Two Sides of Leonard Nimoy
|Two Sides of Leonard Nimoy|
|Studio album by Leonard Nimoy|
|Genre||Outsider music, spoken word, pop, country, novelty, filk|
|Producer||Charles R. Grean, George Aliceson Tipton|
|Leonard Nimoy chronology|
The album is a continuation of the "Spock and Space" sound he embarked on Nimoy's debut album. Side one showcases the side fans know as Mr. Spock but in a softer side, along with his struggle between being human and Vulcan. Side two represents Nimoy's interests in a variety of songs; novelty, pop, country and love songs.
Side one of this album is presented on the Varèse Sarabande Records 1995 reissue of Leonard Nimoy Presents Mr. Spock's Music From Outer Space.
- "Highly Illogical" (Charles R. Grean, Fred Hertz)
- "The Difference Between Us" (Cy Coben)
- "Once I Smiled" (Grean, Leonard Nimoy)
- "Spock Thoughts" (Grean, Max Ehrmann¹)
- "By Myself" (Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz)
- "Follow Your Star" (Grean, Hertz)
- "Amphibious Assault" (Grean, Mason Williams)
- "The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins" (Grean)
- "Cotton Candy" (Cliff Ralke)
- "Gentle on My Mind" (John Hartford)
- "Miranda" (Bart Howard)
- "If I Were A Carpenter" (Tim Hardin)
- "Love of the Common People" (John Hurley, Ronnie Wilkins)
- Produced by Charles R. Grean and Tom Mack
- Arranged and conducted by Charles R. Grean
- The lyrics of "Spock Thoughts" are in fact the prose poem "Desiderata" by Max Ehrmann.
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