1974 Etta James – Come A Little Closer

Come A Little Closer is the eleventh studio album by Etta James, released in 1974 on the Chess label. The album reached a peak position of number 47 on Billboard’s R&B Albums chart.[


1  Out On The Streets Again (Gabriel Mekler; Trevor Lawrence Sr) 04:19
2  Mama Told Me (Catherine Williamson; Gabriel Mekler; Trevor Lawrence Sr) 02:31
3  You Give Me What I Want (Gabriel Mekler; Trevor Lawrence Sr) 03:40
4  Come A Little Closer (Catherine Williamson; Gabriel Mekler; Trevor Lawrence Sr) 03:33
5  Let’s Burn Down The Cornfield (Randy Newman) 03:45
6  Power Play (John Kay) 03:25
7  Feeling Uneasy (Gabriel Mekler; Trevor Lawrence Sr) 02:49
8  St. Louis Blues (WC Handy) 00:44
9  Gonna Have Some Fun Tonight (Gabriel Mekler; Trevor Lawrence Sr) 07:53
10  Sookie Sookie (Don Covay; Steve Cropper) 03:09
11  Lovin’ Arms (Tom Jans) 03:48
12  Out On The Street Again (single edit) (Gabriel Mekler; Trevor Lawrence Sr) 03:45


BassChuck Rainey
DrumsKenny Rice
GuitarDanny Kortchmar
GuitarKen Marco
GuitarLowell George
GuitarWah Wah Watson
KeyboardsGabriel Mekler
KeyboardsLarry Nash
SynthesizerLarry Mizell
HornsBobby Keys
HornsCharles Dinwiddie
HornsDavid Duke
HornsGene Cipriano
HornsJim Horn
HornsLew McCreary
HornsSteve Madaio
HornsTrevor Lawrence Sr
PercussionGary Coleman

Liner Notes

Producer – Gabriel Mekler
Arranged By – Trevor Lawrence
Engineer – Skip Juried
Recording Supervisor – Bob Scerbo

Art Direction – Neil Terk
Illustration – Bill Hoffman

Mastered At The Mastering Lab
Recorded At The Sound Factory