Take Heart/Tom Jans [Remastered]

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All Music Guide - Mark Deming
Tom Jans was a gifted singer and songwriter whose compositions were recorded by the likes of Elvis Presley, Kris Kristofferson, Gary Stewart, and Dobie Gray, and who was a musical partner with Mimi Fariña, the folksinging sister of Joan Baez. While Jans was well respected by his peers, he enjoyed little mainstream success, and this two-fer reissue marks the first time that this pair of albums, much sought after by collectors, has been available on compact disc. Released in 1971, Take Heart was a collaboration between Jans and Fariña, and it finds the two working with some of the best studio musicians of the day, including Jim Keltner, Leland Sklar, and Sneaky Pete Kleinow, ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Mark Deming
Tom Jans was a gifted singer and songwriter whose compositions were recorded by the likes of Elvis Presley, Kris Kristofferson, Gary Stewart, and Dobie Gray, and who was a musical partner with Mimi Fariña, the folksinging sister of Joan Baez. While Jans was well respected by his peers, he enjoyed little mainstream success, and this two-fer reissue marks the first time that this pair of albums, much sought after by collectors, has been available on compact disc. Released in 1971, Take Heart was a collaboration between Jans and Fariña, and it finds the two working with some of the best studio musicians of the day, including Jim Keltner, Leland Sklar, and Sneaky Pete Kleinow, while Jans and Fariña trade off on superb vocals. Tom Jans, from 1974, found the songwriter stepping out on his own; the set includes contributions from guitar legend Lonnie Mack and frequent Neil Young collaborator David Briggs, and features Jans' best-known song, the often covered "Loving Arms."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/2/2013
  • Label: Real Gone Music
  • UPC: 848064001324
  • Catalog Number: 400132
  • Sales rank: 51,736

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Tom Jans Primary Artist, Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Piano, Vocals
Lonnie Mack Acoustic Guitar
Mimi Fariña Guitar, Vocals
Jim Keltner Percussion, Drums
Troy Seals Acoustic Guitar
Craig Doerge Organ, Piano, Electric Piano
Russ Kunkel Drums
Edgar Lustgarten Cello
Kenny Malone Percussion, Drums, Bells, Vibes
Weldon Myrick Dobro, Steel Guitar
Norm Rea Saxophone
Emil Richards Percussion, Tamboura
Mentor Williams Acoustic Guitar
Reggie Young Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Sitar
Leland Sklar Electric Bass
Mike Leach Bass
David Briggs Organ, Piano, Electric Piano
Technical Credits
Buck Owens Composer
Mimi Fariña Arranger, Composer, Lyricist
Troy Seals Composer
Tom Jans Arranger, Composer, Lyricist
Jackie DeShannon Composer
Michael Ochs Photo Courtesy
Vic Anesini Remastering
Richie Unterberger Liner Notes
Gordon Anderson Reissue Producer
Steve Sidoruk Photo Courtesy
Greg Pennell Photo Courtesy
Eddie Sestor Composer
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