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Getting There [Bonus Tracks]

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
The Bacon Brothers' debut, Forosoco, could have been and was seen as a novelty item by some observers, since it featured actor Kevin Bacon and his brother, Michael. That was merely shortsightedness, since it was a solid Americana album. Its sequel, Getting There, is even better, filled with natural musical performances and strong songs. Occasionally, Kevin does sound a little strained in his vocals, but there's true conviction to his performances, and the duo has to be commended for trying so many different styles -- country, rock, soul, and folky introspection among them -- and pulling them off convincingly. Give it a chance and you may be charmed. [In 2003, ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
The Bacon Brothers' debut, Forosoco, could have been and was seen as a novelty item by some observers, since it featured actor Kevin Bacon and his brother, Michael. That was merely shortsightedness, since it was a solid Americana album. Its sequel, Getting There, is even better, filled with natural musical performances and strong songs. Occasionally, Kevin does sound a little strained in his vocals, but there's true conviction to his performances, and the duo has to be commended for trying so many different styles -- country, rock, soul, and folky introspection among them -- and pulling them off convincingly. Give it a chance and you may be charmed. [In 2003, Getting There was reissued with live versions of an Everly Brothers medley and "Ten Years in Mexico."]
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/11/2003
  • Label: Image Entertainment
  • UPC: 014381048223
  • Catalog Number: 482

Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Bacon Brothers Primary Artist
Michael Bacon Acoustic Guitar, Cello, Vocals, Background Vocals, Guitar (Nylon String), Group Member
Irwin Fisch Organ, Piano
Larry Franklin Fiddle
Charlie Giordano Accordion
Doug Hall Organ
Jon Herington Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Group Member
Mark Shulman Electric Guitar, Soloist
Terry McMillan Harmonica
John Putnam Electric Guitar
Marshall Rosenberg Percussion, Group Member
Ira Siegel Electric Guitar
Frank Vilardi Drums, Doumbek, Group Member
Jack Pearson Electric Guitar, Slide Guitar
Paul Guzzone Electric Bass, Background Vocals, Group Member
Jimmy Doherty Hand Clapping
Technical Credits
Tom Waits Composer
Rob Galbraith Producer
Michael Bacon Composer, Producer, Illustrations
Joe Arlotta Engineer
Kevin Bacon Composer
Dae Bennett Engineer, Mastering
Boudleaux Bryant Composer
Greg Calbi Mastering
William Derella Executive Producer
Butch Jones Engineer
William Robinson Composer
Ronald White Composer
The Bacon Brothers Arranger, Producer
Paul Guzzone Engineer, Prop Design
Tom Watts Composer
Jimmy Doherty Studio Manager
Marianne Riscoe Art Direction
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