1976 Ry Cooder – Chicken Skin Music

Chicken Skin Music is Ry Cooder‘s fifth studio album, released in 1976, on the Reprise label.

Tracks

1  The Bourgeois Blues (Huddie Ledbetter) 3:24
2  I Got Mine (Traditional) 4:28
3  Always Lift Him Up Kanaka Wai Wai (Alfred Reed) 6:03
4  He’ll Have To Go (Audrey Allison; Joe Allison) 5:09
5  Smack Dab In The Middle (Charles Calhoun) 3:19
6  Stand By Me (Ben E King) 3:44
7  Yellow Roses (Kenny Devine; Sam Nichols) 6:12
8  Chloe (Neil Moret; Gus Kahn) 3:04
9  Goodnight Irene (Huddie Ledbetter; John Lomax) 4:32

Media

Musicians

1 The Bourgeois Blues

GuitarRy Cooder
MandolinRy Cooder
AccordionRy Cooder
PercussionMilt Holland
VocalsRy Cooder


2 I Got Mine

BassChris Ethridge
DrumsJim Keltner
DrumsMilt Holland
GuitarRy Cooder
MandolinRy Cooder
BrassGeorge Bohanon
CornetOscar Brashear
SaxFred Jackson
TromboneBenny Powell
VocalsRy Cooder


3 Always Lift Him Up Kanaka Wai Wai

BassChris Ethridge
DrumsJim Keltner
DrumsMilt Holland
GuitarRy Cooder
VocalsBobby King
VocalsHerman Johnson
VocalsTerry Evans
VocalsRy Cooder


4 He’ll Have To Go

Double BassRed Callender
DrumsJim Keltner
GuitarRy Cooder
AccordionFlaco Jimenez
SaxPat Rizzo
PercussionMilt Holland
VocalsBobby King
VocalsRy Cooder


5 Smack Dab In The Middle

BassChris Ethridge
DrumsJim Keltner
GuitarRy Cooder
MandolinRy Cooder
PercussionMilt Holland
VocalsBobby King
VocalsRy Cooder
VocalsCliff Givens
VocalsJimmy Adams
VocalsTerry Evans
VocalsRy Cooder


6 Stand By Me

BassChris Ethridge
GuitarRy Cooder
GuitarRuss Titelman
AccordionFlaco Jimenez
PercussionMilt Holland
VocalsBobby King
VocalsHerman Johnson
VocalsTerry Evans
VocalsRy Cooder


7 Yellow Roses

Double BassRed Callender
DrumsMilt Holland
GuitarRy Cooder
GuitarAtta Isaacs
Steel GuitarGabby Pahinui
TipleRy Cooder


8 Chloe

Double BassRed Callender
DrumsMilt Holland
GuitarRy Cooder
Steel GuitarGabby Pahinui
Acoustic GuitarAtta Isaacs
MandolinRy Cooder


9 Goodnight Irene

BassHenry Ojeda
DrumsIsaac Garcia
GuitarHugo Gonzales
AccordionFlaco Jimenez
SaxFrank Villarreal

Liner Notes

Producer – Ry Cooder
Producer (Assistant) – Noel Newbolt, Trudy Portch
Arranged By – Ry Cooder
Engineer – Lee Herschberg, Loyd Clifft (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 ,6, 7 8)
Engineer – Chet Himes, John Ingle (Track 9)
Mixed By – Lee Herschberg

Design (Album Cover Design), Painting – Kenny Price
Photography By – Susan Titelman

Manufactured By – Warner-Pioneer Corporation
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
Copyright (c) – Warner Bros. Records Inc.