I Was Warned

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I Was Warned
Robert Cray - I Was Warned.jpeg
Studio album by Robert Cray
Released April 1992
Recorded Fantasy Studios, L.A.
Genre Blues
Length 48:30
Label Mercury
Producer Dennis Walker
Robert Cray chronology
Midnight Stroll
(1990)
I Was Warned
(1992)
Shame + A Sin
(1993)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]
Chicago Tribune 2.5/4 stars[2]
Christgau's Consumer Guide A–[3]
Down Beat 3.5/5 stars[4]
Entertainment Weekly B+[4]
Los Angeles Times 2.5/4 stars[5]
Q 3/5 stars[4]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[4]

I Was Warned is a blues album by Robert Cray. It was released in April 1992 through Mercury Records.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Just a Loser" (Tim Kaihatsu) – 4:23
  2. "I'm a Good Man" (Cray, Dennis Walker) – 4:12
  3. "I Was Warned" (Cray, Dennis Walker) – 7:15
  4. "The Price I Pay" (Cray, Dennis Walker) – 5:06
  5. "Won the Battle" (Jim Pugh, Dennis Walker) – 3:53
  6. "On the Road Down" (Cray, Steve Cropper) – 4:02
  7. "A Whole Lotta Pride" (Cray, Dennis Walker) – 4:34
  8. "A Picture of a Broken Heart" (Boz Scaggs, Dennis Walker) – 5:22
  9. "He Don't Live Here Anymore" (Jim Pugh, Dennis Walker) – 5:13
  10. "Our Last Time" (John Hanes, Jim Pugh) – 5:10

Personnel[edit]

  • Robert Cray - guitar, vocals
  • Tim Kaihatsu - guitar
  • Karl Sevareid - bass
  • Jim Pugh - keyboards
  • Kevin Hayes - drums
Memphis Horns

References[edit]

  1. ^ AllMusic review
  2. ^ Kot, Greg (September 24, 1992). "I Was Warned (Mercury)". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved September 24, 2015. 
  3. ^ Christgau, Robert (2000). "The Robert Cray Band". Christgau's Consumer Guide: Albums of the '90s. Macmillan Publishers. p. 189. ISBN 0312245602. Retrieved September 24, 2015. 
  4. ^ a b c d "Robert Cray - I Was Warned CD Album". CD Universe. Retrieved September 24, 2015. 
  5. ^ Boehm, Mike (September 20, 1992). "In Brief". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved September 24, 2015. 

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