Blue River (album)

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Blue River
Studio album by Eric Andersen
Released February, 1972
Recorded 1971
Genre Folk rock
Length 46:43
Label Columbia
Producer Norbert Putnam
Eric Andersen chronology
Eric Andersen
(1969)
Blue River
(1972)
Stages: The Lost Album
(1972)
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Blue River is the 1972 album from Folk rock musician Eric Andersen. The album was recorded in Nashville, and is a regarded as a landmark recording for the Singer-songwriter/Folk rock genre. Guest musician Joni Mitchell contributes vocals on the title track "Blue River".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Is It Really Love at All" (Andersen) – 5:21
  2. "Pearl's Goodtime Blues" (Andersen) – 2:21
  3. "Wind and Sand" (Andersen) – 4:30
  4. "Faithful" (Andersen) – 3:15
  5. "Blue River" (Andersen) – 4:46
  6. "Florentine" (Andersen) – 3:31
  7. "Sheila" (Andersen) – 4:37
  8. "More Often Than Not" (David Wiffen) – 4:52
  9. "Round the Bend" (Andersen) – 5:38
  10. "Come To My Bedside, My Darlin'" (Andersen) - 4:58 ~*
  11. "Why Don't You Love Me" (Hank Williams) - 2:54 ~*

~* = Bonus Track on CD Release (recorded during album sessions)

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Producer: Norbert Putnam
  • Recording Engineer: Stan Hutto/Glen Kolotkin/Stan Tonkel
  • Production Manager: Jessica Sowin
  • Art Direction: John Berg
  • Liner Notes: Anthony DeCurtis
  • Photography: Urve Kuusik/Sandy Speiser/Don Nelson