From Nashville to You
is the 9th studio album by American singer La Toya Jackson
. The album, also released as My Country Collection
and Little Misunderstood
, features country western
It was originally released in 1994 by Mar-Gor Records, which was owned by producer Tommy Martin and Jackson's then manager Jack Gordon
. The record label eventually shut down, and the licensing of From Nashville to You
was sold to Sherman Records. The album with the original cover is still available from Martin's website.
Background and production
It was reported in various newspapers at the time that Jackson was planning to release a country album. When questioned about whether or not Jackson planned to release such an album, her ex-husband and manager Jack Gordon
said, "Yeah, we're going to turn her into the newest country heart throb."
Recording sessions for the album took place from March 20 to March 27, 1994 at Creative Recording Studios in Nashville. The tracks for the album were recorded with a live band and a team of three backing vocalists. When asked by newsapaper Times Daily why she chose to do a country album, Jackson said:<blockquote>Why not? Country is something I have always liked. It's something I have always wanted to do. Actually a lot of people don't know this, but the Jacksons started with country music. My mother started singing country music to us when we were very, very young in Indiana. And it's something that kinda sticks with you, well with me... Read More