1986 Soundtrack – Blue City

Blue City is a 1986 drama film based on the 1947 Ross Macdonald novel of the same name about a young man who returns to a corrupt small town in Florida to avenge the death of his father. The film was directed by Michelle Manning, and stars Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy and David Caruso.

Tracks

1  Blue City Down (Jim Dickinson; Ry Cooder) 03:28
2  Elevation 13 ft. (Ry Cooder) 03:18
3  True Believers (Marianne) (Javier Escovedo) 02:59
4  Nice Bike (Ry Cooder) 01:35
5  Greenhouse (Ry Cooder) 04:18
6  Billy and Annie (Ry Cooder) 02:44
7  Pops and Timer (Tell Me Something Slick) (Ry Cooder) 02:50
8  Blue City (Ry Cooder) 04:21
9  Don’t Take Your Guns to Town (Johnny Cash) 03:48
10  A Leader of Men (Ry Cooder) 01:24
11  Not Even Key West (Ry Cooder) 04:31

Media

Musicians

1 Blue City Down

BassNathan East
DrumsJim Keltner
GuitarRy Cooder
Background VocalsBobby King
Background VocalsTerry Evans


2 Elevation 13 ft.

BassNathan East
DrumsJim Keltner
GuitarRy Cooder
KeyboardsJim Dickinson
KeyboardsBen Tench
SynthesizerBill Cuomo
PercussionMiquel Cruz
Steel DrumsRobert Greenidge


3 True Believers (Marianne)

BassDenny DeGorio
DrumsKevin Foley
GuitarJohnny Graham
GuitarAlejandro Escovedo
GuitarJavier Escovedo
VocalsJavier Escovedo


4 Nice Bike

BassJorge Calderon
DrumsJim Keltner
GuitarRy Cooder
KeyboardsJim Dickinson
PercussionMiquel Cruz


5 Greenhouse

BassJorge Calderon
DrumsJim Keltner
GuitarRy Cooder
KeyboardsJim Dickinson
Pian (bowed)Jim Dickinson
Pian (bowed)Jim Keltner
Pian (bowed)Jorge Calderon
Pian (bowed)Michelle Manning
Pian (bowed)Ry Cooder


6 Billy and Annie

DrumsJim Keltner
GuitarRy Cooder
SynthesizerDavid Paich
SynthesizerSteve Porcaro


7 Pops and Timer (Tell Me Something Slick)

BassNathan East
DrumsJim Keltner
GuitarRy Cooder
SynthesizerDavid Paich
SynthesizerSteve Porcaro


8 Blue City

DrumsJim Keltner
GuitarRy Cooder
SynthesizerDavid Paich
SynthesizerSteve Porcaro


9 Don’t Take Your Guns to Town

BassJorge Calderon
DrumsJim Keltner
GuitarRy Cooder
KeyboardsJim Dickinson
PercussionMiquel Cruz


10 A Leader of Men

BassJorge Calderon
DrumsJim Keltner
GuitarRy Cooder
OrganBen Tench
HarpGayle Levant
PercussionMiquel Cruz
Steel DrumsRobert Greenidge


11 Not Even Key West

BassJorge Calderon
DrumsJim Keltner
GuitarRy Cooder
KeyboardsJim Dickinson
PercussionMiquel Cruz

Other Musicians

Liner Notes