Road Tested

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Road Tested
Bonnie Raitt - Road Tested.jpg
Live album by
ReleasedNovember 7, 1995
RecordedJuly 11–19, 1995
Paramount Theatre (Oakland, California)
GenreRock
Length100:19
LabelCapitol
ProducerBonnie Raitt, Ed Cherney, Don Was
Bonnie Raitt chronology
Longing in Their Hearts
(1994)
Road Tested
(1995)
Fundamental
(1998)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars [1]
Entertainment WeeklyB [5]
Q3/5 stars [4]
Robert ChristgauA− [3]
Rolling Stone3/5 stars [2]

Road Tested is a live album and first live album by Bonnie Raitt, released in 1995.

Track listing[edit]

CD One
  1. "Thing Called Love" (John Hiatt) – 4:48
  2. "Three Time Loser" (Don Covay, Ronald Dean Miller) – 3:39
  3. "Love Letter" (Bonnie Hayes) – 4:37
  4. "Never Make Your Move Too Soon" (Stix Hooper, Will Jennings) – 3:32
  5. "Something to Talk About" (Shirley Eikhard) – 3:43
  6. "Matters of the Heart" (Michael McDonald) – 4:58
  7. "Shake a Little" (Michael Ruff) – 4:38
  8. "Have a Heart" (Bonnie Hayes) – 5:45
  9. "Love Me Like a Man" (Chris Smither) – 5:11
  10. "The Kokomo Medley" (Mississippi Fred McDowell) – 4:59
  11. "Louise" (Paul Siebel) – 3:46
  12. "Dimming of the Day" (Richard Thompson) – 4:19
CD Two
  1. "Longing in Their Hearts" (Bonnie Raitt, Michael O'Keefe) – 5:02
  2. "Come to Me" (Raitt) – 5:02
  3. "Love Sneakin' Up On You" (Jimmy Scott, Tom Snow) – 3:52
  4. "Burning Down the House" (David Byrne, Chris Frantz, Jerry Harrison, Tina Weymouth) – 4:21
  5. "I Can't Make You Love Me" (Mike Reid, James Allen Shamblin) – 6:00
  6. "Feeling of Falling" (Raitt) – 6:45
  7. "I Believe I'm in Love with You" (Kim Wilson) (with Kim Wilson)– 5:24
  8. "Rock Steady" (Bryan Adams, Gretchen Peters) – 4:12
  9. "My Opening Farewell" (Jackson Browne) – 4:57
  10. "Angel from Montgomery" (John Prine) – 5:37

Personnel[edit]

Band
Guests

Production[edit]

  • Producers: Bonnie Raitt, Ed Cherney, Don Was
  • Executive producer: Bill Neighbors
  • Engineers: Brant Biles, Ed Cherney
  • Recorded by: Remote Recording Services' Silver Truck, David Hewitt Chief Engineer
  • Assistant engineers: Tom Banghart, Steve Beatty, Phil Gitomer, Sean McClintock, Ronnie Rivera
  • Mixing: Brant Biles, Ed Cherney, Bob Clearmountain
  • Monitor engineer: Doug Gherna
  • Stage manager: Dan Cook
  • Drum technician: John Cregar
  • Guitar technician: John Gonzales
  • Keyboard technician: Terry Lawless
  • Technician: Roger Cabot
  • House sound: Paul Middleton
  • Lighting technician: Tom Thompson
  • Lighting technician: Mike Wheeler
  • Art direction: Norman Moore, Tommy Steele
  • Design: Jennifer George, Norman Moore
  • Cover photo: Lorraine Day
  • Artwork: Norman Moore
  • Photography: Lorraine Day, Ken Friedman

Charts[edit]

Album

Chart (1995–96) Peak
position
Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[6] 62
Swiss Albums (Swiss Hitparade)[6] 40
US Billboard 200 44

Album (Year-end)

Chart (1996) Position
US Billboard 200[7] 199

Singles - Billboard (United States)

Year Single Chart Position
1995 "Rock Steady" Adult Contemporary 30
1995 "Rock Steady" The Billboard Hot 100 73

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ruhlmann, William. Road Tested at AllMusic
  2. ^ Rolling Stone review
  3. ^ Robert Christgau review
  4. ^ Album reviews at CD Universe
  5. ^ Entertainment Weekly review
  6. ^ a b "Bonnie Raitt – Road Tested" (in German). Swiss Charts Portal. Retrieved August 9, 2018.
  7. ^ "Billboard 200 Albums – Year-End 1996". Billboard. Retrieved August 9, 2018.

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