Southbound (Hoyt Axton album)

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Southbound
Studio album by Hoyt Axton
Released 1975
Genre Country
Label A&M
Producer Hoyt Axton & Henry Lewy
Hoyt Axton chronology
Life Machine
(1974)
Southbound
(1975)
Fearless
(1976)

Southbound is the 14th album by country singer Hoyt Axton (March 25, 1938 – October 26, 1999) which reached #27 in the US country charts[1] and #188 in the Billboard 200 charts.[2]

Track listing[edit]

Side 1

  1. "I Love to Sing" (Bob Lind) – 2:00
  2. "Southbound" (Hoyt Axton/Mark Dawson) – 2:27
  3. "Lion in Winter" (Hoyt Axton) – 3:20
  4. "Blind Fiddler" (Traditional, Arr. Hoyt Axton) – 2:25
  5. "Pride of Man" (Hoyt Axton/David P. Jackson) – 3:15
  6. "Greensleeves" (Traditional, Arr. Hoyt Axton) – 3:45
  7. "No No Song" (Hoyt Jackson/David P. Jackson) – 2:39

Side 2

  1. "Nashville" (Hoyt Axton) – 3:35
  2. "Speed Trap (Out of State Cars)" (Hoyt Axton) – 2:25
  3. "Roll Your Own" (Mel McDaniel) – 2:08
  4. "Whiskey" (Hoyt Axton) – 2:12
  5. "In a Young Girl's Mind" (Hoyt Axton/Mark Dawson) – 3:25
  6. "Sometimes It's Easy" (Hoyt Axton) – 1:58

Musicians[edit]

  • Drums – Mike Botts, John Guerin
  • Bass – Jerry Scheff, Emory Gordy, Max Bennett, Joe Lamanto
  • Piano – George Clinton, David Jackson
  • Acoustic Guitar – Marty Howard, Dick Rosmini, Hoyt Axton, Jeff Baxter, Mark Dawson, Frank Rekard
  • Electric Guitar – Jeff Baxter, James Burton, Roger Johnson
  • Dobro & Steel Guitar – Jeff Baxter
  • Fiddle – John Hartford
  • Banjo – Doug Dillard
  • Harmonica – Mark Dawson
  • Auto Harp – Roger Johnson
  • Marimba – Victor Feldman
  • Tuba – Jerry Scheff
  • Trombone – Dick Hyde
  • Clarinet & Recorder – Johnny Rotella
  • Tambourine – Gail Davies
  • Electric Piano – David Jackson
  • Mariachi Trumpets – Gustavo Ramos, Francisco Arellan0
  • Celeste – Paul Lewinson
  • AttemptedTemptation – Cheech & Chong

Horns[edit]

  • Johnny Rotella
  • Jerome Richardson
  • Jay Migliori
  • Dick Hyde
  • Ollie Mitchell

Featured background singers[edit]

  • Renee Armand
  • Judy Elliott
  • Lee Montgomery
  • Mark Dawson

Street Singers[edit]

  • Jana Ballan, Guthrie Thomas, James Scott, Dennis Brooks, Ronnie Blakely, Dana Brady, Bob Lind, William Farmer, Sharon Mack, Joan and Alexander Sliwin, Jules Alexander, Carol Payne, Valerie Carter, Wendy Webb, Mark Keller, Linda Chandler, Gail Davies, David Hasselhoff, David Stafford,Tom Jans, Bryon Walls, David P. Jackson, Jan Michael Vincent, John T. Axton & Cindy Shubin

Production[edit]

  • Produced by Hoyt Axton and Henry Lewy
  • Arranged by Paul Lewinson
  • Sound Engineer – Henry Lewy assisted by Ellis Sorkin and John L. Sisti
  • Recorded at A&M Recording Studios, Hollywood, California
  • Album photos – Suzanne Ayres
  • Album design – Chuck Beeson
  • Liner design – Rod Dyer

References[edit]