Hand To Mouth is a timeless CD that takes Raphael stylistically in a different, softer musical direction.
Originally released in 1987, the project features a variety of beautiful easy listening tracks ranging from the soothing sounds of "The Search" to the timeless classic "If I Only Had a Brain/Somewhere Over the Rainbow."
The album features an incredible line-up of musicians, including producer and Neil Young band mate,Ben Kieth on steel guitar, Pink Floyd sideman Scott Page, 70's organ great Lee Michaels on accordion, Willie Nelson on guitar, and the last live recording session with Harmonica icon, Paul Butterfield.
Raphael has recorded throught the years with a variety of artists, ranging from Elton John,U-2,Motley Crue, Vince Gill, Emmy lou Harris, Kenny Wayne Shephard,Neil Young,
and for 28yrs, Willie Nelson.