- "Little Wild One"
- "Hallelujah in the City"
- "Bury Me on the Battery"
- "To the One I Love"
Throughout her 15-year career, Joan Osborne has showcased a diverse array of talents. She's sung on the Grand Ole Opry, toured with The Funk Brothers, and sung with The Dead.
Joan Osborne. Brian Blauser
On her latest release, Little Wild One, Osborne reunites with the production team of Rick Chertoff and Rob Hyman, whose expertise helped turn Relish, her breakthrough record, into a multi-platinum hit. Hyman and Eric Bazilian (of the band The Hooters) co-wrote the first three songs of this Mountain Stage set with the help of Osborne and Chertoff. Additionally, singer-songwriter David Forman contributes to "Rodeo," while "Cathedrals" is a cover of a Jump, Little Children song.
Osborne performs with the help of her band — Richard Hammond on bass, Andrew Carillo on guitar, Aaron Comess on drums and Keith Cotton on piano, acoustic guitar and harmonica. This special concert celebrates the 25th anniversary of Mountain Stage, which recorded its first episode in December 1983.
This feature originally ran Apr. 6, 2009.