Maverick release Me’shell Ndegeocello’s debut album : ‘Plantation Lullabies’ (1993)

Me’shell Ndegeocello’s ‘Plantation Lullabies’ is her first album released on October 19, 1993 by Maverick.

Track Listing : 1.Plantation Lullabies (Me’Shell Ndegeocello) – 01:31 . 2.I’M Diggin You (Like An Old Soul Record) (Me’Shell Ndegeocello) – 04:25 . 3.If That’S Your Boyfriend (He Wasn’T Last Night) (Me’Shell Ndegeocello) – 04:31 . 4.Shoot’N Up And Gett’N High (Me’Shell Ndegeocello) – 04:14 . 5.Dred Loc (Me’Shell Ndegeocello) – 04:05 . 6.Untitled (Me’Shell Ndegeocello) – 01:41 . 7.Step Into The Projects (Me’Shell Ndegeocello) – 03:54 . 8.Soul On Ice (Me’Shell Ndegeocello) – 05:08 . 9.Call Me (Me’Shell Ndegeocello) – 04:45 . 10.Outside Your Door (Me’Shell Ndegeocello) – 05:08 . 11.Picture Show (Me’Shell Ndegeocello) – 04:38 . 12.Sweet Love (Me’Shell Ndegeocello) – 04:54 . 13.Two Lonely Hearts (On The Subway) (Me’Shell Ndegeocello) – 04:16

Musicians : Me’Shell Ndegéocello – Vocals, Bass Guitar, Additional Instruments . David Gamson – Drums . David “Fuze” Fiuczynski – Guitar On (1), Acoustic Guitar On (8) . Wah-Wah Watson – Guitar On (4 – 9 – 11) . Joshua Redman – Tenor Saxophone On (7 – 8 – 11) . Geri Allen – Piano On (7) . Bobby Lyle – Piano On (9) . James “Sleepy Keys” Preston – Piano On (5) . André Betts – Drum Programming On (5) . Luis Conté – Congas On (4 – 7 – 9 – 12) . Bill Summers – Quíca, Hands On (7), Shekeré On (11) . Byron Jackson – Background Vocals On (12) . Dj Premier – Turntables On (13)

Production : Produced By David Gamsonandré Betts, Bob Power, Me’Shell Ndegeocello Bob Power – Mixing . Mic Murphy – Engineer . George Karas – Mixing . Tom Coyne – Mastering

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Released On October 19, 1993 By Maverick.

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BBC
Plantation Lullabies has been credited as being the birth of neo-soul; maybe so. Its generous references to the past make it something that still sounds like the future. What Me’Shell NdegéOcello’s debut certainly is is refreshing, funky and free. […]

onethink @ RateYourMusic
at the time I thought the album was OK but not that interesting – I noted there were a few jazz musicians on it, but they didn’t seem to do much. But over the years …. […]

Slant Magazine
Her warning is filled with both remorse and hostility: “The white man shall forever sleep with one eye open.” Drugs provide her cliched escape and, ultimately, her salvation […]

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