13/08/2016

B.J. Thomas "Songs" (1973) -Soft Rock-



Label : Paramount Records


01 - Songs (Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil)
02 - Early Morning Hush (Carole King)
03 - Down On The Street (Gerry Goffin, Carole King, Barry Goldberg & Charles Larkey)
04 - I've Been Alone Too Long (Cynthia Weil & Mark James)
05 - Too Many Mondays (Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil)
06 - We're Over (Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil)
07 - Sunday Sunrise (Mark James)
08 - Talkin' Confidentially (Gerry Goffin & Mark James)
09 - Goodbye's A Long, Long Time (Gerry Goffin & Mark James)
10 - Honorable Peace (Gerry Goffin & Barry Goldberg)
11 - People Sure Act Funny (Titus Turner & James MacDougal)


Recorded at Electric Lady Studios, New York City
Engineer : Ralph Moss
Assistant Engineers : Bernie Kirsh, Tom Hummer, Dave Whitman & Phil Lee
Mastering Engineer : Bob Ludwig / Sterling Sound
Produced by Steve Tyrell


01 - Songs

Piano : Barry Mann
Drums : Alan Schwartzberg
Bass : Kirk Hamilton
Acoustic Guitars : Hugh McCracken & Georg Wadenius
Electric Guitars : Hugh McCracken & Bob Mann
Percussion : Jimmy Maelen
Background vocals : Rodney Justo
Strings Arranged by Glen Spreen

02 - Early Morning Hush

Banjo : Eric Weissberg
Piano & Organ : Paul Griffin
Drums : Alan Schwartzberg
Bass : Kirk Hamilton
Acoustic Guitar : Bob Mann
Percussion : Jimmy Maelen
Background vocals : B.J. Thomas, Mark James, Jimmy Maelen & Rodney Justo

03 - Down On The Street

Acoustic Guitars : Hugh McCracken & Bob Mann
Electric Guitar : Bob Mann
Jew's Harp & Fiddle : Eric Weissberg
Piano : Paul Griffin
Drums : Alan Schwartzberg
Bass : Andy Muson
Background vocals : Linda Lawley, Margret Dorn, Rodney Justo & Steve Tyrell

04 - I've Been Alone Too Long

Piano : Barry Mann
Electric & Acoustic Guitars : Al Gorgoni & Bob Mann
Drums : Alan Schwartzberg
Bass : Andy Muson
Organ : Glen Spreen
Percussion : Jimmy Maelen
Background vocals : Mark James & Jimmy Maelen
Strings Arranged by Glen Spreen

05 - Too Many Mondays

Piano & Mellotron : Barry Mann
Acoustic & Electric Guitars : Bob Mann & Hugh McCracken
Drums : Alan Schwartzberg
Bass : Kirk Hamilton
Percussion : Jimmy Maelen
Background vocals : Mark James, Rodney Justo & Jimmy Maelen
Strings Arranged by Glen Spreen

06 - We're Over

Piano : Barry Mann
Acoustic Guitar : Hugh McCracken
Electric Guitar : Bob Mann
Drums & Percussion : Alan Schwartzberg
Bass : Andy Muson
Background vocals : Rodney Justo
Strings Arranged by Glen Spreen

07 - Sunday Sunrise

Electric Guitar : Bob Mann
Acoustic Guitars : Bob Mann & Al Gorgoni
Piano : Barry Mann
Drums : Alan Schwartzberg
Bass : Andy Muson
Organ : Glen Spreen
Percussion : Jimmy Maelen
Trumpets : Tom Malone & Lew Soloff
Baritone Sax : Lou Marini
Trombone : Dave Bargeron
Background vocals : Linda Lawley, Margret Dorn, Gini Eastwood, Jimmy Maelen & Steve Tyrell
Strings Arranged by Glen Spreen
Horns Arranged by Dave Bargeron & Lou Marini

08 - Talkin' Confidentially

Drums : Alan Schwartzberg
Bass : Andy Muson
Acoustic Guitar : Hugh McCracken
Electric Guitar : Bob Mann
Electric Piano & Organ : Don Grolnick
Background vocal : B.J. Thomas
 
09 - Goodbye's A Long, Long Time

Electric & Acoustic Guitars : Al Gorgoni & Bob Mann
Drums : Alan Schwartzberg
Bass : Andy Muson
Piano : Barry Mann
Pianet : Glen Spreen
Percussion : Jimmy Maelen
Background vocals : B.J. Thomas & Linda Lawley
Strings Arranged by Glen Spreen

10 - Honorable Peace

Acoustic Guitars : Hugh McCracken & Bob Mann
Piano : Paul Griffin
Drums : Alan Schwartzberg
Bass : Kirk Hamilton
Steel Guitar : Eric Weissberg
Percussion : Jimmy Maelen
Background vocals : Linda Lawley, Sharon Walker, Jimmy Maelen, Gene Cornish, Dino Danelli, Billy Hocher, Eric Thorngren, John Turi, Gerry Goffin, Barry Goldberg & Steve Tyrell

11 - People Sure Act Funny

Drums : Alan Schwartzberg
Bass : Andy Muson
Electric Guitar : Bob Mann
Piano & Organ : Don Grolnick
Percussion : Jimmy Maelen
Background vocals : Linda Lawley, Margret Dorn, Jimmy Maelen & Steve Tyrell