The Delbert and Glen Sessions 1972-1973

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All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
The two albums compiled on this single disc, Delbert & Glen from 1972 and Subject to Change from 1973, were both issued on Warner Bros. under the stewardship of Mo Ostin and Lenny Waronker, at that time easily the most adventurous and nurturing of all the major labels. Delbert McClinton and Glen Clark understood something about the amalgam of country and rock -- as well as soul and blues -- that eluded the Eagles entirely: that the roots of those musics were gritty, unpolished, immediate, and raucous. Therefore, in listening to these two long-lost gems, one feels as if the Faces were playing with Waylon Jennings and Booker T. & the MG's simultaneously. Fans of ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
The two albums compiled on this single disc, Delbert & Glen from 1972 and Subject to Change from 1973, were both issued on Warner Bros. under the stewardship of Mo Ostin and Lenny Waronker, at that time easily the most adventurous and nurturing of all the major labels. Delbert McClinton and Glen Clark understood something about the amalgam of country and rock -- as well as soul and blues -- that eluded the Eagles entirely: that the roots of those musics were gritty, unpolished, immediate, and raucous. Therefore, in listening to these two long-lost gems, one feels as if the Faces were playing with Waylon Jennings and Booker T. & the MG's simultaneously. Fans of McClinton will no doubt hear the sheer raucous roots of his solo career in these sides -- the first of which was produced in Hollywood by T-Bone Burnett, the second in Birmingham, AL, by Geoffrey Haslam. McClinton and Clark were perfect foils for one another and surrounded themselves with monster talent: from Rick Cunha and David Jackson to Stephen Bruton, Sammy Creason, and Jon Faddis. McClinton wrote all the songs on the first album, and half on the second, while Clark wrote the remainder. But these records were collaborations right down the pipe. Clark brought the tough blues and R&B credentials as a session man, and McClinton had the voice, the soul, and the hillbilly country. Some of the songs that came from this period were "Ain't What You Eat But the Way That You Chew It," "Here Comes the Blues Again," "To Be With You," "Lucky Boy," "If You Don't Leave Me Alone I'm Gonna Find Somebody Who Will," "I Feel the Burden," "Sugar Daddy," and many others. This set is completely inspired; it's greasy, funky, roiling Southern wildness at its best and it provides the missing chapter in McClinton's discography . No jive "early years" detritus, this is the real thing and is essential listening for fans of Southern rock and R&B.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/9/2004
  • Label: Raven [australia]
  • UPC: 612657018422
  • Catalog Number: 184
  • Sales rank: 16,966

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Delbert McClinton Primary Artist, Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Harmonica, Vocals
Travis Wammack Guitar
Jon Faddis Horn
Seldon Powell Horn
Rick Cunha Acoustic Guitar
Matt Betton Drums, Keyboards
Garnett Brown Horn
Stephen Bruton Guitar
Tom Canning Keyboards
Glen Clark Keyboards, Vocals
Sammy Creason Drums
Howard (Jimmy) Evans Drums
Sonny Fortner Background Vocals
Tommy McClure Bass
Gary Montgomery Background Vocals
Daniel Moore Acoustic Guitar, Background Vocals
David "Fathead" Newman Horn, Tenor Saxophone
Michael O'Neill Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Mandolin
Tommy Spurlock Dobro, Guitar, Pedal Steel Guitar
Bob Wray Bass
Joe Newman Quartet Horn
David Earl Taylor Horn
David P. Jackson Bass
Technical Credits
Delbert McClinton Composer
Jimmy Yancey Composer
William Bell Composer
Randy Newman Composer
Sonny Burke Horn Arrangements
T Bone Burnett Producer
Glen Clark Composer
Allan Emig Engineer
Sonny Fortner Composer
Geoffrey Haslam Producer, Remixing
Booker T. Jones Composer
Joel Kerr Engineer
Earl McGrath Executive Producer
Daniel Moore Producer
Gene Paul Engineer
Don Smith Engineer
Glenn A. Baker Concept
Keith Glass Liner Notes
Warren Barnett Mastering
Kevin Mueller Concept
Peter Shillito Concept
Rick Matos Engineer
Larry Rivers Artwork
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