Robby Krieger & Friends

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Robbie Krieger & Friends
Studio album by Robby Krieger
Released 1977
Genre Jazz rock
Producer Robby Krieger
Robby Krieger chronology
Robbie Krieger & Friends
(1977)
Versions
(1982)

Robbie Krieger & Friends is the first solo album by Robby Krieger, guitarist for The Doors. The album was released in 1977. Oddly, Krieger named the album and the band "Robbie Krieger & Friends". He also designed the album cover art.

Background[edit]

After The Doors disbanded in 1973, Krieger was a member of Butts Band which disbanded in 1975. He then performed solo with a major departure in style. The album received mixed reviews.

Track listing[edit]

Side 1:

  1. "Gumpopper" (Sal Marquez - Robbie Krieger) - 3:37
  2. "Uptown" (Robbie Krieger) - 3:54
  3. "Every Day" (Robbie Krieger) - 5:04
  4. "Marilyn Monroe" (Robbie Krieger) - 4:55

Side 2:

  1. "The Ally" (Sal Marquez - Robbie Krieger) - 6:28
  2. "Low Bottomy" (Robbie Krieger) - 2:58
  3. "Spare Change" (Robbie Krieger) - 3:38
  4. "Big Oak Basin" (G. Barone) - 4:55

Credits[edit]

  • Bass – Bob Glaub (track: 8), Kenny Wild (tracks: 2,6,7), Reggie McBride (tracks: 1,3,4,7), Sal Marquez (track: 8)
  • Bongos – Eddie Talamantes (tracks: 7)
  • Clavichord – Ron Stockert (track: 1), Sal Marquez (tracks: 3,5,6,7)
  • Congas – Perico (tracks: 5,7)
  • Drums – Bruce Gary (tracks: 2,5,6,7), Ed Green (tracks: 1,3,4,8)
  • Guitar – Robby Krieger
  • Organ – Greg Mathieson (tracks: 2,8), Jimmy Smith (track: 4), Stu Goldberg (track:5,6,7)
  • Piano – Sal Marquez (track: 8)
  • Saxophone – Joel Peskin (tracks: 1,2,3,5,8)
  • Synthesizer – Sal Marquez (tracks: 1,4,6,7), Stu Goldberg (tracks: 5,6,7)
  • Timbales – Eddie Talamantes (track: 5)
  • Timpani – Bruce Gary (tracks: 2, 7)
  • Trombone – Jock Ellis (tracks: 1,2,5,8)
  • Trumpet – Gary Barone (tracks: 5,8), Sal Marquez (tracks: 2,3,5,8)
  • Vocals – Afreeka Trees (tracks: 2,3,4), Robby Krieger (tracks: 3,4), Sharon Robinson (tracks: 2,3,4)

Notes[edit]

Recorded At Devonshire Sound Studios, North Hollywood, Ca And Studio 55, Los Angeles,Ca.