Cosmic Cowboy Souvenir

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Cosmic Cowboy Souvenir
Cosmic Cowboy Souvenir.jpg
Studio album by
Released1973
RecordedNashville, Tennessee
GenreCountry, cowboy music
Length40:39
LabelA&M
ProducerBob Johnston
Michael Martin Murphey chronology
Geronimo's Cadillac
(1972)
Cosmic Cowboy Souvenir
(1973)
Michael Murphey
(1973)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[1]

Cosmic Cowboy Souvenir is the second album by American singer-songwriter Michael Martin Murphey.[2] Recorded at Ray Stevens Sound Laboratory in Nashville, Tennessee, the album consists of songs that are "borderline romantic" without being too intricate or too commercial sounding, and "manages to keep its simplicity and rustic charm intact." Cosmic Cowboy Souvenir peaked at number 196 on the Billboard 200.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Michael Martin Murphey

  1. "Cosmic Cowboy, Pt. 1" – 3:54
  2. "Alleys of Austin" – 5:05
  3. "South Canadian River Song" – 7:14
  4. "Blessings in Disguise" – 3:43
  5. "Temperature Train" – 3:54
  6. "Drunken Lady of the Morning" – 4:22
  7. "Prometheus Busted" – 3:40
  8. "Honolulu" – 4:22
  9. "Rolling Hills" – 4:25

Credits[edit]

Music

  • Michael Martin Murphey – vocals, acoustic guitar, keyboards, photography, arranger
  • Gary P. Nunn – synthesizer, bass, electric guitar, creative consultant, background vocals, keyboards, melodica
  • Bob Livingston – bass, electric guitar, background vocals
  • Craig Hillis – electric guitar
  • Herb Steiner – mandolin, pedal steel guitar
  • Michael McGreary – drums, rhythm
  • Willis Alan Ramsey – background vocals

Production

  • Bob Johnston – producer
  • Larry Cansler – string arrangements
  • Michael Jackson – string engineer
  • Allan McDougall – editing, mastering, string engineer, special assistance
  • Bob Potter – engineer, mixing
  • Warren Barnett – mastering
  • Glenn A. Baker – assistant, interviewer
  • Kevin Mueller – release preparation
  • Peter Shillito – assistant
  • Eric Kronfeld – coordination
  • Ryan Murphey – editinghttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jMwRLC5s5Hs
  • Bill Holloway - Artwork
  • Louis Cook – design, layout design
  • Ian McFarlane – assistant
  • Jeff Layan – coordination
  • Marty Machat – coordination

Other recordings[edit]

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band recorded "Cosmic Cowboy" on their 1974 album, Stars and Stripes Forever.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ a b DeGagne, Mike. "Cosmic Cowboy Souvenir". Allmusic. Retrieved May 23, 2012.
  3. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jMwRLC5s5Hs

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