There Is a Breeze

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There Is A Breeze
Studio album by Michael Johnson
Released 1973
Genre Folk rock
Length 41:30
Label Atco
SD-7028 (U.S.)
Producer Phil Ramone, Peter Yarrow, Chris Dedrick, Michael Johnson
Michael Johnson chronology
There Is A Breeze
For All You Mad Musicians
Alternative cover
Cover of 1976 Sanskrit re-release
Alternative cover
Cover of 1981 EMI America re-release

There Is A Breeze is the debut album by singer-guitarist Michael Johnson. It was first released in August 1973 on Atco Records, re-released on Sanskrit Records (a record label owned by Johnson and his manager, Keith Christianson) in 1976, and released on EMI America in 1981.

It was co-produced by Phil Ramone, Peter Yarrow, Chris Dedrick and Michael Johnson; and featured Leo Kottke on guitar, Gerry Niewood on saxophone and Ralph Towner on guitar.

Track listing[edit]

Side 1:

  1. "Pilot Me" (Greg Brown) – 3:14
  2. "In Your Eyes" (Amy Johnson) – 2:47
  3. "There Is A Breeze" (Mark Henley) – 3:39
  4. "See You Soon" (Paul Johnson) – 2:24
  5. "Old Folks" (Jacques Brel, Gerard Jouannest, Jean Cori, Eric Blau, Mort Shuman) – 5:12
  6. "Rooty Toot Toot For The Moon" (Greg Brown) – 4:41

Side 2:

  1. "My Opening Farewell" (Jackson Browne) – 4:36
  2. "I Got You Covered" (Biff Rose; Prologue & epilogue by Michael Johnson) – 3:38
  3. "On The Road" (Carl Franzen) – 3:17
  4. "Study in E Minor" (H. Villa Lobos) – 4:33
  5. "Happier Days" (Michael Johnson) – 2:19
  6. "You've Got To Be Carefully Taught" (Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein) – 1:16



  • "On The Road" (Released on Atco Records, Atco 6895)
  • "Rooty Toot Toot For The Moon" (Released on Atco Records, Atco 6942)