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Homeward Looking Angel is the third album from American country music artist Pam Tillis. The album was a #23 album on the Billboard charts. This album produced four singles for Tillis on the Hot Country Songs charts: the Top Five hits "Shake the Sugar Tree" (#3) and "Let That Pony Run" (#4), as well as the Top 20 hits "Cleopatra, Queen of Denial" (#11) and "Do You Know Where Your Man Is" (#16). The demo tape of "Shake the Sugar Tree", sung by Stephanie Bentley, was incorporated into Tillis's recording.

"We've Tried Everything Else" was also recorded by Canadian country artist Michelle Wright on her 1992 album The Reasons Why, while "Rough and Tumble Heart" was previously recorded by Highway 101 on their 1989 album Paint the Town. The album has been certified Platinum for shipments of over 1,000,000 copies in the U.S.

Track listing

  1. "How Gone Is Goodbye" (Pam Tillis, Bob DiPiero, Jan Buckingham) – 3:16
  2. "Shake the Sugar Tree" (Chapin Hartford) – 3:08
  3. "Do You Know Where Your Man Is" (Carol Chase, Dave Gibson, Russell Smith) – 3:45
  4. "Cleopatra, Queen of Denial" (Tillis, DiPiero, Buckingham) – 3:12
  5. "Love Is Only Human" (Annette Cotter, Kim Tribble) – 3:38
  6. "Rough and Tumble Heart" (Tillis, DiPiero, Sam Hogin) – 4:19
  7. "Let That Pony Run" (Gretchen Peters) – 3:30
  8. "Fine, Fine, Very Fine Love" (DiPiero, Jim Photoglo) – 3:12
  9. "We've Tried Everything Else" (Tillis, DiPiero, Steve Seskin) – 3:39
  10. "Homeward Looking Angel" (Tillis, DiPiero) – 4:57


  • Engineer Outboard Gear Service: Studio Equipment Rental (co owner: Pamela M Jones)


As listed in liner notes.[2]

Chart performance

Chart (1992) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 23
U.S. Billboard 200 82
Canadian RPM Country Albums 11


  1. Allmusic review
  2. Homeward Looking Angel (Media notes). Pam Tillis. Arista Records. 1992. 07822-18649-2. 

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