Album Notes

Album Notes for ALL THIS LOVE:

The last few years of my life have been very interesting. As with us all, I’ve experienced a wide variety of personal triumphs and losses. I’ve created, lost, and re-created amazing loves. This project is a collection of many of my favorite songs, reflecting my experiences over these years. I hope you enjoy All This Love as I wish much love to each of you! Joe

1. All This Love
(Eldra P. DeBarge)

2. You Taught My Heart to Sing
(Music – McCoy Tyner/Lyric – Sammy Cahn)

3. Lately
(Stevie Wonder)

4. If These Walls Could Speak
(Jimmy Webb)

5. Love Won’t Let Me Wait
(Vinnie Barrett/Bobby Eli)

6. Good Things
(Music – Joe Davidian/Lyric – Joe Freel)

7. How Deep Is the Ocean
(Irving Berlin)

8. For the Good Times
(Kristoffer Kristofferson)

9. Like a Lover
(Music – Dori Caymmi/Original Lyric – Nelson Motta/English Translation – Alan and Marilyn Bergman)

10. Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye
(Cole Porter)

11. The September of My Years
(Music – James Van Heusen/Lyric – Sammy Cahn)

12. Rocket Love
(Stevie Wonder)

Produced by Roger Spencer and Lori Mechem
Recorded and mixed by Brendan Harkin at Wildwood Recording, Franklin, TN, assisted by Ryan Talbot and Wes Osborn
Mastered by Mike Haynes at ENSO Mastering, Franklin, TN
Tracks 1, 3, 5 arranged by Jeff Hall
Tracks 2, 6, 10 arranged by Joe Davidian
Tracks 4, 7 arranged by Lori Mechem
Tracks 8, 9, 11, 12 arranged by Joe Freel plus a Committee of Concerned Individuals (CCI)

Joshua Hunt – Drums
Roger Spencer – Acoustic Bass, Electric Bass
Lori Mechem – Piano (tracks 1, 4, 7, 9, 11, 12)
Joe Davidian – Piano (tracks 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 10)
Dann Sherrill – Percussion (Tracks 1, 8, 12)
Evan Cobb – Tenor Saxophone (tracks 7, 12)
Joe Freel – Background Vocals (Tracks 1, 5, 12)

My thanks: To Roger Spencer and Lori Mechem, thank you from the bottom of my heart for producing this project and for playing your instruments so beautifully and skillfully. Your friendship and love for the music is humbling and deeply appreciated. To my musician friends – Evan Cobb, Joe Davidian, Joshua Hunt, and Dann Sherrill – your talents are amazing and I couldn’t be more pleased with your performances. To Brendan Harkin at Wildwood Recording – wow, man, your gracious hospitality rivals your state-of-the-art studio and your engineering skills. To my family and friends, thank you for inspiring me to make music. I’m proud to share this project with you.

(P) & © 2016 Joe Freel Music. All rights reserved.

Photography: Dune Baydoun
Package Design: Tracy Baskette-Fleaner