I Can't Make You Love Me

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about

My father would sing, while I'd play the horn, and i always wanted my horn to sound like I was singing the words.

With Phil Aaberg's piano, Chuck Rainey's bass, Bernard Purdie's gentle beat, and Tom Eaton's Rhodes and Hammond, I think that you can almost hear them.

I Can't Make You Love Me was written by Mike Reid and Allen Shamblin. The idea for the song came to Reid while reading an article about a man arrested for getting drunk and shooting at his girlfriend's car. The judge asked him if he had learned anything, to which he replied, "I learned, Your Honor, that you can't make a woman love you if she don't."

Bonnie Raitt, recorded the track for her eleventh studio album, "Luck of the Draw" (1991) She recorded the vocal in just one take in the studio, later saying that it was so sad a song that she could not recapture the emotion: "We'd try to do it again and I just said, 'You know, this ain't going to happen."

I am honored to add the sound of my heart, through my horn, to this fine song...

credits

from next, released April 14, 2015
Written by Mike Reid & Allen Shamblin

Jeff Oster: Flugelhorn
Chuck Rainey: Bass
Bernard Purdie: Drums
Tom Eaton: Fender Rhodes,
Hammond B-3, Keyboards
Philip Aaberg: Piano

Engineered by Tom Eaton
Additional Engineering by Steve Jankowski
& Philip Aaberg

Mixed by Tom Eaton

Produced by Will Ackerman, Tom Eaton and Jeff Oster

Published by Almo Music (ASCAP), Brio Blues Music (ASCAP),
Universal Music- MGB Songs (ASCAP)

© 1990 Almo Music, Brio Blues Music, Hayes Street Music

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Jeff Oster Alameda, California

Jeff is one of the few trumpet/flugelhorn artists working in ambient terrain. His music will take you through chilled and dramatic soundscapes, led by the silken sound of his horn.

Four of his albums, "RELEASED", "TRUE", "SURRENDER" and "NEXT" have been voted as ZMR Album of the Year by broadcasters worldwide.

His new album, Jeff Oster LIVE! is now available.
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