| May 25, 1990|
25 May 1990
Bruce Hornsby, Don Gehman
| Bruce Hornsby, Bruce Hornsby and the Range|
Rock music, Pop music, Soft rock
Bruce Hornsby albums, Rock music albums
A Night on the Town was the third and final album by Bruce Hornsby and the Range. Following albums would be credited to Hornsby alone. A Night on the Town features Hornsby's last significant hit single, "Across the River", which spent one week at the top of the Billboard Album Rock Tracks chart and peaked at number 18 on the Billboard Hot 100. Bruce Hornsby chose Laurelle Brooks as the female lead in the music video for "Across the River".
All tracks written by Bruce Hornsby except where noted.Bruce Hornsby – vocals, piano, synthesizer, accordion
George Marinelli – guitar, mandolin, backing vocals
Joe Puerta – bass, backing vocals
John Molo – drums
"Carry the Water" – Laura Creamer and Shaun Murphy (backing vocals)
"Fire on the Cross" – Béla Fleck (banjo), Wayne Shorter (saxophone)
"Barren Ground"– Shawn Colvin (backing vocals), Béla Fleck (banjo), Jerry Garcia (guitar)
"Across the River"– Jerry Garcia (guitar), Laura Creamer and Shaun Murphy (backing vocals)
"Stranded on Easy Street" – David Mansfield (guitar), Jimmie Wood (harmonica)
"Stander on the Mountain" – Charlie Haden (upright bass), David Mansfield (violin), Shawn Colvin (backing vocals)
"Lost Soul" – Shawn Colvin (vocals)
"Another Day" – David Lasley and Arnold McCuller (backing vocals)
"Special Night" – Shawn Colvin (backing vocals)
"These Arms of Mine" – Bridgette Bryant, David Lasley, Arnold McCuller and Fred White (backing vocals)
Produced by Bruce Hornsby and Don Gehman
Engineered by Ed Thacker (Tracks #1, 3-11) and Eddie King (Track #2).
Additional Engineering – Steve "Sound" Cormier, Don Gehman and Eddie King.
Assistant Engineers – Don Bosworth, Robin Laine-Levine, Ted Pattison, John "Chamberlin" Pilatus, Neal Pogue and Chris Winter.
Recorded at Record One (Sherman Oaks, CA), Kingsound Studios (Hollywood Hills, CA) and Larabee Sound Studios (N. Hollywood, CA).
Mixed by Ed Thacker at Larabee Sound Studios and Chapel Studios (Los Angeles, CA).
Mastered by Stephen Marcussen at Precision Mastering (Hollywood, CA).
Keyboard Technician – Paul Johnson
Production Coordination – Sharona Sabbag
Art Direction – Norman Moore and Ria Lewerke
Photography – Peter Miller
Management – Tim Neece
1A Night on the Town4:26A Night on the Town (Bruce Hornsby album) Wikipedia
2Carry the Water5:09
3Fire on the Cross4:38