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Come on Home
     

Come on Home

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by Boz Scaggs
 
On this prime collection of R&B and blues songs and influences from Boz Scaggs' youth -- and four new yet classic-sounding self-penned originals -- the blue-eyed soulman eschews the slick production values of his pop chart-toppers such as "Lido" and "Lowdown," instead getting way down and his hands dirty with the honest blood, sweat, and tears of the real down-home

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On this prime collection of R&B and blues songs and influences from Boz Scaggs' youth -- and four new yet classic-sounding self-penned originals -- the blue-eyed soulman eschews the slick production values of his pop chart-toppers such as "Lido" and "Lowdown," instead getting way down and his hands dirty with the honest blood, sweat, and tears of the real down-home blues. Packing in tow drummer Jim Keltner, guitarist Fred Tackett (from Little Feat), and slow-burning, soulful horn arrangements by Willie Mitchell, one of the founding fathers of Memphis soul (and composer of Come On Home's title track), Scaggs' covers of songs originally composed and performed by such legends as Jimmy Reed ("Found Love"), T-Bone Walker (the legendary "T-Bone Shuffle"), Sonny Boy Williamson ("Early in the Morning") and Bobby "Blue" Bland (the thunderous "Ask Me 'Bout Nothing (But the Blues)"), along with "It All Went Down the Drain" (Earl King), and the smoldering "Your Good Thing (Is About to End)" (David Porter with Isaac Hayes), are absolutely impossible to resist. Come On Home is a genuine musical treasure.

Product Details

Release Date:
04/08/1997
Label:
Virgin Records Us
UPC:
0724384298425
catalogNumber:
42984
Rank:
11287

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Performance Credits

Boz Scaggs   Primary Artist,Guitar,Vocals
Tom Coster   Accordion
Ronnie Cuber   Horn,Baritone Saxophone
Dave Ellis   Tenor Saxophone
Willie Mitchell   Horn
Jim Keltner   Drums
Steve Freund   Guitar
David Matthews   Piano,Hammond Organ
Kitty Beethoven   Background Vocals
Anthony Blea   Violin
Ben Cauley   Trumpet
Jim Cox   Piano,Hammond Organ
Ricky Fataar   Percussion,Drums
Jack Hale   Trombone
Charles Hodges   Hammond Organ
James "Hutch" Hutchinson   Bass
Darryl Johnson   Bass
James Mitchell   Baritone Saxophone
Bill Ortiz   Trumpet
Scott Plunkett   Piano,Hammond Organ
Rev. Ron Stallings   Tenor Saxophone
Norbert Stachel   Horn,Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Fred Tackett   Guitar
Wayne Wallace   Trombone
Marty Wehner   Trombone
Freddie "Ready Freddie" Washington   Bass
Vince Lars   Alto Saxophone
Mark Scaggs   Percussion
Harry Duncan   Harmonica
Monte Owens   Background Vocals
Lonnie McMillan   Tenor Saxophone
Willie Mitchell Horns   Group
Brenda Rutledge   Trombone
Otis Cooper   Background Vocals

Technical Credits

Boz Scaggs   Producer,Horn Arrangements
Ronnie Cuber   Horn Arrangements
Willie Mitchell   Horn Arrangements
Fats Domino   Composer
Earl Johnson   Composer
Michael Rodriguez   Engineer
Elliot Scheiner   Engineer
Norbert Stachel   Horn Arrangements
Aaron Walker   Composer
Jean Baptiste Mondino   Cover Design
Mick Haggerty   Art Direction,Inlay Design
Mary Hogan   Logistics
Harry Duncan   Executive Producer

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Come on Home 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
One of the greatest blues albums of the 20th century.