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Cadillac Records (Deluxe Edition)
     

Cadillac Records (Deluxe Edition)

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Written and directed by Darnell Martin, Cadillac Records chronicles the rise of Chess Records and its recording artists. The film stars Adrien Brody as Leonard Chess, Jeffrey Wright as Muddy Waters, Columbus Short as Little Walter, Mos Def as Chuck Berry, and Beyoncé Knowles as Etta James. Rounding out the cast are Gabrielle Union, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Cedric

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Written and directed by Darnell Martin, Cadillac Records chronicles the rise of Chess Records and its recording artists. The film stars Adrien Brody as Leonard Chess, Jeffrey Wright as Muddy Waters, Columbus Short as Little Walter, Mos Def as Chuck Berry, and Beyoncé Knowles as Etta James. Rounding out the cast are Gabrielle Union, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Cedric the Entertainer, Eamonn Walker and Tammy Blanchard. In this tale of sex, violence, race and rock and roll in 1950's Chicago, Cadillac Records follows the exciting but turbulent lives of some of America's musical legends, including Muddy Waters, Leonard Chess, Little Walter, Howlin’ Wolf, Chuck Berry and Etta James. The Cadillac Records soundtrack (Music World/Columbia) features performances by Beyoncé, Mos Def, Buddy Guy, Raphael Saadiq, Solange, Q-Tip and others, recording classics such as "At Last" and "Hoochie Coochie Man," as well as new tracks by Beyoncé.

Editorial Reviews

Billboard - Jeff Vrabel
The songs are performed in "Walk the Line" fashion by the actors: Mos Def does Chuck Berry ("No Particular Place to Go"), actor Jeffrey Wright channels Muddy Waters ("I'm a Man"), and, most notably, Beyoncé leaves Sasha Fierce at the club door for a reverent turn as Etta James ("At Last," "I'd Rather Go Blind").

Product Details

Release Date:
12/02/2008
Label:
Sony
UPC:
0886974135227
catalogNumber:
741352
Rank:
35599

Tracks

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Buddy Guy   Guitar,Vocals
Hubert Sumlin   Guitar
Eddie Taylor   Guitar
Vincent Henry   Guitar,Harmonica,Strings,Baritone Saxophone
Lisa Fischer   Background Vocals
Larry Taylor   Bass,Electric Bass,Bass Guitar
Kim Wilson   Harmonica,Harp
Olu Dara   Guitar,Harmonica,Trumpet
Greg Curtis   Organ,Wurlitzer
Earl Gardner   Trumpet
Barrelhouse Chuck Goering   Piano
Danny Kortchmar   Guitar
Leon Pendarvis   Piano
Lenny Pickett   Flute,Saxophone
Salaam Remi   Bass,Guitar,Drums
Raphael Saadiq   Bass,Vocals
Lenny Picket   Flute,Saxophone
Steve Jordan   Drums,Background Vocals,Slide Guitar
Onitsha   Background Vocals
Meegan Voss   Background Vocals
Steven "Steven J." Jordan   Bass,Drums,Vocals,Background Vocals,Slide Guitar
Billy Flynn   Guitar
Eddie Taylor   Guitar
Dontae Winslow   Horn
Rob "Fonksta" Bacon   Guitar
Bobby Ozuna   Drums,Tambourine
Bill Simms   Guitar
Thomashina Atkins   Background Vocals
Erica Jerry   Background Vocals
Rob Bacon   Guitar

Technical Credits

Willie Dixon   Composer
Chuck Berry   Composer
Olu Dara   Composer
Milton Ager   Composer
Terence Blanchard   Composer
Bo Diddley   Composer
Niko Bolas   Engineer
Howlin' Wolf   Composer
Marshall Chess   Executive Producer,Audio Production
Greg Curtis   Composer
Lamont Dozier   Composer
Howard Drossin   Arranger,String Arrangements
Bill Foster   Composer
Mack Gordon   Composer
Berry Gordy   Composer
Riley Hampton   Arranger
Ellas McDaniel   Composer
McKinley Morganfield   Composer
Muddy Waters   Composer
Salaam Remi   Composer,Producer,Audio Production
Solange   Composer
Harry Warren   Composer
Frank Wolf   Engineer
Doug McBride   Guitar Engineer,Vocal Recording
Raphael Saadiq   Composer,Producer,Engineer,Audio Production
Kapone   Programming,Producer,Engineer
Ian Dench   Composer,Producer
Kevin Crouse   Engineer
Jim Caruana   Engineer
Mike Gordon   Composer
Bosco Mann   Composer
Walter Jacobs   Composer
Bernard Roth   Composer
Milton Agar   Composer
Roquel Davis   Composer
Ned Wever   Composer
A. Bailey   Composer
Amanda Ghost   Composer,Producer
Beyoncé Knowles   Composer,Producer
Mathew Knowles   Executive Producer,Audio Production
Warryn Campbell   Composer,Programming,Producer,Audio Production,Instrumentation
Steve Jordan   Composer,Audio Production
Jean Schwartz   Composer
Neal Sugarman   Composer
Steven "Steven J." Jordan   Composer,Programming,Producer,Engineer
Mark Ronson   Composer,Audio Production
James Dring   Composer
Bruce Buechner   Engineer
Ellington Jordan   Composer
Yohei Goto   Engineer,Vocal Recording
Nasir "Nas" Jones   Composer
Charles "Biscuits" Brungardt   Engineer
Homer Steinweiss   Composer
Thomas Brenneck   Composer
Gwen Gordy   Composer
Erica Campbell   Composer
Tina Campbell   Composer
Marcos Tovar   Engineer
Scott McFarnon   Composer
Jody Street   Composer
Ned Weaver   Composer
Robert Leroy Johnson   Composer
Chester Burnett   Composer
Sean Cooper   Sound Design

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Cadillac Records 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
mali0066 More than 1 year ago
Nice compilation. I wish the recording was better.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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