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Joy Street Records 1001
Except as noted, all songs written by Johnny Harper
© Dream State Music BMI.
1. LIGHT OF A NEW DAY 4:55
2. WORK WITH WHAT YOU GOT 4:25
3. BURNIN’ UP 4:25
4. NOTHIN’ BUT A PARTY 4:20
5. LOVE’S LITTLE UPS AND DOWNS 4:05
6. GOT ME A NEW LOVE THING (Allen Toussaint) 3:50
7. LOAFIN’ ON THE WATER 5:27
8. I FOUND MY HOME (IN YOUR HEART) 4:35
9. GUMBO BLUES 5:25
10. NINE LIVES 5:20
11. THIS LAND IS YOUR LAND (Woody Guthrie) 4:25
12. IF THE GOOD LORD’S WILLING 4:30
13. HANG TOUGH / DON’T STOP NOW (Allen Toussaint
/ Pat Macdonald) 5:00
Recorded at CryLove Studio, Danville CA.
Engineering (& musical wisdom) John Baker.
(Additional overdubs/ mixing at Whip Records, Berkeley CA; Megasonic Sound, Oakland CA; and Shine On Studio, Oakland CA.)
Mixed by Johnny Harper with David Landon at Whip
and David Hughes at Shine On.
PRODUCED BY JOHNNY HARPER
Lead vocals & all guitars: Johnny Harper
Backing vocals: Timm Walker, Fred Ross, Sue McCracklin,
Drums: Rick Alegria.
Bass: Martin Holland, Timm Walker, Jesse Strauss
Piano & organ: John R. Burr
Additional rhythm piano part on no. 3: Neal Roston
Saxophone: Jim Peterson (“Dr. Grit”)
Trumpet: Dave Scott
On no. 12: Pedal steel guitar: Bobby Black. Fiddle: Richard Chon
Backing vocals: Kathy Kallick, Richard Brandenburg
All arrangements, including horn arrangements, by Johnny Harper