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Rock the Night (Robert Walker)

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Released  October 23, 2001
Producer  Robert Walker
Release date  23 October 2001
Recorded  February 4, 2000
Artist  Robert Walker
Genre  Blues
Label  Continental Record Services
People also search for  Rompin' & Stompin', Literal, Promised Land

Rock the Night is the first live album by American blues rock guitarist Robert Walker. It was recorded on February 4, 2000 and released on October 23, 2001 by Rooster Blues.

Contents

Track listing

  1. "Cut You A Loose" (London) — 4:33
  2. "Found Love" (Reed) — 3:45
  3. "Rooster Blues" (West) — 3:43
  4. "Linda Lu" (Sharpe) — 2:51
  5. "Standing at My Window/Don't Answer the Door" (Crudup, Johnson) — 5:38
  6. "Truck Driving Man" (Fell) — 2:02
  7. "Why I Sing the Blues" (Clark, King) — 3:58
  8. "Memphis" (Berry) — 2:54
  9. "Stagger Lee" (traditional) — 3:50
  10. "Robert B. Goode/Little Queenie" (Berry) — 3:57
  11. "Hide Away" (King, Thompson) — 3:32

Personnel

Performers:

  • David "Pecan" Porter — bass
  • Sam Carr — drums
  • Robert Walker — guitar, vocals
  • Production:

  • Jim O'Neal — producer, mixing
  • Tomas Ford — engineer
  • Jack LeTourneau — engineer, mixing
  • Bill Steber — photography
  • Jannell Turner — art direction, design, photography
  • Reception

    After the blandness of Rompin' & Stompin', Rock the Night fared considerably better. This was due in part to having fellow veteran musicians such as Carr and Porter, who are "as wild as Walker, but less wayward." The "tethering" of Walker by the others leads to some fun moments. That doesn't mean that they performed flawlessly, though, since reviewer Chris Smith comments how "Hide Way" "has so many wrong notes that it's almost a new composition" and that other songs also get "a thorough mauling."

    Songs

    1Cut You a Loose4:33
    2Found Love3:45
    3Rooster Blues3:43

    References

    Rock the Night (Robert Walker) Wikipedia


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