Appalachian Melody

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Appalachian Melody
Studio album by Mark Heard
Released 1979
Recorded 1977 - 1979
Genre Folk/Rock
Label Solid Rock
Producer Larry Norman
Mark Heard chronology
Mark Heard
Appalachian Melody

Appalachian Melody is an album by Mark Heard, released in 1979 on Solid Rock Records.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Mark Heard.

Side one[edit]

  1. "On the Radio"
  2. "Castaway"
  3. "Bless My Soul"
  4. "Here I Am (Once Again)"
  5. "With the Setting Sun"
  6. "Appalachian Melody"

Side two[edit]

  1. "Happy Cornbread Anniversary"
  2. "Two Trusting Jesus"
  3. "Jonah's Song"
  4. "Sidewalk Soliloquy"
  5. "The Last Time"
  6. "The Saints"

The band[edit]

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Al Perkins: pedal steel guitar, dobro
  • Chuck Long: electric and acoustic guitars
  • Alex MacDougall: percussion and congas
  • Janet Sue Heard: harmony
  • Tom Howard String Ensemble conducted by Tom Howard

Production notes[edit]

  • Produced and arranged by Larry Norman
  • Written, layered and co-produced by Mark Heard
  • Recorded December 1977 through January 1979
  • Pre-production at Horse and Sandwich and the Hooey Room
  • Engineered by Ken Suesov, George Price, John Rhys, Skip Saylor and Tom Seufert
  • Mixed by Mark Heard and Ken Suesov using the EXR Exciter System
  • Mastered at A&M by Bernie Grundman
  • Photography, album artwork, etc. by Mark and Larry
  • Additional Photos: Chuck, Janet, David K. Hills