Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen (album)

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Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen
Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen coverart.jpg
Studio album by
Released1975
RecordedSeptember-October 1974; by Paul Grupp at Record Plant, Sausalito, California, computer mixed at Record Plant, L.A.
GenreCountry rock, Western swing, rock and roll, jump blues, Americana
LabelWarner Bros. 1975
Wounded Bird 2003
ProducerJohn Boylan
Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen chronology
Live from Deep in the Heart of Texas
(1974)
Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen
(1975)
Tales from the Ozone
(1976)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
Christgau's Record GuideC+[2]

Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen is the fifth album by the Country rock band Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen. It was their first album for Warner Bros. Records. The album was the subject of a 1977 book, Star-Making Machinery, by Geoffrey Stokes, which chronicled its recording, production and marketing as an example of the behind-the-scenes operation of the U.S. music industry in the 1970s.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Southbound" (Hoyt Axton, Dawson) - 2:20
  2. "Don't Let Go" (Jesse Stone) - 2:40
  3. "California Okie" (Kevin "Blackie" Farrell) - 2:48
  4. "Willin' " (Lowell George) - 3:38
  5. "The Boogie Man Boogie" (Billy C. Farlow, George Frayne, Michael J. Richards, Andy Stein, John Tichy) - 3:35
  6. "Hawaii Blues" (Billy C. Farlow, Ernie Hagar, Michael J. Richards, Andy Stein) - 3:05
  7. "House of Blue Lights" (Don Raye, Freddie Slack)- 2:41
  8. "Keep on Lovin' Her" (Billy C. Farlow, John Tichy) - 3:13
  9. "Devil and Me" (George Frayne, John Tichy) - 3:11
  10. "Four or Five Times" (Byron Gay, Marco H. Hellman) - 2:30
  11. "That's What I Like About the South" (Phil Harris) - 2:35

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen at AllMusic
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert (1981). "Consumer Guide '70s: C". Christgau's Record Guide: Rock Albums of the Seventies. Ticknor & Fields. ISBN 089919026X. Retrieved February 23, 2019 – via robertchristgau.com.