My Father's Only Son

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All Music Guide - Darryl Cater
This album owes a bit more to Southern rock and country than Newcomer's previous albums, although there's no trace of growl or twang. Producers Mark Williams and Roger Meitus have colored her very conventional folk songs with a few more electric guitars, and Newcomer's deep vocals have grown increasingly uninhibited. Her lyrics have a palpable honesty about them, although they are not inventively written. "I'm Not Thinking of You," for example, in spite of its predictable rhymes, is an interesting declaration of independence, a slightly saucy but agreeably vulnerable post-love song. Unfortunately, Newcomer has yet to sell her songs on CD ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Darryl Cater
This album owes a bit more to Southern rock and country than Newcomer's previous albums, although there's no trace of growl or twang. Producers Mark Williams and Roger Meitus have colored her very conventional folk songs with a few more electric guitars, and Newcomer's deep vocals have grown increasingly uninhibited. Her lyrics have a palpable honesty about them, although they are not inventively written. "I'm Not Thinking of You," for example, in spite of its predictable rhymes, is an interesting declaration of independence, a slightly saucy but agreeably vulnerable post-love song. Unfortunately, Newcomer has yet to sell her songs on CD as well she does in person.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/17/1996
  • Label: Philo / Umgd
  • UPC: 011671120324
  • Catalog Number: 711203
  • Sales rank: 142,312

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Carrie Newcomer Primary Artist, Acoustic Guitar, Vocals
Jennifer Kimball Vocals
Robert Meitus Acoustic Guitar, Mandolin, Electric Guitar, Vocals
Jamey Reid Percussion, Drums
Susan Denton Staley Vocals
Jason Wilber Dobro, Mandolin, Electric Guitar, Electric Sitar, Lap Steel Guitar
Jack Helsley Electric Bass, Acoustic Bass
David Wierhake Piano, Accordion, Hammond Organ
Technical Credits
Greg Calbi Mastering
Robert Meitus Producer
Tracy Schroeder Engineer
Mark Williams Producer, Engineer
Marc D. Allan Liner Notes
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