What Jail is Like

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What Jail Is Like (Dulli)
Mr. Superlove* (Ass Ponys)
The Dark End Of The Street* (Penn/Moman)
Little Girl Blue* (Rodgers/Hart)
What Jail Is Likeº (Dulli)
Now You Knowº (Dulli)
My World Is Empty Without You/I Hear A Symphonyº (Holland/Dozier/Holland)

Recorded: May-June 1993/* July 1993/° May 10, 1994
Released: August 2, 1994.

what jail is like
UK 10″ Sleeve

Greg Dulli – vocals, guitars, piano/Rick McCollum – lead guitars, duelling banjo/John Curley – bass/Steve Earle – drums, percussion. Additional musicians: Harold Chichester – piano/Barbara Hunter – cello.
What Jail Is Like recorded at Ardent Studios in Memphis, TN. Produced by Greg Dulli. Engineered by Jeff Powell and John Hampton. Mixed by Jeff Powell and Greg Dulli. * Recorded at Audiocraft, Cincinnati, OH. Produced by Greg Dulli. Engineered by John Curley. º Recorded live at the Mercury Cafe in Denver, CO for KTLC ‘Live Music Link’. Recorded by Steve Girton and Tom Payetta.

Mr. Superlove is a cover of the Ass Ponys song. The Dark End Of The Street covers Percy Sledge. Little Girl Blue (Rodgers/Hart) from the musical Jumbo (1935; movie version 1962), originally sung by Gloria Grafton (movie version sung by Doris Day). The song was covered by countless other artists, and the Whigs might have used Diana Ross’ version as a template for theirs. My World Is Empty Without You/I Hear A Symphony covers the Supremes. What Jail Is Like taken from Gentlemen. * Released on several singles.

Promo cd’s come with gold stamped “promotional copy” on the front cover art. USA 12” vinyl edition has a slightly different track listing. Mr. Superlove, The Dark End Of The Street and Little Girl Blue omitted from the UK 10” vinyl edition, which comes in a different sleeve (compare CDS/7”).

CDS Elektra 61708-2 (USA)
CDS Elektra 7559-61708-2 (Germany)
12” EP Elektra 61708-1 (USA)
10″ EP Blast First BFFP96T (UK)

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