Kenny Aronoff - Drums, Small Drum, African Drum, Djembes, Congas, Maracas, Claves, Shakers, Tambourines, Rainstick, Guiro, D-Drums, Metal Percussion
Mike Wanchic - Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Dobro/Dulcimer, Background Vocals
Toby Myers - Bass Guitar, Background Vocals. Toby also notes in the credits that: "For the record...I play bass on all tracks except "What If...,"; sang backgrounds with the boys and girls, put a guitar hook on Suzanne, two fingered a keyboard part with Mikey...and all this between sandwiches."
David Grissom - Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Baritone Guitar, Mandolin, Bass
Lisa Germano - Violin/Mandolin, Penny Whistle/Zither, Background Vocals
Pat Peterson - Background Vocals, Accordian, Maracas
John Cascella - Accordion, Penny Whistle, Farfias Organ, Background Vocals, Melodica
The album notes "John play on about half of this record before his death."
John Mellencamp - Vocals
Malcolm Burn - Organ, Guitar, Harmonica, Synthesizer
This record is dedicated to John Cascella, April 29, 1947 - November 14, 1992.


Produced by: John Mellencamp, Malcolm Burn, David Leonard and Michael Wanchic
Arranged by: John Mellencamp and band
Engineer: David Leonard
Mixed by: John Mellencamp, David Leonard, Michael Wanchic and Malcolm Burn
Assistant Engineer: Rick Fettig
Technical Engineers: Ross Alexander and Mark Hood
Mastered By: Bob Ludwig/Gateway Mastering Studios
Recorded and mixed at: Belmont Mall, Belmont Indiana
Photography: Larry Fink
Art Direction: Corsillo/Manzone
Polaroid Transfer: Joshua Nefsky
Management: Ron Weisner Entertainment, Artist Services Corporation

Human Wheels

Human Wheels Tracks

  1. When Jesus Left Birmingham
  2. Junior
  3. Human Wheels
  4. Beige to Beige
  5. Case 795 (The Family)
  6. Suzanne And The Jewels
  7. Sweet Evening Breeze
  8. What If I Came Knocking
  9. French Shoes
  10. To The River
  11. When Jesus Left Birmingham (Featuring The Sounds of Blackness