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Pat Green



Texas native Pat Green got his start in country music while still attending college in the mid-'90s. As a teenager, Green had quickly taken to the sounds of several Lone Star State performers: Robert Earl Keen, Waylon Jennings, Jerry Jeff Walker, and Willie Nelson. He started writing songs at age 18 while studying at Texas Tech, and was eager and earnest to make something more happen with music. After convincing his parents to loan him some money, Green recorded the album Dancehall Dreamer and independently released it in 1998, just as he was becoming a hot performer on the local bar scene. A year later, he wowed an audience of 2,000 people at Willie Nelson's Fourth of July picnic, and that magnetic event was captured for his second album, Live at Billy Bob's Texas. Green continued to write and record as the 2000s dawned, releasing Carry On in 2000 and the covers album Songs We Wish We'd Written one year later (the latter was recorded and co-billed with Cory Morrow). In just a few short years, Green had sold over 200,000 copies without major-label support. Republic was so impressed with his grassroots approach that they signed him to a deal, and quickly released Three Days before the end of 2001. The album marked his first Top Ten country showing, sparked by a pair of Top 40 singles, "Carry On" and the title track. Two years later, Green joined producer Don Gehman (Hootie & the Blowfish, R.E.M., Nanci Griffith) for Wave on Wave; the title track reached the country Top Ten, and the album performed better than any of his previous releases. Just 15 months later, Green was back with Lucky Ones, which also bettered its predecessors, thanks to hit singles in "Don't Break My Heart Again," "Somewhere Between Texas and Mexico," and "Baby Doll." In 2006, after a move to RCA imprint BNA, Cannonball was issued, followed by What I'm For in 2009, which found Green working with producer Dann Huff. Both albums performed well, although neither outperformed the gold certification of 2003's Wave on Wave. He revisited some of his favorite songs and songwriters for 2012's Songs We Wish We'd Written, Vol 2, a sequel to his 2001 album; it was released by noted bluegrass label Sugar Hill, as Green returned to the ranks of the independents. He recorded his next album on his own dime, and after completing the project, shopped it around to labels; he struck a deal with Relativity Entertainment, and Home was released in August 2015. Featuring guest spots from Lyle Lovett, Delbert McClinton, and Sheryl Crow, Home showed Green's fans were as loyal as ever; the album peaked at number five on the U.S. country charts. ~ MacKenzie Wilson
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Top Tracks

  1.   Track
  2.   Wave on Wave
  3.   Three Days
  4.   Let Me
  5.   Southbound 35
  6.   Feels Just Like It Should
  7.   Take Me Out to a Dancehall
  8.   Texas on My Mind by Cory Morrow
  9.   Whiskey
  10.   Carry On
  11.   Even the Losers
  12.   I Like Texas
  13.   Girls from Texas by Lyle Lovett
  14.   Austin
  15.   May the Good Times Never End
  16.   Baby Doll
  17.   Jesus on a Greyhound
  18.   All Just To Get To You
  19.   Threadbare Gypsy Soul
  20.   John Wayne and Jesus
  21.   Here We Go
  22.   Songs About Texas
  23.   In This World
  24.   Rainy Day Woman
  25.   George's Bar
  26.   Lucky Ones
  27.   Nightmare
  28.   Day One
  29.   I Go Back to You
  30.   No One Here But Us
  31.   Life Good as It Can Be
  32.   Break It Back Down
  33.   While I Was Away
  34.   If I Had a Boat
  35.   Soulshine
  36.   Streets of Galilee
  37.   In It For the Money
  38.   Learn How to Live
  39.   Lost Without You
  40.   Dixie Lullaby
  41.   It's Time
  42.   Guy Like Me
  43.   Wrong Side of Town
  44.   Pat and Jack's Blues
  45.   Family Man
  46.   Trailer Park Tune
  47.   Crazy
  48.   If I Had a Million
  49.   #2
  50.   Barricades
  51.   All the Good Things Fade Away
  52.   Long Way to Go (Headed Home)
  53.   Me and Billy the Kid
  54.   Leaving My Leaving
  55.   Til the Last Whistle Blows (From "The Last Whistle")
  56.   Good Night in New Orleans
  57.   Sleeping with the Lights On
  58.   I'm Trying to Find It
  59.   Virginia Belle
  60.   One Thing
  61.   Temporary Angel
  62.   Wrapped
  63.   Poetry
  64.   Count Your Blessings
  65.   Galleywinter
  66.   Who's to Say
  67.   Going Away
  68.   Just Fine
  69.   The Bottle
  70.   Down to the River
  71.   Dancehall Dreamer
  72.   1-900 Lover
  73.   California
  74.   We've All Got Our Reasons
  75.   Takin' It as It Comes
  76.   If It Weren't for You
  77.   Love Like That
  78.   [Untitled Track]
  79.   Footsteps of Our Fathers
  80.   Sing 'Til I Stop Crying
  81.   Drinkin' days
  82.   Country Star
  83.   Don't Break My Heart Again
  84.   College
  85.   Missing Me
  86.   The World I Know
  87.   The Ballad of Arkansas Dave Rudebaugh
  88.   I'll Take This House
  89.   Bet Yo Mama
  90.   Big Rock Candy Mountain
  91.   Lucky
  92.   In the Middle of the Night
  93.   Feeling Pretty Good Tonight
  94.   Love Had Something to Say
  95.   Won't Let Love
  96.   Way Back Texas
  97.   Cannonball
  98.   My Little Heaven
  99.   Somewhere Between Texas and Mexico
  100.   Sweet Revenge
  101.   If I Was the Devil/Wave on Wave Reprise
  102.   Eden's Gate
  103.   I'm Tired
  104.   Run
  105.   Goin' Down in Style
  106.   Rain in Layfayette
  107.   West Texas Holiday
  108.   Adios Days
  109.   Snowing On Raton
  110.   Friday's Comin'
  111.   Finder's Keepers
  112.   Over and Over
  113.   What I'm For
  114.   One for the Road
  115.   Home
  116.   Right Now
  117.   Elvis
  118.   I Am Too
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