On February 28, 1979.

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On February 28, 1979, “Warner Bros” released the self-titled, debut Rickie Lee Jones album. It  was recorded in 1978, at “Warner Bros. Recording Studios” and “The Burbank Studios”, and was produced by Lenny Waronker  and  Russ Titelman. In 1980, the album won Rickie Lee Jones “Grammy” for “Best New Artist.”

Personnel:

  • Rickie Lee Jones – vocals, guitar, keyboards, bass, drums, percussion, horn arrangements
  • Fred Tackett- guitar, mandolin
  • Buzz Feiten- guitar
  • Michael McDonald- vocals
  • Randy Kerber- keyboards
  • Neil Larsen – keyboards
  • Dr. John- keyboards
  • Ralph Grierson – keyboards
  • Michael Boddicker- synthesizer
  • Randy Newman- synthesizer
  • Nick DeCaro – accordion, orchestral arrangements
  • Red Callender- bass
  • Willie Weeks- bass
  • Steve Gadd- drums
  • Andy Newmark- drums
  • Jeff Porcaro- drums
  • Mark Stevens – drums, percussion
  • Victor Feldman- percussion, drums, keyboards
  • Tom Scott- horns
  • Ernie Watts- horns
  • Chuck Findley- horns
  • Johnny Mandel- orchestral arrangements
  • Arno Lucas- backing vocals
  • Leslie Smith – backing vocals
  • Joe Turano – backing vocals
  • Matthew Weiner- backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Rickie Lee Jones, except where noted.

  1. Chuck E.’s in Love
  2. On Saturday Afternoons in 1963
  3. Night Train
  4. Young Blood
  5. Easy Money
  6. The Last Chance Texaco
  7. Danny’s All-Star Joint
  8. Coolsville
  9. Weasel and the White Boys Cool – Rickie Lee Jones, Alfred Johnson
  10. Company – Rickie Lee Jones, Alfred Johnson
  11. After Hours (Twelve Bars Past Goodnight)

 

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