February 10, 2004
BMG Heritage
Country, Contemporary Country, New Traditionalist

Album Review

BMG Heritage's Ultimate Aaron Tippin collection is the most thorough single-disc retrospective of this successful vocalist from the second wave of the new traditionalist movement of the 1990s. Expanding 1997's Greatest Hits...and Then Some by seven tracks, Ultimate effectively captures Tippin's full range of Top Ten songs while signed by RCA between 1991 and 1995. The 20-track set includes the original versions of "A Door," "That's as Close as I'll Get to Loving You," "Working Man's Ph.D.," "You've Got to Stand for Something," "I Wouldn't Have It Any Other Way," and a cover of Billy Swan's 1974 hit, "I Can Help."
Al Campbell, Rovi

Track Listing

  1. You've Got to Stand for Something
  2. I Wonder How Far It Is Over You
  3. There Ain't Nothin' Wrong With the Radio
  4. I Wouldn't Have It Any Other Way
  5. I Was Born With a Broken Heart
  6. My Blue Angel
  7. Working Man's Ph.D.
  8. The Call of the Wild
  9. Honky-Tonk Superman
  10. Whole Lotta Love on the Line
  11. I Got It Honest
  12. She Feels Like a Brand New Man Tonight
  13. That's as Close as I'll Get to Loving You
  14. Without Your Love
  15. Country Boy's Tool Box
  16. Ten Pound Hammer
  17. How's the Radio Know
  18. I Can Help
  19. That's What Happens When I Hold You
  20. A Door
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