My Life

My Life

by Ronnie Milsap



Back on the label where he writ his legend large in country history, Ronnie Milsap hasn't lost a stride. Teamed with Alan Jackson's great producer, Keith Stegall, Milsap puts his own stamp on 11 tunes in various styles. Equally at home with R&B, mainstream country, and rock 'n' roll (his studio credits include work with Elvis Presley), the Man Behind the Grand shows off a rich baritone voice every bit as strong as it was in his hit-making heyday, and with it a soul as deep and expressive as any singer's out there. The heartrending breakup ballad "If It's Gonna Rain," gives Milsap a chance to explore the high and low ranges of his voice for dramatic effect. The title song, "My Life," is an atmospheric treatise, slow and deliberate, in which Milsap roars into a triumphant, self-affirming chorus that's the country equivalent of "My Way." A staccato litany of the daily grind ("We punch in, then lunch it, then punch out again / Rush home to clean up the messes we left"), "A Day in the Life of America" belongs in a time capsule as a document of how we lived at a particular moment. Add in some grinding southern funk by way of "You Don't Know My Love" and a taste of contemporary honky-tonk in the stomping, soaring "Accept My Love," and it's clear Ronnie Milsap, gifted vocal stylist and stylish piano pounder, is at the top of his game.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/27/2006
Label: Rca Victor Europe
UPC: 0828768089521
catalogNumber: 8089521

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Ronnie Milsap   Primary Artist,Vocals
John Wesley Ryles   Background Vocals
Thomas Cain   Background Vocals
Shane Keister   Organ,Piano,Keyboards,Hammond Organ,Clavinet,Wurlitzer
Stuart Duncan   Fiddle,Baritone Ukulele
Warren Gower   Bass,Bass Guitar,Background Vocals
Brent Mason   Electric Guitar,Gut String Guitar
Lonnie Wilson   Drums
Glenn Worf   Bass
Melodie Crittenden   Background Vocals
Adam Hampton   Organ,Keyboards,Hammond Organ,Background Vocals
Jason Eskridge   Background Vocals
Matt Rovey   Background Vocals
Rhonda Hampton   Background Vocals
Greenwood Hart   Acoustic Guitar,Piano,Conga,Jew's Harp
James L. Brantley   Acoustic Guitar,Electric Guitar,Background Vocals
D. Vincent Williams   Background Vocals
Rodney Edmondson   Drums

Technical Credits

Marc Beeson   Composer
Blake Chancey   Producer,Audio Production
Glen Clark   Composer
Bob DiPiero   Composer
Dean Dillon   Composer
Jim Femino   Composer
Donny Kees   Composer
John Kelton   Engineer
Gerald O'Brien   Composer
Don Rollins   Composer
John Scott Sherrill   Composer
Jeff Silbar   Composer
Craig Wiseman   Composer
Burt Stein   Management
McManus   Management
Cathy Majeski   Composer
Tony Castle   Engineer
Billy Lawson   Composer
Karyn Rochelle   Composer
Rivers Rutherford   Composer
Scotty Emerick   Composer
Wally Wilson   Composer
Matt Rovey   Engineer
Astrid Herbold May   Art Direction
Catt Gravitt   Composer
Jim McCormick   Composer
D. Vincent Williams   Composer

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