This is the album that introduced Alabama as one of the biggest hitmaking country/pop bands of the '80s. While the disc contains what was termed "country-rock" at the time, this is nothing like Lynyrd Skynyrd or even Hank Williams, Jr. at his rowdiest. The closest thing to country-rock among these ten tracks is the six-minute-and-27-second title track. The earliest representation of the band's developing sound includes the ballad "Why Lady Why" and the fiddle-heavy "Tennessee River," both hit singles.
AllMusic Review by Al Campbell