01/03/2015

Al Jardine "A Postcard From California" (2010)



Label : Fontana Records


01 - A Postcard From California (Al Jardine)
02 - California Feelin' (Brian Wilson & S.J. Kalinich)
03 - Looking Down The Coast (Al Jardine)
04 - Don't Fight The Sea (T. Jacks & Al Jardine)
05 - Interlude (Scott Slaughter & S.J. Kalinich)
06 - Campfire Scene (Al Jardine)
07 - A California Saga (Al Jardine)
08 - Help Me Rhonda (Brian Wilson & Mike Love)
09 - San Simeon (Al Jardine & Scott Slaughter)
10 - Drivin' (Al Jardine, Scott Slaughter & Stevie Heger)
11 - Honkin' Down The Highway (Brian Wilson)
12 - And I Always Will (Al Jardine)


Recorded at Red Barn Studios, Big Sur, CA ; Hot Pie Studio, Pasadena, CA ; Smoke And Mirrors Audio, San Francisco, CA & Cove City Sound, L.I., NY
Engineers : Damien Rasmussen, Stevie Heger, Jeff Peters & Richard Bryant
Mixing Engineers : Jeff Peters, Nels Jensen & Chris Constable


01 - A Postcard From California

Lead vocals : Al Jardine & Glen Campbell
Backing vocals : Emily Poile', Paul Logan, Luana Pedota & Sally Dworsky
Guitars : Michael Lent (Fender Electric, Acoustic) & Al Jardine (Danelectro Acoustic)
Bass : Paul Logan
Piano & Keyboards : Scott Slaughter & Barry Phillips
Drums : Stevie Heger & Gary Mallaber
Percussion : Luana Pedota
Strings Arranged by Scott Slaughter & Barry Phillips
Performed by The White Album Chamber Ensemble
Violins : Marandi Bostetter & Priscilla Fisher
Viola : Ella Bacon
Cello : Barry Phillips
Oboe : Shelley Phillips
 
02 - California Feelin'

Vocal : Al Jardine
Backing vocals : Matt Jardine, Adam Jardine, Scott Slaughter, Stevie Heger & Al Jardine
Piano : Scott Slaughter
Harmonica : Johnnie Mirani
 
03 - Looking Down The Coast

Vocal : Al Jardine
Guitars : Michael Lent & Al Jardine
Bass : Paul Logan
Keyboards & Sound Effects : Scott Slaughter
Drums & Percussion : Stevie Heger
Jalisco Harp : William Faulkner

04 - Don't Fight The Sea

Lead vocals : Al Jardine & Carl Wilson
Backing vocals : Brian Wilson, Carl Wilson, Mike Love, Bruce Johnston, Matt Jardine, Al Jardine & Scott Mathews
Guitars : Ed Carter, Michael Lent & Scott Mathews
Bass : Ed Carter
Keyboards : Mike Meros & Al Jardine
Drums : Bobby Figueroa

05 - Interlude

Spoken Word : Alec Baldwin
Piano : Scott Slaughter
Acoustic Guitar : Michael Lent
Percussion : Stevie Heger

06 - Campfire Scene

Vocals : David Crosby, Neil Young & The Hillbillies*
Banjo & Bass : Al Jardine
Harmonica : Johnnie Mirani
Percussion : Scott Slaughter (Railroad Spike)
*Indigenous types hanging around studio

07 - A California Saga

Lead vocals : Al Jardine & Neil Young
Backing vocals : Neil Young, David Crosby, Stephen Stills, Adam Jardine, Matt Jardine & Yours Truly
Guitars : Michael Lent & Al Jardine
Banjo : Al Jardine & Michael Lent
Mandolin : Michael Lent
Bass : Paul Logan
Piano : Guess Who?
Keyboards : Scott Slaughter
Drums : Stevie Heger

08 - Help Me Rhonda

Lead & Backing vocals : Al Jardine, Steve Miller & Matt Jardine
Guitars : Michael Lent & Steve Miller
Bass : Michael "Flea" Balzary
Piano : Scott Slaughter
Drums : Stevie Heger & Gary Mallaber
Harmonica : Norton Buffalo
Excellent Handclaps : Jeff Peters, Matt Jardine & Yours Truly
 
09 - San Simeon

Lead vocals : Al Jardine & Gerry Beckley
Backing vocals : Gerry Beckley, Dewey Bunnell, Matt Jardine, Adam Jardine & Al Jardine
Guitars : Michael Lent, Scott Slaughter & Yours Truly
Bass : Paul Logan
Keyboards : Scott Slaughter
Drums : Stevie Heger
Accordion : Luana Pedota
Jalisco Harp : William Faulkner
Percussion : Luana Pedota & Steve Robertson

10 - Drivin'

Lead vocals : Al Jardine, Brian Wilson, Gerry Beckley & Dewey Bunnell
Backing vocals : Al Jardine, Stevie Heger & Scott Slaughter
Guitars : David Marks (Solo #1) & Michael Lent (Solo #2)
Bass : Paul Logan
Piano & Organ : Scott Slaughter
Drums & Percussion : Stevie Heger
Harmonica : Johnnie Mirani

11 - Honkin' Down The Highway

Lead vocals : Al Jardine & Brian Wilson
Backing vocals : Brian Wilson, Matt Jardine & Adam Jardine
Really Big "Queen Style" Vocals : Stevie Heger, Michael Lent, Paul Logan, Scott Slaughter & Mary Ann Jardine
Guitars : Michael Lent
Bass : Paul Logan
Piano, Mini Moog & Bell Tree : Scott Slaughter
Drums & Cowbell : Stevie Heger
Baritone Sax : Richie Cannata

12 - And I Always Will 

Vocal : Al Jardine
Guitar : Michael Lent
Bass : Paul Logan
Piano : Scott Slaughter
Drums & Percussion : Stevie Heger
Strings Arranged by Scott Slaughter & Barry Phillips
Performed by The White Album Chamber Ensemble
Violins : Marandi Bostetter & Priscilla Fisher
Viola : Ella Bacon
Cello : Barry Phillips
English Horn : Shelley Phillips