Sister Kate (album)

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Sister Kate
Studio album by Kate Taylor
Released January 1971
Recorded 1970
Genre Rock
Length 38:37
Label Cotillion
Producer Peter Asher
Kate Taylor chronology
Sister Kate
(1971)
Kate Taylor
(1978)

Sister Kate is singer Kate Taylor's first album, released in 1971.

The album features versions of songs by a number of different artists, including "Where You Lead" and "Home Again" which also appeared on Carole King's Tapestry album that same year, as well as two songs which had been recently been covered by Rod Stewart: "Handbags and Gladrags" and "Country Comfort". "Country Comfort" and "Ballad of a Well Known Gun" are two Elton John/Bernie Taupin compositions. The album also features a composition by Taylor's brother Livingston and two by brother James.

Sister Kate peaked at number 88 on the Billboard charts.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Home Again" (Carole King) — 2:18
  2. "Ballad of a Well Known Gun" (Elton John; Bernie Taupin) — 4:42
  3. "Be That Way" (Livingston Taylor) — 2:51
  4. "Handbags and Gladrags" (Mike d'Abo) — 3:25
  5. "You Can Close Your Eyes" (James Taylor) — 2:34
  6. "Look at Granny Run, Run" (Jerry Ragovoy, Mort Shuman) — 2:49
  7. "Where You Lead" (Carole King; Toni Stern) — 2:27
  8. "White Lightning" (Jape Richardson) — 2:40
  9. "Country Comfort" (Elton John; Bernie Taupin) — 3:39
  10. "Lo and Behold/Jesus Is Just All Right" (James Taylor, A. Reid Reynolds) — 2:22
  11. "Do I Still Figure in Your Life" (Pete Dello) — 2:19
  12. "Sweet Honesty" (Beverley Martyn) — 6:31

Personnel[edit]

  • Kate Taylor (as "Sister Kate") — Performer
  • Kate Taylor — Vocals, clapping
  • Peter Asher — Vocals, background vocals, clapping
  • John Bieland — Guitar
  • Merry Clayton — Vocals, background vocals, background music
  • Sandra Crouch — Percussion, tambourine
  • Oma Drake — Vocals, background vocals, background music
  • Abigale Haness — Vocals
  • Gail Haness — Background vocals, background music
  • John HartfordBanjo
  • Wayne Jackson — Horn, horn arrangements
  • Carole KingPiano, vocals, background vocals, string arrangements, background music
  • Danny "Kootch" Kortchmar — Guitar, percussion, conga, background vocals
  • Russ Kunkel — Drums
  • Charles Larkey — Bass
  • Bernie Leadon — Guitar
  • Andrew Love — Horn, horn arrangements
  • The Memphis Horns — Horn, horn arrangements
  • Joel O'Brian — Drums
  • Donna Prater — Vocals, background vocals
  • Linda Ronstadt — Vocals, background vocals, background music
  • Ralph Schuckett — Organ, piano, accordion, keyboards
  • Leland Sklar — Bass
  • J.D. Souther — Guitar, vocals, clapping
  • John Tartaglia — Strings, string arrangements
  • James Taylor — Guitar