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Michael Johnson


Atlantic Records

1992

MICHAEL JOHNSON



1. TWO SHIPS THAT PASSED IN THE MOONLIGHT
(By Hugh Prestwood)

2. RICH LIKE ME
(By Kent Robbins and Mike Reid)

3. ONE HONEST TEAR
(By Susan Longacre and Randy Sharp)

4. THIS AIN'T THE NIGHT TO BE ME
(By Michael Johnson and Kent Robbins)

5. MR. SAWYER/MR. FINN
(By Gary Scruggs and Don Schlitz)

6. HALF THE MOON
(By Hugh Prestwood)

7. CHEATIN' ON THE BLUES
(By Kix Brooks, Don Cook and Chick Rains)

8. COMPANY MAN
(By Bob McDill and Dan Seals)

9. IT MUST BE YOU
(By Hugh Prestwood)

10. BRISTLECONE PINE
(By Hugh Prestwood)

Produced by: Brent Maher, Don Potter and Michael Johnson
Record and mixed by: Brent Maher
Assisted by : Jim McKell and Gary Paczosa
Recorded and mixed at: Creative Recording, Inc. , Nashville, TN
Additional recording at: Shiloh Studio, Nashville, TN
Mastered by: Glenn Meadows at Masterfonics, Nashville, TN

MUSICIANS
Classic guitar: Michael Johnson
Acoustic and electric guitar: Don Potter
Drums and percussion: Eddie Bayers
Bass: Gary Lunn
Piano: Matt Rollins
Piano and organ: Bobby Ogdin
Steel: Sonny Garrish
Pedal Steel, Ped-A-Bro, Lap Steel: Paul Franklin
Harmonica: Kirk "Jelly Roll" Johnson
Fiddle on RICH LIKE ME: Rob Hajacos
Electric guitar on IT MUST BE YOU: Jerry Kimbrough
String arrangements: Archie Jordan
Horn arrangement on CHEATIN' ON THE BLUES: Buddy Skipper
Guest Vocal on IT MUST BE YOU: Juice Newton
Background vocal on TWO SHIPS THAT PASSED IN THE MOONLIGHT and IT MUST BE YOU: Lisa Silver
Background vocal on ONE HONEST TEAR and MR. SAWYER/MR. FINN: Jack Sundrud
All other background vocals: Michael Johnson and Don Potter

Special Thanks:
To Brent Maher and to Don Potter for their patience, their inspiration, and their friendship.

To all the players and the writers whose works I have loved for so long. It is a great pleasure to have friends who are so gifted.

To Rick Blackburn for the belief and opportunity.

To Hugh Prestwood for friendship and support.

To David Conrad for friendship and patience.

To Juice Newton.

This is dedicated to the memory of Alice Virginia Johnson.

Photography: Mark Tucker
Art Direction: Bob Defrin
Graphics: Carol Bobolts/Red Herring Design





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