From Branch to Branch

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
From Branch to Branch
Studio album by Leon Redbone
Released 1981
Genre Ragtime
Length 34:39
Label Atlantic
Producer Beryl Handler, Joel Dorn, Leon Redbone
Leon Redbone chronology
Champagne Charlie
(1978)
From Branch to Branch
(1981)
Leon Redbone Live
(1985)

From Branch to Branch is the title of a recording by singer/guitarist Leon Redbone, released in 1981. It was his first on Atlantic Records and peaked at No. 152 on the Billboard Pop Albums charts.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars [1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "(Mama's Got a Baby Named) Te Na Na" (Redbone) – 2:58
  2. "A Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight" (Theodore August Metz, Joe Hayden, Redbone) – 3:00
  3. "Sweet Mama (Papa's Getting Mad)" (Peter Frost, George Little, Fred Rose) – 2:42
  4. "Step It up and Go" (Rudy Ray Moore, Redbone) – 3:40
  5. "Your Cheatin' Heart" (Hank Williams) – 3:02
  6. "Seduced" (Gary Tigerman) – 2:40
  7. "Why" (Jelly Roll Morton, Ed Werac) – 4:42
  8. "My Blue Heaven" (Walter Donaldson, George A. Whiting) – 2:21
  9. "Extra Blues" (Redbone) – 4:03
  10. "When You Wish upon a Star" (Leigh Harline, Ned Washington) – 2:01
  11. "Prairie Lullaby" (Jimmie Rodgers) – 3:30

Personnel[edit]

  • Leon Redbone – vocals, guitar
  • Dr. John – piano, drums, hambone
  • Mitch Holder – guitar
  • Ralph Humphrey – drums
  • Tim May – banjo
  • Grady Tate – drums
  • Terry Waldo – drums
  • Michael Braun – drums
  • Bob Cranshaw – bass, vibraphone
  • Jonathan Dorn – tuba
  • Tom Artin – trombone
  • Vince Giordano – sax
  • Bobby Gordon – clarinet, sax
  • Jack Maheu – clarinet
  • Victor Morosco – clarinet
  • Robert Payne – trombone
  • Ed Polcer – trumpet
  • Jim Rothermel – clarinet, saxophone
  • Jim Self – tuba
  • Dick Halligan – arranger
  • William S. Fischer – string arrangements

Production notes

  • Beryl Handler – producer
  • Joel Dorn – producer
  • Ed Sprigg – engineer
  • Vince McGarry – engineer
  • Michael O'Reilly – assistant engineer
  • Tom Heid – assistant engineer
  • Sandi Young – art direction

References[edit]

  1. ^ "From Branch to Branch > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved July 2, 2011.