Desitively Bonnaroo

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Desitively Bonnaroo
Studio album by Dr. John
Released April 8, 1974
Recorded 1974
Genre Funk; New Orleans rhythm and blues
Length 37:12
Label Atco Records
Producer Allen Toussaint
Dr. John chronology
In The Right Place
(1973)
Desitively Bonnaroo
(1974)
Hollywood Be Thy Name
(1975)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars [1]
Robert Christgau B+ [2]

Desitively Bonnaroo is a 1974 album by New Orleans rhythm and blues legend Dr. John. The album was produced by Allen Toussaint and features sizable musical support from The Meters. The album mines the territory featured on his previous album In The Right Place.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Mac Rebennack; except where indicated. 

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Quitters Never Win"     3:17
2. "Stealin'"     3:32
3. "What Come Around (Goes Around)"     3:13
4. "Me Minus You Equals Loneliness"     3:06
5. "Mos' Scocious"     2:47
6. "(Everybody Wanna Get Rich) Rite Away"     2:43
7. "Let's Make a Better World"   Earl King 2:58
8. "R U 4 Real"     4:16
9. "Sing Along Song"     2:44
10. "Can't Git Enuff"     3:00
11. "Go Tell the People"   Allen Toussaint 3:06
12. "Desitively Bonnaroo"   Jessie Hill, Rebennack 2:31

Personnel[edit]

  • Dr John - guitar, piano, sound effects, vocals
  • Allen Toussaint - keyboards, percussion, arrangements, background vocals
  • Leo Nocentelli - guitar
  • Art Neville - keyboards, organ
  • George Porter Jr. - bass
  • Joseph "Ziggy" Modeliste - drums
  • Gary Brown - alto, soprano & tenor saxophone
  • Mark Colby - clarinet, tenor saxophone,
  • Whit Sidener - baritone & alto saxophone
  • Peter Graves - trombone
  • Kenneth Faulk - trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Robbie Montgomery - background vocals
  • Jessica Smith - background vocals

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chrispell, James. "Desitively Bonnaroo - Dr. John" at AllMusic. Retrieved 11 December.
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert. "Dr. John". RobertChristgau.com. Retrieved 8 October 2011.