El Rayo-X

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El Rayo-X
Studio album by David Lindley
Released April 1981
Recorded Record One, Los Angeles
Genre Rock
Length 39:31
Label Asylum
Producer Jackson Browne and Greg Ladanyi
David Lindley chronology
El Rayo-X
(1981)
Win This Record
(1982)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]

El Rayo-X is David Lindley's first album, released in 1981 (see 1981 in music).

Track listing[edit]

  1. "She Took Off My Romeos" (Bob "Frizz" Fuller) - 3:00
  2. "Bye Bye Love" (Boudleaux Bryant, Felice Bryant) - 2:50
  3. "Mercury Blues" (K. C. Douglas, Bob Geddins) - 3:33
  4. "Quarter of a Man" (Bob "Frizz" Fuller) - 3:45
  5. "Ain't No Way" (Bob "Frizz" Fuller) - 3:42
  6. "Twist and Shout" (Phil Medley, Bert Russell) - 2:44
  7. "El Rayo-X" (Jorge Calderón, David Lindley) - 2:53
  8. "Your Old Lady" (Elmo Glick, O'Kelly Isley, King Curtis) - 4:14
  9. "Don't Look Back" (William Robinson, Ronald White) - 3:55
  10. "Petit Fleur" (Solomon Feldthouse, Nancy Lindley) - 3:11
  11. "Tu-Ber-Cu-Lucas and the Sinus Blues" (Huey "Piano" Smith) - 2:14
  12. "Pay the Man" (David Lindley, George "Baboo" Pierre) - 3:30

Personnel[edit]

  • Curt Bouterse - Hammer Dulcimer on "Petit Fleur"
  • Jackson Browne - Vocals, Producer
  • Jorge Calderón - Vocals
  • Bob Glaub - Bass
  • Garth Hudson - Horn, Keyboards on "El Rayo X"
  • Greg Ladanyi - Engineer, Producer
  • David Lindley - Bass, Fiddle, Guitar, Violin, Guitar (Electric), Vocals, Whistle (Human), Slide Guitar, Bandurria, Divan Saz
  • Reggie McBride - Bass
  • Bill Payne - Organ, Keyboards on "Bye Bye Love"
  • Doug Sax - Mastering
  • William D. "Smitty" Smith - Organ, Keyboards
  • Gloria Von Jansky - Lettering
  • Jimmy Wachtel - Art Direction, Design
  • Ian Wallace - Drums
  • George Ybara - Assistant
  • Ras Baboo - percussion, timbales, vocals, accordion on "Pay the Man"

Awards and Charts[edit]

Billboard charts[edit]

Year Chart Single Peak
1981 Pop Albums 83
1981 Mainstream rock Mercury Blues 34

References[edit]

  1. ^ Greenwald, Matthew. El Rayo-X at AllMusic