The Neighborhood (album)

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The Neighborhood
The Neighborhood - Los Lobos.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 4, 1990 (1990-09-04)
StudioOcean Way, Los Angeles, California
Sunset Sound, Hollywood, California
GenreRoots rock
Chicano rock
R&B
Tex-Mex
Heartland rock
Length44:52
LabelSlash Records, WB Records
ProducerLarry Hirsch, Los Lobos, Mitchell Froom
Los Lobos chronology
La pistola y el corazón
(1988)
The Neighborhood
(1990)
Kiko
(1992)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars link
Rolling Stone4/5 stars link

The Neighborhood is the fifth album by the rock band Los Lobos. It was released in 1990 and includes contributions from, among others, Levon Helm and John Hiatt. It peaked at #103 at the Billboard 200 in September 1990.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by David K. Hidalgo and Louie F. Pérez, Jr., except where noted.

  1. "Down on the Riverbed" – 4:05
  2. "Emily" – 3:49
  3. "I Walk Alone" – 3:00
  4. "Angel Dance" – 3:13
  5. "Little John of God" – 2:19
  6. "Deep Dark Hole" – 2:24
  7. "Georgia Slop" (Jimmy McCracklin) – 2:45
  8. "I Can't Understand" (Cesar J.Rosas; Willie Dixon) – 4:00
  9. "The Giving Tree" – 3:07
  10. "Take My Hand" – 4:45
  11. "Jenny's Got a Pony" – 4:03
  12. "Be Still" - 3:34
  13. "The Neighborhood" – 4:07

Personnel[edit]

  • David K. Hidalgo - vocals, electric and acoustic guitars, 6-string bass, tiple, accordion, bajo sexto, violine, Hawaiian steel, koto guitar, drums, percussion
  • Cesar J. Rosas - vocals, electric and acoustic guitars, bajo-sexto, huanpanguera
  • Louie F. Pérez, Jr. - drums, percussion, guitars, jarana, hidalguer
  • Conrad R. Lozano - vocals, fender precision and 5-string bass, guitarron, upright bass
  • Steve M. Berlin - tenor, baritone and soprano saxophones, organ, clavinet, percussion

Additional personnel

Production

  • Larry Hirsch - producer, engineer, mixing
  • Los Lobos - producer
  • Mitchell Froom - producer (track 4)
  • Clark Germain - engineer
  • Stacy Baird - engineer
  • Brian Soucy - assistant engineer
  • Dan Bosworth - assistant engineer
  • Eric Rudd - assistant engineer
  • Joe Schiff - assistant engineer
  • Neal Avron - assistant engineer
  • Tom Nellen - assistant engineer
  • Tchad Blake - engineer (track 4)
  • Julie Last - assistant engineer (track 4)
  • Stephen Marcussen - mastering
  • Terry Robertson-Mota - art direction, design
  • Louie Perez - art visions
  • Carlos Almaraz - paintings
  • Max Aguilera-Hellweg - photography

References[edit]