Dowdy Ferry Road

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Dowdy Ferry Road
Studio album by England Dan & John Ford Coley
Released 1977
Genre Pop rock
Label Big Tree
Producer Kyle Lehning
England Dan & John Ford Coley chronology
Nights Are Forever
(1976)
Dowdy Ferry Road
(1977)
Some Things Don't Come Easy
(1978)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Dowdy Ferry Road is the fifth album by the pop rock duo England Dan & John Ford Coley. The album's single "It's Sad to Belong" was a moderate pop hit and a #1 smash on the Adult Contemporary chart. Being from Dallas, Texas area, England Dan and John Ford Coley named Dowdy Ferry Road after a street in the southeastern part of town. Dowdy Ferry (Exit #476) connects with Interstate 20 in Texas.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Dowdy Ferry Road" (Dan Seals) – 3:23
  2. "It's Sad To Belong" (Randy Goodrum) – 2:54
  3. "Soldier in the Rain" (John Ford Coley, Sunny Dalton) – 4:45
  4. "Love is the One Thing We Hide" (Seals) – 2:53
  5. "Gone Too Far" (Coley) – 2:58
  6. "Where Do I Go From Here" (Parker McGee) – 2:59
  7. "Falling Stars" (Coley) – 2:56
  8. "You Know We Belong Together" (Coley, Seals) – 3:01
  9. "Don't Feel That Way No More" (Seals) – 3:07
  10. "Holocaust" (Seals) – 3:09

Personnel[edit]

  • John Ford Coley – acoustic guitar, guitar, keyboards, background vocals,
  • Dan England – acoustic guitar, vocals, backing vocals
  • Steve Gibson – acoustic guitar, guitar, mandolin, electric guitar
  • Dennis Good – trombone, horn
  • Doyle Grisham – guitar
  • Shane Keister – keyboards, Moog synthesizer
  • Sheri Kramer – vocals, backing vocals
  • Sheldon Kurland – string section
  • Kyle Lehning – bass, keyboards, producer
  • Larrie Londin – percussion, drums
  • Joe Osborn – bass
  • Billy Puett – wind, woodwind
  • Dan Seals – guitar, vocals
  • Jim Seals – guitar, violin
  • Lisa Silver – backing vocals
  • Buddy Skipper – wind, woodwind
  • Wendy Suits – vocals, backing vocals
  • Bobby Thompson – acoustic guitar, banjo, guitar
  • Diane Tidwell – vocals, backing vocals
  • George Tidwell – trumpet

References[edit]

  1. ^ Viglione, Joe. Dowdy Ferry Road at AllMusic