10/05/2015

Michael Johnson "There Is A Breeze" (1973) -Contemporary Folk-



Label : ATCO Records


01 - Pilot Me (Greg Brown)
02 - In Your Eyes (Amy Johnson)
03 - There Is A Breeze (Mark Henley)
04 - See You Soon (Paul Johnson)
05 - Old Folks (Jacques Brel, Gerard Jouannest, Jean Corti, Eric Blau & Mort Schuman)
06 - Roody Toot Toot For The Moon (Greg Brown)
07 - My Opening Farewell (Jackson Browne)
08 - I Got You Covered (Biff Rose)
09 - On The Road (Carl Franzen)
10 - Study In E Minor (H. Villa Lobos)
11 - Happier Days (Michael Johsnon)
12 - You've Got To Be Carefully Taught (Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein)


Produced by Chris Dedrick & Michael Johnson
Except :
Produced by Phil Ramone & Chris Dedrick (Tracks 03 & 12)
Produced by Peter Yarrow, Phil Ramone & Chris Dedrick (Tracks 05, 09 & 10)
Arranged by Chris Dedrick (Tracks 03, 05 & 09)
The Vocal Choruses Arranged by Peter Yarrow (Track 09)
Tracks 03, 05, 09, 10 & 12
Recorded at A&R Recording Studios, New York, N.Y.
Recording Engineer : Phil Ramone
All the other selections were :
Recorded at Manta Sound, Toronto, Canada
Recording Engineer : David Greene
Album Re-mixed at Manta Sound, Toronto, Canada
Re-mixed by Michael Johnson, Chris Dedrick & Dave Greene


Musicians :

Michael Johnson : Guitars & Vocals
Chris Dedrick : Bass, Fluglehorn, Pump Organ, Recorder & Background vocals
Gary Gauger : Drums & Percussion
"Petrus" consisting of
Phillip Markowitz : Piano, Fender Rhodes Piano & Organ
Gordon Johnson : Bass
Ted Moore : Drums, Congas & Percussion 
Ralph Towner : Second Guitar & 12 String Guitar (Track 09)
Leo Kottke : Bottleneck Guitar (Track 02)
Russell George : Bass (Track 09)
Ron Zito : Drums (Track 09)
Airto : Percussion (Track 09)
George Ricci : Cello (Track 03)
Margaret Rose : Harp (Track 03)
Jerry Niewood : Saxophone (Tracks 04 & 11)
Prologue & Epilogue by Michael Johnson (Track 08)