Blue Sky: Night Thunder/Swans Against the Sun

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All Music Guide - Campbell
This reissue from Beat Goes On features a pair of LPs by Michael Martin Murphey, Blue Sky: Night Thunder and Swans Against the Sun originally issued in 1975 and 1976. Highlights among the 21 tracks include the hits "Wildfire" and "Carolina in the Pines." Casual listeners should pick up Ultimate Collection on Hip-O before delving into these recordings.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Campbell
This reissue from Beat Goes On features a pair of LPs by Michael Martin Murphey, Blue Sky: Night Thunder and Swans Against the Sun originally issued in 1975 and 1976. Highlights among the 21 tracks include the hits "Wildfire" and "Carolina in the Pines." Casual listeners should pick up Ultimate Collection on Hip-O before delving into these recordings.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/15/2011
  • Label: Bgo - Beat Goes On
  • EAN: 5017261210203
  • Catalog Number: 6121020
  • Sales rank: 70,380

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Wildfire - Michael Martin Murphey (4:48)
  2. 2 Carolina in the Pines - Michael Martin Murphey (3:57)
  3. 3 Desert Rat - Michael Martin Murphey (3:53)
  4. 4 Wild Bird - Michael Martin Murphey (2:24)
  5. 5 Blue Sky Riding Song - Michael Martin Murphey (3:34)
  6. 6 Medicine Man - Michael Martin Murphey (3:52)
  7. 7 Secret Mountain Hideout - Michael Martin Murphey (4:01)
  8. 8 Without My Lady There - Michael Martin Murphey (2:38)
  9. 9 Night Thunder - Michael Martin Murphey (2:48)
  10. 10 Rings of Life - Michael Martin Murphey (3:24)
  11. 11 Swans Against the Sun - Michael Martin Murphey (3:57)
  12. 12 Renegade - Michael Martin Murphey (6:13)
  13. 13 Rhythm of the Road - Michael Martin Murphey (2:16)
  14. 14 Pink Lady - Michael Martin Murphey (4:58)
  15. 15 Mansion on the Hill - Michael Martin Murphey (2:58)
  16. 16 Dancing in the Meadow - Michael Martin Murphey (3:30)
  17. 17 Temple of the Sun - Michael Martin Murphey (3:53)
  18. 18 Buffalo Gun - Michael Martin Murphey (3:21)
  19. 19 Wild West Show - Michael Martin Murphey (3:13)
  20. 20 Natural Bridges - Michael Martin Murphey (3:12)
  21. 21 Seasons Change - Michael Martin Murphey (4:16)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Michael Murphey Primary Artist
Michael Martin Murphey Banjo, Guitar, Harmonica, Mandolin, Piano, Autoharp, Vocals, Indexed Contributor
Willie Nelson Vocals
John Denver Guitar, Vocals
Tom Scott Saxophone, Soloist
Steve Weisberg Guitar
Tracy Nelson Vocals
John McEuen Banjo, Dobro, Fiddle
Mickey Raphael Harmonica
Sam Broussard Guitar
Charlie Daniels Fiddle, Guitar, Vocals
Richard Dean Guitar, Background Vocals
Jeff Hanna Vocals, Background Vocals
Jimmy Ibbotson Background Vocals
Michael McKinney Bass, Background Vocals
Jerry Mills Mandolin
Earl Palmer Drums
Harry Wilkinson Percussion, Drums
Jac Murphy Synthesizer, Piano, Harpsichord, Keyboards
James Guercio Bass
Technical Credits
Michael Martin Murphey Arranger, Composer
Larry Cansler Arranger
John McEuen Arranger
Richard Dean Composer
Bob Johnston Producer
Frank Waters Liner Notes
Jeff Guercio Engineer
Jac Murphy Arranger, Composer
John Tobler Liner Notes
Don Hummell Cover Painting
Andrew Thompson Remastering
Ron Caro Art Direction
William Matthews Cover Design
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