‘Raising Sand’ by Robert Plant & Alison Krauss is a collaboration album produced By T-Bone Burnett and released on October 23, 2007 by Rounder.
Track Listing : 1.Rich Woman (Dorothy Labostrie, Mckinley Millet) – 04:04 . 2.Killing The Blues (Roly Jon Salley) – 04:16 . 3.Sister Rosetta Goes Before Us (Sam Phillips) – 03:26 . 4.Polly Come Home (Gene Clark) – 05:36 . 5.Gone Gone Gone (Done Moved On) (Don Everly, Phil Everly) – 03:33 . 6.Through The Morning, Through The Night (Gene Clark) – 04:01 . 7.Please Read The Letter (Charlie Jones, Michael Lee, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant) – 05:53 . 8.Trampled Rose (Kathleen Brennan, Tom Waits) – 05:34 . 9.Fortune Teller (Naomi Neville) – 04:30 . 10.Stick With Me Baby (Mel Tillis) – 02:50 . 11.Nothin’ (Townes Van Zandt) – 05:33 . 12.Let Your Loss Be Your Lesson (Milton Campbell) – 04:02 . 13.Your Long Journey (Doc Watson, Rosa Lee Watson) – 03:55
Musicians : Robert Plant – Vocals . Alison Krauss – Vocals, Fiddle . Riley Baugus – Banjo . Jay Bellerose – Drums . Norman Blake – Acoustic Guitar . T-Bone Burnett – Acoustic And Electric Guitar, Six-String Bass Guitar . Dennis Crouch – Acoustic Bass . Greg Leisz – Pedal Steel Guitar . Marc Ribot – Acoustic Guitar, Banjo, Dobro, Electric Guitar . Mike Seeger – Autoharp . Patrick Warren – Keyboards, Pump Organ, Toy Piano
Production : Produced By T-Bone Burnett . Gavin Lurssen – Mastering Engineer . Stacy Parrish – Engineer . Mike Piersante – Engineer, Mixing
Package : Russ Harrington – Photography . Steven Jurgensmeyer – Art Direction, Design . Pamela Springsteen – Photography
Recorded At Sound Emporium (Nashville, Tennessee); Electro Magnetic Studios (Los Angeles, California) ; The Village Recorder (Los Angeles, California), Sage & Sound, (Hollywood, California).
Released On October 23, 2007 By Rounder.
Robert and Alison together at last. Who would have thought it could be this perfect? it’s the grizzled, leonine king of c*ck rock who gets to get up-close and personal with the Union Station legend. And thank goodness it was, because Raising Sand has to be one of the releases of the year. […]
New York Times
Their material, scouted out by the producer T Bone Burnett, mines a deep, dark region of Americana somewhat familiar to them both. But their chemistry springs partly from contrast; even the most harmonious moments convey a subtle, fruitful tension. […]
I should have taken a lot more risks,’ a reminiscent Plant told Uncut magazine recently. Belatedly, at least, here’s one that’s paid off handsomely. […]