Cosmic Cowboy Souvenir

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Cosmic Cowboy Souvenir
Studio album by Michael Martin Murphey
Released 1973
Recorded Nashville, Tennessee
Genre Country, cowboy music
Length 40:39
Label A&M
Producer Bob Johnston
Michael Martin Murphey chronology
Geronimo's Cadillac
(1972)
Cosmic Cowboy Souvenir
(1973)
Michael Murphey
(1973)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Cosmic Cowboy Souvenir is the second album by American singer-songwriter Michael Martin Murphey.[2] Recorded at Ray Stevens Sound Laboratory in Nashville, Tennessee, the album consists of songs that are "borderline romantic" without being too intricate or too commercial sounding, and "manages to keep its simplicity and rustic charm intact." Cosmic Cowboy Souvenir peaked at number 196 on the Billboard 200.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Cosmic Cowboy, Pt. 1" (Murphey) – 3:54
  2. "Alleys of Austin" (Murphey) – 5:05
  3. "South Canadian River Song" (Murphey) – 7:14
  4. "Blessings in Disguise" (Murphey) – 3:43
  5. "Temperature Train" (Murphey) – 3:54
  6. "Drunken Lady of the Morning" (Murphey) – 4:22
  7. "Prometheus Busted" (Murphey) – 3:40
  8. "Honolulu" (Murphey) – 4:22
  9. "Rolling Hills" (Murphey) – 4:25

Credits[edit]

Music

  • Michael Martin Murphey – vocals, acoustic guitar, keyboards, photography, arranger
  • Gary P. Nunn – synthesizer, bass, electric guitar, creative consultant, background vocals, keyboards, melodica
  • Craig Hillis – electric guitar
  • Herb Steiner – mandolin, pedal steel guitar
  • Robert Livingston – bass, electric guitar, background vocals
  • Michael McGreary – drums, rhythm
  • Walter Alan Ramsey – background vocals

Production

  • Bob Johnston – producer
  • Larry Cansler – string arrangements
  • Michael Jackson – string engineer
  • Allan McDougall – editing, mastering, string engineer, special assistance
  • Bob Potter – engineer, mixing
  • Warren Barnett – mastering
  • Glenn A. Baker – assistant, interviewer
  • Kevin Mueller – release preparation
  • Peter Shillito – assistant
  • Eric Kronfeld – coordination
  • Ryan Murphey – editing
  • Louis Cook – design, layout design
  • Ian McFarlane – assistant
  • Jeff Layan – coordination
  • Marty Machat – coordination

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ a b DeGagne, Mike. "Cosmic Cowboy Souvenir". Allmusic. Retrieved May 23, 2012. 

External links[edit]