1994 – Bonnie Raitt : Longing In Their Hearts : US LP

Bonnie Raitt

1994 – Bonnie Raitt : Longing In Their Hearts : US LP is no. 1 chart topper.  Bonnie Raitt went to No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Longing In Their Hearts.’

Longing in Their Hearts is the twelfth album by Bonnie Raitt, released in 1994 (see 1994 in music). The album contained the mainstream pop hit, “Love Sneakin’ up on You,” which reached #19 on the Billboard singles chart.

Track listing

1. “Love Sneakin’ up on You” (Little Jimmy Scott, Tom Snow) – 3:41
2. “Longing in Their Hearts” (Michael Okeefe, Raitt) – 4:48
3. “You” (John Shanks, Bob Thiele, Tonio K.) – 4:27
4. “Cool, Clear Water” (Raitt) – 5:27
5. “Circle Dance” (Raitt) – 4:11
6. “I Sho Do” (Billy Always, Mabon “Teenie” Hodges) – 3:38
7. “Dimming of the Day” (Richard Thompson) – 3:39
8. “Feeling of Falling” (Raitt) – 6:17
9. “Steal Your Heart Away” (Paul Brady) – 5:44
10. “Storm Warning” (Terry Britten, Lea Maalfrid) – 4:31
11. “Hell to Pay” (Raitt) – 4:03
12. “Shadow of Doubt” (Gary Nicholson) – 4:26

Personnel

* Bonnie Raitt – organ, acoustic guitar, keyboard, electric piano, vocals, background vocals, slide guitar
* Sweet Pea Atkinson – background vocals
* Sir Harry Bowens – background vocals
* Paul Brady – acoustic guitar, penny whistle, harmony vocals
* Turner Stephen Bruton – electric guitar
* John Clark – alto flute, bass flute, english horn
* Larry Corbett – cello
* David Crosby – harmony vocals
* Paulinho Da Costa – percussion
* Deborah Dobkin – percussion, drums
* Ricky Fataar – drums
* Mitchell Froom – harmonium
* Mark Goldenberg – acoustic guitar, electric guitar, oud
* Marty Grebb – baritone saxophone
* Scott Haupert – viola
* Levon Helm – harmony vocals
* James “Hutch” Hutchinson – bass
* Wayne Jackson – trombone, trumpet
* Randy Jacobs – guitar, electric guitar, rhythm guitar
* Suzie Katayama – cello
* David Lasley – background vocals
* Andrew Love – tenor saxophone
* George Marinelli – guitar, mandolin, electric guitar
* Arnold McCuller – background vocals
* Cynthia Morrow – viola
* Charlie Musselwhite – harmonica
* Buell Neidlinger – bass
* Daniel Smith – cello
* Benmont Tench – keyboard, Hammond organ
* Richard Thompson – acoustic guitar
* Scott Thurston – keyboard
* Don Was – bass

Production

* Producers: Bonnie Raitt, Don Was
* Engineer: Ed Cherney
* Arranger: Bob Thiele

Charts

Album – Billboard (North America)
Year     Chart     Position
1994     The Billboard 200     1

Singles – Billboard (North America)
Year     Single     Chart     Position
1994     “Love Sneakin’ up on You”     Adult Contemporary     2
1994     “Love Sneakin’ up on You”     Mainstream Rock Tracks     25
1994     “Love Sneakin’ up on You”     The Billboard Hot 100     19
1994     “Love Sneakin’ up on You”     Top 40 Mainstream     15
1994     “You”     Adult Contemporary     15
1994     “You”     The Billboard Hot 100     92

Awards

Grammy Awards
Year     Winner     Category
1994     Longing in Their Hearts     Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical
1994     Longing in Their Hearts     Best Pop Vocal Album

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