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Format: CD
Sku: 247616802
UPC: 081227976491
UPC 14: 00081227976491
Release Date: 2/11/2013
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Song Listing

Disc 1
Song Title
1. Love Has Brought Me Around
2. You've Got a Friend
3. Places in My Past
4. Riding on a Railroad
5. Soldiers
6. Mud Slide Slim
7. Hey Mister, That's Me Up on That Jukebox
8. You Can Close Your Eyes
9. Machine Gun Kelly
10. Long Ago and Far Away
11. Let Me Ride
12. Highway Song
13. Isn't It Nice to Be Home Again
 

Album Notes and Credits


Notes & Personnel Info
Muze PNote Audio Remasterer: Lee Herschberg.
Muze PNote Recording information: Crystal Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA (07/03/1971-02/28/1971).
Muze PNote For the follow up to his classic SWEET BABY JAMES, which rivals TAPESTRY's place in the boomer canon, archetypal sensitive singer-songwriter Taylor wisely elected not to stray too far from the approach that had worked so well on his previous album. He covers another Carole King tune ("You've Got A Friend,") perfects the L.A. folk-rock sound he inaugurated on his earlier work, courtesy of studio hotshots like Russ Kunkel, Danny Kootch and Leland Sklar, whose names are virtually synonymous with Taylor's '70s work. One of the most memorable tunes here, "Hey Mister That's Me Up On the Jukebox" is one of the more effective songs to bemoan the plight of the lonely balladeer, evidence that Taylor mined the introspective troubadour style long before it became a mawkish sham. In other words, don't blame the father for the sins of the wayward sons.

Producer: Peter Asher

Engineer: Richard Sanford Orshoff

Musical Guests
Muze Guest Artist Carole King
Muze Guest Artist Joni Mitchell
Muze Guest Artist John Hartford
Muze Guest Artist The Memphis Horns
Muze Guest Artist Peter Asher

Compilation Appearances

Muze Music Compilations Fm
Muze Music Compilations In Harmony
Muze Music Compilations Stay Awake: Various Interpretations of Music From Vintage Disney Films
Muze Music Compilations Heartland: An Appalachian Anthology
Muze Music Compilations Livin' Lovin' Losin'-Songs Of The Louvin Brothers
Muze Music Compilations Genius Loves Company
Muze Music Compilations Monster Music 123755-00 Monster MusicĀ® Ray Charles "Genius Loves Company" Music SuperDisc
Muze Music Compilations Cars
Muze Music Compilations A Tribute To Joni Mitchell
Muze Music Compilations Every Child Deserves A Lifetime:songs
Muze Music Compilations Box Office Hits
Muze Music Compilations Funny People
Muze Music Compilations Funny People
Muze Music Compilations Essential Carole King
Muze Music Compilations Now That's What I Call Christmas 4
Muze Music Compilations Apple Records Box Set
Muze Music Compilations Apple Records Box Set
Muze Music Compilations 25Th Anniv Rock Roll Hall Of Fame C
Muze Music Compilations 25Th Anniv Rock Roll Hall Of Fame C
Muze Music Compilations Singers Songwriters
Muze Music Compilations Essential Carole King 3.0
Muze Music Compilations Best Of Rock Roll Hall Of Fame Plus
Muze Music Compilations Ashes And Roses
Muze Music Compilations Quiet About It:tribute/jesse Winchest
Muze Music Compilations Singers Songwriters:1974-1975
Muze Music Compilations Romantically Yours
Muze Music Compilations WOW HITS 2014
Muze Music Compilations DUETS

Associated Artists and Works

Piano Chill: Songs of James Taylor ~ Christopher Phillips
Craig Duncan and the Smoky Moun
Duncan, Craig
Mud Slide Slim and the Blue Horizon ~ James Taylor
Mud Slide Slim and the Blue Horizon ~ James Taylor
James Taylor (Guitar)
Greatest Hits ~ James Taylor (Guitar)
O'Connor, Mark (Violin)
Liberty! The American Revolution [Original Televis ~ O'Connor, Mark (Violin)
Original Soundtrack
Vitamin String Quartet

Technical Info

Music Release Date Release Date : 02/19/2013
Music Original Release Date Original Release Date : 1971
Music CatalogId Catalog ID : CD 2561 F
Music Label Name Label : Warner Bros.
Music Number of Discs Number of Discs : 1
Music Studio or Live Studio/Live : Studio
Music Mono or Stereo Mono/Stereo : Stereo
Music SPAR code SPAR Code : n/a
Music UPC UPC : 00081227976491

Professional Reviews

Rolling Stone (6/24/71, p.42)
- "...MUD SLIDE SLIM broods about James Taylor, songster and runaway phenomenon, and expresses his ambivalence and impotence in the face of it all..."

Rolling Stone (9/30/71, p.42)
- "...it is a natural progression past SWEET BABY JAMES. James Taylor's emotional power derives precisely from his restraint, the absence of any form of affectation or pretension..."

Record Collector (magazine)
(p.102)
- 4 stars out of 5 -- "Bringing all of his past experiences and failings to bear, the album was almost cathartic but retained the urge to roam and to escape his problems."

Product Attributes
Product attributeArtist:   Taylor,James
Product attributeLabel:   Flashback/rhino
Product attributeMusic Format:   Compact Disc
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