Shake (John Schlitt album)

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Shake
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Studio album by John Schlitt
Released 1995
Genre Christian rock
Length 43:26
Label Word Records
Epic Records
Producer Mark Heimermann
Dann Huff
David Huff
Greg Nelson
John Schlitt chronology
Shake
(1995)
Unfit For Swine
(1996)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars [1]

Shake is the first solo album released by John Schlitt, lead singer of the Christian rock band Petra. It was released in the Spring of 1995.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Wake The Dead" – 5:32 (Words & Music by Schlitt, Mark Heimermann and Dann Huff)
  2. "Don't Look Back" – 3:47 (Words & Music by Schlitt and Jim Cooper)
  3. "Show Me The Way" – 4:18 (Words & Music by Schlitt and Tommy Greer)
  4. "Inside Of You" – 4:44 (Words & Music by Billy Luz Sprague, Heimermann, Dann Huff and Schlitt)
  5. "Let It Show" – 4:32 (Words & Music by Schlitt, Heimermann and Dann Huff)
  6. "Carry The Burden" – 4:19 (Words & Music by Schlitt, Dann & David Huff)
  7. "One By One" – 4:01 (Words & Music by Joe Fair, Schlitt and Rich Gootee)
  8. "Try Understanding His Heart" – 3:55 (Words & Music by Schlitt, Cooper and Ronny Cates)
  9. "The Hard Way" – 3:32 (Words & Music by Tom Wanca and Mark H. Chesshir)
  10. "The Road To Calvary" – 4:50 (Words & Music by Gootee, Schlitt and Cooper)

Personnel[edit]

  • John Schlitt - Lead vocals
  • Dann Huff - Guitars, Bass, Drums and percussion, Keyboards, Background vocals
  • David Huff - Drums and percussion, Shaker, Background vocals
  • Mark Heimermann - Keyboards, Drums and percussion, Background vocals
  • Blair Masters - Additional Keyboards
  • Jackie Street - Bass
  • Joe Spivey - Mandolin, Violin

Background vocals[edit]

  • Robert White Johnson ("Don't Look Back", "Carry The Burden" and "The Hard Way")
  • Donna McElroy ("One By One")
  • Vicki Hampton ("One By One")
  • Kim Fleming ("One By One", "Try Understanding His Heart" and "The Road To Calvary")
  • Kari Schlitt ("One By One")
  • Micah Wilshire ("The Hard Way")
  • Chris Rodriguez ("The Road To Calvary")
  • Duane Starling ("The Road To Calvary")

Children's Vocals ("Wake The Dead")[edit]

  • Jerry Wise
  • Joy Wise
  • Taylor Harris
  • Brandon Harris
  • Peyton Heimermann
  • Perry Heimermann

Production Details[edit]

Tracks 1, 3, 4 & 5[edit]

  • Produced by Mark Heimermann for Fun Attic Productions & Dann Huff
  • Engineers - JB, Shane Wilson, Joe Baldridge, Penn Singleton
  • Recorded at Ashlyne Studio & Fun Attic
  • Production manager - paul james Heimermann
  • Mixed by Bill Deaton at Battery Studio, Nashville, Tennessee
  • Mix assistant - Carry Summers
  • Edited by Marty William

Tracks 2, 6 & 9[edit]

  • Produced by Dann Huff & David Huff
  • Engineered by Dann Huff & David Huff - special thanks to JB & Brian Lenox
  • Recorded at Dobb's Palace, Ashlyne Studio & Fun Attic
  • Mixed by Ronny Brookshire at Emerald Studios, Nashville, Tennessee
  • Mix assistant - Timothy Waters

Tracks 7, 8 & 10[edit]

  • Produced by Greg Nelson
  • Production coordination: Holly Krig-Smith
  • Engineers - Jeff Balding, Bill Deaton, Keith Compton, Steve Bishir, Greg Parker
  • Assistant engineers - Greg Parker, Chris Davie, Kevin Hipp, Martin Woodlee, Shawn McLean
  • Studios - The Bennett House, The Sound Kitchen, Franklin, TN / Quad Studios, The Dugout, Greg Nelson Studio, Nashville, TN
  • Mixed by Bill Deaton at Sixteenth Avenue Sound, Nashville, TN
  • Mix assistants: Carry Summers, Pete Martinez

General Production Details[edit]

  • Executive producer - Bubba Smith
  • Mastered by Hank Williams at Master Mix

References[edit]