Marc Cohn (album)

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Marc Cohn
Studio album by Marc Cohn
Released February 21, 1991
Recorded Quad Recording, New York City
Genre Folk rock, alternative country
Length 45:46
Label Atlantic
Producer Marc Cohn, Ben Wisch
Marc Cohn chronology
Marc Cohn
(1991)
The Rainy Season
(1993)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Marc Cohn is the self-titled debut album by American singer-songwriter Marc Cohn, released in 1991.

The album peaked at #38 on the Billboard 200 Chart and was RIAA certified Gold on February 12, 1992, and RIAA certified Platinum on April 2, 1996.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Marc Cohn, except "29 Ways" by Willie Dixon

No. Title Length
1. "Walking in Memphis"   4:19
2. "Ghost Train"   4:13
3. "Silver Thunderbird"   4:39
4. "Dig Down Deep"   5:09
5. "Walk on Water"   4:02
6. "Miles Away"   3:24
7. "Saving the Best for Last"   5:35
8. "Strangers in a Car"   2:47
9. "29 Ways"   3:06
10. "Perfect Love"   4:24
11. "True Companion"   4:10

Personnel[edit]

  • Don Alias: Percussion, Chimes
  • Robin Batteau: Acoustic guitar, Mandolin, Violin
  • Vivian Cherry: Background Vocals
  • Marc Cohn: Organ, Acoustic guitar, Electric Piano, Vocals
  • Dennis Collins: Background Vocals
  • Bill Dillon: Guitar, Pedal Steel
  • Ada Dyer: Background Vocals
  • Mark Egan: Bass
  • Frank Floyd: Background Vocals
  • Steve Gadd: Drums
  • Peter Gordon: French Horn
  • Roger Gorman: Art Direction
  • Milt Grayson: Background Vocals
  • Bashiri Johnson: Percussion
  • John Leventhal: Organ, Bass, Bouzouki, Electric & Slide Guitar
  • Jerry Marotta: Percussion, Drums
  • Dennis McDermott: Drums
  • Chris Palmaro: Hammond Organ
  • Eric Rehl: Keyboards
  • Frank Simms: Background Vocals
  • David Spinozza: Acoustic guitar
  • James Taylor: Vocals
  • Darryl Tookes: Background Vocals
  • Stephen Tubin: Accordion, Harmonium
  • Arto Tuncboyaciyan: Percussion, Vocals
  • Glen Velez: Stick, Shaker, Frame Drum
  • Kenny White: Percussion, Arranger, Keyboards, Background Vocals
  • Ben Wisch: Keyboards

Production[edit]

  • Arranged By Marc Cohn, John Leventhal & Kenny White
  • Produced By Marc Cohn & Ben Wisch
  • Recorded, Engineered & Mixed By Ben Wisch
  • Assistant Engineers: Matt Knobel, Mike Krowiak, Donna Roth, Chris Theis
  • Digital Sequencing: Matt Knobel
  • Mastering: Bob Ludwig

Chart Listings[edit]

Year Song Billboard Hot 100 Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks Hot Singles Sales Hot 100 Airplay Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks Hot Country Singles
1991 "Walking in Memphis" 13 12 39 42 - 74
"Silver Thunderbird" 63 - - - 22 -
"True Companion" 80 24 - - - -

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