04/07/2015

Bertie Higgins "Pirates And Poets" (1983) -Soft Rock-



Label : Epic Records


01 - As Time Goes By (Herman Hupfeld)
02 - Pirates And Poets (Bertie Higgins & Sonny Limbo)
03 - When You Fall In Love (Like I Fell In Love With You) (Bertie Higgins, John Healy, Sonny Limbo & Jeff Pinkham)
04 - Leah (Roy Orbison)
05 - Under A Blue Moon (Gary Baker & Quentin Powers)
06 - Tokyo Joe (Bertie Higgins & Sonny Limbo)
07 - Beneath The Island Light (Bertie Higgins, Jeff Pinkham & Sinny Limbo)
08 - Only Yesterday (Bertie Higgins)
09 - Marianna (Bertie Higgins)
10 - Pleasure Pier (Bertie Higgins)
11 - Never Looking Back (Bertie Higgins, John Healy & Donna Dupuy)
12 - As Time Goes By (Herman Hupfield)


Produced by Sonny Lumbo & Scott MacClellan A Bill Lowery Production
Recorded at Pyramid "Eye" Recording Studio (Atop Lookout Mountain, CA) ; Southern Tracks Recording Studio (Atlanta, GA) & The Creative Workshop (Nashville, TN) between Oct. 1982 & Jan. 1983
Engineered by Doug Johnson (Additional Enginnering by Jim Stabile, Sonny Limbo, Scott McClellan & Brent Maher)
Digitally Mastered by Glenn Meadows at Masterfonics (Nashville, TN)


The Players :

Acoustic Guitar & Vocals : Bertie Higgins
Electric & Acoustic Guitars : Ken Bell, Shelton Irwin & Kenny Mims
Piano, Organ & Synthesizer : Steve Nathan & John Healy
Bass Guitar : Gary Baker
Drums : Owen Hale
Percussion : Mickey Buckins, Edward Higgins & Doug Johnson
Mandolin & Bouzouka : Jeffrey Dale Pinkham
Fiddle : Mark O'Connor
Flute & Flutephone : Scott MacClellan
Oboe : Linda Penny Baker
Saxophone : Ed Leaman
Albert Coleman & The Atlanta Pops Appear on "As Time Goes By"
Wayne Mosley : Arranged & Conducted The Atlanta Strings (Benjamin Piccone, Lonni Ottzen, Jacqueline Anderson, Richard Robinson, Frank Walton, Bradley Stewart, Karl Schab, Jere Flint, Dona Vellek & Chris Rex)
Copiest : Karen Norwood
Sings on "Leah" : Roy Orbison
Gary Baker : Arranged & Conducted Back Ground Vocals
The "Doo-Bobs" are Phyllis & Manny Loiacono (Unipop), Cheryl Wilson, Cathy Dover, Bertie Higgins, Mike Jones, Gloria Higgins Burke, Scott McClellan, David Powell, Beverly Higgins, Mike Sullivan & Eduardo Higgins