is a 2012 album by Locked Down New Orleans R&B artist Dr. John. It was well received by critics and features the Black Keys guitarist and singer Dan Auerbach as guitarist, background vocalist and producer, and Max Weissenfeldt of the Whitefield Brothers on drums.
Critical reception [ edit ]
The album was listed at number 15 on
Rolling Stone 's list of the top 50 albums of 2012; the magazine wrote, "With production and corrugated guitar by Black Keys mastermind Dan Auerbach, the 72-year-old mixes rock, funk and even Afrobeat to describe a soggy wasteland where honest men have equal fear of the KKK and the CIA."
2013 Grammy Awards, Locked Down won the Grammy Award for Best Blues Album.
 Track listing [ edit ]
All tracks are written by
Mac Rebennack, Dan Auerbach, Maximilian Weissenfeldt, Leon Michels, Nick Movshon, Richard Windmann and Brian Olive.
1. "Locked Down" 4:59 2. "Revolution" 3:26 3. "Big Shot" 3:49 4. "Ice Age" 4:24 5. "Getaway" 4:35 6. "Kingdom of Izzness" 3:46 7. "You Lie" 4:45 8. "Eleggua" 2:51 9. "My Children, My Angels" 5:09 10. "God's Sure Good" 4:58
Personnel [ edit ]
Musicians [ edit ]
Dr. John - composer, keyboards, primary artist, vocals
Dan Auerbach - composer, guitar, mixing, percussion, producer, vocals (background) Max Weissenfeldt - composer, drums, percussion, vocals (background)
Leon Michels - composer, keyboards, percussion, vocals (background), woodwind
Nick Movshon - bass (electric), bass (upright), composer, percussion, vocals (background) Richard Windmann - bass (electric), composer
Brian Olive - composer, guitar, percussion, vocals (background), woodwind
The McCrary Sisters (Regina, Ann & Alfreda) - background vocals
Technical [ edit ]
Produced by Dan Auerbach
Recorded and mixed at
Easy Eye Sound, Nashville, TN Engineered by Collin Dupuis
Mixed by Dan Auerbach and Collin Dupuis
Studio assistance by Danny Tomczak
Mastered by Brian Lucey at Magic Garden Mastering
Art direction and photo coloring by Michael Carney
Dr. John photographs by Joshua Black Wilkins
Studio photographs by Alysse Gafkjen
Album notes by Gabe Soria
References [ edit ]
Binestock, Hal (May 1, 2012). "THE NIGHT TRIPPER SPEAKETH Dr. John". Blurt . Retrieved . July 19, 2016
Empire, Kitty (April 1, 2012). "Dr John: Locked Down – review". The Guardian. London.
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, Locked Down Rolling Stone. Retrieved February 8, 2015
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, Locked Down Pitchfork. Retrieved February 8, 2015.
"Dr. John: Locked Down". Paste Magazine . Retrieved . 2012-05-30
"50 Best Albums of 2012: , Locked Down" Rolling Stone, December 15, 2012. Retrieved February 8, 2015.
"Dr. John Wins Grammy Award for Best Blues Album" Archived 2014-05-04 at the Wayback Machine, NOLA.com, February 10, 2013. Retrieved February 8, 2015.