| September 24, 1991|
24 September 1991
Folk music, Vocal jazz
| Rickie Lee Jones|
| Traffic from Paradise
David Was, Rickie Lee Jones, Pascal Nabet Meyer
Flying Cowboys, It's Like This, The Magazine, Traffic from Paradise, Pirates
Pop Pop is an album by Rickie Lee Jones, released in September 1991. It was produced by David Was from Was (Not Was).
The album contains cover versions, ranging from jazz and blues standards to Tin Pan Alley to Jimi Hendrix's "Up from the Skies". It reached #8 on the Billboard Contemporary Jazz Albums, but was her least commercially successful in her career to that point, reaching #121 on the Billboard 200. The cover artwork resembles a package of bang snaps.
Rickie Lee Jones, vocals; acoustic guitar on "Comin' Back to Me"
Robben Ford - acoustic guitar
Charlie Haden, John Leftwich - acoustic bass
Walfredo Reyes, Jr. - bongos, shakers
Bob Sheppard - clarinet on "I'll Be Seeing You", tenor saxophone on "Love Junkyard"
Joe Henderson - tenor saxophone on "Dat Dere" and "Bye Bye Blackbird"
Dino Saluzzi - bandoneon on "My One and Only Love", "Hi-Lili Hi-Lo" and "The Ballad of the Sad Young Men"
Charlie Shoemake - vibraphone on "Love Junkyard"
Steve Kindler - violin on "Second Time Around"
Michael O'Neil - acoustic guitar on "Up From The Skies" and "Love Junkyard"
Michael Greiner - percussion
April Gay, Arnold McCuller, David Was, Donny Gerrard, Terry Bradford - vocals
- "My One and Only Love" (Guy Wood, Robert Mellin) – 5:55
- "Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most" (Fran Landesman, Tommy Wolf) – 3:57
- "Hi-Lili, Hi-Lo" (Bronisław Kaper, Helen Deutsch) – 3:38
- "Up from the Skies" (Jimi Hendrix) – 4:32
- "The Second Time Around" (Jimmy Van Heusen, Sammy Cahn) – 4:50
- "Dat Dere" (Bobby Timmons, Oscar Brown, Jr.) – 4:07
- "I'll Be Seeing You" (Irving Kahal, Sammy Fain) – 3:14
- "Bye Bye Blackbird" (Mort Dixon, Ray Henderson) – 2:22
- "The Ballad of the Sad Young Men" (Fran Landesman, Tommy Wolf) – 4:22
- "I Won't Grow Up" (Carolyn Leigh, Mark Charlap) – 3:11
- "Love Junkyard" (David Weiss, John Keller) – 4:11
- "Comin' Back to Me" (Marty Balin) – 5:35
1My One and Only Love5:57Pop Pop Wikipedia
2Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most3:58