I'm No Angel (album)

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I'm No Angel
Gregg Allman Band I Am No Angel.jpg
Studio album by Gregg Allman Band
Released February 5, 1987
Genre Southern rock, pop rock
Length 40:40
Label Epic
Producer Rodney Mills
Gregg Allman Band chronology
Two the Hard Way
(1977)
I'm No Angel
(1987)
Just Before the Bullets Fly
(1988)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Kerrang! 2/5 stars[2]

I'm No Angel is the fifth studio album by the Gregg Allman Band, released on Epic Records in 1987. The album is particularly notable for the strength of its title song, which was later covered by others, including Cher, Gregg Allman's former wife.

History[edit]

Three singles were released from the album, in 1987. The title track, "I'm No Angel", peaked at Number 49 on the Billboard Hot 100, but reached Number 1 on Billboard's Mainstream Rock Tracks. "Anything Goes" reached Number 3 on Mainstream Rock Tracks, while "Can't Keep Running" reached Number 25 on the same list.[3] Released in 1987, the album peaked in 1987 at Number 30 on the Billboard 200.[4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I'm No Angel" (Tony Colton, Phil Palmer) – 3:42
  2. "Anything Goes" (Gregg Allman) – 4:12
  3. "Evidence of Love" (Chris Farren, Steve Diamond) – 4:34
  4. "Yours for the Asking" (Allman, Dan Toler, Frankie Toler) – 3:16
  5. "Things That Might Have Been" (Allman, D. Toler) – 4:26
  6. "Can't Keep Running" (Michael Bolton, Martin Briley) – 4:02
  7. "Faces Without Names" (Allman, D. Toler) – 3:36
  8. "Lead Me On" (Allman, D. Toler) – 4:44
  9. "Don't Want You No More" (Spencer Davis, Eddie Hardin) – 2:31
  10. "It's Not My Cross to Bear" (Allman) – 5:37

Personnel[edit]

The Gregg Allman Band
Additional musicians
  • Ed Callie – Tenor Sax
  • Eric White – Horn Arrangements
  • Don Johnson – Vocals on track 3 (Evidence of Love)
Production
  • Rodney MillsProducer, Engineer
  • Leslie (Lee) Shapiro - Assistant Engineer
  • Bud Snyder – Production Coordination
  • Bob LudwigMastering
  • Brian Hagiwara – Photography
  • Holland MacDonald – Art Direction
  • Linda Evans Phillips – Artwork
Crew
  • John Emery – Stage Manager
  • Mike Logan – Stage Technician

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[5] Gold 500,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
double-daggersales+streaming figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Gregg Allman / The Gregg Allman Band I'm No Angel review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2013-04-21. 
  2. ^ Oliver, Derek (25 June 1987). "The Greg Allman Band 'I'm No Angel'". Kerrang!. 149. London, UK: Spotlight Publications. p. 21. 
  3. ^ Singles History - I'm No Angel; www.allmusic.com.
  4. ^ Album Chart History - I'm No Angel; www.allmusic.com.
  5. ^ "American album certifications – Gregg Alman Band – I'm No Angel". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH