The Record Collection

Link Wray: The Link Wray Rumble (1974)

Polydor PD 6025

The Link Wray Rumble

Track list:

01 – It Was A Bad Scene
02 – Good Time Joe
03 – Walkin’ Bulldog
04 – I Got to Ramble
05 – Backwoods Preacher Man
06 – Super 88
07 – She’s that kind of Woman
08 – Step This Way
09 – We Said I Do
10 – Rumble


Link Wray – lead & rhythm guitar, acoustic guitar, dobro, lead vocals
John Dzerigian – rhythm electric and acoustic guitar
Boz Scaggs – rhythm electric guitar
Mark Jordan – piano, Fender Rhodes electric piano, clavinet, organ
Rick Shlosser – drums
Tom Rutley – bass (except on “Rumble”)
Joe Crane – bass and piano (on “Rumble”)
Andy Narell – steel drums, Moog synthesizer
Bernie Krause – Moog synthesizer and programming
Pete Escovedo – congas
Skip Drinkwtaer – percussion
Bruce Steinberg – harmonica
Lenny Pickett – tenor sax, alto sax (on “Step This Way”)
Emilio Castillo – tenor sax
Steve Kupka – baritone sax
Mic Gillette – trumpet
Greg Adams – trumpet, horn arrangements
Background vocals – Dorothy Morrison, Zeller Hurd, Bill Combs, Joe Scott, Boz Scaggs, Mark Jordan, Skip Drinkwater, Joe Crane, Glenn Walters

Recorded: Wally Heider Recording and Funky Features, San Francisco, February 1974.
Recording engineers: Steve Jarvis, Jack Leahy, Valerie Clausen

Horns recorded at The Record Plant, Sausalito
Recording engineer: Mike Stone

Mixed at Wally Heider Recording (Studio A), San Francisco
Mixing engineer: Fred Catero
Assistant engineer: Valerie Clausen

Mastered at Columbia Studios, San Francisco
Mastering engineers: George Horn, Phil Brown

Design and photography: Bruce Steinberg

Liner Notes: Pete Townsend

Produced by Skip Drinkwater, Bruce Steinberg