On April 23, 1991.

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On April 23, 1991, “Epic” label released “Ordinary Average Guy”, the ninth Joe Walsh solo studio album. It was recorded in August 1990, and was produced by Joe Walsh and Joe Vitale.

Personnel:

  • Joe Walsh –vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Waddy Wachtel– guitar
  • Joe Vitale– vocals, bass guitar, keyboards, drums, percussion
  • Paul Shaffer– piano, keyboards
  • Rick Rosas – bass guitar
  • George “Chocolate” Perry– bass guitar
  • Chad Cromwell– drums, percussion
  • Wally Cullis – drums, percussion
  • Larry Otis – saxophone
  • Ringo Starr– backing vocals
  • Al Paris – backing vocals
  • Kelley Hurt – backing vocals
  • Jimi Jamison– backing vocals
  • Jeff Rogers – backing vocals
  • Gary Belz
  • Kevin Buell
  • Michael Caplan
  • Mark Chernoff
  • David Fishof
  • Ken Frank
  • Wally Franson
  • Bruce Garfield
  • Richard ‘Kush” Griffith
  • Herbs
  • Mark Herman
  • Ken Kraus
  • Steve Lawrence
  • Lucy Walsh
  • Turley Richards
  • Alan Rogan
  • Ed Sanford
  • Jim Nipar, Dave Reynolds, Bill Szymczyk – engineer
  • Jim Stabile – assistant engineer
  • Dave Reynolds – mixing
  • Tim Ray, Johnny Walls – engineer and mixing assistant
  • Vladimir Meller – mastering
  • David Coleman – art direction
  • Patrick Cullie, Alan Messer – photography
  • Scott Maclellan – executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Joe Walsh, except where noted.

  1. Two Sides to Every Story – Rick Rosas, Joe Walsh
  2. Ordinary Average Guy
  3. The Gamma Goochee – John Mangiagli
  4. All of a Sudden – Jimi Jamison, Joe Walsh
  5. Alphabetical Order – Joe Vitale, Joe Walsh
  6. Look at Us Now – Jimi Jamison, Joe Walsh
  7. I’m Actin’ Different
  8. Up All Night – Joe Vitale, Joe Walsh
  9. You Might Need Somebody – Nan O’Byrne, Tom Snow
  10. Where I Grew up (Prelude to School Days)
  11. School Days – Joe Vitale

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