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Scenes From The Southside

Bruce Hornsby

Initial release : 1988

RCA 86686

Second album from Bruce Hornsby and the Range. Includes The Valley Road which was performed on a couple of occasions by the Grateful Dead.


  • Look Out Any Window (Hornsby/Hornsby)
  • The Valley Road (Hornsby/Hornsby)
  • I Will Walk With You (Hornsby/Hornsby)
  • The Road Not Taken (Hornsby)
  • The Show Goes On (Hornsby)
  • The Old Playground (Hornsby/Hornsby)
  • Defenders Of The Flag (Hornsby/Hornsby)
  • Jacob's Ladder (Hornsby/Hornsby)
  • Till The Dreaming's Done (Hornsby)

The Range;

  • Bruce Hornsby - piano, accordion, synthesizer, vocals
  • George Marinelli, Jr - guitar, mandolin, bacvocals
  • Peter Harris - guitar, mandolin
  • Joe Puerta - bass, vocals
  • John Molo - drums
Additional musicians;
  • Huey Lewis - harp (Defenders of the Flag)
  • Jeff Gerson - percussion

  • Producer - Neil Dorfsman, Bruce Hornsby
  • Engineer, mixing - Neil Dorfsman, Eddie King
  • Additional engineering - Rob Jacobs, Brian Scheuble, Julian Stoll, Adnrew Udoff, Jim Dineen, Steve Cormier, Greg Bartheld
  • Guitar consultant - Steve Watson
  • Drum programming - Jimmy Bralower
  • Synth man - David Roitstein
  • Jag counsel - John Hornsby
  • Digital editing - Bill Dooley
  • Mastering - Bob Ludwig
  • A & R direction - Paul Atkinson
  • Production coordinator - Sharona Sabbag
  • Representation - Tim Neece Management
  • Special thanks to Lee Smith for inspiration on The Road Not Taken
  • Thanks to Tim Neece, Sharona Sabbag, Chris Littleton, Bari Buckner, Shelly Yakus and everyone at A&M Recording Studios, Eddie King, Kathy Hornsby, Fred Ansis, Rob Light, Gary Haber, Arlene Katz, Paul Atkinson and everyone at RCA, and Alan Bonomo for his help on Defenders Of The Flag
  • Art direction - Ria Lewerke, Norman Moore
  • Cover photography - Dennis Keeley
  • Liner/Inner sleeve photography - Robert Llewellyn
  • Design - Norman Moore
  • Recorded at A&M Recording Studios, Rumbo Recorders, Kingsound Studios, Capitol Studios, Ignited Productions
  • Mixed at The Grey Room
  • Mastered at Masterdisk

The Valley Road was performed on a couple of occasions by the Grateful Dead whilst Hornsby was a member of the group in the early 1990s.

Related releases

Threee singles were released in conjunction with this album;

  • The Valley Road / The Long Race (live) , Bruce Hornsby and The Range, May 1988, RCA 7645
  • Look Out Any Window / The Way It Is (live) , Bruce Hornsby and The Range, July 1988, RCA 8678
  • Defenders Of The Flag / On The Western Skyline, Bruce Hornsby and The Range, Nov 1988, RCA 8776
Valley Road was included on the compilations; Look Out Any Window was included on the late 80s Greenpeace benefit album which was initially released in the USSR and subsequently worldwide; The complete Scenes From The Southside album was subsequently included on the 2-on-1 release;
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