I Was Warned is a blues album by Robert Cray. It was released in April 1992 through Mercury Records.

I Was Warned
Robert Cray - I Was Warned.jpeg
Studio album by
ReleasedApril 1992
RecordedFantasy Studios, L.A.
GenreBlues
Length48:30
LabelMercury
ProducerDennis Walker
Robert Cray chronology
Midnight Stroll
(1990)
I Was Warned
(1992)
Shame + A Sin
(1993)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic2.5/5 stars[1]
Chicago Tribune2.5/4 stars[2]
Christgau's Consumer GuideA–[3]
Down Beat3.5/5 stars[4]
Entertainment WeeklyB+[4]
Los Angeles Times2.5/4 stars[5]
Q3/5 stars[4]
Rolling Stone3/5 stars[4]

Track listingEdit

  1. "Just a Loser" (Tim Kaihatsu) – 4:23
  2. "I'm a Good Man" (Cray, Dennis Walker) – 4:12
  3. "I Was Warned" (Cray, Dennis Walker) – 7:15
  4. "The Price I Pay" (Cray, Dennis Walker) – 5:06
  5. "Won the Battle" (Jim Pugh, Dennis Walker) – 3:53
  6. "On the Road Down" (Cray, Steve Cropper) – 4:02
  7. "A Whole Lotta Pride" (Cray, Dennis Walker) – 4:34
  8. "A Picture of a Broken Heart" (Boz Scaggs, Dennis Walker) – 5:22
  9. "He Don't Live Here Anymore" (Jim Pugh, Dennis Walker) – 5:13
  10. "Our Last Time" (John Hanes, Jim Pugh) – 5:10

PersonnelEdit

  • Robert Cray - guitar, vocals
  • Tim Kaihatsu - guitar
  • Karl Sevareid - bass
  • Jim Pugh - keyboards
  • Kevin Hayes - drums
Memphis Horns

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ AllMusic review
  2. ^ Kot, Greg (September 24, 1992). "I Was Warned (Mercury)". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved September 24, 2015.
  3. ^ Christgau, Robert (2000). "The Robert Cray Band". Christgau's Consumer Guide: Albums of the '90s. Macmillan Publishers. p. 189. ISBN 0312245602. Retrieved September 24, 2015.
  4. ^ a b c d "Robert Cray - I Was Warned CD Album". CD Universe. Retrieved September 24, 2015.
  5. ^ Boehm, Mike (September 20, 1992). "In Brief". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved September 24, 2015.

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