Homeward Looking Angel

Homeward Looking Angel

by Pam TillisPam Tillis


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Pam Tillis had an enviable challenge with Homeward Looking Angel -- topping the critically acclaimed and commercially viable Put Yourself in My Place, an album that spawned four Top Ten singles including "Don't Tell Me What to Do." Tillis' pure, full-bodied country voice can be both a boon and a burden. Some tracks on Angel seem cliché. On one cut, the retro "Do You Know Where Your Man Is," her genuinely throaty twang feels exaggerated to the point of annoyance. Yet other songs work seemingly effortless magic, including the sultry and sexy "Shake the Sugar Tree," and the wry and telling "Cleopatra, Queen of Denial." These songs, along with Gretchen Peters' ballad "Let That Pony Run" and the title cut -- one of four written by Bob DiPiero -- had no trouble finding their way to the chart heights of their predecessors and insuring Tillis another hit recording. While it may not be as flawless as Put Yourself in My Place, Homeward Looking Angel is a very solid -- and at times even stellar -- successor; it should be seriously considered by anyone who is curious about her music. ~ Roch Parisien & Thom Jurek

Product Details

Release Date: 09/29/1992
Label: Arista
UPC: 0078221864923
catalogNumber: 18649
Rank: 78290

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Pam Tillis   Primary Artist,Background Vocals
Ashley Cleveland   Background Vocals
John Jorgenson   Guitar,Electric Guitar
Blaine Sprouse   Fiddle
Joe Chemay   Bass
Eddie Bayers   Drums
Stephanie Bentley   Background Vocals
Bruce Bouton   Steel Guitar
Dennis Burnside   Organ
Larry Byrom   Electric Guitar
Sonny Garrish   Steel Guitar
Vicki Hampton   Background Vocals
John Hobbs   Piano
Bill Hullett   Guitar,Mandolin,Electric Guitar
Mary Ann Kennedy   Background Vocals
Paul Leim   Drums
Anthony Martin   Synthesizer,Piano,Background Vocals
Gary Morse   Electric Guitar,Steel Guitar
Steve Nathan   Organ,Piano
Larry Paxton   Bass
Pamela Rose   Background Vocals
Harry Stinson   Background Vocals
Biff Watson   Acoustic Guitar
Lonnie Wilson   Drums
Paul Worley   Acoustic Guitar,Electric Guitar,Background Vocals,12-string Guitar
Dennis Wilson   Background Vocals

Technical Credits

Anthony Martin   Producer
Ed Seay   Producer
Paul Worley   Producer
Maude Gilman   Art Direction

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