Karla Bonoff

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All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
If Karla Bonoff's debut album sounded like the sort of record that Linda Ronstadt or James Taylor were making at the same time, that shouldn't have been a surprise: the rhythm section of Leland Sklar and Russell Kunkel was the same, the tasteful chicken-scratching of guitarist Waddy Wachtel was present, and so was a cheering section including Ronstadt, Don Henley, Eagle associate J.D. Souther, and other charter members of the SoCal country/folk
ock club of the '70s. Also, Ronstadt had cut three of the songs on her last album and Bonnie Raitt had done one. All of this meant that, despite Bonoff's competent singing, which actually ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
If Karla Bonoff's debut album sounded like the sort of record that Linda Ronstadt or James Taylor were making at the same time, that shouldn't have been a surprise: the rhythm section of Leland Sklar and Russell Kunkel was the same, the tasteful chicken-scratching of guitarist Waddy Wachtel was present, and so was a cheering section including Ronstadt, Don Henley, Eagle associate J.D. Souther, and other charter members of the SoCal country/folk
ock club of the '70s. Also, Ronstadt had cut three of the songs on her last album and Bonnie Raitt had done one. All of this meant that, despite Bonoff's competent singing, which actually better accentuated the lyrics of her songs than Ronstadt's, it was hard for her to get out from under the shadow of the members of her peer group who had preceded her. Nevertheless, the album's ten songs paint an effective picture of the ups and downs of love, circa the mid-'70s.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/1/2008
  • Label: Sbme Special Mkts.
  • UPC: 886972435824
  • Catalog Number: 724358
  • Sales rank: 28,047

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Karla Bonoff Primary Artist, Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Piano, Keyboards, Vocals, Background Vocals
Linda Ronstadt Vocals, Background Vocals
Andrew Gold Acoustic Guitar, Clarinet, Guitar, Piano, Electric Guitar, Harmonium, Keyboards, Electric Piano, Background Vocals, Clavinet
Wendy Waldman Vocals, Background Vocals
Michael Botts Drums
David Campbell Conductor
Dan Dugmore Steel Guitar
Kenny Edwards Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Guitar, Mandolin, Electric Guitar, Vocals, Background Vocals
Steve Forman Percussion
Glenn Frey Vocals, Background Vocals
Emory Gordy Bass
Russ Kunkel Drums
Greg Ladanyi Percussion, Cymbals, finger cymbals
J.D. Souther Vocals, Background Vocals
Richard Wachtel Guitar, Vocals, Guitar, Electric Guitar
Brock Walsh Vocals, Background Vocals
John Ware Drums
Leland Sklar Bass
Jai Winding Piano
Technical Credits
Chris Difford Composer
Kenny Edwards Producer
Bernie Grundman Mastering
Greg Ladanyi Engineer
Glenn Tilbrook Composer
Waddy Wachtel Contributor
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