1977 Rory Block – Intoxication So Bitter Sweet

Intoxication So Bitter Sweet is the fourth solo album by Rory Block, released in 1977.

Aurora “Rory” Block (born November 6, 1949, Princeton, New Jersey, United States) is an American blues guitarist and singer, a notable exponent of the country blues style.

Tracks

1  Help Me Baby (Rory Block) 3:40
2  Intoxication (Rory Block) 3:34
3  Sellout (Rory Block) 2:46
4  I Got A Man (Rory Block) 3:12
5  Don’t Walk Out (Rory Block) 3:38
6  You Can Lie With A Straight Face (Rory Block) 3:54
7  Feelings Cannot Lie (Rory Block) 3:02
8  Boredom Is Sadness (Rory Block) 3:34
9  Thank You Anyway (Rory Block) 2:59
10  Hard Workin’ Woman (Rory Block) 3:52

Media

Musicians

1 Help Me Baby

BassRoland John Hines
DrumsRick Shlosser
GuitarFred Tackett
Fender RhodesBill Payne
OberheimBill Payne
PercussionJack Ashford
VocalsRory Block


2 Intoxication

BassRoland John Hines
DrumsRick Shlosser
GuitarFred Tackett
Acoustic GuitarRory Block
PianoBill Payne
OberheimBill Payne
FluteBuddy Colette
CongasSam Clayton
Background VocalsRoland John Hines
VocalsRory Block


3 Sellout

BassRoland John Hines
DrumsRick Shlosser
GuitarFred Tackett
Fender RhodesBill Payne
OrganWilliam Smith
PianoRory Block
CongasSam Clayton
VocalsRory Block


4 I Got A Man

BassRoland John Hines
GuitarFred Tackett
Fender RhodesRory Block
SaxJim Horn
PercussionJack Ashford
VocalsRory Block


5 Don’t Walk Out

BassRoland John Hines
DrumsRichie Hayward
GuitarFred Tackett
Acoustic GuitarFred Tackett
PianoBill Payne
CongasSam Clayton
VocalsRory Block


6 You Can Lie With A Straight Face

BassRoland John Hines
DrumsRick Shlosser
GuitarFred Tackett
Fender RhodesRory Block
OrganBill Payne
PianoBill Payne
CongasSam Clayton
VocalsRory Block


7 Feelings Cannot Lie

BassPaul Stallworth
DrumsRick Shlosser
GuitarFred Tackett
PianoBill Payne
SaxJim Horn
CongasJoe Porcaro
VocalsRory Block


8 Boredom Is Sadness

PianoRory Block
OrganWilliam Smith
Background VocalsJames Cleveland Choir
VocalsRory Block


9 Thank You Anyway

BassPaul Stallworth
DrumsRick Shlosser
GuitarFred Tackett
PianoRory Block
CongasSam Clayton
TriangleJoe Porcaro
PercussionJack Ashford
VocalsRory Block


10 Hard Workin’ Woman

BassRoland John Hines
DrumsRick Shlosser
GuitarFred Tackett
OberheimBill Payne
PianoBill Payne
CongasSam Clayton
Background VocalsCindy Bullens
Background VocalsSam Clayton
Background VocalsRichie Hayward
VocalsRory Block

Liner Notes

Producer – Roger Watson, Rory Block
Arranged by – Rory Block
Arranged by – Bill Payne, Rory Block (Tracks 5, 10)
Arranged by (Horns) – Jerry Jumonville
Arranged by (Oberheim) – Bill Payne
Arranged by (Strings) – Gene Page
Arranged by (Vocals) – Rory Block
Engineer (Mixing) – Rick Heenan

Engineer (Recording ) – Steve Escallier
Engineer (Second) – Tori Swenson, Bob Bullock

Mixed at Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA
Recorded at Sound City Recording Studios, Van Nuys, CA