Five years separate Live On and its successor, The Place You're In, and the time allowed Kenny Wayne Shepherd to grow as both an artist and as an individual. He's not only writing the majority of his material, he's singing most of it as well. His guitar playing has become more nuanced, and he's moved squarely into the world of album rock from his blues-rock background. Even the cover and publicity photos reflect the difference, showing a darker, decidedly grown-up Kenny Wayne Shepherd. In addition, the producer/mixing team of Jerry Harrison and Tom Lord-Alge (who did both Live On and Trouble Is) has been replaced by Marti Frederiksen and Andy Wallace, who give the album a more muscular sound. This album is tailor-made for rock radio with its big guitar sounds and recycled classic rock riffs, and Shepherd sounds very comfortable in this setting.
MANNY CHARLTON'S name is synonymous with Scottish rockers NAZARETH as he played a huge part in their worldwide success. His bluesy style of playing as part of the band as well as his being the bands producer for many years. He produced the bands platinum album "Hair Of The Dog" selling over 2 million copies. Since leaving the band he has released a number of solo albums and "Sharp" was released in 2004 and "Sharp Re-loaded" in 2005 now released by Angel Air as a 2CD set with bonus tracks. Now living in the USA Manny is active on the live circuit there.