WorldCat Identities

Hornsby, Bruce

Works: 255 works in 593 publications in 2 languages and 9,799 library holdings
Genres: Rock music  Folk-rock music  Drama  Comedy films  Popular music  Bluegrass music  Cover versions  Live sound recordings  Jazz-rock (Music)  Country rock music 
Roles: Performer, Author, Singer, Instrumentalist, Composer, Arranger, Lyricist, Interviewee, Producer, Vocalist, Musician
Classifications: M1630.18.H67, 781.66
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Bruce Hornsby
The way it is by Bruce Hornsby( Recording )

33 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Way It Is was the debut album of Bruce Hornsby and The Range. It was probably their most successful album and contained numerous hits that propelled them to fame. Songs include the title track The Way It Is; Every Little Kiss; and Mandolin Rain
Red Hook summer( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The latest in Spike Lee's Chronicles of Brooklyn series, RED HOOK SUMMER tells the story of Flik Royale, a young boy from Atlanta who has come to spend the summer with his religious grandfather, Bishop Enoch Rouse, in the housing projects of Red Hook. Between his grandfather's preaching and the culture shock of city life, Flik's summer appears to be a total disaster, until he meets Chazz Morningstar, a girl his age, who shows Flik the brighter side of Brooklyn
Two rooms : celebrating the songs of Elton John & Bernie Taupin by Elton John( Recording )

7 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harbor lights by Bruce Hornsby( Recording )

18 editions published in 1993 in 4 languages and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Road tested by Bonnie Raitt( Recording )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scenes from the southside by Bruce Hornsby( Recording )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As long as you're living yours : the music of Keith Jarrett by Keith Jarrett( Recording )

4 editions published in 2000 in Undetermined and English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an artist is feted as Keith Jarrett is on this tribute, it's usually thanks to compositional contributions that have enriched the jazz firmament. Jarrett's contributions are arguably more through force of personality and prodigious piano artistry than through his compositional output. That aside, producer Milan Simich delivers this 13-tune set as an eclectic tribute to Jarrett's writing. Reminiscent of Hal Willner's That's the Way I Feel Now tribute to Thelonious Monk and Meditations on Mingus, Simich has assembled a cast ranging from pop artist Bruce Hornsby, whose piano chops enliven the New Orleans second-line opener "Backhand," to the tender duo of violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg and electric pianist Bob James on the understated "Book of Ways #9." Also notable are saxophonist Jimmy Greene and programmer Lord Jamar's minimalist take on "The Cure." Jarrett's oeuvre ranges from gospel pastiche to classical romance to a decided Ornette Coleman influence. The latter influence drives "Innocence," featuring George Garzone on tenor sax, and "Shades of Jazz", with Joe Lovano and Tom Harrell recalling Ornette and Don Cherry's spirited front line. Departures include Chucho Valdes's sprawling Cuban chops on "U Dance" and a rumbero treatment of Jarrett's "So Tender" from Nueva Rumba. The only solo track is a gentle lament from D.D. Jackson. --Willard Jenkins
D'lectrified by Clint Black( Recording )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cluck ol' hen : live by Ricky Skaggs( Recording )

6 editions published in 2013 in 3 languages and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of bluegrass music's most recognized ambassadors and one of the most talented pianist and singer-songwriters of the past three decades join forces during this collaborative event. Friends and fellow Grammy winners, Ricky Skaggs and Bruce Hornsby together with Skaggs' award winning band, Kentucky Thunder, unite on brand new tunes and traditional bluegrass classics
Ricky Skaggs & Bruce Hornsby by Ricky Skaggs( Recording )

4 editions published in 2007 in 3 languages and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looking into you : a tribute to Jackson Browne by Jackson Browne( Recording )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From fellow Rock Hall inductees to younger admirers, a mix of artists pay tribute to Jackson Browne with unique interpretations of songs from his vast catalog. Included are tracks from Bruce Springsteen, Bonnie Raitt, and Ben Harper
Now that's what I call the '80s( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relive the '80s with more of the decade's biggest hits from artists that include Duran Duran, Journey, Whitney Houston, Rick Astley, and more
A night on the town by Bruce Hornsby( Recording )

15 editions published in 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hot house by Bruce Hornsby( Recording )

14 editions published in 1995 in 4 languages and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rehab reunion by Bruce Hornsby( Recording )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter Bruce Hornsby continues to push the envelope with an album that reflects a refreshing approach to his songwriting while further solidifying his reputation for uncompromising artistry
Greatest radio hits by Bruce Hornsby( Recording )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Halcyon days by Bruce Hornsby( Recording )

9 editions published in 2004 in 3 languages and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Camp meeting by Bruce Hornsby( Recording )

10 editions published in 2007 in 4 languages and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... a comfortably laid-back feel."--New York Times
Endless highway : the music of The Band( Recording )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Levitate by Bruce Hornsby( Recording )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and German and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If there were any doubt that Bruce Hornsby had completely redefined himself as a "do whatever I want to" musician rather than the pop/rock singer/songwriter he had appeared to be upon his popular emergence 20 years earlier, that doubt should have been dispersed by his two album releases of 2007, the bluegrass duo set Ricky Skaggs & Bruce Hornsby and the jazz trio session Camp Meeting with Christian McBride and Jack DeJohnette. That liberation accomplished at last, Hornsby unsurprisingly returns to the pop/rock singer/songwriter mode on Levitate, his first album since 1993's A Night on the Town to be co-credited to his backup band. But his old group the Range is long gone, replaced by an ensemble pointedly called the Noisemakers (John "J.T." Thomas on organ and keyboards, Bobby Read on reeds, Doug Derryberry on guitar, J.V. Collier on bass, and Sonny Emory on drums), who have been backing him as a unit since 2002 -- although some of the musicians have been with him since the early '90s -- and the sound of Levitate only occasionally recalls the Bruce Hornsby of "That's the Way It Is," "Mandolin Rain," and "The Valley Road." Instead, he and the Noisemakers come up with combustible jazz-rock arrangements revealing the influence of Steely Dan (notably on "Paperboy") and Brian Wilson ("Michael Raphael"), used to support sometimes bizarrely humorous lyrics, as signaled by the opening song, "The Black Rats of London." In truth, Hornsby isn't much of a lyricist, if only because he doesn't seem to know what to write about, and his songwriting has never recovered from the loss of his brother John Hornsby as a co-writer. The best songs here are co-compositions, particularly "Cyclone," with a strong, evocative, and characteristic lyric from former Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter, as well as "Continents Drift" and "Simple Prayer," both co-written by Chip deMatteo. The album's unevenness also may be due to the multiple purposes that inspired the material, however. The music in some cases seems to have been written for different projects and retrofitted here: the title song (based on a theme in Thomas Newman's score for The Shawshank Redemption) appeared in a different version in director Spike Lee's film Kobe Doin' Work; "Invisible" is in director Bobcat Goldthwait's August 2009 film World's Greatest Dad, starring Robin Williams, in which Hornsby has a cameo; and some of the music apparently is intended for a Broadway musical to be written by Hornsby, called SCKBSTD. No wonder the album comes across as a collection of sessions instead of a coherent whole. Nevertheless, old-time Hornsby fans who fell away over the years might want to give this one a listen; it's closer to his singer/songwriter self than he's been in many years. William Ruhlmann
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Alternative Names
Bruce Hornsby Amerikaans zanger

Bruce Hornsby amerikansk sångare

Bruce Hornsby amerikansk sanger

Bruce Hornsby amerikansk songar

Bruce Hornsby cantante statunitense

Bruce Hornsby US-amerikanischer Pianist und Singer-Songschreiber

Hornsby, B. R. 1954-

Hornsby, B. R. (Bruce), 1954-

Hornsby, Bruce R. 1954-

Hornsby, Bruce Randall 1954-

Хорнсби, Брюс

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English (122)

German (9)