The Legend of Sir Robert Charles Griggs

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The Legend of Sir Robert Charles Griggs
Studio album by Sir Robert Charles Griggs
Released 1973
Genre Alternative country
Sir Robert Charles Griggs chronology
The Legend of Sir Robert Charles Griggs
(1973)
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The Legend of Sir Robert Charles Griggs is the first album by Sir Robert Charles Griggs, former Nashville musician and now a resident of Hemet, California. The album, featuring original songs in a unique alt-country style, was released in 1973. Only released on vinyl, this album is somewhat of a rare find. A single of Fabulous Body and Smile was released concurrently on a 45 rpm record.

Track listing[edit]

  1. Fabulous Body and Smile (3:40)
  2. West Coast Billy (1:45)
  3. Cricket Convsersation Interlude (:12)
  4. Singing for the Lord (2:43)
  5. Moogie Woogie (:06)
  6. Sing My Old Songs to Somebody New (1:38)
  7. Vh1-V Hamp-Thieu (2:45)
  8. Sideman Talks to God (5:12)
  9. Keep It Country (2:32)
  10. Birds (:10)
  11. In L.A. (3:35)
  12. Heartbeats and Death Gasp (:14)
  13. Country Soul (4:38)
  14. Freak-Out Moog (:06)
  15. Uncle Ned (1:37)
  16. Clint Texas (4:35)

Album credits[edit]

Producer - Gary Paxton

Engineer - Scotty Moore

  1. Kenny Malone - Drums
  2. Martha McCrory - Strings
  3. Weldon Myrick - Guitar (Steel)
  4. Jeff Newman - Guitar (Steel)
  5. Gary Paxton - Guitar
  6. Marvin Shantry - Strings
  7. Steven Maxwell Smith - Strings
  8. Henry Strzelecki - Bass
  9. Gary VanOsdale - Strings
  10. Reggie Young - Guitar
  11. Pete Drake - Guitar (Steel)
  12. Bobby Wood - Piano
  13. Martin Katahn - Strings
  14. Sir Robert Charles Griggs - Main Performer
  15. Brenton Banks - violin
  16. Larry Butler - Piano
  17. Jimmy Capps - Guitar
  18. Charles Cochran - Piano, Arranger
  19. Tommy Cogbill - Bass
  20. Jim Colvard - Guitar
  21. Shane Keister - Synthesizer
  22. Sheldon Kurland - Strings
  23. Mike Leech - Bass
  24. Doug Kershaw - Fiddle, Concertina

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