Dreamboat Annie

Dreamboat Annie

by HeartHeart


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In the 1980s and '90s, numerous women recorded blistering rock, but things were quite different in 1976 -- when female singers tended to be pigeonholed as soft rockers and singer/songwriters and were encouraged to take after Carly Simon, Melissa Manchester, or Joni Mitchell rather than Led Zeppelin or Black Sabbath. Greatly influenced by Zep, Heart did its part to help open doors for ladies of loudness with the excellent Dreamboat Annie. Aggressive yet melodic rockers like "Sing Child," "White Lightning & Wine," and the rock radio staples "Magic Man" and "Crazy on You" led to the tag "the female Led Zeppelin." And in fact, Robert Plant did have a strong influence on Ann Wilson. But those numbers and caressing, folk-ish ballads like "How Deep It Goes" and the title song also make it clear that the Nancy and Ann Wilson had their own identity and vision early on.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/16/1995
Label: Emi Special Products
UPC: 0724381982624
catalogNumber: 19826
Rank: 5060

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Heart   Primary Artist
Roger Fisher   Acoustic Guitar,Electric Guitar,Steel Guitar,Lap Steel Guitar
Roy Ayotte   Percussion,Conga
Tesse Bensussen   Vocals,Background Vocals
Michael DeRosier   Drums
Robert Deans   Synthesizer,Piano,Keyboards
Mike Flicker   Percussion,Timpani
Steve Fossen   Bass,Percussion
Geoff Foubert   Banjo,Vocals,Background Vocals
Kat Hendrikse   Drums
Howard Leese   Synthesizer,Guitar,Electric Guitar,Keyboards,Vocals,Bells,Orchestral Bells
Duris Maxwell   Drums
Brian Newcombe   Bass
Ann Wilson   Acoustic Guitar,Flute,Violin,Keyboards,Vocals,Background Vocals
Dave Wilson   Drums
Nancy Wilson   Acoustic Guitar,Piano,Electric Guitar,Vocals,Background Vocals,12-string Guitar
David Wilson   Drums
Jim Hill   Vocals,Background Vocals

Technical Credits

Heart   Arranger
Mike Flicker   Arranger,Producer,Engineer
Rolf Henneman   Engineer
Howard Leese   Orchestral Arrangements
Rolf Hennemann   Engineer

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