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Golden Down

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Released  1981 (1981)
Artist  Willie Nile
Label  Arista Records
Length  39:45
Release date  1981
Genre  Rock music
Recorded  November–December 1980 Record Plant, New York City
Golden Down (1981)  Places I Have Never Been (1991)
Producers  Thom Panunzio, Willie Nile
Similar  Places I Have Never Be, House of a Thousand Guitars, Streets of New York, If I Was a River, Willie Nile

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Golden Down is the second studio album by American rock artist Willie Nile. It was first released in 1981 on vinyl through Arista Records. The album was re-released in 1992 on CD through Razor & Tie.


Willie nile golden down


  • Willie Nile – vocals, guitar and piano
  • Clay Barnes - guitars
  • Peter Hoffman – guitars
  • Fred Smith – bass
  • Jay Dee Daugherty – Sonor drums and percussion
  • Paul Shaffer – Keyboards on “Les Champs Élysées”, “Shine Your Light”, “Golden Down”, “Hide Your Love”, “I Like The Way”, and “Poor Boy”
  • Greg Husted – Hammond organ on “Shoulders”, and “Poor Boy”
  • Paul Prestopino – dulcimer and dobro on “I Like The Way”
  • Arno Hecht – Saxophone on “Les Champs Élysées”
  • Terre Roche – Background vocals
  • Mark Johnson – Background vocals
  • Lowry Hamner – Background vocals
  • Production and additional personnel
  • Produced by Thom Panunzio and Willie Nile
  • Additional production: Jimmy Iovine – “Poor Boy”
  • Engineered by Thom Panunzio
  • Additional Engineering by Jim Ball – “It’s Your Love”
  • Assistant Engineer Jim Ball
  • Assistant Engineer Jason Corasro
  • Mastering by Greg Calbi at Sterling Sound, NYC
  • Art direction by Maude Gilman
  • Reissue art direction by Kristian Lawing
  • Cover Photography Christine Rodin
  • Additional Photography Irene Young
  • Additional Photography Marcelino Pagan
  • Additional Photography Kristian Lawing
  • Songs

    1Poor Boy4:30
    2Shine Your Light3:49


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