Silver Morning

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All Music Guide - Steve Matteo
At the height of the singer/songwriter period, Rankin quietly became one of the key voices of the genre. Silver Morning ranks as one of the best and most representative albums of that time. Once again, Rankin does a fine job covering Gordon Lightfoot "Pussywillows, Cat Tails", but he really shines on his reworkings of the Beatles' songbook. His vocal and guitar arrangements on Lennon and McCartney's "Blackbird," and particularly on "Penny Lane," show him to be one of the best interpreters of the Beatles' music. Moreover, in lending the songs his distinctive sound, they transcend being mere cover versions. The title cut and "Haven't We Met" illustrate his continued ability ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Matteo
At the height of the singer/songwriter period, Rankin quietly became one of the key voices of the genre. Silver Morning ranks as one of the best and most representative albums of that time. Once again, Rankin does a fine job covering Gordon Lightfoot "Pussywillows, Cat Tails", but he really shines on his reworkings of the Beatles' songbook. His vocal and guitar arrangements on Lennon and McCartney's "Blackbird," and particularly on "Penny Lane," show him to be one of the best interpreters of the Beatles' music. Moreover, in lending the songs his distinctive sound, they transcend being mere cover versions. The title cut and "Haven't We Met" illustrate his continued ability not only to play wonderful guitar and sing like an angel, but also to write great songs. This is easily one of his best albums.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/16/2010
  • Label: Sly Dog Records
  • UPC: 673203300828
  • Catalog Number: 3008
  • Sales rank: 5,789

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Silver Morning (4:17)
  2. 2 Blackbird (3:01)
  3. 3 In the Name of Love (3:26)
  4. 4 People Get Ready (3:00)
  5. 5 Killed a Cat (4:20)
  6. 6 Haven't We Met (2:27)
  7. 7 Penny Lane (2:45)
  8. 8 Pussywillows Cattails (3:26)
  9. 9 Catfish (2:52)
  10. 10 Birembau (3:35)
  11. 11 Why Do Fools Fall in Love (2:46)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Kenny Rankin Primary Artist
Deniece Williams Vocals
Jim Gilstrap Vocals
Lani Groves Vocals
Augie Johnson Vocals
Yvonne Rankin Vocals
Stephanie Spruell Vocals
Technical Credits
Gordon Lightfoot Composer
John Lennon Composer
Frankie Lymon Composer
Curtis Mayfield Composer
Paul McCartney Composer
Vinícius de Moraes Composer
Kenny Rankin Composer
Baden Powell Composer
Monte Kay Executive Producer
Morris Levy Composer
Ron Malo Remixing
Yvonne Rankin Composer
John Fishbeck Engineer
Drew Struzan Sculpture
Estelle Levitt Composer
Ruth Batchelor Composer
Jimmy Haskell String Arrangements
Michael Stewart Producer
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