Monday, December 9, 2013

Fire & Rain - Fire & Rain

Fire & Rain - Fire & Rain
Mercury Records SRM 1-654 (1972)

Side One
1. Somebody To Love
2. Carry Me Down
3. Take Me For A Little While
4. Chandelier
5. Music In The Air
6. Let's Get Rollin'

Side Two
1. Touch Me
2. Hello Stranger
3. Alright Tonight
4. That's Where It's At
5. Home To You

John Guerin - drums
Hal Blaine - drums
Jim Gordon - drums
Manny Freiser - vocals
Patti McCarron - vocals
Max Bennett - bass 
Reinie Press - bass 
Al Casey - guitar
Ben Benay - guitar
David Cohen - guitar
Dean Parks - guitar
Jay Graydon - guitar
Artie Butler - keyboards
David Foster - keyboards
David Paich - keyboards
Alan Estes - percussion
Gary Coleman - percussion 
Victor Feldman - percussion
Sid Sharp Orchestra - strings
Gene Cipriano - woodwinds


  1. Peggy Lee - A Natural Woman
    Capitol ST-183 (1969)

    Track listing:
    1. (All Of A Sudden) My Heart Sings
    2. Don't Explain
    3. Can I Change My Mind?
    4. Lean On Me
    5. (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay
    6. (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman
    7. Everyday People
    8. Please Send Me Someone To Love
    9. Spinning Wheel
    10. Living Is Dying Without You
    11. I Think It's Gonna Rain Today

    Peggy Lee (ldr), Max K. Bennett (om, b), Phil Wright (pdr), Mike Melvoin (con, org), James R. "Jim" Horn (sax, o), Donald J. "Don" Menza (sax), John "Plas" Johnson (ts), John Audino, Marion "Buddy" Childers, James C. "Jimmy" Zito (t, fh), Richard Leith, Donald Waldrop (tb, bt), Charles C. "Charlie" Loper (tb), David Allan Duke, William Hinshaw (frh, tu), Michael Anthony (g), James Burton (g, Gut, slg), Lawrence "Larry" Knechtel (p, hps, org), Michael Lang (p, elp, org), Michael Deasy (gch, hal, bel), Joe Porcaro (mal, per), James "Jim" Gordon (d, per), Grady Tate (d), Peggy Lee (v), Sister Love's Ghen Berry, Sister Love's Lillie Fort, Sister Love's Vermettya Royster (bkv)
    Hal Blaine, Earl Palmer, Paul Humphrey - drums

  2. Jim Gordon played on one track of the first The Paley Brothers - Brotherhood album RCA Victor LSP-4092 the track is
    called "Pastel Blue". This was released in May '68. He also is on Brotherhood's next LP, called "Brotherhood,Brotherhood" RCA Victor LSP-4228. The track is "Glory Train" from Jan. 1969. These recordings will be on a CD collection in 2014.
    Have a nice day.

    1. Sorry the band is Brotherhood and not The Paley Brothers.

    Happy New Year.

  4. One more:
    Claire Lawrence - Leaving You Free Haida HL -5103 (1973)
    As i can see you don't trust me.