|Personnel: Kenny Greenberg (acoustic guitar, electric guitar); Jack Ingram, Mark Casstevens, B. James Lowry, Biff Watson, George Doering (acoustic guitar); Mike McAdam, Michael Landau, Richard Bennett , Brent Mason , Brent Rowan (electric guitar); Paul Franklin , Steve Hinson, Tommy Hannum, Bruce Bouton, Buddy Emmons (steel guitar); Stuart Duncan (mandolin, fiddle); Larry Franklin, Aubrey Haynie (fiddle); John Barlow Jarvis, Robbie Buchanan (piano, keyboards); Dennis Matkosky (Wurlitzer organ); Michael Baird , Lonnie Wilson, Owen Hale, Pete Coatney, Chad Cromwell (drums); Skylar Wilson (tambourine); Larry Marrs, Curtis Young, Jim Collins, John Wesley Ryles, Liana Manis, Bruce Robison, Buddy Miller (background vocals).
|Patrick Swayze's rugged visage on the front may dissuade those with unhappy memories of Dirty Dancing and Roadhouse, but fear not; as far as this album goes, he's strictly a cover boy. In actuality, the BLACK DOG soundtrack serves as a comprehensive compilation of contemporary country (how's that for alliteration?). Whether your tastes run toward pop-country sirens like Linda Davis and Lee Ann Womack, New Traditionalists like Randy Travis, or Nashville rebels Steve Earle, Jack Ingram and Chris Knight, you'll find something here to catch your ear. The theme linking these diverse artists is that evergreen Country character, the trucker. Like the film, this soundtrack centers around the trials and tribulations of the man behind the big rig.