Rita Coolidge (album)

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Rita Coolidge
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Studio album by
ReleasedFebruary 1971
RecordedSunset Sound, Los Angeles
GenrePop
Length40:18
LabelA&M
ProducerDavid Anderle for Willow Productions
Rita Coolidge chronology
Rita Coolidge
(1971)
Nice Feelin'
(1971)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars [1]

Rita Coolidge is the self-titled debut album by Rita Coolidge.

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "That Man Is My Weakness" (Donna Weiss, Craig Doerge) – 3:50
  2. "Second Story Window" (Marc Benno) – 3:00
  3. "Crazy Love" (Van Morrison) – 3:35
  4. "The Happy Song" (Otis Redding, Steve Cropper) – 3:50
  5. "Seven Bridges Road" (Steve Young) – 5:55

Side two[edit]

  1. "Born Under a Bad Sign" (Booker T. Jones, William Bell) – 4:10
  2. "Ain't That Peculiar" (William Robinson, Pete Moore, Bobby Rogers, Marv Tarplin) – 4:02
  3. "I Always Called Them Mountains" (Marc Benno) – 3:47
  4. "Mud Island" (Donna Weiss, Mary Unobsky) – 4:28
  5. "I Believe in You" (Neil Young) – 3:10

Album notes[edit]

"That Man Is My Weakness"

"Second Story Window"

"Crazy Love"

"The Happy Song"

  • Booker T. Jones – organ
  • Spooner Oldham – electric piano
  • Clarence White – guitar
  • Jerry McGee – guitar
  • Chris Ethridge – bass
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Bobbye Hall Porter – tambourine

"Seven Bridges Road"

  • Booker T. Jones – piano
  • Spooner Oldham - organ
  • Clarence White – acoustic guitar
  • Jerry McGee – dobro, electric sitar
  • Chris Ethridge – bass
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Bobbye Hall Porter – bongos
  • Plas Johnson – alto saxophone

"Born Under a Bad Sign"

  • Booker T. Jones – electric piano
  • Spooner Oldham – organ
  • Clarence White – guitar
  • Ry Cooder – bottleneck guitar
  • Chris Ethridge – bass
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Bobbye Hall Porter – congas
  • Clifford Scott – tenor saxophone

"Ain’t That Peculiar"

  • Booker T. Jones – electric piano
  • Clarence White – guitar
  • Jerry McGee – guitar
  • Chris Ethridge – bass
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Bobbye Hall Porter – tambourine, congas

"(I Always Called Them) Mountains"

  • Clarence White – guitar
  • Jerry Mcgee – acoustic guitar
  • Spooner Oldham – organ, piano
  • Chris Ethridge – bass
  • Jim Keltner - drums

"Mud Island"

  • Booker T. Jones – organ, guitar
  • Spooner Oldham – electric piano
  • Clarence White – guitar
  • Ry Cooder – bottleneck guitar
  • Fuzzy Samuels – bass
  • Jim Keltner – drums, percussion
  • Bobbye Hall Porter – tambourine, congas

"I Believe in You"

  • Spooner Oldham – electric piano
  • Clarence White – acoustic guitar
  • Jerry McGee – acoustic guitar
  • Booker T. Jones– bass
  • Jim Keltner – drums

Horns

  • Jim Horn- baritone, alto & tenor saxophone
  • John Kelson – tenor saxophone & bass clarinet
  • Don Menza – tenor & alto saxophone & bass clarinet
  • Clifford Scott – tenor saxophone
  • Peter Christlieb – tenor saxophone
  • Plas Johnson – tenor & alto saxophone
  • George Bohanon – trombone & baritone horn
  • Lew McCreary – trombone
  • Ernie Tack – trombone
  • Jack Redmond – trombone
  • Dick Hyde – trombone
  • Oliver Mitchell – trumpet & Flugal horn
  • Charles Findley – trumpet & Flugal horn
  • Al Aarons – trumpet & Flugal horn
  • Dalton Smith – trumpet & Flugal horn
  • Vincent DeRosa – French horn
  • Bill Hinshaw – French horn
  • Arthur Maebe – French horn
  • David Duke – French horn

Strings

  • Jesse Ehrlich – cello
  • Jerome Kessler – cello
  • Leonard Malarsky – violin
  • William Kurasch – violin
  • Wilbert Nutycomb - violin
  • James Getzoff – violin
  • Harry Bluestone – violin
  • Ralph Schaeffer – violin
  • Gareth Nuttycombe – viola
  • Samuel Boghossian – viola

Background Vocals

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carpenter, Bil. Rita Coolidge at AllMusic