Willy DeVille Live

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Willy DeVille Live
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Live album by Willy DeVille
Released December 1, 1993
Recorded Olympia Theatre, Paris
The Bottom Line, New York City
Genre Rock, soul, latin, mariachi
Length 64:20
Label Fnac Music
Producer Willy DeVille, Philippe Rault
Willy DeVille chronology
Backstreets of Desire
(1992)
Willy DeVille Live
(1993)
Big Easy Fantasy
(1995)

Willy DeVille Live is a live recording of Willy DeVille and the Mink DeVille Band. It was recorded on June 16-17, 1993 at The Bottom Line in Greenwich Village, New York City, and in October 1993 at the Olympia Theatre in Paris. It was released in Europe on December 1, 1993 in Europe by the French label Fnac Music (the album was not released in the United States).

Willy DeVille Live was dedicated to Steve Douglas, who played saxophone on the first three Mink DeVille albums and produced Le Chat Bleu. Douglas died shortly before the album came out.

Willy DeVille Live reached the number one sales chart position in Spain.[1]

Track listing[edit]

Unless otherwise noted, all songs by Willy DeVille.

  1. “Lilly's Daddy's Cadillac“ - 4:32
  2. “This Must Be the Night“ - 3:11
  3. “Savoir Faire“ - 3:03
  4. "Cadillac Walk" (John Martin) – 5:57
  5. “Bamboo Road“ - 5:04
  6. “Mixed Up, Shook Up Girl“ - 5:54
  7. “Heart and Soul“ - 4:25
  8. “Can't Do Without It“ - 3:47
  9. “Maybe Tomorrow“ - 3:25
  10. “I Must Be Dreaming“ - 4:59
  11. “Heaven Stood Still“ - 3:21
  12. “Demasiado Corazon“ - 3:51
  13. “Spanish Stroll“ - 6:11
  14. Stand by Me“ - (Ben E. King, Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller) - 4:16
  15. Hey Joe” – (Billy Roberts) - 5:04

Personnel[edit]

The Mink DeVille Band[edit]

The Valentine Brothers[edit]

  • Billy Valentine – background vocals
  • Johnny "Briz" Valentine – background vocals

The Brass Attack Horns[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Willy DeVilleproducer
  • Philippe Rault – producer, executive producer
  • Barbara Moutenot – production assistant
  • Philippe Poustis – production assistant, A&R, Fnac Music
  • Jules Solo – production assistant
  • Rik Pekkonen – mixing (Ocean Way Studio, Los Angeles)
  • Ken Allardyce – assistant engineer (Ocean Way)
  • Doug Sax – mastering (The Mastering Lab, Los Angeles)
  • Claude Gassian – photographer
  • Geneviève Gauckler – cover design
  • Fred Matthews – photographer

Bottom Line concerts (Effanel Mobile Studio)[edit]

Olympia Theatre concerts (Le Voyageur)[edit]

  • Steve Boyer – recording engineer
  • René Weiss – assistant engineer

Additional recordings (Looking Glass Studio, New York)[edit]

  • Steve Boyer – recording engineer
  • Dante De Sole – assistant

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eagle Rock Entertainment (2007) "DeVille, Willy." Web site of Eagle Rock Entertainment. (Retrieved 2009-09-15).