Say It Ain't So (album)

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Say It Ain't So
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Studio album by Murray Head
Released 1975
Recorded Morgan Studios, Willesden, London, England, UK
Genre Rock, Soft rock
Length 39:31
Label A&M
Producer Paul Samwell-Smith
Murray Head chronology
Nigel Lived
(1972)Nigel Lived1972
Say It Ain't So
Between Us
(1979)Between Us1979
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Say It Ain't So is the second studio album by Murray Head. It was released in 1975 on A&M Records. The album was produced by Paul Samwell-Smith, and the album features sleeve photography by Gered Mankowitz.

Tracks covered by other artists[edit]

The Who's lead vocalist, Roger Daltrey covered Say It Ain't So, Joe for his third solo studio album One of the Boys with Keith Moon on drums and John Entwistle on bass. The Hollies also covered the track, as well as Gary Brooker on No More Fear Of Flying.

Cliff Richard covered the track 'Never Even Thought' and The Hollies also covered 'When I'm Yours'.[1]

Track listing[edit]

All songs composed by Murray Head, except where noted.

1."Say It Ain't So Joe"4:36
2."Boy on the Bridge"3:48
3."Boats Away"4:18
4."When I'm Yours"4:04
5."Someone's Rocking My Dreamboat" (Leon René, Otis René, Emerson Scott)2:44
6."She's Such a Drag"4:17
7."Never Even Thought"5:02
8."Silence Is a Strong Reply" (Murray Head, Bob Weston)2:49
9."Don't Forget Him Now"4:26
10."You're So Tasty"3:27


  • Murray Head – Lead vocals, acoustic guitar, Fender Rhodes piano
  • Bob Weston – acoustic, slide and electric guitars, backing vocals
  • Alun Davies – guitar, backing vocals
  • Jim Cregan – guitar
  • Mickey Finn – rhythm guitar
  • Graham Preskett – mandolin
  • Bruce Lynch – acoustic & electric bass guitar
  • Brian Brocklehurst – acoustic bass
  • Arthur Watts – string bass on Someone's rocking my dreamboat
  • Nicky South – bass guitar
  • Charles Jankle (Chaz Jankel) – Wurlitzer electric piano
  • Tony Kaye – piano on Someone's rocking my dreamboat
  • Ann Odell – strings arrangement, piano, ARP synthesizer
  • Billy Day – organ
  • Brian Johnston – Fender Rhodes electric piano
  • Simon Philips – drums
  • Gerry Conway – drums
  • Glen Lefleur – drums, percussion
  • Pete Thompson – drums
  • Morris Pert – log drums
  • Brother James – congas, percussion
  • Chili Charles – percussion
  • PJ Crotty – tin whistle
  • The Tropic Isles – steel band
  • Anthony Head – backing vocals
  • Vicky Brown – backing vocals
  • Liza Strike – backing vocals
  • Sue Lynch – backing vocals
  • Pam Keevil – backing vocals
  • John Altman – clarinet on Someone's rocking my dreamboat
  • Anthony Healey – trombone on Someone's rocking my dreamboat
  • Noel Norris – trumpet on Someone's rocking my dreamboat
  • Martin Levan - Engineer, Mixing
  • Robin Black - Engineer, Mixing
  • Mike Bobak - Mixing
Album cover art


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