The Ozark Mountain Daredevils (album)

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The Ozark Mountain Daredevils
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Studio album by The Ozark Mountain Daredevils
Released December 1973
Recorded 1973
Genre Country rock, Southern rock
Length 38:30
Label A&M
Producer Glyn Johns
David Anderle
The Ozark Mountain Daredevils chronology
The Ozark Mountain Daredevils
(1973)
It'll Shine When It Shines
(1974)It'll Shine When It Shines1974
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

The Ozark Mountain Daredevils is the debut album by the Country rock & Southern rock band The Ozark Mountain Daredevils. Sporting a patchwork quilt cover that gave some indication of its eclectic musical content, and spawned the #25 hit single "If You Wanna Get to Heaven", plus many other laid-back originals from the Missouri natives.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Country Girl" (Randle Chowning) – 3:16
  2. "Spaceship Orion" (Larry Lee) – 3:11
  3. "If You Wanna Get to Heaven" (Steve Cash, John Dillon) – 3:04
  4. "Chicken Train" (Steve Cash) – 3:37
  5. "Colorado Song" (Steve Cash, John Dillon) – 5:05
  6. "Standin' on the Rock" (John Dillon) – 3:54
  7. "Road to Glory" (Randle Chowning) – 4:55
  8. "Black Sky" (Steve Cash) – 3:08
  9. "Within Without" (Larry Lee) – 4:25
  10. "Beauty in the River" (John Dillon) – 3:55

Covers[edit]

  • Saliva Lead Singer Josey Scott covered the song "If You Wanna Get To Heaven" for the TV Film "The Dukes Of Hazzard: The Beginning"
  • Hank Williams, Jr. covered "If You Wanna Get to Heaven" in 1982 for inclusion on his album, High Notes.

Personnel[edit]

  • Steve Cash - harmonica, harpsichord, percussion, vocals
  • John Dillon - guitar, mandolin, fiddle, dulcimer, autoharp, keyboards, percussion, vocals
  • Larry Lee - guitar, keyboards, drums, percussion, vocals, saw
  • Randle Chowning - guitar, harmonica, vocals
  • Michael Granda - bass, percussion, vocals
  • Buddy Brayfield - piano, keyboards
  • Jack Black - backing vocals
  • Elizabeth Anderson - Backing Vocals
  • Sidney Cash - Backing Vocals
  • Janet Lee - Backing Vocals
  • Donald Bromage - Backing Vocals

Production[edit]

  • Producer: Glyn Johns/David Anderle
  • Recording Engineer: Glyn Johns
  • Art Direction: Mike Doud
  • Photography: Bill Higgins, Jeremy Parkin
  • Liner notes: Mike Dempsey

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