1986 Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band – Like A Rock

Seger, Bob 1986Like a Rock is the thirteenth studio album by American singer-songwriter Bob Seger, released in 1986. The title track is best known for being featured on Chevrolet truck commercials. “Fortunate Son” is a live cover of the 1969 Creedence Clearwater Revival hit, recorded March 31, 1983 at Cobo Hall in Detroit. It was originally available only as the B-side of the American Storm single, and was added as a bonus track to the CD release of the album. The vinyl version ends with “Somewhere Tonight”. The song “Miami” is featured in an episode of the TV series Miami Vice. This is the first studio album credited to “Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band” that doesn’t feature the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section replacing the Silver Bullet Band on any tracks.

Tracks

1  American Storm (Bob Seger) 4:17
2  Like A Rock (Bob Seger) 5:56
Miami (Bob Seger) 4:40
4  The Ring (Bob Seger) 5:35
5  Tightrope (Bob Seger, Craig Frost) 4:31
6  The Aftermath (Bob Seger, Craig Frost) 3:30
7  Sometimes (Bob Seger) 3:31
It’s You (Bob Seger) 4:03
9  Somewhere Tonight (Bob Seger) 4:25
10  Fortunate Son (Live) (John Fogerty) 3:20

Musicians

1 American Storm

BassChris Campbell
DrumsRuss Kunkel
GuitarPeter Carr
GuitarBob Seger
OrganCraig Frost
PianoBill Payne
SaxAlto Reed


2 Like A Rock

BassChris Campbell
DrumsRuss Kunkel
GuitarRick Vito
Acoustic GuitarDawayne Bailey
OrganCraig Frost
PianoBill Payne
Background VocalsDouglas Kibble
Background VocalsIzora Armstead
Background VocalsMartha Walsh


3 Miami

BassChris Campbell
DrumsJR Robinson
Acoustic GuitarRick Vito
OrganCraig Frost
PianoBob Seger
SynthesizerBill Payne
SaxAlto Reed
SaxErnie Watts
SaxGary Herbig
SaxKim Hutchcroft
SaxMarc Russo
TromboneBill Reichenbach
TrumpetGary Grant
TrumpetJerry Hey
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsDon Henley
Background VocalsTimothy B. Schmit


4 The Ring

BassChris Campbell
DrumsGary Mallaber
Acoustic GuitarFred Tackett
Acoustic GuitarRick Vito
Acoustic GuitarBob Seger
OrganCraig Frost
PianoCraig Frost
SynthesizerBill Payne


5 Tightrope

BassChris Campbell
DrumsJR Robinson
Guitar (solo)Rick Vito
SynthesizerCraig Frost
Background VocalsDonny Gerrard
Background VocalsLaura Creamer
Background VocalsMark Creamer
Background VocalsIzora Armstead
Background VocalsMartha Walsh
VocalsShaun Murphy


6 The Aftermath

BassChris Campbell
DrumsJR Robinson
Guitar (solo)Rick Vito
PianoBill Payne
SynthesizerCraig Frost
SaxAlto Reed
SaxErnie Watts
SaxMarc Russo
TromboneBill Reichenbach
TrumpetJerry Hey
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsDonny Gerrard
Background VocalsLaura Creamer
Background VocalsMark Creamer
Background VocalsShaun Murphy
Background VocalsIzora Armstead
Background VocalsMartha Walsh


7 Sometimes

BassChris Campbell
DrumsJR Robinson
Guitar (solo)Fred Tackett
GuitarDann Huff
OrganCraig Frost
SaxAlto Reed
SaxErnie Watts
SaxKim Hutchcroft
SaxMarc Russo
TromboneBill Reichenbach
TrumpetJerry Hey
VocalsShaun Murphy


8 It’s You

BassChris Campbell
DrumsJR Robinson
PianoBill Payne
SynthesizerDavid Cole
SynthesizerBill Payne
SynthesizerCraig Frost
Background VocalsDonny Gerrard
Background VocalsLaura Creamer
Background VocalsMark Creamer
Background VocalsShaun Murphy


9 Somewhere Tonight

BassChris Campbell
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarRick Vito
Acoustic GuitarFred Tackett
PianoBill Payne
SynthesizerCraig Frost
Background VocalsDonny Gerrard
Background VocalsLaura Creamer
Background VocalsMark Creamer
Background VocalsShaun Murphy


10 Fortunate Son (Live)

BassChris Campbell
DrumsDon Brewer
GuitarDawayne Bailey
GuitarMark Chatfield
PianoCraig Frost
SaxAlto Reed

Liner Notes

Producer – Bob Seger, Punch Andrews
Co-producer – David Cole
Arranged By (Horn Section) – Alto Reed, Jerry Hey
Engineer – David Cole, Greg Edward, Shelly Yakus
Engineer (Assistant) – Bob Castle, David Axelbaum, Judy Clapp, Peter Doell, Steve Himelfarb
Mastered By – Wally Traugott
Mixed By – Bob Seger, Punch Andrews, David Cole

Manufactured For – Capitol Records, Inc.
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Capitol Records, Inc.
Copyright (c) – Capitol Records, Inc.
Pressed By – Digital Audio Disc Corp. – DIDX 558
Published By – Gear Publishing Co.
Published By – Jondora Music
Engineered At – Capitol Studios
Engineered At – Rumbo Recorders
Engineered At – Criteria Recording Studios
Mastered At – Capitol Studios