Z.Z. HILL: THE BRAND NEW Z.Z. HILL
FREDDIE NORTH: FRIEND
(CD)

Ace Records (UK)
CDCHD 532
1994

Credits for "The Brand New Z.Z. Hill"

(Originally Mankind 201, 1971)

Z.Z. Hill - Vocals

Lou Mullenix - Drums

Jasper Guarino - Drums

Fred Proudy - Drums

Jesse (Pete) Carr - Guitar

Jimmy Evans - Guitar

Charles Haywood - Bass
Bob Wray - Bass
Butch Owens - Bass
Jerry Williams Jr. (Swamp Dogg) - Piano, Organ

Clayton Ivy - Piano, Organ

Chuck Leavell - Piano, Organ

Ronnie Oldham - Piano, Organ

Mike Stough - Horns

Stacy Goss - Horns

Sonny Royal - Horns

Charles Rose - Horns
James Mitchell - Horns
Gene 'Bowlegs' Miller - Horns
Louis Collins - Horns
Joe Arnold - Horns
Gerald Richards - Horns
Prince Phillip Mitchell - Background Voice
Leawaii Little - Background Voice
Cheryl Echols - Background Voice
Swamp Dogg Theatre Players:
Bob Carl Bailey
Cleazell Brown
David Johnson
T.C.
 

Credits for "Friend" - Freddie North

(Originally Mankind 204, 1971)

Freddie North - Vocals

Jerry Williams Jr. (Swamp Dogg) - Piano

Jesse (Pete) Carr - Guitar

Court Pickett- Bass

Charles Haywood - Bass

George Soule - Drums

Lou Mullenix - Drums

Chuck Leavell - Organ

Stacy Goss - Horns

Mike Stough - Horns

Sonny Royal - Horns

Charles Rose - Horns
Cooperettes - Background Voice
C & Shells - Background Voice
Philadelphia Symphony - Strings, Percussion

  The Brand New Z.Z. Hill:  
  Blues At The Opera
(Communication In Regard To Circumstances)
 
  Act 1  
1. Scene 1: It Ain't No Use (4:56)
2. Scene 2: Ha Ha (Laughing Song) (4:32)
  Act 2  
3. Scene 1: Second Chance (4:58)
4. Scene 2: Our Love Is Getting Better (4:03)
  Act 3  
5. Finale: Faithful And True (3:16)
6. The Chokin' Kind (3:07)
7. Hold Back (One Man At A Time) (3:08)
8. A Man Needs A Woman (A Woman Needs A Man) (3:19)
9. Early In The Morning (2:50)
10. I Think I'd Do It (2:15)
     
  Friend:  
11. She's All I Got (2:39)
12. Raining On A Sunny Day (3:36)
13. Sweeter Than Sweetness (3:01)
14. Sidewalks, Fences And Walls (2:54)
15. I Did The Woman Wrong (2:42)
16. Yours Love (3:00)
17. Laid Back And Easy (2:29)
18. You And Me Together Forever (3:12)
19. Ain't Nothing In The News (But The Blues) (2:46)
20. Did I Come Back Too Soon (Or Stay Away Too Long) (3:04)
  Bonus Tracks:  
21. My Whole World Has Ended (Without You) (4:04)
22. Cuss The Wind (3:23)