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All Music Guide - Thom Owens
On his second album for Island Records, Buckwheat Zydeco continues to mix things up, adding some rock and pop covers to his trademark zydeco gumbo. Like its predecessor, On a Night Like This, the results on Taking It Home are a little mixed -- the production is a little slick, covers like Derek & the Dominos' "Why Does Love Got to Be So Sad" featuring none other than Eric Clapton on guitar are ill-advised, and there simply isn't the fire that distinguished his independent work. That said, no Buckwheat Zydeco album is a complete waste, and hearing him run through gritty, funky originals like "These Things You Do" and "Down Dallas Alley" makes Taking It Home worthwhile for...
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All Music Guide - Thom Owens
On his second album for Island Records, Buckwheat Zydeco continues to mix things up, adding some rock and pop covers to his trademark zydeco gumbo. Like its predecessor, On a Night Like This, the results on Taking It Home are a little mixed -- the production is a little slick, covers like Derek & the Dominos' "Why Does Love Got to Be So Sad" featuring none other than Eric Clapton on guitar are ill-advised, and there simply isn't the fire that distinguished his independent work. That said, no Buckwheat Zydeco album is a complete waste, and hearing him run through gritty, funky originals like "These Things You Do" and "Down Dallas Alley" makes Taking It Home worthwhile for long-term fans.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/15/1990
  • Label: Polygram Records
  • UPC: 042284260329
  • Catalog Number: 842603

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Buckwheat Zydeco Primary Artist, Accordion, Keyboards, Organ, Accordion, Hammond Organ, Vocals, Melodica
Lisa Mednick Background Vocals
Robert James Ahearn Guitar
Herman Brown Drums
Anthony Bulter Alto Saxophone
Anthony Butler Alto Saxophone
Eric Clapton Guitar
Calvin Landry Trumpet
Patrick Landry Percussion, Rhythm, Rub, Rubboard
Mednick Background Vocals
Dennis Taylor Baritone Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Melvin Veazie Guitar
Allison Young Background Vocals
Lee Allen Zeno Bass
Technical Credits
Ted Fox Producer
Robert James Ahern Contributor
Ruben Ayala Engineer
Billy Brady Engineer
Myles C. Davis Engineer
Rob Fraboni Producer
Steve Himelfarb Engineer
Peter Hodgson Engineer
Mednick Contributor
Howie Weinberg Mastering
Bobby Whitlock Composer
Stanley Dural Jr. Composer
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