Rock Salt & Nails (album)

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Rock Salt & Nails
Studio album by Steve Young
Released November, 1969
Recorded 1969
Genre Country, Country rock, Folk
Length 41:03
Label A&M
Producer Tommy LiPuma
Steve Young chronology
Rock Salt & Nails
Seven Bridges Road
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Rock Salt & Nails is the debut album by Steve Young. It is a pioneering Country rock/Outlaw country album that was recorded in 1969, with guest musicians Gram Parsons, Gene Clark and James Burton.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "That's How Strong My Love Is" (Roosevelt Jamison)
  2. "Rock Salt and Nails" (Utah Phillips)
  3. "I'm a One-Woman Man" (Johnny Horton, Tillman Franks)
  4. "Coyote" (Peter La Farge)
  5. "Gonna Find Me a Bluebird" (Marvin Rainwater)
  6. "Love in My Time" (Steve Young)
  7. "Seven Bridges Road" (Steve Young)
  8. "Kenny's Song" (Kenny Austin)
  9. "Holler in the Swamp" (Steve Young)
  10. "Hoboin'" (traditional; arranged Steve Young)
  11. "My Sweet Love Ain't Around" (Hank Williams)


Bernie Leadon was supposedly on board playing guitar as well as Gram Parsons and Gene Clark.


  • Producer: Tommy LiPuma
  • Recording Engineer: Dick Bogert
  • Art Direction: Tom Wilkes
  • Photography (front cover): Barry Feinstein
  • Photography (back cover): Jim McCrary
  • Liner notes: Jim McCrary/Steve Young
  • Strings arranged by: Bob Thompson
  • Recorded at A&M Studios, Hollywood