Sammy Johns (album)

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Sammy Johns
Sammy Johns Sammy Johns Album Cover.jpg
Studio album by Sammy Johns
Released 1973
Recorded Mastered at the Sound Pit
(Atlanta, Georgia)
Genre Country rock, folk
Length 33:55
Label General Recording
Producer Jay Senter, Jefferson Lee, Larry Knechtel
Sammy Johns chronology
Sammy Johns
Golden Classics
(1994)Golden Classics1994

Sammy Johns is the first studio album by singer and songwriter Sammy Johns. "After his eponymous debut album from General Recording Corporation, which included "Chevy Van," the singer inked a deal in 1976 with Warner-Curb, which resulted in Johns working on the soundtrack to The Van, the first movie to feature Danny DeVito." - Linda Seida, All Music Guide

In 1996 Sammy Kershaw did a cover of "Chevy Van" on his album Politics, Religion and Her.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Early Morning Love" 3:10
2. "Chevy Van" 2:52
3. "Jenny" 4:04
4. "Rag Doll" 3:20
5. "Hand My Head and Moan" 3:16
6. "Friends of Mine" 3:38
7. "America" 3:58
8. "Holy Mother, Aging Father" 3:04
9. "Let the Sun Shine" 2:41
10. "Way Out Jesus" 2:52


Year Album Chart positions[1]
1973 Sammy Johns 148


Year Single Chart positions[2]
US Pop
1975 "Chevy Van" 5


  1. ^ "Ohio Players US albums chart history". Retrieved 2011-06-21. 
  2. ^ "Sammy Johns US singles chart history". Retrieved 2012-09-10.