Roger Ballard
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Roger Ballard
Roger Ballard
Born Kentwood, Louisiana
Genres Country
Labels Atlantic

Roger Ballard (born in Kentwood, Louisiana[1]) is an American country music singer-songwriter. Ballard was signed to Atlantic Records, who released his debut album, A Little Piece of Heaven, on September 21, 1993.[2] His single "Two Steps in the Right Direction" peaked at number 68 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.[1] Larry Flick of Billboard called the song "a western swing therapy session."[3]

A Little Piece of Heaven (1993)

A Little Piece of Heaven
Studio album by Roger Ballard
Released September 21, 1993 (1993-09-21)
Genre Country
Length 33:59
Label Atlantic
Producer Don Goodman
Bob Montgomery

Track listing

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "That's the Bad Thing About a Memory" Tom Collins, James Dean Hicks, Jerry Laseter 3:23
2. "A Little Piece of Heaven" Skip Ewing, Don Sampson, Michael White 3:17
3. "Way Beyond the Blue" Randy Albright, Mark D. Sanders, Lisa Silver 4:44
4. "Prove Me Wrong" Vince Gill, Don Schlitz 3:05
5. "Home of the Blues" Kerry Kurt Phillips 2:28
6. "Two Steps in the Right Direction" Don Goodman, A. J. Masters 2:37
7. "You Can't Get There from Here" Roger Murrah, Keith Stegall, James Talley 3:38
8. "Go On and Cry" Jerry Foster, Roger LaVoie, Johnny Morris 3:01
9. "Slow Movin' Storm" Goodman, Jerry Hawkins, Masters 3:11
10. "Dark Side of Love" Dennis Linde 4:35
Total length: 33:59


Year Single Peak positions
US Country
1993 "A Little Piece of Heaven" --
"Two Steps in the Right Direction" 68
"You Can't Get There from Here"[5] --
"--" denotes releases that did not chart

Music videos

Year Video Director
1993 "A Little Piece of Heaven" Marc Ball


  1. ^ a b Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 39. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ "Little Piece of Heaven - Roger Ballard". AllMusic. Retrieved 2014. 
  3. ^ Flick, Larry (August 14, 1993). "Single Reviews". Billboard. Retrieved 2014. 
  4. ^ "Roger Ballard Album & Song Chart History - Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 2014. 
  5. ^ "Reviews" (PDF). Billboard: 77. November 11, 1993. 

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