Midnight Stroll is a blues album by Robert Cray and featuring the Memphis Horns. It was released in June 1990 through Mercury Records.

Midnight Stroll
Robert Cray - Midnight Stroll.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedJune 1990
ProducerDennis Walker
Robert Cray chronology
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark
Midnight Stroll
I Was Warned
Professional ratings
Review scores
allmusic3.5/5 stars[1]

Also released in the UK on Mercury was an advance 4-track EP called The Midnight Stroll EP. Tracks on this are: "The Forecast (Calls for Pain)", "Holdin' Court", "Labor of Love" and "Midnight Stroll". MERCD 330. (Maybe also released elsewhere as INT 878 209-2.)

Track listingEdit

  1. "The Forecast (Calls for Pain)" (David Plenn, Dennis Walker) – 4:00
  2. "These Things" (Cray) – 4:55
  3. "My Problem" (Cray) – 4:41
  4. "Labor of Love" (Tim Kaihatsu) – 3:56
  5. "Bouncin' Back" (Dennis Walker) – 4:05
  6. "Consequences" (Bonnie Hayes, Kevin Hayes, David Nagler-Burns) – 4:24
  7. "The Things You Do to Me" (Cray) – 4:44
  8. "Walk Around Time" (Kevin Hayes, Jimmy Pugh, Oscar Washington) – 4:18
  9. "Move a Mountain" (Cray, Tim Kaihatsu) – 4:07
  10. "Holdin' Court" (Richard Cousins, Hayes) – 3:06
  11. "Midnight Stroll" (Cray, Dennis Walker) – 5:49


Per the liner notes

  • Robert Cray - vocals, guitar
  • Richard Cousins - bass
  • Jimmy Pugh - keyboards
  • Kevin Hayes - drums, percussion
  • Tim Kaihatsu - guitar
The Memphis Horns

Certifications and salesEdit

Region Certification Certified units/sales
United Kingdom (BPI)[2] Silver 60,000^
United States (RIAA)[3] Gold 500,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone


  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "British album certifications – Robert Cray – Midnight Stroll". British Phonographic Industry. Select albums in the Format field. Select Silver in the Certification field. Type Midnight Stroll in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.
  3. ^ "American album certifications – Robert Cray – Midnight Stroll". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH.