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Have a Little Faith (Bill Frisell album)

Have a Little Faith is the fourth album by Bill Frisell to be released on the Elektra Nonesuch label. It was released in 1992 and features performances by Frisell, Don Byron, Kermit Driscoll, Guy Klucevsek and Joey Baron covering a range of American classical and popular music.[1]

Have a Little Faith
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Studio album by
RecordedMarch, 1992
StudioRPM Studios NYC
GenreDowntown music, Americana
LabelElektra Nonesuch
ProducerWayne Horvitz
Bill Frisell chronology
Where in the World?
Have a Little Faith
This Land



The Penguin Guide to Jazz selected this album as part of its suggested "Core Collection" calling it a "marvellous examination of Americana'".[2]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 5 stars out of 5, stating, "This is one of the most inventive recordings of the 1990s and should delight most listeners from any genre".[3]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Penguin Guide to Jazz    [2]
Allmusic     [3]

Track listingEdit

  1. "The Open Prairie": from Billy the Kid (Copland) – 3:11
  2. "Street Scene in a Frontier Town": from Billy the Kid (Copland) – 1:45
  3. "Mexican Dance and Finale": from Billy the Kid (Copland) – 3:44
  4. "Prairie Night (Card Game at Night)/Gun Battle": from Billy the Kid (Copland) – 5:02
  5. "Celebration After Billy's Capture": from Billy the Kid (Copland) – 2:17
  6. "Billy in Prison": from Billy the Kid (Copland) – 1:33
  7. "The Open Prairie Again": from Billy the Kid (Copland) – 2:34
  8. "The Saint-Gaudens in Boston Common": Excerpt 1 (Ives) – 0:41
  9. "Just Like a Woman" (Dylan) – 4:49
  10. "I Can't Be Satisfied" (Morganfield) (3:00)
  11. "Live to Tell" (Leonard, Madonna) – 10:10
  12. "The Saint-Gaudens in Boston Common": Excerpt 2 (Ives) – 3:05
  13. "No Moe" (Rollins) – 2:37
  14. "Washington Post March" (Sousa) – 2:05
  15. "When I Fall in Love" (Heyman, Young) – 3:26
  16. "Little Jenny Dow" (Foster) – 3:30
  17. "Have a Little Faith in Me" (Hiatt) – 5:39
  18. "Billy Boy" (Traditional) – 1:38



  1. ^ Nonesuch Records album info accessed 12 September 2008.
  2. ^ a b Cook, Richard; Brian Morton (2006) [1992]. "Bill Frisell". The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings. The Penguin Guide to Jazz (8th. ed.). New York: Penguin. p. 464. ISBN 0-14-102327-9.
  3. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed June 15, 2011