Hank Wilson's Back Vol. I is an album by singer and songwriter Leon Russell singing as Hank Wilson. The album was recorded in 1973 at Bradley's Barn, Mount Juliet, Tennessee. The album was mixed at Ardent Studios. The album has classic country and bluegrass tunes and was produced by J. J. Cale, Audie Ashworth, Leon Russell, and Denny Cordell. Originally released as a vinyl LP, Hank Wilson's Back Vol. I was re-released on CD by DCC Compact Classics in 1990 and again by The Right Stuff Records in 1996.
Leon Russell knows something about country music. Born in Oklahoma, virtually all of the country and blues made their way through Tulsa along with Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys. And while Russell is known primarily as a rock & roll performer, that doesn't mean jack. The 14 songs here offer a glimpse of where Russell's heart really lies. All classic country and bluegrass tunes, Hank Wilson's Back features Russell and a few dozen of his closest friends from both . and Nashville tearing up the classics.
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On his first album, Leon Russell, in 1970, the musicians included Eric Clapton, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison. One of his biggest early fans, Elton John, said Russell was a "mentor" and an "inspiration". They recorded their album The Union in 2010, which earned them a Grammy nomination. Russell produced and played in recording sessions for, among others Bob Dylan, Frank Sinatra, Ike & Tina Turner, and The Rolling Stones. He wrote and recorded the hits "Tight Rope" and "Lady Blue". There are some standards written by others: Bob Dylan's The Ballad Of Hollis Brown, Tim Hardin's If I Were A Carpenter and Wild Horses by The Rolling Stones.
Tracklistings come from MusicBrainz. Find out more about our use of this data, and also our policy on profanity. Versatile as anything, Leon Russell has ranged across many styles in his extremely long career.
|1||Roll In My Sweet Baby's Arms|
|2||She Thinks I Still Care|
|3||I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry|
|4||I'll Sail My Ship Alone|
|5||Jambalaya (On The Bayou)|
|6||Six Pack To Go|
|7||Battle Of New Orleans|
|9||Am I That Easy To Forget|
|10||Truck Drivin' Man|
|11||The Window Up Above|
|Bonus Tracks :|
|14||Hey Good Lookin'|
|15||In The Jailhouse Now|
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 0 1096-38009-2 0
- Matrix / Runout (Inner Ring): MADE IN USA BY PDO
- Matrix / Runout: SRZ 8009 01%
|SW-8923||Leon Russell||Hank Wilson's Back Vol. I (LP, Album, Los)||Shelter Records||SW-8923||US||1973|
|SHL 18003||Hank Wilson||Hank Wilson's Back Vol. I (LP, Album, RE)||Shelter Records||SHL 18003||Italy||1978|
|PSMCD 1215||Leon Russell||Hank Wilson's Back! (CD, Album, RE)||Possum, Shelter Records, DCC Compact Classics||PSMCD 1215||Australia||Unknown|
|MCA-692, SRL-52014||Hank Wilson||Hank Wilson's Back Vol. I (LP, Album, RE)||MCA Records, MCA Records||MCA-692, SRL-52014||US||1975|
|AMLS 68923||Leon Russell||Hank Wilson's Back Vol. I (LP, Album, Promo, W/Lbl)||A&M Records||AMLS 68923||UK||1973|