Barbara Ann Mandrell (born December 25, 1948) is an American country music singer, musician, and actress. She is known for a long series of country hits in the 1970s and 1980s as well as her own prime-time variety TV show on NBC that helped her become one of country's most successful female vocalists of that period. She gave her last concert at the Grand Ole Opry House on October 23, 1997. She then retired from performing music.
The discography of Barbara Mandrell, an American country artist, consists of twenty five studio albums, one live album, seven compilation albums, sixty eight singles, and one B-side. She moved to Nashville, Tennessee after high school and signed a recording contract with Columbia Records in 1969. Mandrell's debut album Treat Him Right was released in September 1971, which composed of Country Soul songs
Moods (Barbara Mandrell album). Moods is a studio album by American country music singer, Barbara Mandrell, released in September 1978. Moods became Mandrell's most successful album during her career up to this point. The album spawned two singles, both of which became country hits, "Sleeping Single in a Double Bed" and a remake of the popular Luther Ingram R&B hit, "(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don't Want to Be Right". Both singles also charted on the Pop and Adult Contemporary charts
For Barbara Mandrell, this was the first duet album she had ever recorded and would be one of two duet albums she would release during her career. David Houston had already been a successful Country singer the previous decade with his Country hit, "Almost Persuaded". Mandrell on the other hand was very new to the Country music business, only releasing her first album in 1971. Their duet album spawned two major Country hits, "After Closing Time", which reached the Top 10, peaking at The second single, "I Love You, I Love You" was another Top 10 Country hit,.
Barbara Mandrell Live is a live album by the American country music singer Barbara Mandrell, released in August 1981. This is only one of three albums by Mandrell that received any certification by the RIAA in the United States. The album peaked at on the Top Country Albums chart (her highest peak position on that chart), as well as on the Billboard 20. lt;/p
She became the only female country musician to win the CMA 'Entertainer of the Year' award, twice. In 1982, Mandrell released an explicitly religious-themed album entitled He Set My Life To Music, showcasing her deep and lifelong religious devotion. In an interview with friend and fellow singer Cece Winans, Mandrell spoke mainly about her faith and said of her musical talent, "It's all, every bit, from God. He orchestrated all of it. The only reason I got to reap the benefits of his guidance. is because I know him, I gave myself to him. When I was ten I got saved.
This Is Barbara Mandrell is the fifth studio album by American country music singer Barbara Mandrell, released in May 1976. This was Mandrell's first album with ABC/Dot Records, her new record company. Mandrell had previously been signed to Columbia Records from 1969 to 1974, though only achieving modest success, especially with her albums. The first single off this album, "Standing Room Only", became her first Top 5 Country hit. Mandrell had only had four Top 10 hits under her previous record company over the course of five years . Unlike most of Barbara's other albums, This Is Barbara Mandrell, consists of 11 tracks instead of 10. Contents.
|A1||That's What Friends Are For||2:39|
|A2||Standing Room Only||3:04|
|A3||The Beginning Of The End||2:31|
|A5||She Don't Have To Stop And Rock The Baby||2:19|
|A6||Love The Second Time Around||2:52|
|B1||Love Is Thin Ice||2:45|
|B2||Can't Help But Wonder||3:00|
|B3||Will We Ever Make Love In Love Again||2:40|
|B5||Just In Case||2:43|
- Producer – Tom Collins
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