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)
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 "29 Ways" by Willie Dixon

No. Title 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"   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 - organ (9), acoustic guitar (10), background vocals (2,3), electric piano (2), acoustic piano (1,3,4,5,6,7,8,11), lead vocals
  • Dennis Collins - background vocals (1)
  • Bill Dillon - guitar (5), pedal steel (3)
  • 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), bouzouki (6,11), drum programming (2), electric guitar (7), guitars (1,2,4,6,8,10), six-string bass guitar (2,4,7), shaker (2), 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 - percussion (3,11), keyboards (3), background vocals (2,3)
  • Ben Wisch - keyboards (3,5,6,7,8,11)


Production
  • Arranged by Marc Cohn, John Leventhal & Kenny White
  • Produced by Marc Cohn & Ben Wisch
  • Recorded, Engineered & Mixed by Ben Wisch
  • Assistant Engineers: Matt Knobel, Mike Krowiak, Donna Roth, Chris Theis
  • Digital Sequencing: Matt Knobel
  • Mastering: Bob Ludwig
  • Art Direction: Roger Gorman


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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