Red to Blue

Red to Blue

by Leon RedboneLeon Redbone


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Redbone's conversational style fits anywhere from a coffeehouse setting to a concert to hawking detergent on TV. Here, in this reissue of an album he cut in 1987, he takes on everything from country & western tunes (the opening "Diamonds Don't Mean a Thing" and "Lovesick Blues," which features a dialogue with Hank Williams, Jr.) to old favorites like "Someday Sweetheart," "Somebody Stole My Gal," and "Aw You Salty Dog." The usual Dixieland backing augmenting his tasteful fingerpicked guitar work makes this a seamless addition to his discography.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/20/2004
Label: Rounder / Umgd
UPC: 0011661323421
catalogNumber: 613234
Rank: 45460

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Leon Redbone   Primary Artist,Guitar,Vocals
David Bromberg   Dobro
Roches   Vocals
Howard Alden   Banjo,Guitar
Dan Barrett   Trombone
Biréli Lagrène   Guitar
Gary Peacock   Track Performer
Ken Peplowski   Clarinet
Eric Weissberg   Pedal Steel Guitar,Pedal Steel Banjo
Vince Giordano   Bass,Percussion,Tuba,Drums,Bass Saxophone,Upright Bass
Giampaolo Biagi   Drums
Eddie Davis   Guitar
Peter Ecklund   Cornet
Steve Fishell   Steel Guitar
Joel Helleny   Trombone
Richard Hendrickson   Violin
Richard Henrickson   Violin
Arnold Kinsella   Drums
Richard Maximoff   Violin
Joe Muranyi   Clarinet
Andy Stein   Violin,Voices
Terry Waldo   Piano
Hank Williams   Speech/Speaker/Speaking Part,Dialogue
Charlie Wilson   Clarinet
Dr. John   Piano
Scott Black   Cornet
Big Jonny Dong   Tuba
Alvin E. Roger   Violin
Suzzy   Vocals,Group Member
Maggie   Vocals,Group Member
Terre   Vocals,Group Member
Bobby Gordon   Clarinet
Eddy Davis   Guitar (Tenor)
Chuck Wilson   Clarinet
Arnie Kinsella   Drums

Technical Credits

Leon Redbone   Arranger,Producer,Cover Art
Peter Ecklund   Arranger
Doug Epstein   Engineer,Remixing
Beryl Handler   Producer
Richard Maximoff   Contributor
Joe Renzetti   String Arrangements
Joe Renzeto   Arranger
Mike Tarsia   Dialogue Engineering
Nancy Anderson   Adaptation,CD Adaptation
Michael Horen   Cover Art
Benjamin Franklin Spikes   Composer
John Spikes   Composer
Emmett Miller & His Georgia Crackers   Arranger

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