Trace Adkins gets definitive
Monday, August 30, 2010
– Trace Adkins' biggest country chart hits and fan favorites will be on a two-CD and digital collection, "The Definitive Greatest Hits: Til The Last Shot's Fired," out Oct. 12 on Capitol Nashville/EMI.
The release features 28 tracks spanning Adkins' 15-year career, including his 3 number 1 Billboard country chart hits, You're Gonna Miss This, (This Ain't No) Thinkin' Thing and Ladies Love Country Boys, plus Top 10s including I Left Something Turned On At Home, The Rest Of Mine, I'm Tryin', Then They Do, Hot Mama, Songs About Me, and Honky Tonk Badonkadonk.
Songs on the CD are:
1. Honky Tonk Badonkadonk
2. Rough & Ready
3. (This Ain't) No Thinkin' Thing
5. Marry For Money
6. Then They Do
8. I Left Something Turned On At Home
9. I'm Tryin'
10. All I Ask For Anymore
11. Big Time
12. There's A Girl In Texas
13. Hot Mama
1. Ladies Love Country Boys
2. Lonely Won't Leave Me Alone
3. You're Gonna Miss This
4. Muddy Water
5. Til The Last Shot's Fired
6. Songs About Me
7. I Wanna Feel Something
8. The Rest Of Mine
9. I Got My Game On
10. Every Light In The House
11. Don't Lie
13. Help Me Understand
14. Dangerous Man
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