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The Blue Ridge Rangers Rides Again

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Released  August 25, 2009
Artist  John Fogerty
Producer  John Fogerty
Length  40:03
Release date  25 August 2009
Label  Universal Music LLC
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Recorded  Village Recorders and Berkeley Street Studios, Santa Monica: October 2008
Blue Ridge Rangers Rides Again (2009)  Wrote a Song for Everyone (2013)
Genres  Country music, Country rock, American folk music
Similar  John Fogerty albums, Country rock albums

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The Blue Ridge Rangers Rides Again is the eighth solo studio album by American roots rock singer-songwriter and guitarist John Fogerty, first released on August 25, 2009, on Fogerty's own label, Fortunate Son Records and distributed by Verve Forecast Records. The apparent grammatical error in the title of the album (the verb should be conjugated 'ride,' not 'rides') is a play on the fact that the original Blue Ridge Rangers (on the 1973 album The Blue Ridge Rangers) consisted entirely of Fogerty singing all the vocals and playing all the instruments by himself.

Contents

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Recording

Originally announced in December 2008, the album was then titled The Return of the Blue Ridge Rangers and was slated for release by Fantasy Records, the label Fogerty recorded for with Creedence Clearwater Revival and his 2007 "comeback" album Revival. The album shares similarities in style with Fogerty's first solo album The Blue Ridge Rangers and included auto-remake of a song from Eye of the Zombie album.

The album was recorded at Village Recorders in Santa Monica, California, in a 10-day session. Included in the group were Buddy Miller, Greg Leisz, Dennis Crouch, Jay Bellerose and Kenny Aronoff. It was recorded mostly at Berkeley Street Studios in Santa Monica, California. Beginning tracks started in October of 2008 at Village Recorders in Santa Monica with Mike Piersante (Engineer). Additional sessions occurred with special guests, Bruce Springsteen and The Eagles' Don Henley and Timothy B. Schmit.

Tracks not included

There were 15 songs recorded from a long list of songs that Fogerty, T-Bone Burnett and Lenny Waronker put together. Fogerty did not release the specific titles, but a Merle Haggard song was revealed to be among the three unreleased tunes.

Production

The Blue Ridge Rangers Rides Again was arranged and produced by John Fogerty.

Production group
  • Executive Producer: Julie Fogerty
  • Associate Producer: Lenny Waronker
  • Mix engineer: Bob Clearmountain
  • Mastering: Bob Ludwig for Gateway Mastering Studios
  • Recording Engineers: Mike Piersante, Bob Clearmountain, Kevin Harp, Brandon Duncan, Ryan Freeland, Toby Scott, and David Colvin
  • Art Direction: Julie Fogerty and Geoff Gans
  • Package Design: Geoff Gans and Julie Fogerty
  • Photography credits: Julie Fogerty, Wayne Stambler, Geoff Gans, and Bob Fogerty
  • Distribution: Universal Music Distribution
  • Backing band

    Fogerty's band includes:

  • Jason Mowery – fiddle, dobro, mandolin, backing vocals
  • Buddy Miller – electric guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Greg Leisz – steel guitar, lap steel, dobro, mandolin
  • Hunter Perrin – fingerstyle guitar, electric rhythm guitar
  • Chris Chaney – bass
  • Dennis Crouch – bass
  • Kenny Aronoff – drums, percussion
  • Jay Bellerose – drums
  • Herb Pedersen – backing vocals, harmony vocals
  • Jodie Kennedy – backing vocals, harmony vocals
  • Oren Waters – backing vocals
  • Deluxe Edition

    A deluxe edition of the album was released that included both the CD and a bonus DVD.

    DVD track listing

    Source: BRR DVD

    Seq....Subject

    1. Making of The Blue Ridge Rangers Rides Again album
    2. In-studio rehearsal: Change in the Weather
    3. In-studio rehearsal: Heaven's Just A Sin Away
    4. Preview of the new DVD Come Down the Road, the triumphant return to Albert Hall ... LISTEN

    Songs

    1Paradise3:51
    2Never Ending Song of Love3:01
    3Garden Party3:51

    References

    The Blue Ridge Rangers Rides Again Wikipedia


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