‘Rickie Lee Jones’

‘Rickie Lee Jones’ is her eponymous debut album released on February 28, 1979 by Warner Bros.

Track Listing : 1.Chuck E.’S In Love (Rickie Lee Jones) – 03:28 . 2.On Saturday Afternoons In 1963 (Rickie Lee Jones) – 02:31 . 3.Night Train (Rickie Lee Jones) – 03:14 . 4.Young Blood (Rickie Lee Jones) – 04:04 . 5.Easy Money (Rickie Lee Jones) – 03:16 . 6.The Last Chance Texaco (Rickie Lee Jones) – 04:05 . 7.Danny’S All-Star Joint (Rickie Lee Jones) – 04:01 . 8.Coolsville (Rickie Lee Jones) – 03:49 . 9.Weasel And The White Boys Cool (Rickie Lee Jones, Alfred Johnson) – 06:00 . 10.Company (Rickie Lee Jones, Alfred Johnson) – 04:40 . 11.After Hours (Twelve Bars Past Midnight) (Rickie Lee Jones) – 02:13

Musicians : Rickie Lee Jones – Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards, Percussion, Drums On (1 – 2 – 5 – 8 – 9), Bass On (1 – 2 – 5), Percussion On (4) . Dr. John – Keyboards . Michael Mcdonald – Vocals . Randy Newman – Synthesizer . Victor Feldman – Percussion, Drums, Keyboards . Tom Scott – Horns . Ralph Grierson – Keyboards . Michael Boddicker – Synthesizer . Red Callender – Bass . Nick Decaro – Accordion, Orchestral Arrangements . Buzz Feiten – Guitar . Chuck Findley – Horns . Steve Gadd – Drums . Randy Kerber – Keyboards . Neil Larsen – Keyboards . Andy Newmark – Drums . Jeff Porcaro – Drums . Mark Stevens – Drums, Percussion . Fred Tackett – Guitar, Mandolin . Ernie Watts – Horns . Willie Weeks – Bass . Matthew Weiner – Background Vocals . Leslie Smith – Background Vocals . Joe Torano – Background Vocals . Arno Lucas – Background Vocals

Production : Produced By Lenny Waronker, Russ Titelman . Lloyd Cliff – Engineer . Lee Herschberg – Engineer, Mastering, Mixing . Tom Knox – Engineer . Roger Nichols – Engineer

Package : Mike Salisbury – Art Direction . Norman Seeff – Photography

Recorded In 1978 At Warner Bros. Recording Studios And The Burbank Studios.

Released On February 28, 1979 By Warner Bros.

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allmusic
Rickie Lee Jones is an astounding debut album that simultaneously sounds like a synthesis of many familiar styles and like nothing that anybody’s ever done before, and it heralds the beginning of a potentially important career. […]

Wilson & Alroy’s Record Reviews
She does show talent as a storyteller (“Young Blood”), and comes up with one masterpiece: “Weasel And The White Boys Cool,” a moody, swinging character assassination that presages her work on Pirates. […]

corkie @ RateYourMusic
I am not quite sure what has led me to this album, and for sure I do not remember ‘Chuck E’s In Love’ fondly from my early teenage years. But I have really enjoyed getting to know this excellent debut album. […]

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