The Real Thing

by R. L. Hayden

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The Real Thing was released in 2002 by Rosetta Records. The album produced two top ten singles on the Texas Music Chart and received rave reviews from People Magazine, USA Today, Entertainment Weekly and Texas Monthly as well as other notable publications.

The album launched the career of Hayden and was named as a Top 10 country album of 2002 by Billboard.

credits

released January 22, 2002

Recorded at

Quad Studios - Nashville, TN
Cherry Ridge Studios - Floresville, TX
Cedar Creek Studios: Austin, TX

Produced By:

Tony Brown
Lloyd Maines
Clay Blaker
Rich Brotherton

Executive Producer:

Robert Earl Keen

Engineer: Justin Niebank, Steve Starnes


Drums: Tom Van Schaik, Chris McHugh

Bass: Bill Whitbeck, Larry Paxton

Fiddle: Larry Franklin, Richard Bowden

Steel Guitar: Marty Muse, Tommy Detamore

Piano: Chris Gage

Keyboards: Gary Prim

Guitars: Randy Scruggs, Rich Brotherton

Background Vocals: Wes Hightower, Bobby Flores

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R. L. Hayden Texas

"Powerful stuff from one heck of a cowboy singer!" - American Cowboy Magazine.

"A grand slam, double eagle, blackjack kind of talent, he makes me want to give up my night job!" - Robert Earl Keen

"Hayden is the real thing!" - People Magazine

"R. L. Hayden is a ‘real’ cowboy and is sticking to his roots! With ten albums and international acclaim, it’s time everyone takes notice!” -
Gary P. Nunn
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