Outside: From the Redwoods

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Outside: From the Redwoods
Image of the front album cover of Kenny Loggins, Outside: From the Redwoods
Live album by
ReleasedAugust 10, 1993
Recorded1993
GenreSoft rock
LabelColumbia
ProducerKenny Loggins, Terry Nelson
Kenny Loggins chronology
Leap of Faith
(1991)
Outside: From the Redwoods
(1993)
Return to Pooh Corner
(1994)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]

Outside: From the Redwoods is the second live album released by soft rock singer Kenny Loggins. Released August 1993, it is the recording of his June 1993 concert held "outside" at a venue located within a stand of giant redwood trees. The album features reworked versions of many of Loggins' songs, both from his solo work and his earlier work in Loggins and Messina. Michael McDonald gives a guest performance on a reworked version of their classic co-written, "What a Fool Believes", and R&B singer Shanice gives guest performances on "I Would Do Anything" and "Love Will Follow".[2]

Background[edit]

Outside: From the Redwoods is Loggins' second live album. The concert was recorded live June 23rd, 1993, in The Shakespeare Santa Cruz Festival Glen, UC Santa Cruz, California, with the played live setlist including several songs not appearing on the eventual album, such as ""Forever"." The concert video broadcast on PBS features a shuffled setlist and additionally includes the songs "Return To Pooh Corner," "Will Of The Wild," and "Watching The River Run / Danny's Song." The videotape was nominated for an Emmy in the "Best Mixing" category for 1994.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Conviction of the Heart" (Loggins & Thomas)– 5:36
  2. "What a Fool Believes" (Loggins & McDonald) Duet with Michael McDonald – 4:12
  3. "Your Mama Don't Dance" (Loggins & Messina) – 4:13
  4. "I Would Do Anything" (Loggins & Foster) Duet with Shanice– 7:36
  5. "Now and Then" (Loggins & Bouchard)– 3:31
  6. "Angry Eyes" (Loggins & Messina)– 4:48
  7. "If You Believe" (Loggins & Wood)– 6:04
  8. "Celebrate Me Home" (Loggins & James)– 8:02
  9. "Love Will Follow" (Loggins & Snow) Duet with Shanice – 5:53
  10. "Leap of Faith" – (Loggins & Thomas) 6:54
  11. "This Is It" (Loggins & McDonald)– 4:18
  12. "Footloose" (Loggins & Pitchford) – 4:03
  13. "I'm Alright" – (Loggins) 8:48

Personnel[edit]

Primary Artists
Instruments
Additional Vocals
  • Janette Crutch - Choir/Chorus
  • Lynn Fiddmont - Choir/Chorus
  • Sonny Landreth - Choir/Chorus
  • Ed Mann - Choir/Chorus
  • Herman Matthews - Choir/Chorus
  • Barbara Riley - Choir/Chorus
  • Julia Waters - Choir/Chorus
  • Luther Waters - Choir/Chorus
  • Oren Waters - Choir/Chorus
  • Maxine Willard Waters - Choir/Chorus
  • Don Williams - Choir/Chorus
  • Nancy Williams - Choir/Chorus
Arrangements
Production
  • A. West - Art Direction, illustrations
  • Charlie Bouis - Assistant Engineer
  • Guy Charbonneau - Assistant Engineer
  • David Gallo - Assistant Engineer
  • Steve Croes - Associate Producer
  • Joe Gastwirt - Mastering
  • Bert Battaglia - Mixing
  • Bruce Botnick - Mixing
  • Rail Jon Rogut - Mixing
  • Peter Kelsey - Mixing
  • John Schmit - Mixing
  • Rich Veltrop - Mixing
  • Dennis Keeley - Photography
  • Kenny Loggins - Producer
  • Terry Nelson - Producer, engineer, mixing
  • Colleen Donahue-Reynolds - Production Coordination

Charts[edit]

Year Album details Peak positions Certifications
(sales threshold)
US

[4]

1993 Outside: From the Redwoods
  • Second live album
  • Release date: August 10, 1993
  • Label: Columbia Records
60

Television[edit]

Year Nominee / work Award Result
1994 Kenny Loggins: Outside From The Redwoods (PBS)
  • Bruce Botnick, Sound Mixer
  • Peter R. Kelsey, Sound Mixer
  • Terry Nelson, Sound Mixer
Emmy: Outstanding Individual Achievement in Sound Mixing
For a Variety or Music Series or a Special
[3]
Nominated

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "Kenny Loggins: Outside - From the Redwoods (1993)". The New York Times. Retrieved 29 September 2013.
  3. ^ a b "Emmys". Kenny Loggins: Outside From The Redwoods. Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. 1994. Retrieved 29 September 2013. Nomination ID: 19 775
  4. ^ "Kenny Loggins Outside: From the Redwoods". Awards. AllMusic. Retrieved 29 September 2013.
  5. ^ "RIAA - Gold & Platinum - February 10, 2010: Kenny Loggins certified albums". Recording Industry Association of America. Archived from the original on June 26, 2007. Retrieved 2010-02-10.

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