Jealous Kind/Plain from the Heart

Jealous Kind/Plain from the Heart

by Delbert McClinton
     
 

This two-fer from the Australian Raven label is a part of a series of Delbert McClinton reissues. All of them come with new liner notes, session photos, and bonus tracks. These two albums, from 1980 and 1981, respectively, represent a renaissance for McClinton of sorts. While he never had a fallow period creatively, The Jealous KindSee more details below

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This two-fer from the Australian Raven label is a part of a series of Delbert McClinton reissues. All of them come with new liner notes, session photos, and bonus tracks. These two albums, from 1980 and 1981, respectively, represent a renaissance for McClinton of sorts. While he never had a fallow period creatively, The Jealous Kind allowed him a renewed commercial viability even if it was short-lived. Both records were issued by the Muscle Shoals Sound imprint of Capitol Records and were produced by Barry Beckett with the Muscle Shoals rhythm section and horns. While the first disc is centered around diversity in its song choices -- by everyone from Larry Henley to Bobby Charles to Van Morrison to Al Green to Jerry Williams -- and took radical approaches to reinterpreting the material through soul, blues, funk, rock, and country, the latter chose hard-driving Southern-fried funk and R&B and a relatively close-to-the-vest approach in terms of material -- most notably covers of "In the Midnight Hour" and Naomi Neville's "Lipstick Traces (On a Cigarette)." The material is strong and inspired, but the best cuts are the two McClinton contributed himself -- the acid blues of "I Wanna Thank You Baby" and the soulful mid-tempo ballad "Sandy Beaches." Nonetheless, it's a tough album full of great performances. In addition to the two albums, three tracks from McClinton's classic Love Rustler LP are included -- "As Long as I Got You," Tony Joe White's "Hold on to Your Hiney," and a stirring wooly version of Jimmie Rodgers' "In the Jailhouse Now."

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Product Details

Release Date:
06/05/2001
Label:
Raven [australia]
UPC:
0612657011423
catalogNumber:
114
Rank:
10806

Tracks

  1. Shotgun Rider  - Delbert McClinton
  2. I Can't Quit You  - Delbert McClinton
  3. Giving It Up for Your Love  - Delbert McClinton
  4. The Jealous Kind  - Delbert McClinton
  5. Going Back to Louisiana  - Delbert McClinton
  6. Baby Ruth  - Delbert McClinton
  7. Bright Side of the Road  - Delbert McClinton
  8. Take Me to the River  - Delbert McClinton
  9. Shaky Ground  - Delbert McClinton
  10. My Sweet Baby  - Delbert McClinton
  11. Be Good to Yourself  - Delbert McClinton
  12. A Fool in Love  - Delbert McClinton
  13. Heartbreak Radio  - Delbert McClinton
  14. I've Got Dreams to Remember  - Delbert McClinton
  15. In the Midnight Hour  - Delbert McClinton
  16. I Wanna Thank You Baby  - Delbert McClinton
  17. Sandy Beaches  - Delbert McClinton
  18. Lipstick Traces (on a Cigarette)  - Delbert McClinton
  19. I Feel So Bad  - Delbert McClinton
  20. Rooster Blues  - Delbert McClinton
  21. As Long as I Got You  - Delbert McClinton
  22. Hold on to Your Hiney  - Delbert McClinton
  23. In the Jailhouse Now  - Delbert McClinton

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Delbert McClinton   Primary Artist
Bonnie Bramlett   Vocals
Robert Byrne   Vocals
Ava Aldridge   Vocals
Barry Beckett   Musician
Harrison Calloway   Musician
Ben Cauley   Musician
Dick Cooper   Musician
Ronnie Eades   Musician
Robert Harwell   Musician
Roger Hawkins   Musician
David Hood   Musician
John Jarvis   Musician
Larry Lange   Musician
Lenny LeBlanc   Vocals
Randy McCormick   Musician
James Pennebaker   Musician
Wayne Perkins   Musician
Cindy Richardson   Vocals
Charles Rose   Musician
Eddie Struzick   Vocals
Reese Wynans   Musician

Technical Credits

Jimmie Rodgers   Composer
Andy Fraser   Composer
Chip Young   Producer
Van Morrison   Composer
Glenn A. Baker   Concept
Frankie Miller   Composer
Warren Barnett   Mastering
Alan Duffy   Artwork
Greg Klein   Artwork
Kevin Mueller   Concept
Peter Shillito   Concept

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