Lead Me Not
|Lead Me Not|
|Studio album by Lari White|
|Released||April 27, 1993|
|Producer||Rodney Crowell, Steuart Smith, Lari White|
|Lari White chronology|
|Entertainment Weekly||A- link|
Lead Me Not is the debut album of American country music artist Lari White. It was issued in 1993 on the Nashville division of RCA Records. White produced the album along with Rodney Crowell and Eagles guitarist Steuart Smith. In addition, she wrote or co-wrote eight of the album's ten tracks.
The album's three singles — "What a Woman Wants", the title track, and "Lay Around and Love on You" — all charted on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) charts, although all three failed to make Top 40. The album itself peaked at #36 on the Billboard Top Heatseekers charts.
- "Itty Bitty Single Solitary Piece O' My Heart" (Lari White, John Rotch) – 3:28
- "Just Thinking" (White) – 3:30
- "Lay Around and Love on You" (Bobby David, David Gillon) – 2:54
- "Lead Me Not" (White) – 4:06
- "Made to Be Broken" (White) – 3:56
- "What a Woman Wants" (White, Chuck Cannon) – 3:04
- "Anything Goes" (Suzy Ragsdale, Verlon Thompson) – 3:10
- "When the Lights Are Low" (White, Chris Waters) – 2:54
- "Don't Leave Me Lonely" (White, Cannon) – 3:29
- "Good Good Love" (White, Rotch) – 4:04
"Anything Goes" is omitted from the cassette version.
As listed in liner notes.
- Dale Armstrong – percussion, bongos, bells
- Joy Askew – background vocals
- Eddie Bayers – drums
- Larry Byrom – electric guitar
- Chuck Cannon – background vocals
- Jerry Douglas – Dobro
- Radney Foster – "tag team" background vocals, gut string guitar
- Robert Greenridge – steel drums
- Jim Horn – tenor saxophone
- John Barlow Jarvis – piano, "Wurlitzer-ish"
- Randy Leago – organ, accordion
- Albert Lee – electric guitar, acoustic guitar, Korg T3
- Mark Luna – "ridiculously high" background vocals
- Terry McMillan – harmonica
- Bill Payne – piano, Hammond organ
- Michael Rhodes – bass guitar, fretless bass
- Vince Santoro – drums, cowbell, cymbals, bells, claves, background vocals
- Stephony Smith – background vocals
- Steuart Smith – acoustic guitar, electric guitar, classical guitar
- Tommy Spurlock – pedal steel guitar
- Russ Taff – "featured soul vocal"
- Lari White – lead vocals
- Jonathan Yudkin – fiddle
"R.C. and the Moonpie Tabernacle Choir" on Track 10: Joy Askew, Chuck Cannon, Claudia Church, Rodney Crowell, Mark Luna, Jonell Moser, Peter Penrose, Connie Reeder, Vince Santoro, Stephony Smith, Russ Taff, Jackie Welch, Lari White