Flesh and Wood

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Flesh and Wood
Studio album by Jimmy Barnes
Released December 1993
Recorded Freight Train Studios, Bowral, Australia
Genre Rock
Length 55:36
Label Mushroom Records
Producer Don Gehman, Jimmy Barnes
Jimmy Barnes chronology
Heat
(1993)
Flesh and Wood
(1993)
Psyclone
(1995)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link

Flesh and Wood is the seventh album by Australian rock singer Jimmy Barnes. The album was recorded using only acoustic instruments and includes various duets with artists including Diesel, Archie Roach, Joe Cocker, Ross Wilson, Tommy Emmanuel, Don Walker, Deborah Conway and The Badloves.

Reviews[edit]

Jonathan Lewis from AllMusic said: "Flesh and Wood" was Barnes' attempt at an unplugged album, and featured duets with other Australian rock luminaries While it contains some of Barnes' own material and some covers (including Cold Chisel's superb "Flame Trees"), few songs here manage to match the originals; fewer still eclipse them. A competent album that shows a more sophisticated side to Barnes that was hinted at with Soul Deep. [1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. It Will Be Alright
  2. The Weight (with The Badloves)
  3. Ride The Night Away (Steve Jordan, Van Zandt)
  4. Guilty (with Joe Cocker)
  5. You Can't Make Love Without A Soul
  6. Hell Of A Time (with Ross Wilson)
  7. Brother Of Mine (with Tommy Emmanuel)
  8. Fade To Black
  9. Flame Trees
  10. Still Got a Long Way to Go (with Diesel)
  11. Still On Your Side
  12. Stone Cold (with Don Walker)
  13. Let it Go (with Deborah Conway)
  14. We Could be Gone (with Archie Roach)
  15. Love Me Tender

Chart positions[edit]

Weekly Charts[edit]

Year Chart Position
1993 Australian ARIA Albums Chart 2

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1993) Position
ARIA Albums Chart[2] 34
Australian Artist Albums Chart[3] 6
Chart (1994) Position
ARIA Albums Chart[4] 21
Australian Artist Albums Chart[5] 3

Credits[edit]

  • Jimmy Barnes - vocals, acoustic guitar, percussion
  • James Law - keyboards, vocals, djembe, bodhran, Jews harp, mellotron, bush harmonica
  • Tony Brock - drums, percussion
  • Jeff Neill - acoustic guitar, bass, bass drum
  • Michael Hegerty - bass
  • John Shenale - piano
  • The Badloves - Michael Spiby (vocals, acoustic guitar), John Housden (acoustic guitar), Stephen O'Prey (bass), Tony Featherstone (piano), Chris Tabone (percussion)), track 2
  • Diesel - acoustic guitar and vocals, track 10
  • Joe Cocker - vocals, track 4
  • Ross Wilson - vocals, track 6
  • Tommy Emmanuel - acoustic guitar, track 7
  • Don Walker - piano, track 12
  • Deborah Conway - vocals, track 13
  • Archie Roach - vocals, track 14
  • Lawrie Minson - Dobro, slide guitar, acoustic guitar, harmonica
  • Sunil de Silva - percussion
  • Marcus Holden - violin
  • Michelle Kelly - violin
  • Angela Lindsay - viola
  • Margaret Lindsay - cello
  • Pixie Jenkins - fiddle
  • Gary Steele - accordion
  • James Ross - viola
  • Ezra Kliger - violin
  • Nancy Roth - violin
  • Nancy Stein-Ross - cello
  • Matt Branton - bass
  • Roy Martin - drums
  • Guy Davies - vibes
  • Jake Murray - senor poot
  • Allan Dargin - yidaki
  • Wendy Fraser, Portia Griffin, Jessica Williams - backing vocals

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Flesh and Wood". AllMusic. Retrieved 28 October 2014. 
  2. ^ "ARIA Top 100 Albums 1993". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 28 October 2014. 
  3. ^ "ARIA Top 100 Albums 1993". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 28 October 2014. 
  4. ^ "ARIA Top 100 Albums 1994". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 28 October 2014. 
  5. ^ "ARIA Top 100 Albums 1994". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 28 October 2014.