Walking into Clarksdale


Walking into Clarksdale

Infobox Album |
Name = Walking Into Clarksdale
Type = Album
Artist = Jimmy Page and Robert Plant


Released = April 21, 1998
Recorded = Abbey Road Studios, London, England
Genre = Hard Rock
Length = 60:43
Label = Atlantic Records (US)
Mercury Records
Producer = Jimmy Page and Robert Plant
Reviews =
*Allmusic Rating|3.5|5 [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:fzdkylo1xpvb link] |
Last album = "" (1994)
This album = "Walking Into Clarksdale" (1998)
Next album =

"Walking into Clarksdale" is a studio album by Jimmy Page and Robert Plant, both formerly of English rock band Led Zeppelin. It was released by Atlantic Records on April 21, 1998. The follow-up album to "," "Walking into Clarksdale" took 35 days to record. The album was recorded and mixed by Steve Albini. The single "Most High" was awarded a Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock Performance in 1999.

Clarksdale is a town in the Mississippi Delta, a historical home of Delta blues music.

The album debuted on the Billboard's Billboard 200 album chart at #8, while reaching #3 on the UK Album Chart.

Track listing

All songs by Page/Plant/Jones/Lee

# "Shining in the Light" – 4:01
# "When the World Was Young" – 6:13
# "Upon a Golden Horse" – 3:52
# "Blue Train" – 6:45
# "Please Read the Letter" – 4:21
# "Most High" – 5:36
# "Heart in Your Hand" – 3:50
# "Walking into Clarksdale" – 5:18
# "Burning Up" – 5:21
# "When I Was a Child" – 5:45
# "House of Love" – 5:35
# "Sons of Freedom" – 4:08

"Most High" and "Shining in the Light" were released as singles, with a music video for the former.

Personnel

*Jimmy Page – Acoustic and electric guitars, mandolin, co-producer
*Robert Plant – Vocals, co-producer
*Charlie Jones – Bass guitar, percussion
*Michael Lee – Drums and percussion

Additional Personnel

*Tim Whelan – Keyboards
*Ed Shearmur – Programming and string pads on "Most High"
*Lynton Naiff – String arrangements on "Upon a Golden Horse"
*Steve Albini – Engineer, recording technician
*Paul Hicks – Assistant engineer
*Anton Corbijn – Photography
*Cally – Design

Additional notes

*Catalogue: Atlantic 83092 2 (US)


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