Rough Mix [Bonus Tracks]

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Rough Mix, Pete Townshend's 1977 collaboration with former Small Faces and Faces songwriter and bass player Ronnie Lane, combines the loose, rollicking folk-rock of Lane's former band, Slim Chance, with touches of country, folk, and New Orleans rock & roll, along with Townshend's own trademark style. Lane's tunes, especially the beautiful "Annie," possess an understated charm, while Townshend, with songs such as "Misunderstood," the Meher Baba-inspired "Keep Me Turning," and the strange love song "My Baby Gives It Away," delivers some of the best material of his solo career. Rough Mix stands as a minor masterpiece and an overlooked gem in both artists' vast bodies of work. Eric Clapton, John Entwistle, and Charlie...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide
Rough Mix, Pete Townshend's 1977 collaboration with former Small Faces and Faces songwriter and bass player Ronnie Lane, combines the loose, rollicking folk-rock of Lane's former band, Slim Chance, with touches of country, folk, and New Orleans rock & roll, along with Townshend's own trademark style. Lane's tunes, especially the beautiful "Annie," possess an understated charm, while Townshend, with songs such as "Misunderstood," the Meher Baba-inspired "Keep Me Turning," and the strange love song "My Baby Gives It Away," delivers some of the best material of his solo career. Rough Mix stands as a minor masterpiece and an overlooked gem in both artists' vast bodies of work. Eric Clapton, John Entwistle, and Charlie Watts guest. [The album was reissued in 2006 in a remastered DualDisc from Hip-O containing the album and bonus cuts in DVD audio. Hip-O re-released it again in January of 2007 as a single CD in remastered form, bonus cuts included]. ~ Brett Hartenbach and Thom Jurek
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/23/2007
  • Label: Hip-O Records
  • UPC: 602498572405
  • Catalog Number: 000684302
  • Sales rank: 6,830

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 My Baby Gives It Away (4:03)
  2. 2 Nowhere to Run (3:17)
  3. 3 Rough Mix (3:12)
  4. 4 Annie (2:56)
  5. 5 Keep Me Turning (3:46)
  6. 6 Catmelody (3:12)
  7. 7 Misunderstood (3:01)
  8. 8 April Fool (3:34)
  9. 9 Street in the City (6:07)
  10. 10 Heart to Hang Onto (4:28)
  11. 11 Till the Rivers All Run Dry (3:54)
  12. 12 Only You (4:29)
  13. 13 Good Question (3:34)
  14. 14 Silly Little Man (3:44)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Pete Townshend Primary Artist, Acoustic Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin, Bass Guitar, Electric Guitar, Ukulele, Guitar
Eric Clapton Acoustic Guitar, Dobro, Guitar, Foot Percussion
Ronnie Lane Acoustic Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin, Bass Guitar, Electric Guitar, Ukulele, Bass, Guitar, Vocals
Boz Burrell Bass
Chris Laurence Bass
Julian Diggle Percussion
Charles Vorsanger Violin
Charlie Hart Violin
Benny Gallagher Accordion
Chris Green Cello
Charlie Watts Drums
Henry Spinetti Drums
John Entwistle Vocals, Brass, Bass, Horn
Billy Nicholls Vocals, Background Vocals
David Marquee Double Bass, Bass
Graham Lyle Guitar (12 String Acoustic), Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, 12-string Guitar
Bijou Drains Gulpa
Rabbit Organ
Dave Markee Bass
John "Rabbit" Bundrick Organ, Keyboards
Mel Collins Saxophone
Peter Hope-Evans Harmonica
Chris Laurence Bass
Stephen Shingles Viola
Ian Stewart Piano
Charles Vorzanger Violin
Charles Hart Violin
Technical Credits
Glyn Johns Producer, Engineer
Matt Kent Contributor
Nick Goderson Contributor
Heinz Rudolf Kunze Liner Notes
Edwin Astley Orchestration
Doug Sachs Mastering
Jo Mirowski Art Direction
Matt Goodluck translation
Markus Schurr translation
Jon Astley Remastering
Tony Gilbert Orchestra Leader, Contributor
Bijou Drains Contributor
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