Good to Be Alive (Long John Baldry album)

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Good to Be Alive
Studio album by Long John Baldry
Released 1973
Recorded Spring 1973
Genre Blues, Folk, Rock
Length 42:32
Label GM Records, Casablanca Records
Producer Jimmy Horowitz
Long John Baldry chronology
Everything Stops for Tea
(1972)
Good to Be Alive
(1973)
Welcome to Club Casablanca
(1976)

Good to Be Alive is an album by Long John Baldry released in 1973. "Maggie Bell" was an acoustic tribute to the singer of Stone The Crows.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Gasoline Alley" (Rod Stewart, Ron Wood)
  2. "High and Low" (Geoff Thomas)
  3. "Song for Martin Luther King" (Baldry)
  4. "Good to Be Alive" (Colin Allen, Zoot Money)
  5. "Rake and Ramblin' Boy" (arranged by Baldry)
  6. "Let Me Pass" (Bo Diddley)
  7. "I Wish I Was a Rock" (Derroll Adams)
  8. "Brand New Day" (Al Kooper)
  9. "Up in the Trees" (Neil Shepherd)
  10. "Let's Go" (Chas Jankel)
  11. "Maggie Bell" (Baldry)
  12. "She" (Chris Ethridge, Gram Parsons) - duet with Lisa Strike

Personnel[edit]

  • Long John Baldry - 12-string guitar, vocals
  • Dave Ball - guitar
  • Denny Ball - bass
  • Terry Cox, Tony Newman - drums
  • Mike Driscoll - drums on "Good to Be Alive"
  • John Mealing - organ on "Good to Be Alive"
  • Bob Cohen - guitar on "Good to Be Alive"
  • Andy Bown - acoustic guitar on "Song for Martin Luther King"
  • Jimmy Horowitz - keyboards
  • Pete Stanley - banjo
  • John Field, Mike French - fiddle
  • Sam Mitchell - steel guitar
  • Chris Hughes - tenor saxophone
  • Lesley Duncan, Lisa Strike, Suzy Glover, Kay Garner - background vocals