J. J. Cale: Grasshopper

In March 1982, “Mercury” label released “Grasshopper”, the seventh J. J. Cale album. It was recorded in 1982, and was produced by Audie Ashworth and J. J. Cale.

Personnel:

  • J. J. Cale – vocals, guitars
  • Reggie Young – guitar
  • Christine Lakeland – vocals guitar, organ
  • Steve Gibson – guitar
  • John Christopher – guitar
  • Bill Boatman- tambourine
  • Bobby Emmons– organ
  • David Briggs – piano, electric piano
  • Mike Lawler – synthesizer
  • Jim Karstein – congas
  • Dennis Solee – horns
  • Charles Dungey – bass
  • Nick Rather – bass
  • Tom Cogbill – bass
  • Karl Himmel – drums
  • Ken Buttrey– drums
  • Gary Allen – drums
  • Robert Greenidge – steel drums
  • Farrell Morris – congas, percussion, vibraphone
  • Audie Ashworth – engineer
  • Chip Young , Rick Horton – engineer
  • Chad Hailey, Ron Reynolds – engineer, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by J. J. Cale, except where noted

  1. City Girls
  2. Devil in Disguise
  3. One Step Ahead of the Blues – J.J. Cale, Roger Tillison
  4. You Keep Me Hangin’ On
  5. Downtown L.A.
  6. Can’t Live Here
  7. Grasshopper
  8. Drifters Wife
  9. Don’t Wait – J. J. Cale, Christine Lakeland
  10. A Thing Going On
  11. Nobody But You
  12. Mississippi River
  13. Does Your Mama Like to Reggae – J. J. Cale, Christine Lakeland
  14. Jive

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