I Saw the Light with Some Help from My Friends (1972)
When Earl Scruggs parted ways with guitarist Lester Flatt in 1969, the virtuoso banjo player opted for a more contemporary bluegrass sound than the traditional-minded Flatt. One of Scruggs's first solo outings, 1972's I SAW THE LIGHT WITH SOME HELP ...
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Suspending Disbelief (1993)
Jimmy Webb is a songwriter who likes to paint on a large canvas, whether he's writing about glory or loss. SUSPENDING DISBELIEF is just such a canvas, featuring Eagles-style production and many of LA's top studio talents. The wonder is ...
Essential Chieftains (2006) Remastered
The two-CD set THE ESSENTIAL CHIEFTAINS provides a longview of the traditional Irish folk ensemble's vast discography. The discs cover two separate facets of the band. Disc one, entitled "The Chieftains' Roots," spans from the 1970s through the 2000s and ...
Life Goes On (1972)
Recording information: A&M Studios, Hollywood, CA; Olympic Studios, London, England.
Photographer: Jim McCrary.
Personnel: Paul Williams (vocals); Paul Williams (vocals, background vocals); David Spinozza (acoustic guitar, electric guitar, classical guitar); Danny Kortchmar (acoustic guitar); Nathan Kaproff, Marvin Limonick, Erno Neufeld, Alfred Lustgarten, ...
Essential Dolly Parton (2005)
Recorded between 1970 & 1988. Includes liner notes by Holly George-Warren. Includes liner notes by Holly George-Warren.
One of the most successful and versatile artists in country music, Dolly Parton is a true icon of the genre. With a recording career ...
So Long Harry Truman (1975)
Track Listing: So Long Harry Truman; Quits; Rainbow Girl; Delta Queen, The; The Kid / The Last Days; Covered Wagon; It's Been a Good Day; Fiddler's Jamboree; Steel Guitar; Hard Times;
Songbird: Rare Tracks & Forgotten Gems (2007)
4 CDs + 1 DVD
This 4 CD/DVD boxed set spotlights career-spanning rarities and favorites from the legendary artist, who personally selected every track. Included are previously unreleased material, duets with a host of stars, live cuts, demos, videos, and more. The DVD includes 2 ...
All My Life: The Best Of (1999)
Digitally remastered by David Mitson & Michael Boshears (Sony Music Studios, Santa Monica, California).
This compilation of 18 tracks by songwriter, Karla Bonoff, features songs that have been previously recorded by Warren Zevon and Linda Ronstadt.
Bonoff was so closely tied to ...
Best of Phillip Glass (2007) (Import)
2007 import-only two CD set released to coincide with the innovative and influential composer's 70th birthday. Throughout the years, apart from his own releases, Glass has been involved with scoring soundtracks, producing albums by other esoteric artists as well as ...
Excitable Boy (1978)
Bonus Tracks; Remastered
Warren Zevon came roaring out of the '70s touchy-feely California singer-songwriter gene pool with one hand on the piano and the other waving a pistol. While his more genteel peers were primarily concerned with taking it easy, Zevon crawled under ...
||We Love Ella: Celebrating The First Lady Of Song (2007)
Demonstrating the First Lady of Song's wide-ranging influence on generations of singers from all shades of jazz and R&B, this tribute album to the great Ella Fitzgerald features swinging contributions from Natalie Cole, Queen Latifah, and Diana Krall, as well ...
Bonus Track; Japan; Remastered; Mini LP Sleeve
This solid Herb Pedersen album features David Lindley, Mike Post, Larry Carlton, Josh Graves, Al Perkins, Jim Gordon, and some fine backing vocals by Linda Ronstadt and Emmylou Harris. ~ Chip Renner
Limited Edition Japanese pressing of this album comes housed ...
As much a product of its time as Danny Kortchmar's 1973 debut Kootch, 1980's Innuendo is a heavy, guitar jam record, built primarily on slow bluesy numbers but seasoned with the occasional reggae workout flavored with electronic voices or a ...
Less Than the Song/Life Machine (2007)
Raven's 2007 release Less Than the Song/Life Machine is a straight-up two-fer of Hoyt Axton's first two albums for A&M Records, containing no bonus tracks. Although they were released just a year apart -- Less Than the Song came out ...
Border Town: The Very Best of J.D. Souther (2007)
Track Listing: White King; How Long; Fast One, The; Jesus in 3/4 Time; Pretty Goodbyes; Border Town; Somebody Must Be Wrong; Trouble in Paradise; Faithless Love; Black Rose; If You Have Crying Eyes; Silver Blue; You're Only Lonely; 'Til the ...
One of the finest Aaron Neville compilations available, 2008's two-disc GOLD presents highlights from the New Orleans-born singer's decades-spanning solo career. Neville's soulful, soaring voice is fully showcased on hits such as the emotive "Don't Know Much" (with Linda Ronstadt), ...
Karla Bonoff (1977)
If Karla Bonoff's debut album sounded like the sort of record that Linda Ronstadt or James Taylor were making at the same time, that shouldn't have been a surprise: the rhythm section of Leland Sklar and Russell Kunkel was the ...
Classics: The Best of Sarah Brightman (2008)
Uk; Bonus Tracks
Sure, she's as close as you can get to naked in the album artwork. OK, so there's an insert hawking Sarah Brightman calendars, coffee mugs, and sweatshirts. Yes, there's a fair amount of calculation likely in her pop-classical crossover. That ...
Import only 37-track collection, part of Sony/BMG's 'Essential' line.
Columbia Collection (2008)
COLUMBIA COLLECTION is a two-disc set that compiles Karla Bonoff's early albums for the Columbia label. Gathering 1977's KARLA BONOFF, 1979's RESTLESS NIGHTS, and 1982's WILD HEART OF THE YOUNG, this set is a snapshot of the Los Angeles soft ...
Sister Kate (1971)
This classic recording by the sibling of Livingston and James Taylor offers valuable insight for fans of Carole King's landmark album, Tapestry, but Sister Kate is also a great work in its own right. Peter Asher of Peter & Gordon ...
20 Exitos Del Folklore (1977)
This was the fourth in a series of hit albums Linda Ronstadt made in the mid-seventies, starting with HEART LIKE A WHEEL. Like its predecessors, SIMPLE DREAMS is a rich collection of pensive folk ballads, pop with country leanings, and ...
Ritual Criollo (1975)
After the chart-topping success of HEART LIKE A WHEEL, Linda Ronstadt released PRISONER IN DISGUISE in 1975, an extremely successful follow-up effort which bolstered her standing as one of America's most popular singers. Opting not to fiddle with a formula ...
Songs of Wood & Steel (2008)
Audio Mixer: Mark Johnson .
Liner Note Author: Eugene Rodriguez.
Recording information: Goldmine Studios, Ventura, CA; Los Cenzontles Mexican Arts Center; Sound Matrix Studios, Fountain Valley, CA.
Arrangers: Hugo Arroyo; Eugene Rodriguez; Joseph Julian Gonzalez.
Los Cenzontles: Lucina Rodriguez (vocals, guitar, cowbells, guiro, dancer); ...
Recording information: Sousalito, CA; The Record Plant, Los Angeles, CA.
Personnel: Rex Smith (vocals); Brett Bloomfield, Don Baldwin, Linda Ronstadt, Donny Baldwin (vocals); Lou VanDora, Peter Maunu, Brad Whitford (guitar); Peter Wolf (keyboards); Michel Ratte, Mike Ratti (drums); Steve Price (percussion).