:36
7."Illegal"Orion3:54
8."Sleep Tonight"4:02
9."I Know How to Love You Well"
  • Arne "Honda" Hovda
  • Kristian Ottestad
5:10
10."Sing Me Home"4:40A
11."She's My Kind of Rain"
4:15
12."Who Are They"3:44
13."Real Good Man"
4:15
14."All We Ever Find"3:20A
15."Tiny Dancer"5:09

ASong also featured in the movie Black Cloud

Personnel[edit]

Tim McGraw & the Dancehall Doctors

Additional Musicians

Background vocals

Production[edit]

  • Byron Gallimore – producer
  • Tim McGraw – producer, creative director, photography
  • Darran Smith – producer
  • Julian King – tracking engineer
  • Ricky Cobble – second tracking engineer, additional engineer
  • Steve Churchyard – string engineer (8, 11, 15)
  • Dennis Davis – additional engineer
  • Jason Gantt – additional engineer
  • Tony Green – additional engineer
  • Hank Linderman – additional engineer
  • Erik Lutkins – additional engineer, assistant engineer, Pro Tools engineer
  • David Bryant – assistant engineer
  • Matthew Cullen – assistant engineer
  • Brandon Mason – assistant engineer
  • Chris Bittner – Pro Tools engineer
  • Cory Churko – Pro Tools mixing
  • Mike Shipley – mixing
  • Jeff Burns – mix assistant
  • Robert Hadley – mastering
  • Doug Sax – mastering
  • Harry McCarthy – technical assistant
  • John Prestia – technical assistant
  • Joey Supak – technical assistant
  • Kelly Clauge Wright – creative director, photography
  • Glenn Sweitzer – art direction, design
  • John Marcus – illustration
  • Scott Siman – illustration
  • Dean Brown – photography
  • Marina Chavez – photography
  • John Ward – photography
  • RPM Management – management
Studios
  • Tracked at Allaire Studios (Shokan, NY) and Emerald Entertainment (Nashville, TN).
  • Engineered at Emerald Entertainment, Sound Stage Studios and Profound Sound Recording Studios (Nashville, TN); Essential Sound (Houston, TX); O'Henry Sound Studios (Burbank, CA); Henson Recording Studios (Hollywood, CA).
  • Mixed at Record One (Sherman Oaks, CA).
  • Mastered at The Mastering Lab (Hollywood, CA).

Charts[edit]