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Attempted Mustache

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Released  1973
Attempted Mustache (1973)  Unrequited (1975)
Release date  1973
Genre  Folk music
Length  38:38
Artist  Loudon Wainwright III
Label  Columbia/Legacy
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Recorded  Ray Stevens Sound Lab, Nashville, Tennessee
Producers  Bob Johnston, Bruce Dickinson
Similar  Loudon Wainwright III albums, Folk music albums

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Attempted Mustache is the fourth album from Loudon Wainwright III. It was recorded in Nashville, Tennessee with producer Bob Johnston and was released in 1973 on Columbia Records.

Contents

Wainwright said that "I Am the Way" was partly inspired by Guru Maharaj Ji's appearance at the Millennium '73 festival in December 1973.

Johnny Cash covered the song "The Man Who Couldn't Cry" live on his album American Recordings.

Track listing

  1. "The Swimming Song" – 2:26
  2. "A.M. World" – 2:31
  3. "Bell Bottom Pants" – 2:27
  4. "Liza" – 2:47
  5. "I Am the Way (New York Town)" – 3:12
  6. "Clockwork Chartreuse" – 3:37
  7. "Down Drinking at the Bar" – 3:55
  8. "The Man Who Couldn't Cry" – 6:16
  9. "Come a Long Way" – 2:45
  10. "Nocturnal Stumblebutt" – 3:45
  11. "Dilated to Meet You" – 2:02
  12. "Lullaby" – 2:55

Personnel

All songs written by Loudon Wainwright III except:

  • "I Am The Way (New York Town)", new title and lyrics by Loudon Wainwright III, based on "New York Town", music by Woody Guthrie
  • "Come A Long Way" written by Kate McGarrigle
  • Musicians:

  • Kenneth Buttrey - drums
  • Johnny Christopher - acoustic guitar, electric guitar
  • Tommy Cogbill - bass
  • Ron Cornelius - acoustic guitar, electric guitar
  • Mac Gayden - acoustic guitar, electric guitar, slide guitar
  • Reggie Young - acoustic guitar, electric guitar
  • Hargus "Pig" Robbins - piano, organ
  • Doug Kershaw - fiddle and cajun exclamation
  • Loudon Wainwright III - acoustic guitar, banjo, vocal
  • Kate McGarrigle - banjo, vocal
  • Release history

  • LP: Columbia KC 32710 (U.S.)
  • LP: CBS 65837 (UK)
  • CD: Edsel EDCD269
  • CD: Sony-Legacy 65257 (1998)
  • Songs

    1The Swimming Song2:28
    2AM World2:33
    3Bell Bottom Pants2:29

    References

    Attempted Mustache Wikipedia


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