Professional ratings Review scores Source Rating Allmusic  was the first album by seminal I Don't Want to Go Home New Jersey rock/R&B band Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes. The work helped establish the basis of the Jersey Shore sound.
The album features a number of guest artists and duets, a tradition that continued in their next album,
. The track "How Come You Treat Me So Bad" features a duet with This Time It's for Real Lee Dorsey, while "Broke Down Piece of Man" features a duet with Steven Van Zandt, "It Ain't the Meat (It's the Motion) features a duet with Kenny 'Popeye' Pentifallo, and finally "You Mean So Much To Me" features a duet with Ronnie Spector. 
Track listing [ edit ]
"I Don't Want to Go Home"
( - 3:42 Steven Van Zandt) "
Got to Get You Off My Mind" ( - 3:13 Solomon Burke, J.B. Moore) "How Come You Treat Me So Bad"
(Steven Van Zandt) - 3:23 "
The Fever" ( - 5:06 Bruce Springsteen) "Broke Down Piece of Man"
( - 3:28 Steve Cropper, Joe Shamwell) "Sweeter Than Honey"
(Steven Van Zandt) - 3:33 "
Fanny Mae" ( - 3:22 Waymon Glasco, Morris Levy, Clarence L. Lewis) "It Ain't the Meat (It's the Motion)"
( - 2:46 Henry Glover) "I Choose to Sing the Blues"
( - 2:45 Ray Charles, Billie Holiday) "You Mean So Much to Me" (Bruce Springsteen) - 3:44
Personnel [ edit ]
Musicians [ edit ]
Southside Johnny – lead vocals, harmonica Kenny 'Popeye' Pentifallo – drums, vocals (duet "It Ain't the Meat")
Kevin Kavanaugh – keyboards, vocals
Billy Rush – guitar Alan Berger – bass
Carlo Novi - tenor saxophone
Steven Van Zandt – guitar, vocals (duet "Broke Down Piece of Man")
Clarence Clemons (credited as Selmon T. Sachs) - bass vocals ("The Fever")
Lee Dorsey - duet vocals ("How Come You Treat Me So Bad")
Ronnie Spector - duet vocals ("You Mean So Much To Me")
The Miami Horns:
Rick Gazda – trumpet (mute solo "It Ain't the Meat")
Deacon Earl Gardner - trumpet, witness
Bob Malach - tenor saxophone
Louie 'The Lover' Parenti – trombone
Bill Zacagni - baritone saxophone Strings:
Charles Parker - violin
Robert Zelnick - violin
Naomi Anner - violin
Cathy Tait - violin
Nardo Poy - viola
Ken Dreyfus - viola Revelation (background vocals on "The Fever"):
Production [ edit ]
Steven Van Zandt - producer
Jimmy Iovine - engineer Dave Thoener - assistant engineer
Mitchel Funk - photography
Paula Scher - designer
Bud Copeland - stylist
References [ edit ]