The Lonesome Picker Rides Again

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The Lonesome Picker Rides Again
Studio album by John Stewart
Released November 1971
Genre Folk
Length 39:30
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Michael Stewart
John Stewart chronology
Willard
(1970)
The Lonesome Picker Rides Again
(1971)
Sunstorm
(1972)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

The Lonesome Picker Rides Again is the fourth album by folk musician John Stewart, former member of the Kingston Trio, released in 1971.[2] The album contains Stewart's own recording of "Daydream Believer", a song he wrote for The Monkees. Their version was released as a single and hit the number one spot on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart in December 1967, remaining there for four weeks.

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by John Stewart.

Side one[edit]

  1. "Just an Old Love Song" – 3:15
  2. "The Road Shines Bright" – 2:35
  3. "Touch of the Sun" – 3:06
  4. "Bolinas" – 3:18
  5. "Freeway Pleasure" – 3:14
  6. "Swift Lizard" – 3:22

Side two[edit]

  1. "Wolves in the Kitchen" – 3:25
  2. "Little Road and a Stone to Roll" – 2:52
  3. "Daydream Believer" – 3:28
  4. "Crazy" – 3:27
  5. "Wild Horse Road" – 2:50
  6. "All the Brave Horses" – 4:38

Recorded at Western Recorders and Crysal Sound in Hollywood, except for tracks 1:6 and 2:1 which were recorded live at Chuck's Cellar in Los Altos, California, on 29 May 1971 by Wally Heider. Location engineer was Ray Thompson. Album mixed at Independence Recorders, Studio City, California.[3]

Personnel[edit]

Additional personnel[edit]

  • Mike Stewart - producer
  • Ron Malo - productions engineer, mixdown engineer
  • Richard Sanford Orshoff - productions engineer
  • Jimmie Haskell - orchestration
  • Henry Diltz - photography
  • David Clarke - art direction

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Benjamin Blake, Jack Rubeck and Allan Shaw, The Kingston Trio on Record, pp. 224-225, 1986, ISBN 0-9614594-0-9
  3. ^ LP cover notes:The Lonesome Picker Rides Again.