Red on Blonde

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Red on Blonde
RedOnBlonde.jpg
Studio album by Tim O'Brien
Released 1996
Genre Bluegrass, folk
Length 41:24
Label Sugar Hill
Producer Tim O'Brien
Tim O'Brien chronology
Rock in My Shoe
(1995)Rock in My Shoe1995
Red on Blonde
(1996)
When No One's Around
(1997)When No One's Around1997
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]
George Graham favorable[2]

Red on Blonde is a 1996 album of Bob Dylan covers by contemporary folk/bluegrass musician Tim O'Brien. The title is a reference to Dylan's 1966 album, Blonde on Blonde and Tim's alter-ego during his Hot Rize days- Red Knuckles, leader of the Western Swing outfit, Red Knuckles and the Trailblazers.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Bob Dylan

  1. "Señor (Tales of Yankee Power)" - 3:59
  2. "Tombstone Blues" - 3:41
  3. "Farewell, Angelina" - 4:17
  4. "The Wicked Messenger" - 2:25
  5. "Father of Night" - 2:37
  6. "Subterranean Homesick Blues" - 2:41
  7. "Everything Is Broken" - 2:49
  8. "Man Gave Names to All the Animals" - 4:24
  9. "Masters of War" - 3:22
  10. "Oxford Town" - 1:52
  11. "Maggie's Farm" - 3:20
  12. "Forever Young" - 2:29
  13. "Lay Down Your Weary Tune" - 3:28

Personnel[edit]

Musicians[edit]

  • Tim O'Brien - Bouzouki, Fiddle, Mandolin, Vocals
  • Steve Cohn - Accordion
  • Charlie Cushman Banjo
  • Jerry Douglas - Guitar, Hawaiian Guitar, Lap Steel Guitar, Guitar (Resonator)
  • Mark Graham - Harmonica
  • Celeste Krenz - Vocals
  • Kathy Mattea - Vocals
  • Scott Nygaard - Guitar
  • Mollie O'Brien - Vocals
  • Mark Schatz - Banjo, Bass, Vocals
  • Bob Tyler - Vocals
  • Glen Zankey - Vocals

Production[edit]

  • Tim O'Brien - Producer
  • Randy Best - Engineer
  • Kevin Clock - Mixing
  • David Glasser Mastering

Other[edit]

  • Willie Matthews & Charles Sawtelle- Liner Notes
  • Senor McGuire - Photography
  • Sue Meyer - Design

Notes and sources[edit]

  1. ^ William Ashford, "Review: Tim O'Brien: Red on Blonde", Allmusic
  2. ^ George Graham,"Review: Tim O'Brien - Red On Blonde", The Graham Weekly Album Review, #1037, July 24, 1996

External links[edit]