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Rhythm, Country and Blues (a.k.a. Rhythm Country and Blues) is an album featuring duets between R&B and country music artists on classic songs. It was released by MCA Records on March 1, 1994. The album debuted at #1 on Top Country Albums and #15 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts.[2] Marty Stuart's rendition of "The Weight" later appeared on his 1995 compilation The Marty Party Hit Pack.

Rhythm Country and Blues
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Studio album by
Various Artists
ReleasedMarch 1, 1994 (1994-03-01)
GenreR&B, country
Length48:12
LabelMCA
ProducerTony Brown
Don Was
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars [1]

Track listingEdit

ProductionEdit

PersonnelEdit

  • Drums: Kenny Aronoff (tracks 1, 3, 5, 6, 9-11), Ricky Fataar (track 2), Curt Bisquera (tracks 4, 7), Paul Leim (track 8)
  • Percussion: Lenny Castro (tracks 1, 7), Paulinho Da Costa (tracks 6, 11), Jamie Muhoberac (track 9)
  • Bass: Freddie Washington (track 1), Hutch Hutchinson (tracks 2, 4, 5, 7, 9), Willie Weeks (tracks 3, 6, 10, 11), Glenn Worf (track 8)
  • Keyboards, Organ, Piano, Synthesizers: Benmont Tench (tracks 1-4, 6, 7, 11), Nat Adderley (track 1), Billy Preston (track 2), Matt Rollings (tracks 5, 9), Steve Nathan (tracks 6, 8, 10, 11), Barry Beckett (tracks 6, 10, 11), David Briggs (track 8), Allen Toussaint (track 9)
  • Acoustic & electric guitars: Mark Goldenburg (tracks 1, 3, 7, 9), Reggie Young (tracks 1, 3, 6, 8, 10, 11), Mabon Hodges (track 2), Randy Jacobs (tracks 2, 7, 9), T-Bone Burnett (track 4), Bernie Leadon (track 5), Larry Byrom (tracks 5, 8), Don Potter (tracks 6, 10, 11), Chet Atkins (track 9)
  • Pedal steel: Robby Turner (tracks 1-3, 5, 6, 8, 10, 11)
  • Saxophone: Andrew Love (tracks 2, 11), Marty Grebb (track 4)
  • Trumpet: Wayne Jackson (tracks 2, 11)
  • Horn arrangements: Jim Horn (The Southside Horns) (track 8)
  • Strings arranged by David Campbell (tracks 1, 6, 11)
  • Background vocals for "Patches": Jonell Mosser, Sweet Pea Atkinson, Sir Harry Bowens and Arnold McCuller

Chart performanceEdit

Chart (1994) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 1
U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 15
U.S. Billboard 200 18
Canadian RPM Country Albums 1
Canadian RPM Top Albums 13

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