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The Legend of Sir Robert Charles Griggs

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Released  1973
Artist  Sir Robert Charles Griggs
Genre  Alternative country
The Legend of Sir Robert Charles Griggs (1973)  ?
Release date  1973

The Legend of Sir Robert Charles Griggs is the first album by Sir Robert Charles Griggs, former Nashville musician and now a resident of Hemet, California. The album, featuring original songs in a unique alt-country style, was released in 1973. Only released on vinyl, this album is somewhat of a rare find. A single of Fabulous Body and Smile was released concurrently on a 45 rpm record.

Contents

Track listing

  1. Fabulous Body and Smile (3:40)
  2. West Coast Billy (1:45)
  3. Cricket Convsersation Interlude (:12)
  4. Singing for the Lord (2:43)
  5. Moogie Woogie (:06)
  6. Sing My Old Songs to Somebody New (1:38)
  7. Vh1-V Hamp-Thieu (2:45)
  8. Sideman Talks to God (5:12)
  9. Keep It Country (2:32)
  10. Birds (:10)
  11. In L.A. (3:35)
  12. Heartbeats and Death Gasp (:14)
  13. Country Soul (4:38)
  14. Freak-Out Moog (:06)
  15. Uncle Ned (1:37)
  16. Clint Texas (4:35)

Album credits

Producer - Gary Paxton

Engineer - Scotty Moore

  1. Kenny Malone - Drums
  2. Martha McCrory - Strings
  3. Weldon Myrick - Guitar (Steel)
  4. Jeff Newman - Guitar (Steel)
  5. Gary Paxton - Guitar
  6. Marvin Shantry - Strings
  7. Steven Maxwell Smith - Strings
  8. Henry Strzelecki - Bass
  9. Gary VanOsdale - Strings
  10. Reggie Young - Guitar
  11. Pete Drake - Guitar (Steel)
  12. Bobby Wood - Piano
  13. Martin Katahn - Strings
  14. Sir Robert Charles Griggs - Main Performer
  15. Brenton Banks - violin
  16. Larry Butler - Piano
  17. Jimmy Capps - Guitar
  18. Charles Cochran - Piano, Arranger
  19. Tommy Cogbill - Bass
  20. Jim Colvard - Guitar
  21. Shane Keister - Synthesizer
  22. Sheldon Kurland - Strings
  23. Mike Leech - Bass
  24. Doug Kershaw - Fiddle, Concertina

References

The Legend of Sir Robert Charles Griggs Wikipedia


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