1990 Little Feat – Representing The Mambo

Representing The Mambo is the ninth studio album by the American rock band Little Feat, released in 1990. The single “Texas Twister”, aided by a popular video which received heavy rotation on MTV, became the band’s second #1 hit on the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart and would be a popular feature in the band’s set list throughout the 90s.

The album would be their last on Warner Bros. Records after nearly 20 years with the label.

Tracks

1  Texas Twister (Bill Payne; Fred Tackett; Martin Kibbee; Paul Barrere) 04:46
2  Daily Grind (Bill Payne; Craig Fuller; Paul Barrere) 05:08
3  Representing The Mambo (Bill Payne; Fred Tackett; Neon Park; Paul Barrere) 05:55
4  Woman In Love (Bill Payne; Fred Tackett; Paul Barrere) 03:49
5  Rad Gumbo (Bill Payne; Kenny Gradney; Martin Kibbee; Neon Park; Paul Barrere; Sam Clayton) 03:28
6  Teenage Warrior (Bill Payne; Craig Fuller; Fred Tackett; Paul Barrere) 04:53
7  That’s Her, She’s Mine (Bill Payne; Paul Barrere; Sam Clayton) 04:09
8  Feelin’s All Gone (Craig Fuller) 04:59
9  Those Feat’ll Steer Ya Wrong Sometimes (Bill Payne; Craig Fuller; Fred Tackett; Paul Barrere; Richie Hayward) 05:01
10  The Ingenue (Bill Payne; Craig Fuller; Fred Tackett; Paul Barrere) 04:21
11  Silver Screen (Bill Payne; Fred Tackett; Paul Barrere) 04:22

Media

Musicians

1 Texas Twister

BassKenny Gradney
DrumsRichie Hayward
GuitarFred Tackett
GuitarPaul Barrere
KeyboardsBill Payne
SynthesizerBill Payne
TrumpetFred Tackett
PercussionSam Clayton
Background VocalsRichie Hayward
Background VocalsSam Clayton
Background VocalsCraig Fuller
VocalsPaul Barrere


2 Daily Grind

BassKenny Gradney
DrumsRichie Hayward
GuitarPaul Barrere
GuitarFred Tackett
KeyboardsBill Payne
PercussionSam Clayton
VocalsCraig Fuller


3 Representing The Mambo

BassKenny Gradney
DrumsRichie Hayward
GuitarPaul Barrere
Acoustic GuitarFred Tackett
KeyboardsBill Payne
PercussionSam Clayton
VoiceNeon Park
VoicePeter Asher
Background VocalsMarilyn Martin
Background VocalsSharon Celani
VocalsBill Payne


4 Woman In Love

BassKenny Gradney
DrumsRichie Hayward
GuitarFred Tackett
Slide GuitarPaul Barrere
KeyboardsBill Payne
TrumpetFred Tackett
PercussionSam Clayton
Background VocalsRichie Hayward
Background VocalsSam Clayton
VocalsPaul Barrere


5 Rad Gumbo

BassKenny Gradney
DrumsRichie Hayward
GuitarFred Tackett
Slide GuitarPaul Barrere
KeyboardsBill Payne
PercussionSam Clayton
Background VocalsRichie Hayward
Background VocalsSam Clayton
VocalsPaul Barrere


6 Teenage Warrior

BassKenny Gradney
DrumsRichie Hayward
GuitarPaul Barrere
GuitarFred Tackett
KeyboardsBill Payne
PercussionSam Clayton
VocalsCraig Fuller


7 That’s Her, She’s Mine

BassKenny Gradney
DrumsRichie Hayward
GuitarFred Tackett
Slide GuitarPaul Barrere
PianoBill Payne
PercussionSam Clayton
Background VocalsShaun Murphy
VocalsPaul Barrere


8 Feelin’s All Gone

BassKenny Gradney
DrumsRichie Hayward
GuitarCraig Fuller
Slide GuitarPaul Barrere
Acoustic GuitarFred Tackett
KeyboardsBill Payne
PercussionSam Clayton
VocalsCraig Fuller


9 Those Feat’ll Steer Ya Wrong Sometimes

BassKenny Gradney
DrumsRichie Hayward
GuitarPaul Barrere
Acoustic GuitarFred Tackett
DobroPaul Barrere
PianoBill Payne
PercussionSam Clayton
Background VocalsRenee Armand
Background VocalsRichie Hayward
Background VocalsSam Clayton
VocalsCraig Fuller


10 The Ingenue

BassKenny Gradney
DrumsRichie Hayward
GuitarPaul Barrere
GuitarFred Tackett
KeyboardsBill Payne
SaxMichael Brecker
TrumpetFred Tackett
PercussionSam Clayton
Background VocalsBill Payne
VocalsPaul Barrere
VocalsSam Clayton


11 Silver Screen

BassKenny Gradney
DrumsRichie Hayward
GuitarPaul Barrere
GuitarFred Tackett
KeyboardsBill Payne
PercussionSam Clayton
Background VocalsMarilyn Martin
VocalsBill Payne

Liner Notes

Producer – Bill Payne, George Massenburg
Arranged By (Horns) – Bill Payne (Tracks 4, 10)
Engineer – George Massenburg
Engineer (Assistant) – Nathaniel Kunkel
Mastered By – Alan Yoshida, Doug Sax

Art Direction, Design – Janet Levinson
Cover, Painting, Design – Neon Park
Photography By – Peter Ashworth

Mastered At The Mastering Lab
Mixed At The Complex
Recorded At The Hit Factory
Recorded At Skywalker Sound
Recorded At Ocean Way Recording
Phonographic Copyright (p) Warner Bros. Records Inc.
Phonographic Copyright (p) BMG Music
Copyright (c) Warner Bros. Records Inc.
Copyright (c) WEA International Inc.
Copyright (c) BMG Music