Painted Head

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All Music Guide - James Chrispell
This is a much different album for Tim Hardin, but it is much better than most would have thought. There are no original songs on Painted Head, but the song selection is so esoteric that the listener doesn't notice much. Backed by a crack team of British musicians, Hardin works his loose magic on such cuts as Jesse Winchester's "Yankee LW," Badfinger's "Perfection," and Randy Newman's "I'll Be Home." While other cuts, such as the blues classic "Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out" should have worked, they come off a bit flat. While Painted Head isn't that great an album, it shows that Hardin was trying to reel in his excesses and give his career some much-needed ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - James Chrispell
This is a much different album for Tim Hardin, but it is much better than most would have thought. There are no original songs on Painted Head, but the song selection is so esoteric that the listener doesn't notice much. Backed by a crack team of British musicians, Hardin works his loose magic on such cuts as Jesse Winchester's "Yankee LW," Badfinger's "Perfection," and Randy Newman's "I'll Be Home." While other cuts, such as the blues classic "Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out" should have worked, they come off a bit flat. While Painted Head isn't that great an album, it shows that Hardin was trying to reel in his excesses and give his career some much-needed discipline.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/11/2007
  • Label: Bgo - Beat Goes On
  • EAN: 5017261207784
  • Catalog Number: 778
  • Sales rank: 136,872

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Tim Hardin Primary Artist, Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals
Peter Frampton Guitar, Electric Guitar
Alun Davies Acoustic Guitar, Guitar
Alan Ross Guitar, Mandolin
Rebop Kwaku Baah Percussion, Conga
Don Brooks Harmonica
Tony Carr Percussion, cowbell
Cissy Houston Vocals
David Katz Leader
Tristan Fry Background Vocals
Tristan Frye Vibes
Dennis Lopez Percussion
Tony Meehan Organ, Percussion, Piano, Chimes, Drums, Vibes
Rod Murfield Percussion, Maracas
Larry Packer Fiddle, Violin
Jean Roussel Organ, Piano, Keyboards
Bruce Rowlands Drums
Jeff Schwartz Pedal Steel Guitar, Steel Guitar
Neil Shepherd Piano, Harmonium
Neil Sheppard Keyboards
Liza Strike Vocals
Twenty-First Century Singers Vocals
Bobbie Whittaker Vocals, Voices, Soloist
Christopher "Tricky" Stewart Bass
Dennis "Ace" Lopez Tambourine, Timbales, Metal Hoop
Chris Stewart Bass
Technical Credits
Willie Dixon Composer
Geoff Emerick Engineer, Remixing
Tony Meehan Producer, String Arrangements, Brass Arrangment, Choir Arrangement, Woodwind Arrangement
Cliff Morris Mastering
Elliot Scheiner overdub engineer
Andrew Thompson Remastering
Lehman Yates overdub engineer
Teresa Alfieri Cover Design
Traditional Composer
James Patrick Green overdub engineer
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