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SIDE 1

1. YANKEE MAN (3:49)

2. YOU'RE NOT A BAD GHOST, JUST AN OLD SONG (2:17)

3. RECORD MACHINE (2:57)

4. EYES OF MAN (3:26)

5. STARS UP THERE (1:24)

6. DON'T THINK TWICE, IT'S ALL RIGHT (5:56)

 

SIDE 2

7. SWEET MISERY (3:12)

8. MONONGAHELA RIVER (2:47)

9. YES SIR, THAT'S MY BABY (2:31)

10. AUTUMN LADY (3:19)

11. CHART SONG (4:16)

12. AS I SEE IT NOW (3:18)

 

All sections written by Melanie Safka except
Yankee Man written by Jesse Winchester
Don't Think Twice, It's All Right written by Bob Dylan
Yes Sir, That's My Baby written by Gus Kahn

 

Produced and Directed by Peter Schekeryk

 

Recorded at Media Sound

Engineer, Alan Varner and his assistant, Alec Head

 

Roy Yeager: Drums, Conga, Tambourine, Sand Block, Background Vocals
John Mulkey: Bass, Background Vocals
Barry Harwood: Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Angel Guitar, Pedal Steel, Banjo, Background Vocals

Frank Franco: Acoustic Guitar, Bottle Neck Acoustic, Xylophones, Sand Block

Steve Feldman: Piano, Electric Piano, Conga, Bongos, Celeste, Tambourine, Background Vocals

John Shane Keister, Piano, Electric Piano, Honky Tonk

Sy Moon: Tack Piano, Cliff Nivison: Background Vocals, George March: Wood Wind

Gene Bianco: Harp, Toots Thielemans: Harmonica, George Ricci: Cello, Harry Wimmer: Electric Cello

Richard Davis: Bowed Bass, Susie Watson Taylor, Background Vocals

 

Chart Song was recorded live at the Theatre Royal in London, England

Ron Frangipane: Piano, Mike Heron: Moog, Acoustic Guitar, Background Vocals

Robin Williamson: Kalimba

 

LP issued by NEIGHBORHOOD RECORDS 1974

UK and Europe: NBH 80636
US and Canada: NB 3000

Australia: L 35464

Japan: ECPO-40-NB

 

CD RELEASE

UK CD from MORELLO RECORDS (2015)

 

 

MORELLO RECORDS

MRLL 47

Barcode 5 013929 894730

Released September 25, 2015

1. YANKEE MAN

2. YOU'RE NOT A BAD GHOST, JUST AN OLD SONG

3. RECORD MACHINE

4. EYES OF MAN

5. STARS UP THERE

6. DON'T THINK TWICE, IT'S ALL RIGHT

7. SWEET MISERY

8. MONONGAHELA RIVER

9. YES SIR, THAT'S MY BABY

10. AUTUMN LADY

11. CHART SONG

12. AS I SEE IT NOW

Bonus Track

13 LA BAMBA (Valens)

 

CD reissue produced by Lee Simmonds

Mastered at Western Star Studios

 

(p) & (c) Morello Records

Morello Records is a division of Cherry Red Records Ltd

 

Booklet includes detailed sleeve notes written by Mark Paytress

 

COMMENTS

 

Mike Heron and Robin Williamson were members of The Incredible String Band.

 

You’re Not A Bad Ghost, Just An Old Song b/w Monongahela River (SNBH 2994) and Yes Sir, That's My Baby b/w Record Machine (SNBH 3640) were issued as singles in the UK.

 

 

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