Say It Ain't So (album)

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Say It Ain't So
Studio album by Murray Head
Released 1975
Recorded Morgan Studios, Willesden, London, England, UK
Genre Rock, Soft rock
Length 39:31
Label A&M
Producer Paul Samwell-Smith
Murray Head chronology
Nigel Lived
(1972)
Say It Ain't So
(1975)
Between Us
(1979)
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Review scores
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Say It Ain't So is a solo studio album by Murray Head. It was released in 1975 on A&M Records. The album was produced by Paul Samwell-Smith, and the album features sleeve photography by Gered Mankowitz.

Tracks covered by other artists[edit]

The Who's lead vocalist, Roger Daltrey covered Say It Ain't So, Joe for his third solo studio album One of the Boys with Keith Moon on drums and John Entwistle on bass. The Hollies also covered the track.

Cliff Richard covered the track 'Never Even Thought' and The Hollies also covered 'When I'm Yours'.[1]

Track listing[edit]

All songs composed by Murray Head, except where noted.

No. Title Length
1. "Say It Ain't So, Joe"   4:36
2. "Boy on the Bridge"   3:48
3. "Boats Away"   4:18
4. "When I'm Yours"   4:04
5. "Someone's Rocking My Dreamboat" (Leon René, Otis René, Emerson Scott) 2:44
6. "She's Such a Drag"   4:17
7. "Never Even Thought"   5:02
8. "Silence Is a Strong Reply" (Murray Head, Robert Weston) 2:49
9. "Don't Forget Him Now"   4:26
10. "You're So Tasty"   3:27

Personnel[edit]

  • Murray Head – Lead vocals, guitar, Fender Rhodes piano
  • Bob Weston – acoustic, slide and electric guitars, backing vocals
  • Alun Davies – guitar, backing vocals
  • Jim Cregan – guitar
  • Bruce Lynch – acoustic bass guitar, bass guitar
  • Glen Lefleur – drums, percussion
  • Brother James – congas, percussion
  • Chili Charles – percussion
  • Ann Odell – strings arrangement, piano, ARP synthesizer
  • Mickey Finn – rhythm guitar
  • Nicky South – bass guitar
  • Simon Philips – drums
  • Charles Jankle (Chaz Jankel) – Wurlitzer
  • Gerry Conway – drums
  • PJ Crotty – tin whistle
  • The Tropic Isles – steel band
  • Arthur Watts – string bass
  • Billy Day – organ
  • Anthony Head – backing vocals
  • Sue Lynch – backing vocals
  • Pam Keevil – backing vocals
  • Brian Brocklehurst – acoustic bass
  • Pete Thompson – drums
  • Tony Kaye – piano
  • John Altman – clarinet
  • Anthony Healey – trombone
  • Noel Norris – trumpet
  • Vicky Brown – backing vocals
  • Liza Strike – backing vocals
  • Morris Pert – log drums
  • Graham Preskett – mandolin
  • Brian Johnston – Fender Rhodes piano
Engineering
  • Martin Levan - Engineer, Mixing
  • Robin Black - Engineer, Mixing
  • Mike Bobak - Mixing
Album cover art

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