Robbie Krieger & Friends

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Robbie Krieger & Friends
Studio album by Robby Krieger
Released 1977
Genre Jazz rock
Producer Robby Krieger
Robby Krieger chronology
Robbie Krieger & Friends
(1977)
Versions
(1982)

Robbie Krieger & Friends is the first solo studio album by Robby Krieger, former guitarist for The Doors. The album was released in 1977. Oddly, Krieger named the album and the band "Robbie Krieger & Friends". He also designed the album cover art.

Background[edit]

After The Doors disbanded in 1973, Krieger was a member of Butts Band which disbanded in 1975. He then performed solo with a major departure in style. The album received mixed reviews.

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "Gumpopper" (Sal Marquez - Robbie Krieger) - 3:37
  2. "Uptown" (Robbie Krieger) - 3:54
  3. "Every Day" (Robbie Krieger) - 5:04
  4. "Marilyn Monroe" (Robbie Krieger) - 4:55

Side two[edit]

  1. "The Ally" (Sal Marquez - Robbie Krieger) - 6:28
  2. "Low Bottomy" (Robbie Krieger) - 2:58
  3. "Spare Change" (Robbie Krieger) - 3:38
  4. "Big Oak Basin" (G. Barone) - 4:55

Credits[edit]

  • Bass – Bob Glaub (track: 8), Kenny Wild (tracks: 2,6,7), Reggie McBride (tracks: 1,3,4,7), Sal Marquez (track: 8)
  • Bongos – Eddie Talamantes (tracks: 7)
  • Clavichord – Ron Stockert (track: 1), Sal Marquez (tracks: 3,5,6,7)
  • Congas – Perico (tracks: 5,7)
  • Drums – Bruce Gary (tracks: 2,5,6,7), Ed Green (tracks: 1,3,4,8)
  • Guitar – Robby Krieger
  • Organ – Greg Mathieson (tracks: 2,8), Jimmy Smith (track: 4), Stu Goldberg (track:5,6,7)
  • Piano – Sal Marquez (track: 8)
  • Saxophone – Joel Peskin (tracks: 1,2,3,5,8)
  • Synthesizer – Sal Marquez (tracks: 1,4,6,7), Stu Goldberg (tracks: 5,6,7)
  • Timbales – Eddie Talamantes (track: 5)
  • Timpani – Bruce Gary (tracks: 2, 7)
  • Trombone – Jock Ellis (tracks: 1,2,5,8)
  • Trumpet – Gary Barone (tracks: 5,8), Sal Marquez (tracks: 2,3,5,8)
  • Vocals – Afreeka Trees (tracks: 2,3,4), Robby Krieger (tracks: 3,4), Sharon Robinson (tracks: 2,3,4)

Notes[edit]

Recorded At Devonshire Sound Studios, North Hollywood, Ca And Studio 55, Los Angeles,Ca.