05/03/2016

Jimmie Spheeris "Ports Of The Heart" (1976) -Westcoast Rock-


 Label : Epic Records / BGO Records


01 - Child From Nowhere (Jimmie Spheeris)
02 - Emerald And The Dream Dance (Jimmie Spheeris)
03 - It's You They're Dreaming Of (Jimmie Spheeris)
04 - Captain Comes Cold (Jimmie Spheeris)
05 - Bayou Eyes (Jimmie Spheeris)
06 - It's All In The Game (Carl Signan & Charles Dawes) 
07 - Hills In My Head (Jimmie Spheeris)
08 - Whirlpool (Jimmie Spheeris)
09 - Sweet Separation (Jimmie Spheeris)
10 - So Darkly Fall The Shadows (Jimmie Spheeris)
11 - Nightingale Come Sail (Jimmie Spheeris)
12 - I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry (Hank Williams)


Produced by David Campbell
Engineered by Greg Ladanyi & Val Garay
Recorded & Mixed at The Sound Factory, L.A.
Mixed by Greg Ladanyi
Assisted by Dennis Kirk
Strings Arranged & Conducted by David Campbell
Winds Arranged by Jim Cowger


The Jimmie Spheeris Band :

Bart Hall : Drums & Percussion
Geoff Levin : Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar & Backing vocals
John Pierce : Bass & Backing vocals
Jim Cowger : Flute & Sax
Jimmie Spheeris : Acoustic Guitar, Piano & Vocals


Session Artists (in order of appearance) :

Chick Corea : Electric Piano
Stanley Clarke : Bass ("Child From Nowhere")
John Guerin : Drums ("Child From Nowhere" & "Captain Comes Cold")
Jay Ellington Lee : Arp ("Emerald And The Dream Dance")
David Campbell : Viola ("It's You They're Dreaming Of " & "So Darkly Fall The Shadows")
Jackson Browne : Backing vocals ("It's You They're Dreaming Of ")
Robin Williamson : Oud ("Bayou Eyes")
Dan Orbach : Mandolin ("Bayou Eyes")
Emile Pandoff : Piano ("It's All In The Game")
Richard Feves : Bowed Bass Solo ("I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry")