Rolling Stone - 9/30/71, p.46
"...From the opening doom-ladden guitar intro into 'Honky Tonk Woman' through King's blues-ballad treatment of 'Like A Road Leading Home' he convinces, both vocally and musically, that the fire is still there..."
Personnel: Albert King (vocals, guitar); Jesse Edwin Davis, Tippy Armstrong, Wayne Perkins (guitar); John Gallie, Barry Beckett (keyboards); Donald "Duck" Dunn, David Hood (bass); Jim Keltner, Roger Hawkins (drums); Sandy Konikoff (percussion); Jeanne Green, The Mt. Zion Singers (background vocals).
Recorded at Skyhill Studios, Hollywood, California in December 1970 & January 1971. Originally released on Stax (2040).
Digitally remastered by Kirk Felton (1990, Fantasy Studios, Berkeley).
Personnel: Albert King (vocals, guitar); Jeanie Greene, Mount Zion Singers (vocals); Jesse Ed Davis , Michael Toles, Tippy Armstrong, Wayne Perkins (guitar); John Gallie, Barry Beckett (keyboards); Jim Keltner, Roger Hawkins (drums); Sanford Konikoff (percussion).
Unknown Contributor Roles: David Hood; Donald "Duck" Dunn; Mount Zion Singers; John Gallie; Jesse Ed Davis ; Jim Keltner; Roger Hawkins; Tippy Armstrong; Barry Beckett; Wayne Perkins; Sanford Konikoff.
Lovejoy is a rock-tinged departure from his usual Memphis sound. ~ Bill Dahl