Just a Stone's Throw Away

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All Music Guide - Rob Caldwell
Valerie Carter's first full-length solo album continued her musical involvement with Lowell George and the members of Little Feat, which had begun three years earlier when she was a member of the band Howdy Moon. "Just a Stone's Throw Away" also featured a stellar cast of other musicians, including Jackson Browne, Linda Ronstadt, and John Hall. The album is at once funky and folksy, blending a variety of styles, from the haunting acoustic sounds of "Face of Appalachia" to the jazzy blues of "Back to Blue Some More." "Ooh Child" was featured very effectively at the end of the 1979 teen rebellion movie Over the Edge, while the title song is another great representation of ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Rob Caldwell
Valerie Carter's first full-length solo album continued her musical involvement with Lowell George and the members of Little Feat, which had begun three years earlier when she was a member of the band Howdy Moon. "Just a Stone's Throw Away" also featured a stellar cast of other musicians, including Jackson Browne, Linda Ronstadt, and John Hall. The album is at once funky and folksy, blending a variety of styles, from the haunting acoustic sounds of "Face of Appalachia" to the jazzy blues of "Back to Blue Some More." "Ooh Child" was featured very effectively at the end of the 1979 teen rebellion movie Over the Edge, while the title song is another great representation of the writing talents of Barbara Keith, an overlooked 1970s singer/songwriter whose self-titled 1972 album is worth seeking out.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/13/2008
  • Label: Sony Japan
  • EAN: 4988009627823
  • Catalog Number: 6278

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Valerie Carter Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Vocals
Deniece Williams Vocals
Maurice White Vocals
Chuck Rainey Bass
Paul Barrére Guitar
Lowell George Guitar, Vocals
George Bohannon Horn
Oscar Brashear Horn
David Campbell Strings
Sam Clayton Percussion
Don Myrick Saxophone
Jeff Porcaro Drums
Bill Payne Keyboards
Herb Pedersen Vocals
Louis Satterfield Bass
Fred Tackett Guitar
Mike Utley Keyboards
Ernie Watts Saxophone
Technical Credits
Jackson Browne Contributor
John Sebastian Contributor
Maurice White Producer
Chuck Rainey Contributor
Paul Barrére Contributor
Lowell George Producer
John Hall Contributor
Tom Jans Contributor
Adam Block Director, Reissue Director
George Bohannon Contributor
Oscar Brashear Contributor
David Campbell Arranger
Colin Cameron Contributor
Larry Dunn Contributor
Bob Glaub Contributor
Mike Harris Contributor
George Massenburg Producer, Engineer
Al McKay Contributor
Don Myrick Contributor
Jeff Porcaro Contributor
William Payne Arranger
Herb Pedersen Contributor
Jerry Peters Arranger, Contributor
Mike Reese Mastering
Louis Satterfield Contributor
Skip Scarborough Contributor
Fred Tackett Contributor
Mike Utley Contributor
Ernie Watts Contributor
Fred White Contributor
Verdine White Contributor
Andrew Woolfolk Contributor
Bob Irwin Producer, Reissue Producer
Vic Anesini Mastering
Lisa Sparagano Art Direction
Skip Scrborough Contributor
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