Borderline (Ry Cooder album)

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Borderline
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Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 1980
RecordedWarner Bros. Recording Studio, Burbank, CA
GenreRoots rock
Length43:30
LabelWarner Bros.
ProducerRy Cooder
Ry Cooder chronology
Bop till You Drop
(1979)
Borderline
(1980)
The Slide Area
(1982)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic[1]

Borderline is the ninth album by Ry Cooder and was released in 1980 on the Warner Bros label.

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "634–5789" (Steve Cropper, Eddie Floyd) – 2:56
  2. "Speedo" (Esther Navarro) – 3:20
  3. "Why Don't You Try Me" (E. Young) – 4:54
  4. "Down in the Boondocks" (Joe South) – 3:21
  5. "Johnny Porter" (Bobby Ray Appleberry, William Cuomo) – 5:21

Side two[edit]

  1. "The Way We Make a Broken Heart" (John Hiatt) – 4:28
  2. "Crazy 'Bout an Automobile" (William R. Emerson) – 5:03
  3. "The Girls from Texas" (James Lewis, Jimmy Holiday, Cliff Chambers) – 4:40
  4. "Borderline" (Ry Cooder) – 3:19
  5. "Never Make Your Move Too Soon" (Will Jennings, Nesbert Hooper Jr.) – 6:08

Charts[edit]

Year Chart Peak
1980 Australian (Kent Music Report) 43[2]

Personnel[edit]

Source: album cover

Technical[edit]

  • Leslie Morris – production assistant
  • Lee Herschberg – recording, mixing
  • Carlos Ruano Llopis – artwork[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Borderline > Overview". www.allmusic.com. Retrieved July 21, 2010.
  2. ^ Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992 (illustrated ed.). St Ives, N.S.W.: Australian Chart Book. p. 73. ISBN 0-646-11917-6.