Saturday, August 27, 2011

Theo Bikel - A New Day





















Theo Bikel - A New Day
Reprise Records 6348 (1969)


Side One
1. Urge For Goin'
2. Jennier Juniper
3. Lady Jane
4. I Love My Dog
5. For No One
6. Amsterdam


Side Two
1. Piggies
2. Mother Nature's Son
3. The Great Mandala (The Wheel Of Life)
4. The Lady Is Waiting
5. I Hear The Laughter


Personnel:
Theodore Bikel - vocals
Jim Gordon - drums
Larry Knechtel - bass, keyboards
Louie Shelton - guitar
Eric Weissberg - banjo
Sid Sharp - strings
Donnie Gallucci
Joey Newman
Paul Beaver - synthesizer

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Jim Horn - Jim's Horns



















Jim Horn - Jim's Horns
Shelter Records SW-8918 (1973)


Side One
1. We'll Get Over
2. Moody
3. San Camaro
4. In And Out Of Sunshine
5. Mandy


Side Two
1. Rainy Day Woman
2. Lady From Louisville
3. To Hurt A Poet
4. Half Moon


Personnel:
Jim Horn - vocals, horns
Carl Radle - bass
Reinie Press - bass
Max Bennett - bass
Jimmy Johnson - bass
Jim Gordon - drums, percussion
Ed Greene - drums
Ritchie Simpson - drums
Steve Cropper - guitar
Louie Shelton - guitar
Mike Deasy - guitar
Dean Parks - guitar
Paul Cannon - guitar
Gary Coleman - percussion
Francisco Sanchez - percussion
Terry Sawyer - keyboards
Larry Knechtel - keyboards
Mike Omartian - keyboards
James Brown - keyboards
Chuck Findley - trumpet

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Gordon Lightfoot - Gord's Gold





















Gordon Lightfoot - Gord's Gold
Reprise Records R-224008 (1975)


Side One
1. I'm Not Sayin'/Ribbon Of Darkness
2. Song For A Winter's Night
3. Canadian Railway Trilogy
4. Softly
5. For Lovin' Me/Did She Mention My Name


Side Two
1. Affair On 8th Avenue
2. Steel Rail Blues
3. Wherefore And Why
4. Bitter Green
5. Early Morning Rain


Side Three
1. Minstrel Of The Dawn
2. Sundown
3. Beautiful
4. Summer Side Of Life
5. Rainy Day People
6. Cotton Jenny


Side Four
1. Don Quixote
2. Circle Of Steel
3. Old Dan's Records
4. If You Could Read My Mind
5. Cold On The Shoulder
6. Carefree Highway


Personnel:
Gordon Lightfoot - guitar, vocals
Larry Good - banjo
John Stockfish - bass
Junior Husky - bass
Rick Haynes - bass
Barry Keane - drums
Jim Gordon - drums
Red Shea - guitar
Terry Clements - guitar, mandolin
Charlie McCoy - harmonica
Milt Holland - percussion
Pee Wee Charles - pedal steel guitar

Merle Haggard - Branded Man




















Merle Haggard & The Strangers - Branded Man
Capitol Records T-2789 (1967)


Side One
1. Branded Man
2. Loneliness Is Eating Me Away
3. Don't Get Married
4. Somewhere Between
5. You Don't Have Very Far To Go
6. Gone Crazy


Side Two
1. I Threw Away The Rose
2. My Hands Are Tied
3. Some Of Us Never Learn
4. Long Black Limousine
5. Go Home
6. I Made The Prison Band


Personnel:
Merle Haggard - guitar, vocals
James Burton - guitar
Glen Campbell - guitar
Tommy Collins - guitar
Billy Mize - guitar
Shorty Mullins - guitar
Roy Nichols - guitar
Lewis Talley - guitar
Ralph Mooney - pedal steel guitar
George French - piano
Glen D. Hardin - piano
Leon Copeland - bass
Jerry Ward - bass
Eddie Burns - drums
Jim Gordon - drums
Bonnie Owens - vocals

Merle Haggard - I'm A Lonesome Fugitive





















Merle Haggard & The Strangers - I'm A Lonesome Fugitive
Captiol Records ST-2702 (1967)


Side One
1. I'm A Lonesome Fugitive
2. All Of Me Belongs To You
3. House Of Memories
4. Life In Prison
5. Whatever Happened To Me
6. Drink Up And Be Somebody


Side Two
1. Someone Told My Story
2. If You Want To Be My Woman
3. Mary's Mine
4. Skid Row
5. My Rough And Rowdy Ways
6. Mixed Up Mess Of A Heart


Personnel:
Merle Haggard - guitar, vocals
James Burton - guitar, dobro
Glen Campbell - guitar
Billy Mize - guitar
Lewis Talley - guitar
Ralph Mooney - pedal steel guitar
Glen D. Hardin - piano
Jerry Ward - bass
Jim Gordon - drums
Bonnie Owens - vocals