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Billy Joe Thomas (Album)

Billy Joe Thomas

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 Album Artwork
Artist: B. J. Thomas
Release: April 1972
Label: Scepter Records
Genres: PopPop Rock
Recorded:
Length: 43:46
Producer: Al Gorgoni • Steve Tyrell
Format: 8-Track • Cassette • CD • Vinyl
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Billy Joe Thomas is the ninth album and eleventh release by the artist B. J. Thomas, originally from Hugo, Oklahoma and based out of Rosenberg, Texas.

Content[edit]

Music Chronology

B. J. Thomas
Previous: Current: Next:
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Greatest Hits Volume 2 Billy Joe Thomas Songs
1971 1972 1973

Track Listing[edit]

All songs written by B. J. Thomas except where noted.

  1. "That's What Friends are For" — 4:00
  2. "Rock and Roll Lullaby" — 4:11
  3. "Happier Than the Morning Sun" — 4:42
  4. "Roads" — 3:00
  5. "Sweet Cherry Wine" — 2:58
  6. "A Song for My Brother" — 4:07
  7. "A Fine Way to Go" — 3:39
  8. "Just as Gone" — 3:27
  9. "I Get Enthused" — 2:26
  10. "Are We Losing Touch" — 3:32
  11. "We Have Got to Get Our Ship Together" — 4:32
  12. "The Stories We Can Tell" — 3:12

Personnel[edit]

B. J. Thomas[edit]

Additional Musicians[edit]

  • Mark James — Vocals (Track: 1, 9-10)
  • Mentor Williams — Vocals (Track: 1)
  • Paul Williams — Vocals (Track: 1)
  • Dave Sommerville — Vocals (Track: 2)
  • Gene Morford — Vocals (Track: 2)
  • Ron Hicklin — Vocals (Track: 2)
  • The Blossoms — Vocals (Tracks: 2-3, 7)
  • Tom Bahler — Vocals (Track: 2)
  • Chip Taylor — Vocals (Track: 8)
  • Rodney Justo — Vocals (Track: 10)
  • Teddy Irwin — Guitar (Track: 1-5, 8-10), Sitar (Track: 5)
  • Al Gorgoni — Guitar (Tracks: 1-2, 4-5, 8-9, 11-12), Mandolin (Track: 1), 11-String Guitar (Track: 3), Sitar (Track: 3), Vocals (Track: 8)
  • Duane Eddy — Guitar (Track: 2)
  • Hugh McCracken — Guitar (Tracks: 7, 9, 11), Harmonica (Track: 9)
  • Wayne Carson — Guitar (Track: 8)
  • John Sebastian — Guitar (Track: 12)
  • Pete Drake — Steel Guitar (Track: 12)
  • Dave Boone — Fiddle (Track: 7)
  • Kirk Hamilton — Bass (Tracks: 1-5, 8-11)
  • Charlie Larkey — Bass (Track: 7)
  • Jon Stroll — Piano (Tracks: 1, 11), Vocals (Tracks: 1, 8, 10)
  • Jimmy Webb — Piano (Track: 6)
  • Carole King — Piano (Track: 7)
  • Barry Mann — Electric Piano (Track: 2), Keyboard (Track: 4-5), Harmonium (Track: 12), Vocals (Track: 8)
  • Glen Spreen — Organ (Tracks: 3-4), Keyboard (Track: 8)
  • Stevie Wonder — Harmonica (Track: 3)
  • The Memphis Horns — Horns (Tracks: 7, 11)
  • Dominic Cortese — Accordion (Track: 1)
  • Dave Cary — Marimba (Track: 2), Vibraphone (Track: 2)
  • George Devens — Marimba (Track: 2), Vibraphone (Track: 2)
  • Alan Schwartzberg — Drums (Tracks: 1-5 8-11), Percussion (Tracks: 2)
  • Ron Tutt — Drums (Track: 7)
  • Jimmy Maeulen — Percussion (Tracks: 1, 3, 5, 7, 9-10), Congas (Tracks: 3-5, 8, 10-11)
  • Steve Tyrell — Percussion (Track: 7), Vocals (Track: 12)

Production[edit]

  • Al Gorgoni — Producer
  • Steve Tyrell — Producer
  • Eddie Kramer — Engineering
  • Eric the Norwegian — Engineering
  • Gene Eichelberger — Engineering
  • Ralph Moss — Engineering
  • Ron Johnson — Engineering, Mixing
  • Bob Ludwig — Mastering
  • Paul Williams — Writer (Track: 1)
  • Barry Mann — Co-Writer (Tracks: 2, 4-5)
  • Cynthia Weil — Co-Writer (Tracks: 2, 4-5)
  • Stevie Wonder — Writer (Track: 3)
  • Jimmy Webb — Writer (Track: 6)
  • Carole King — Co-Writer (Track: 7)
  • Toni Stern — Co-Writer (Track: 7)
  • Wayne Carson — Writer (Track: 8)
  • Mark James — Writer (Track: 9-10)
  • Bobby Weinstein — Co-Writer (Track: 11)
  • Jon Stroll — Co-Writer (Track: 11)
  • John Sebastian — Writer (Track: 12)
  • Glen Spreen — String Arrangements (Tracks: 2-5, 8, 10), Horn Arrangements (Tracks: 7, 11)
  • Wayne Jackson — Horn Arrangements (Traxk: 7, 11)
  • Dick Smith — Artwork
  • Ron Naschak — Photography
  • Carl Merkin — Photography
  • Ron Naschak — Photography
  • Steve Paley — Photography

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