Mother Lode (album)

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Mother Lode
Studio album by Loggins and Messina
Released October 1974
Recorded Jim Messina's home ranch studio, Ojai, California
Genre Rock
Length 44:27
Label Columbia
Producer Jim Messina
Loggins and Messina chronology
On Stage
(1974)
Mother Lode
(1974)
So Fine
(1975)

Mother Lode is the fourth studio album (fifth release overall) by singer/songwriter duo Loggins and Messina, released in late 1974.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "Growin'" (Kenny Loggins, Ronnie Wilkins) – 2:39
  2. "Be Free" (Jim Messina) – 7:01
  3. "Changes" (Messina) – 3:53
  4. "Brighter Days" (Loggins, Donna Lyn George) – 3:42
  5. "Time to Space" (Loggins, George) – 5:48

Side two[edit]

  1. "Lately My Love" (Messina) – 3:32
  2. "Move On" (Messina) – 7:29
  3. "Get a Hold" (Loggins) – 3:37
  4. "Keep Me in Mind" (Messina) – 3:38
  5. "Fever Dream" (Loggins, Maury Muehleisen) – 3:03

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Producer: Jim Messina
  • Engineers: Corey Bailey, Alex Kazanegras
  • Recorded on location at Jim Messina's Ranch, Ojai using Haji Sound
  • Photography: Tyler Thornton
  • Color Prints: Ted Staidle
  • Design: Ron Coro

Charts[edit]

Album - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1974 Pop Albums 8

Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Song Position
1975 Changes 84
1975 Growin' 52