Ghost Writer (album)

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Ghost Writer is the second solo album by Garland Jeffreys, released by A&M Records in 1977. It was recorded with an all-star lineup of session musicians, including Dr John, The Brecker Brothers, Anthony Jackson, Steve Gadd, Hugh McCracken and David Spinozza. Another notable contributor was keyboard player Leon Pendarvis, who has been a member of the Saturday Night Live band since 1980. Alongside the tracks specially recorded for the album, it includes Jeffreys' earlier song "Wild in the Streets", recorded with Dr. John and his band and released as a single by Atlantic Records in 1973.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Rough and Ready"
  2. "I May Not Be Your Kind"
  3. "New York Skyline"
  4. "Cool Down Boy"
  5. "Ghost Writer"
  6. "Lift Me Up"
  7. "Why-O"
  8. "Wild in the Streets"
  9. "35 Millimeter Dreams"
  10. "Spanish Town"

All tracks composed by Garland Jeffreys.


Bass: Anthony Jackson
Drums: John Boudreaux, Rick Marotta, Steve Gadd
Guitar – Alan Freedman, Sugar Bears
Guitar, Harmonica – Hugh McCracken
Guitar, Keyboards, Producer – David Spinozza
Guitar, Vocals, Percussion, Producer, Written-By – Garland Jeffreys
Keyboards – Don Grolnick, Dr. John, Leon Pendarvis
Percussion – Rubens Bassini
Producer – Roy Cicala
Saxophone – Al Cohn, David Sanborn, Michael Brecker
Trombone – Phil Messina
Trumpet – Burt Collins, Danny Cahn, Randy Brecker
Vocals – Arnold McCutler, David Lasley, David Peel, James Taylor, Lynn Pitney

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