The Rowans (album)

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The Rowans
The Rowans 1975.jpg
Studio album by The Rowans
Released May 1975
Recorded 1975
Genre Country rock, folk rock
Length 45:43
Label Asylum
Producer Peter Rowan/Gordon Anderson/Joe Carroll/Richard Podolor
The Rowans chronology
The Rowan Brothers
(1972)The Rowan Brothers1972
The Rowans
Sibling Rivalry
(1976)Sibling Rivalry1976
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Allmusic 4.5/5 starslink

The Rowans is the second album by Country rock brothers Chris and Lorin Rowan billed this time as The Rowans and joined by their brother Peter Rowan. The standout tracks are "Midnight-Moonlight", "Thunder on the Mountain", and "Beggar in Blue Jeans".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Take It as It Comes" (Lorin Rowan) – 3:22
  2. "Midnight-Moonlight" (Peter Rowan) – 4:19
  3. "Me Loving You" (Chris Rowan) – 4:04
  4. "Old Silver" (Peter Rowan) – 3:02
  5. "Thunder on the Mountain" (Peter Rowan) – 8:25
  6. "Beggar in Blue Jeans" (Chris Rowan) – 4:56
  7. "Do Right" (Lorin Rowan) – 4:15
  8. "Man-Woman" (Chris Rowan) – 5:44
  9. "Pieces on the Ground" (Lorin Rowan) – 3:54
  10. "Here Today, Gone Tomorrow" (Peter Rowan) – 3:42


  • Peter Rowan – electric guitar, acoustic guitar, mandolin, mandola, mandocello, tabla, tamboura, vocals
  • Chris Rowan – acoustic guitar, electric guitar, flute, keyboards, vocals
  • Lorin Rowan – acoustic guitar, electric guitar, piano, sound effects, vocals
  • David Hayes – bass
  • Russ Kunkel – drums
  • Jack Bonus – flute, saxophone


  • Producer: The Rowans/Gordon Anderson/Joe Carroll/Richard Podolor
  • Recording Engineer: Bill Cooper
  • Mixing: Bill Cooper
  • Mastering: Doug Sax
  • Photography/Design: Norman Seeff