From the Heart: 15 Career Classics

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From the Heart: 15 Career Classics
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Compilation album by
Released1992 (1992)
Recorded1983–1989
GenreCountry[1]
Label
Producer
The Judds chronology
Greatest Hits Volume Two
(1991)
From the Heart: 15 Career Classics
(1992)
Christmas with The Judds and Alabama
(1994)

From the Heart: 15 Career Classics is a compilation album by American country duo The Judds. It was released in 1992 by the Curb and RCA Nashville labels. The album was co-produced by Brent Maher, Norman Miller and Paul White. From the Heart was the duo's first album exclusively released for the Canadian market. It contained a total of 15 tracks and reached Canadian record chart positions following its release.

Background, content and chart performance

By 1992, The Judds had already disbanded as a musical duo. In 1990, Naomi Judd revealed a battle with Hepatitis C, which forced her to retire from performing. In 1992, Wynonna Judd embarked on a successful country solo career. Although the duo separated, their record label continued releasing compilations of their previously-recorded material, which included this package.[2] From the Heart: 15 Career Classics contained 15 tracks that had previously been recorded between 1983 and 1989. All of the songs had been issued as singles and been successful in the United States and Canada. From the Heart included the number one singles "Mama He's Crazy," "Grandpa (Tell Me 'Bout the Good Old Days)," "Have Mercy," "I Know Where I'm Going" and "Love Is Alive."[3]

From the Heart was released in 1992 through Curb and RCA Records. It was released exclusively for the Canadian market, their first album to only be distributed there.[3] The album was issued as both a compact disc[1] and a cassette.[4] The album also charted in Canada, reaching the number two positions on the RPM Country Albums chart in 1992.[5] The album also peaked at number 42 on the RPM Top Albums chart, becoming The Judds's only compilation to chart on the Top Albums list.[6] From the Heart also certified gold in sales from Music Canada for selling 50,000 units.[7]

Track listing

Compact disc version

From the Heart: 15 Career Classics (1992)[1][3]
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."One Hundred and Two"3:55
2."John Deere Tractor"L. John Hammond3:27
3."Young Love (Strong Love)"
4:20
4."Born to Be Blue"4:50
5."I Know Where I'm Going"3:38
6."Don't Be Cruel"2:28
7."Mama He's Crazy"Kenny O'Dell3:14
8."Give a Little Love"Kennerley3:49
9."Grandpa (Tell Me 'Bout the Good Old Days)"Jamie O'Hara4:12
10."Girls Night Out"
  • Jeffrey Bullock
  • Maher
2:50
11."Have Mercy"Kennerley3:18
12."Love Is Alive"Robbins3:54
13."Guardian Angels"3:34
14."Maybe Your Baby's Got the Blues"3:31
15."Love Can Build a Bridge"
5:22

Cassette version

Side one (1992)[4]
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."One Hundred and Two"
  • W. Judd
  • Kennerley
  • Potter
3:55
2."John Deere Tractor"Hammond3:27
3."Young Love (Strong Love)"
  • Kennerley
  • Robbins
4:20
4."Born to Be Blue"
  • David
  • Maher
  • Reid
4:50
5."I Know Where I'm Going"
  • Bickhardt
  • Maher
  • Schlitz
3:38
6."Don't Be Cruel"
  • Blackwell
  • Presley
2:28
7."Mama He's Crazy"O'Dell3:14
Side two (1992)[4]
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Give a Little Love"Kennerley3:49
2."Grandpa (Tell Me 'Bout the Good Old Days)"O'Hara4:12
3."Girls Night Out"
  • Jeffrey Bullock
  • Maher
2:50
4."Have Mercy"Kennerley3:18
5."Love Is Alive"Robbins3:54
6."Guardian Angels"
  • Barlow Jarvis
  • N. Judd
  • Schlitz
3:34
7."Maybe Your Baby's Got the Blues"
  • Lyle
  • Seals
3:31
8."Love Can Build a Bridge"
  • Barlow Jarvis
  • N. Judd
  • Overstreet
5:22

Personnel

All credits are adapted from the liner notes of From the Heart: 15 Career Classics.[3]

Musical and technical personnel

  • The Judds – lead vocals, harmony vocals
  • Brent Maher – producer
  • Norman Miller – compilation executive producer
  • Paul White – compilation producer

Chart performance

Chart (1992) Peak
position
Canada RPM Top Albums[6] 42
Canada RPM Country Albums[5] 2

Certifications

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Canada (Music Canada)[8] Gold 50,000^

^ Shipments figures based on certification alone.

Release history

Region Date Format Label Ref.
Canada 1992 Compact disc [3][1]
Cassette [4]

References

  1. ^ a b c d "The Judds -- From the Heart: 15 Career Classics (1992, CD)". Discogs. Retrieved 2 September 2020.
  2. ^ Huey, Steve. "The Judds: Biography & History". Allmusic. Retrieved 2 September 2020.
  3. ^ a b c d e Judds, The (1992). "From the Heart: 15 Career Classics (Liner Notes and Album Information)". Curb Records/RCA Records.
  4. ^ a b c d "The Judds - From the Heart: 15 Career Classics (1992, Cassette)". Discogs. Retrieved 2 September 2020.
  5. ^ a b "Results - RPM - Library and Archives Canada (Country Albums/CDs)". RPM. Retrieved November 27, 2010.
  6. ^ a b "Results - RPM - Library and Archives Canada (Top Albums/CDs)". RPM. Retrieved November 27, 2010.
  7. ^ "Gold/Platinum -- The Judds". Music Canada. Retrieved 2 September 2020.
  8. ^ "Canadian album certifications – The Judds – From the Heart". Music Canada. Retrieved September 1, 2020.