Texican Badman

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Texican Badman
Texican Badman.jpg
Studio album by Peter Rowan
Released 1980
Recorded 1974-1979
Genre Country rock/Folk rock
Length 36:02
Label Appaloosa
Producer Peter Rowan/Franco Ratti
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Texican Badman is the 1980 release by country rock / bluegrass musician Peter Rowan. Guest musicians include Jerry Garcia (steel guitar), David Grisman (mandolin), Flaco Jimenez (accordion), and Bill Kreutzman (drums). Four of the songs were studio recordings from 1974, and the other six were recorded live in 1979. The standout tracks are "Sweet Melinda", "Four Corners/A Vacant Sea", "Texican Badman", and "What of Alicia".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Sweet Melinda" (Peter Rowan) - 3:59 (*)
  2. "Four Corners" (Terry Allen) - 2:45 (**)
  3. "A Vacant Sea" (Allen) - 2:45 (**)
  4. "I Can't Help It (If I'm Still in Love with You)" (Hank Williams) - 2:58 (**)
  5. "Squeeze Box Man" (Jordan) - 4:34 (**)
  6. "Texican Badman" (Allen) - 2:53 (**)
  7. "What of Alicia" (Allen) - 2:50 (**)
  8. "While the Ocean Roars" (Rowan) - 3:53 (*)
  9. "Awake My Love" (Rowan) - 3:31 (*)
  10. "On The Blue Horizon" (Rowan) - 5:54 (*)

(*) Recorded in 1974 @ The Record Plant, Sausalito, California

(**) Recorded in 1979, Live @ Armadillo World Headquarters, Austin, Texas

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Producer: Peter Rowan/Franco Ratti
  • Recording Engineer: Billy Wolf
  • Mixing: Lee Parvin/Billy Wolf
  • Mastering: Daniel Ryman
  • Cover Design/Artwork: Gigi Barbieri
  • Photography: Lisa Law