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
(1975/1978)
Appalachian Melody
(1979)
Fingerprint
(1980)

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" - 3:41
  2. "Castaway" - 3:30
  3. "Bless My Soul" - 4:08
  4. "Here I Am (Once Again)" - 4:41
  5. "With the Setting Sun" - 1:47
  6. "Appalachian Melody" - 4:25

Side two[edit]

  1. "Happy Cornbread Anniversary" - 0:48
  2. "Two Trusting Jesus" - 4:18
  3. "Jonah's Song" - 5:30
  4. "Sidewalk Soliloquy" - 3:22
  5. "The Last Time" - 3:19
  6. "The Saints" - 0:27

Compact disc bonus tracks[edit]

  1. "Bless My Soul" (Demo) - 3:28
  2. "Appalachian Melody" (Demo) - 4:02
  3. "Happy Cornbread Anniversary" (Demo) - 0:34
  4. "Two Trusting Jesus" (Demo) - 2:06
  5. "Jonah's Song" (Demo) - 3:37
  6. "The Saints" (Demo) - 0:46
  7. "Saints Are Singin'" (Demo) - 2:25

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