The Blue Rose of Texas

The Blue Rose of Texas
Studio album by
ReleasedJuly 10, 1989 (1989-07-10)
LabelWarner Bros. Nashville
Holly Dunn chronology
Across the Rio Grande
The Blue Rose of Texas
Heart Full of Love
Singles from The Blue Rose of Texas
  1. "Are You Ever Gonna Love Me"
    Released: May 1989
  2. "There Goes My Heart Again"
    Released: September 23, 1989
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]

The Blue Rose of Texas is the country music artist Holly Dunn's fourth album, and the first with the Warner Bros. Records label. A single from this album, "Are You Ever Gonna Love Me", was her first number 1 Billboard country single. Another major hit from the album was the fourth track, "There Goes My Heart Again". Dolly Parton provides supporting vocals on her own "Most of All, Why" and Joe Diffie provides backing vocals on "There Goes My Heart Again" a song he had a part in writing. Dunn co-produced the album with her brother, Chris Waters.

Track listing[]

1."Are You Ever Gonna Love Me"Holly Dunn, Tom Shapiro, Chris Waters2:38
2."You're Still Keeping Me Up at Night"Dunn, Shapiro, Waters3:32
3."Most of All, Why"Dolly Parton3:05
4."Thunder and Lightnin'"Val & Birdie, Vince Melamed2:59
5."No One Takes the Train Anymore"Waters4:07
6."The Blue Rose of Texas"Dunn, Shapiro, Waters2:43
7."Sometime Today"Dunn, Shapiro, Waters3:18
8."There Goes My Heart Again"Lonnie Wilson, Wayne Perry, Joe Diffie2:42
9."If I'd Never Loved You"Dunn2:41
10."There's No Heart So Strong"Paul Overstreet, Don Schlitz3:36


Compiled from the liner notes.[2]

Background vocalists

Chart performance[]

Chart (1989) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 30


  1. ^ The Blue Rose of Texas at AllMusic
  2. ^ The Blue Rose of Texas (CD booklet). Holly Dunn. Warner Bros. Records. 1989. 25939.CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)