I Know It's Wrong, But I...Just Can't Do Right

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All Music Guide - Alex Henderson
Even when they aren't outstanding, Johnnie Taylor's '90s albums on Malaco are usually satisfying. None of his Malaco dates of the '80s and early to mid-'90s were weak or disappointing, and are at least worthwhile. I Know It's Wrong, But I... Just Can't Do Right doesn't qualify as one of Taylor's all-time best albums, but it's an above-average effort with many strong points. Whether going for a '60s-like Southern soul approach on "Guilty as Charged" and "Crazy over You," or a smoother, more Philly-ish '70s-type sound on the moving "Only My Woman Can," Taylor comes across as a seasoned soul man who uses decades of solid experience to his advantage. Though not essential, ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Alex Henderson
Even when they aren't outstanding, Johnnie Taylor's '90s albums on Malaco are usually satisfying. None of his Malaco dates of the '80s and early to mid-'90s were weak or disappointing, and are at least worthwhile. I Know It's Wrong, But I... Just Can't Do Right doesn't qualify as one of Taylor's all-time best albums, but it's an above-average effort with many strong points. Whether going for a '60s-like Southern soul approach on "Guilty as Charged" and "Crazy over You," or a smoother, more Philly-ish '70s-type sound on the moving "Only My Woman Can," Taylor comes across as a seasoned soul man who uses decades of solid experience to his advantage. Though not essential, this is a CD that Taylor's more devoted fans will want.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/4/1991
  • Label: Malaco Records
  • UPC: 048021746026
  • Catalog Number: 7460
  • Sales rank: 84,846

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Johnnie Taylor Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Vocals
Dorothy Moore Background Vocals
Debbie Spring Viola
Thomisene Anderson Background Vocals
Jewel Bass Background Vocals
Harrison Calloway Trumpet
Duncan Cameron Guitar
David Chappell Viola
Roger Hawkins Percussion, Drums, Rhythm Guitar
Mike Haynes Trumpet
David Hood Bass
Jim Horn Flute, Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Bass Saxophone
Clayton Ivey Keyboards
Jimmy Johnson Guitar, Rhythm Guitar
Charles Rose Trombone
Harvey Thompson Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Bill Hinds Guitar
Geremy Miller Violin
John DiPuccio Violin
Jorge Orbon Violin
Mei Mei Luo Violin
Steve Sigurdson Cello
Marion Myzko Violin
Stuart MacDonald Violin
Technical Credits
Johnnie Taylor Producer
Harrison Calloway Horn Arrangements
Tommy Couch Producer
Willie James Hatten Demo Coordinator
Dennis Hetzendorfer Engineer
Mike Lewis String Arrangements
Jerry Masters Engineer
Steve Melton Engineer, Remixing
Wolf Stephenson Producer, Engineer, Remixing
Vickie Lancaster Engineer, Rhythm Engineer
P.R. Allen Cover Design
Jennifer McGillivray Engineering Intern
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