1991 Aaron Neville – Warm Your Heart

Warm Your Heart is a 1991 album released by American R&B/soul singer Aaron Neville, (his second album). The album features the singles “Everybody Plays the Fool”, “Somewhere, Somebody” and “Close Your Eyes”. The “Close Your Eyes” single also featured album producer Linda Ronstadt on guest vocals. The pair had previously collaborated on the songs “Don’t Know Much”, “All My Life”, and “When Something Is Wrong with My Baby”.

Tracks

1  Louisiana 1927 (Randy Newman) 03:04
2  Everybody Plays The Fool (JR Bailey; Rudy Clark; Ken Williams) 04:25
3  It Feels Like Rain (John Hiatt) 04:56
4  Somewhere Somebody (Max Gronenthal; Andrew Kastner; Larry John McNally) 03:00
5  Don’t Go Please Stay (Burt Bacharach; Bob Hilliard) 02:40
6  With You In Mind (Allen Toussaint) 03:32
7  That’s The Way She Loves (Allen Toussaint) 04:45
8  Angola Bound (Aaron Neville; The Neville Brothers) 04:32
9  Close Your Eyes (Chuck Willis) 03:10
10  La Vie Dansante (Jimmy Buffett; Will Jennings; Mike Utley) 03:21
11  Warm Your Heart (Tom Dowd; Ahmet Ertegun; Jerry Wexler) 03:49
12  I Bid You Goodnight (Traditional) 04:00
13  Ave Maria (Franz Schubert) 04:41

Musicians

1 Louisiana 1927

BassTony Hall
DrumsCarlos Vega
GuitarBrian Stoltz
KeyboardsDon Grolnick
PianoDon Grolnick
Background VocalsArnold McCuller
Background VocalsDonny Gerrard
Background VocalsLinda Ronstadt
Background VocalsRenee Armand
Background VocalsRita Coolidge
Background VocalsRosemary Butler
Background VocalsWillie Greene
VocalsAaron Neville


2 Everybody Plays The Fool

Drums (programming)Russ Kunkel
GuitarDavid Lindley
WhistleLinda Ronstadt
Background VocalsArnold McCuller
VocalsAaron Neville


3 It Feels Like Rain

BassBob Glaub
DrumsCarlos Vega
GuitarBrian Stoltz
GuitarRy Cooder
Slide GuitarRy Cooder
KeyboardsDon Grolnick
PianoDon Grolnick
Background VocalsArnold McCuller
Background VocalsBobby King
Background VocalsDonny Gerrard
Background VocalsWillie Greene
VocalsAaron Neville


4 Somewhere Somebody

BassBob Glaub
GuitarDean Parks
Hammond OrganRobbie Buchanan
Background VocalsArnold McCuller
Background VocalsRenee Armand
Background VocalsRita Coolidge
Background VocalsRosemary Butler
Background VocalsValerie Carter
VocalsAaron Neville


5 Don’t Go Please Stay

BassBob Glaub
DrumsCarlos Vega
GuitarBrian Stoltz
KeyboardsDon Grolnick
PianoDon Grolnick
Background VocalsLinda Ronstadt
Background VocalsRenee Armand
VocalsAaron Neville


6 With You In Mind

BassTony Hall
DrumsCarlos Vega
GuitarLarry Carlton
GuitarBrian Stoltz
KeyboardsDon Grolnick
PianoDon Grolnick
Background VocalsRita Coolidge
Background VocalsRosemary Butler
Background VocalsValerie Carter
VocalsAaron Neville


7 That’s The Way She Loves

BassJimmy Johnson
DrumsCarlos Vega
GuitarBrian Stoltz
KeyboardsDon Grolnick
PianoDon Grolnick
SaxPlas Johnson
Background VocalsRenee Armand
Background VocalsRosemary Butler
Background VocalsValerie Carter
VocalsAaron Neville


8 Angola Bound

BassBob Glaub
DrumsCarlos Vega
GuitarBrian Stoltz
PianoMac Rebennack
CongasCyril Neville
PercussionBob Seger
PercussionMac Rebennack
RapJason Neville
Background VocalsBob Seger
VocalsAaron Neville


9 Close Your Eyes

BassTony Hall
DrumsCarlos Vega
GuitarBrian Stoltz
KeyboardsDon Grolnick
PianoDon Grolnick
SaxPlas Johnson
VocalsLinda Ronstadt
VocalsAaron Neville


10 La Vie Dansante

BassTony Hall
DrumsCarlos Vega
GuitarBrian Stoltz
GuitarDean Parks
MandolinDean Parks
KeyboardsDon Grolnick
PianoDon Grolnick
Background VocalsRosemary Butler
Background VocalsValerie Carter
VocalsRita Coolidge
VocalsAaron Neville


11 Warm Your Heart

BassDaryl Johnson
DrumsWillie Green
GuitarBrian Stoltz
KeyboardsDon Grolnick
PianoDon Grolnick
PianoMac Rebennack
Background VocalsArnold McCuller
Background VocalsBobby King
Background VocalsDonny Gerrard
Background VocalsWillie Greene
VocalsAaron Neville


12 I Bid You Goodnight

DrumsJim Keltner
GuitarRy Cooder
Background VocalsArnold McCuller
Background VocalsBobby King
Background VocalsDonny Gerrard
Background VocalsWillie Greene
VocalsAaron Neville


13 Ave Maria

VocalsLinda Ronstadt
VocalsAaron Neville

Liner Notes

Producer – Linda Ronstadt, George Massenburg
Arranged By – Van Dyke Parks (Track 1)
Arranged By – David Campbell (Track 13)
Conductor – David Campbell (Track 13)
Mastered By – Doug Sax
Mixed By – Nathaniel Kunkel, George Massenburg
Recorded By – George Massenburg

Art Direction – Chuck Beeson

Mastered At The Mastering Lab
Mixed At Conway Studios
Recorded At Ultrasonic Studios
Recorded At Ocean Way Recording
Recorded At Studio F
Recorded At Russian Hill Recording
Recorded At Skywalker Ranch
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