Out of the Blues

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Bil Carpenter
Even though the duo-tone cover looks new and jazzy, most of this cozy set was recorded over twenty years ago. Primarily working with bass, drum and piano, the smoky-voiced chanteuse delivers these eleven songs with her own inimitably laidback vigor, performing best on moody ballads such as "Am I Blue," "Mean To Me" and "The Man I Love." Some of these tracks have appeared on Rita's albums during her A&M Records tenure in the 1970s, but most of them remained in the vault until now. It's a fine set with simple arrangements of chestnuts such as "Bring It On Home To Me" and the blues staple "Stormy Monday." Rounding the set out are two recent cuts, the Top 40-ish "When The...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Bil Carpenter
Even though the duo-tone cover looks new and jazzy, most of this cozy set was recorded over twenty years ago. Primarily working with bass, drum and piano, the smoky-voiced chanteuse delivers these eleven songs with her own inimitably laidback vigor, performing best on moody ballads such as "Am I Blue," "Mean To Me" and "The Man I Love." Some of these tracks have appeared on Rita's albums during her A&M Records tenure in the 1970s, but most of them remained in the vault until now. It's a fine set with simple arrangements of chestnuts such as "Bring It On Home To Me" and the blues staple "Stormy Monday." Rounding the set out are two recent cuts, the Top 40-ish "When The Night Rolls In" and the bluesy "Out of the Blues."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/21/1997
  • Label: Varese Sarabande
  • UPC: 030206100327
  • Catalog Number: 1003

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Rita Coolidge Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Vocals
Barbara Carroll Piano
Colin Bailey Drums
Chuck Domanico Vocals
Dean Parks Guitar
Simeon Pillich Bass
Brian Ray Guitar
Mike Utley Organ
Pete Maloney Drums
Technical Credits
David Anderle Producer
Tim Goodwin Executive Producer
Kent Nebergall Engineer
Steve Gorky Engineer
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