Wolf at the Door

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Most of this CD from Walter "Wolfman" Washington puts the focus on his voice, which is reminiscent of a young Ray Charles. The horn arrangements look back toward 1960s Motown, and five of the six tracks fall squarely into the idiom of pre-disco R&B, with touches of funk and gospel. "Peepin'" is a bit of a surprise, a minor-toned instrumental with Tom Fitzpatrick's soprano in the lead and some nice George Benson-ish guitar by Washignton. Even better are the last three tracks: the joyful blues "Tailspin," a minor blues "At Night In the City", and a bluesy ballad "Don't Say Goodbye". Wolfman Washington's versatility is quite impressive, making this a fairly memorable ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Most of this CD from Walter "Wolfman" Washington puts the focus on his voice, which is reminiscent of a young Ray Charles. The horn arrangements look back toward 1960s Motown, and five of the six tracks fall squarely into the idiom of pre-disco R&B, with touches of funk and gospel. "Peepin'" is a bit of a surprise, a minor-toned instrumental with Tom Fitzpatrick's soprano in the lead and some nice George Benson-ish guitar by Washignton. Even better are the last three tracks: the joyful blues "Tailspin," a minor blues "At Night In the City", and a bluesy ballad "Don't Say Goodbye". Wolfman Washington's versatility is quite impressive, making this a fairly memorable recording.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/25/1994
  • Label: Rounder Select
  • UPC: 011661209848
  • Catalog Number: 2098

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Walter "Wolfman" Washington Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Guitar, Vocals
George Jackson Percussion, Conga
Wilbert "Junkyard Dog" Arnold Drums, Background Vocals
Scott Billington Background Vocals
Bobby Campo Trumpet
Jack Cruz Bass, Vocals, Background Vocals
David Ellington Organ, Synthesizer, Piano, Keyboards, Hammond Organ
Tom Fitzpatrick Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Vocals, Background Vocals
Elaine Foster Background Vocals
Lisa Foster Background Vocals
Sharon Foster Background Vocals
Ernie Gautreau Valve Trombone
Bill "Foots" Samuel Baritone Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Terry Tullos Trumpet
Technical Credits
Walter "Wolfman" Washington rhythm arrangement
Scott Billington Producer, Liner Notes
David Farrell Engineer
Bill "Foots" Samuel Horn Arrangements
Tom Coyne Mastering
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