Marc Cohn (album)

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Marc Cohn
MarcCohn.jpg
Studio album by Marc Cohn
Released February 12, 1991
Recorded Quad Recording, New York City
Genre Folk rock, alternative country
Length 45:46
Label Atlantic
Producer Marc Cohn, Ben Wisch
Marc Cohn chronology
Marc Cohn
(1991)
The Rainy Season
(1993)The Rainy Season1993
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Marc Cohn is the self-titled debut album by American singer-songwriter Marc Cohn, released in 1991.

The album peaked at No. 38 on the Billboard 200 Chart and was RIAA certified Gold on February 12, 1992, and RIAA certified Platinum on April 2, 1996.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Marc Cohn, except where noted.

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Walking in Memphis"   4:19
2. "Ghost Train"   4:13
3. "Silver Thunderbird"   4:39
4. "Dig Down Deep"   5:09
5. "Walk on Water"   4:02
6. "Miles Away"   3:24
7. "Saving the Best for Last"   5:35
8. "Strangers in a Car"   2:47
9. "29 Ways" Willie Dixon 3:06
10. "Perfect Love"   4:24
11. "True Companion"   4:10

Personnel[edit]

  • Don Alias – percussion (3), chimes (5)
  • Robin Batteau – acoustic guitar (3), mandolin (3), violin (11)
  • Vivian Cherry – background vocals (1)
  • Marc Cohn - lead vocals, acoustic piano (1, 3-8, 11), electric piano (2), background vocals (2, 3), organ (9), acoustic guitar (10)
  • Dennis Collins – background vocals (1)
  • Bill Dillon – pedal steel (3), guitar (5)
  • Ada Dyer – background vocals (1)
  • Mark Egan – bass guitar (7, 10)
  • Frank Floyd – background vocals (2)
  • Steve Gadd – drums (7, 10)
  • Peter Gordon – French horn (3)
  • Milt Grayson – background vocals (2)
  • Bashiri Johnson – percussion (2, 7, 10)
  • John Leventhal – organ (1), bass guitar (1, 2, 4, 6), guitars (1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10), six-string bass guitar (2, 4, 7), drum programming (2), shaker (2), bouzouki (6, 11), electric guitar (7), slide guitar (11)
  • Dennis McDermott – drums (1, 2)
  • Jerry Marotta – percussion (9), drums (9)
  • Chris Palmaro – Hammond organ (1)
  • Eric Rehl – keyboards (1, 4, 11)
  • Frank Simms – background vocals (2)
  • David Spinozza – acoustic guitar (7)
  • James Taylor – lead vocals (10)
  • Darryl Tookes – background vocals (1)
  • Stephen Tubin – accordion (3), harmonium (7)
  • Arto Tuncboyaciyan – percussion (4), vocals (4)
  • Glen Velez – Filipino buzz sticks (4), shaker (4), frame drum (4)
  • Kenny White – background vocals (2, 3), percussion (3, 11), keyboards (3)
  • Ben Wisch - keyboards (3, 5-8, 11)


Production
  • Arranged by Marc Cohn, John Leventhal and Kenny White.
  • Produced by Marc Cohn and Ben Wisch
  • Recorded, Engineered and Mixed by Ben Wisch
  • Assistant Engineers – Dennis Cupit, Matt Knobel, Mike Krowiak, Donna Roth and Chris Theis.
  • Digital Sequencing (Track 7) – Matt Knobel
  • Mastered by Bob Ludwig at Masterdisk (New York, NY).
  • Art Direction – Roger Gorman at Reiner Design Consultants, Inc.
  • Photography – Peter Liepke
  • Project Coordinator – Kathy Rooney
  • Management – Peregrine Watts-Russell


Chart Listings[edit]

Year Song Billboard Hot 100 Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks Hot Singles Sales Hot 100 Airplay Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks Hot Country Singles
1991 "Walking in Memphis" 13 12 39 42 - 74
"Silver Thunderbird" 63 - - - 22 -
"True Companion" 80 24 - - - -

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