This Girl's Got To Play

Narada/ Virgin Music  (2004) 

1.  Expression  (4:08) 

Joyce Cooling – electric and acoustic guitars 

Jay Wagner – keyboards 

Billy Johnson – drums 

Peter Michael Escovedo – percussion 

Danny Joe Soto – percussion 

2.  Take Me There  (4:13) 

Joyce Cooling – guitars, vocals 

Jay Wagner – keyboards, vocals 

Nelson Braxton – bass, additional rhythm tracks 

Billy Johnson – drums 

Peter Michael Escovedo – percussion 

Annie Stocking – vocals 

Nicholas Beard – vocals 

3.  Camelback  (4:04) 

Joyce Cooling – guitars 

Jay Wagner – keyboards, soprano sax 

Louie Rivera – drums 

Peter Michael Escovedo – percussion 

Reggie Reg – “sitar” sample 

4.  No More Blues  (5:39) 

Joyce Cooling – lead vocal, guitars 

Jay Wagner – keyboards, additional rhythm tracks 

Jon Evans – bass 

Alan Hall – drums 

5.  Green Impala  (4:22) 

Joyce Cooling – guitars 

Jay Wagner – keyboards, programming 

Rich Aguon – drums 

Bill Ortiz – flugelhorn 

Peter Michael Escovedo – percussion, drum loop 

6.  This Girl’s Got To Play  (4:34) 

Joyce Cooling – lead & background vocals, lead guitar, acoustic rhythm guitar 

Jay Wagner – keyboards, background vocals 

Ray Obiedo – electric rhythm guitar 

Rich Aguon – drums 

Peter Michael Escovedo – percussion, background vocals 

Victor Owens – background vocals 

7.  Toast & Jam (3:25) 

Joyce Cooling – guitars           

Jay Wagner – organ 

Nelson Braxton – bass 

Rich Aguon – drums

Peter Michael Escovedo – percussion 

Annie Stocking & Nicholas Beard – vocals

8.  Natural Fact  (5:52) 

Joyce Cooling – lead vocal, guitars 

Jay Wagner – keyboards, rhythm tracks 

Bill Ortiz – trumpet 

9.  The Wizard  (5:11) 

Joyce Cooling – electric & acoustic guitars 

Jay Wagner – keyboards 

Billy Johnson – drums 

Gary Calvin – bass 

Karl Perazzo – percussion 

Bill Ortiz – trumpet 

10.  Talk  (4:19) 

Joyce Cooling – lead vocal, guitars 

Jay Wagner – keyboards, rhythm tracks 

Peter Michael Escovedo – percussion 

Annie Stocking – background vocals 

Nicholas Beard – background vocals 

 

All songs written by Joyce Cooling (Blue Curl Music, BMI) and Jay Wagner (Jedo West Music, BMI) ©2004

 

Produced by Jay Wagner 

Arranged by Jay Wagner - additional arranging by Joyce Cooling 

Additional arrangement on track 6 by Ray Obiedo 

Additional background vocal arrangement on track 6 by Peter Michael Escovedo 

Additional horn arrangement on track 8 by Bill Ortiz 

Additional vocal production on tracks 4, 6,10 by Gary Mankin 

 

Recorded & Mixed at The Clubhouse, San Francisco, CA 

Additional Recording at: Werewolf, Oakland, CA by Ray Obiedo; Knob & Tube, San Francisco, CA by Gary Mankin; PM Studios, Thousand Oaks, CA by Peter Michael Escovedo 

Mixed by Steve Sykes with additional mixing by Gary Mankin and Jay Wagner; Tracks 2 & 7 mixed by Steve Sykes; Track 4 mixed by Gary Mankin and Jay Wagner 

Mastered by Brian Gardner at Bernie Grundman Mastering, Los Angeles, CA 

 

Tech Support: Victor Owens, Gary Mankin, David Denny 

Photography: Sheryl Schindler 

Digital Editing: Roger Graham 

 

p. © 2004 Narada - Virgin Music  CD - 72435-97225-2-8