The Other Side (Chuck Brown and Eva Cassidy album)

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The Other Side
The other side album cover.jpg
Studio album by
Released1992 (1992)
Recorded1992, Glendale, Maryland
GenreSoul, jazz, blues
Length54:25
LabelLiaison
Chuck Brown chronology
90's Goin' Hard
(1991)
The Other Side
(1992)
This Is a Journey into Time
(1993)
Eva Cassidy chronology
'The Other Side'
(1992)
Live at Blues Alley
(1996)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic2.5/5 stars [1]

The Other Side is an album by D.C. go-go funk legend Chuck Brown and American singer Eva Cassidy. It was first released in 1992 by Brown's label Liaison records. The album comprises jazz, blues and soul standards and contains a mixture of solos and duets. It is the only studio album by Cassidy to have been released in her lifetime.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Let the Good Times Roll" (Shirley Goodman, Leonard Lee) - 3:12
  2. "Fever" (Eddie Cooley, John Davenport) - 4:16
  3. "You Don't Know Me" (Eddy Arnold, Cindy Walker) - 4:59
  4. "I Could Have Told You So" (Jimmy Van Heusen, Carl Sigman) - 3:31
  5. "Gee, Baby, Ain't I Good to You" (Andy Razaf, Don Redman) - 2:44
  6. "I'll Go Crazy" (James Brown) - 2:50
  7. "You Don't Know What Love Is" (Gene de Paul, Don Raye) - 4:40 (Chuck Brown solo)
  8. "Drown in My Own Tears" (Henry Glover) - 5:37
  9. "God Bless the Child" (Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog, Jr.) - 3:18 (Eva Cassidy solo)
  10. "Red Top" (Ben Kynard, Lionel Hampton) - 2:55
  11. "Dark End of the Street" (Dan Penn, Chips Moman) - 3:55 (Eva Cassidy solo)
  12. "The Shadow of Your Smile" (Johnny Mandel, Paul Francis Webster) - 3:30
  13. "Over the Rainbow" (Harold Arlen, E.Y. Harburg) - 5:02 (Eva Cassidy solo)
  14. "You've Changed" (Bill Carey, Carl Fischer) - 4:00

Another track from these sessions, "Need Your Love So Bad", appears on the Eva Cassidy album Eva by Heart.

Personnel[edit]

  • Chuck Brown - vocals, guitar
  • Eva Cassidy - vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Keith Grimes - guitar
  • Dave Lourim - guitar
  • Dan Cassidy - violin
  • Matthew Allen - strings
  • Philip Jehle - clarinet
  • Tom Crawford - saxophone
  • Donnell Floyd - saxophone
  • C.J. - saxophone
  • Gilbert Pryor - trumpet
  • The Reverend Pope - trumpet
  • "Little" Benny Harley - trumpet
  • Roy Battle - trombone
  • Lenny Williams - piano, vibes
  • Mark "Godfather" Lawson - organ
  • Kent Wood - organ, synthesizer
  • Chris Biondo - bass, congas
  • Keter Betts - upright bass
  • Raice McLeod - drums
  • Jim Campbell - drums
  • Ju Ju House - drums
  • William Cook - congas
  • Darryl Andrews - percussion

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