Heroes (Paul Overstreet album)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Paul Overstreet - Heroes.jpg
Studio album by
LabelRCA Nashville
ProducerBrown Bannister
Paul Overstreet
Paul Overstreet chronology
Sowin' Love
Love Is Strong
Singles from Heroes
  1. "Daddy's Come Around"
    Released: November 1990
  2. "Heroes"
    Released: February 1991
  3. "Ball and Chain"
    Released: June 24, 1991
  4. "If I Could Bottle This Up"
    Released: November 23, 1991
  5. "Billy Can't Read"
    Released: March 1992
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]

Heroes is the third album released by American country music artist Paul Overstreet. The album was released by RCA Nashville in 1991. The album reached #17 on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart and charted at #21 on the Top Christian Albums chart. This album produced three top ten singles including Overstreet's first and only number 1 song, "Daddy's Come Around". Other singles and their peaks on the chart were "Heroes" (#4), "Ball and Chain" (#5), "If I Could Bottle This Up" (#30), and "Billy Can't Read" (#57).


Paul Overstreet wrote or co-wrote every track on the album, most of them with Don Schlitz. Fellow country artists Pam Tillis and Trisha Yearwood sing background vocals as well as Christian Music singer Chris Rodriguez. On the LP release of the album, the songs "I'm So Glad I was Dreaming" and "Straight and Narrow" were not included, leaving the album with nine tracks.

Track listing[]

  1. "Ball and Chain" (Paul Overstreet, Don Schlitz) - 3:38
  2. "If I Could Bottle This Up" (Overstreet, Dean Dillon) - 3:49
  3. "Daddy's Come Around" (Overstreet, Schlitz) - 3:33
  4. "Love Lives On" (Overstreet, Taylor Dunn) - 3:08
  5. "Heroes" (Overstreet, Claire Cloninger) - 4:28
  6. "I'm So Glad I was Dreaming" (Overstreet, Schlitz) - 3:45
  7. "Straight and Narrow" (Overstreet, Schlitz) - 3:21
  8. "Billy Can't Read" (Overstreet, Jerry Michael) - 3:49
  9. "She Supports Her Man" (Overstreet) - 4:01
  10. "'Til the Mountains Disappear" (Overstreet, Schlitz) - 2:37
  11. "The Calm at the Center of My Storm" (Overstreet, Schlitz) - 3:23


As listed in liner notes.[2]



  1. ^ Ankeny, Jason. "Paul Overstreet - Heroes review". Allmusic. Retrieved December 29, 2009.
  2. ^ Heroes (LP). Paul Overstreet. RCA Records. 1991. 150526.CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)
  3. ^ "Paul Overstreet Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved May 29, 2021.
  4. ^ "Paul Overstreet Chart History (Christian Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved May 29, 2021.
  5. ^ "Paul Overstreet Chart History (Top Country Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved May 29, 2021.
  6. ^ "Top Country Albums – Year-End 1991". Billboard. Retrieved May 29, 2021.
Retrieved from ""