David Clayton-Thomas

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All Music Guide - James Chrispell
By the early '70s, Canadian David Clayton-Thomas had decided that enough was enough and split with Blood, Sweat & Tears to go the solo route with 1972's David Clayton-Thomas. Aided and abetted by wide ranges of studio help, including some of his former bandmates, much of what lies within these grooves sounds very much like his old band. It includes "Magnificent Sanctuary Band" and "Sing a Song," and with it sounding so similar to BS&T, one might wonder why Thomas chose the solo route, but by doing so, he is in charge and doesn't have to rely on others to choose which songs he sings. A competent addition to the big-band rock sound so popular in the early and ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - James Chrispell
By the early '70s, Canadian David Clayton-Thomas had decided that enough was enough and split with Blood, Sweat & Tears to go the solo route with 1972's David Clayton-Thomas. Aided and abetted by wide ranges of studio help, including some of his former bandmates, much of what lies within these grooves sounds very much like his old band. It includes "Magnificent Sanctuary Band" and "Sing a Song," and with it sounding so similar to BS&T, one might wonder why Thomas chose the solo route, but by doing so, he is in charge and doesn't have to rely on others to choose which songs he sings. A competent addition to the big-band rock sound so popular in the early and mid-'70s.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/31/2007
  • Label: Repertoire
  • EAN: 4009910230022
  • Catalog Number: 2300
  • Sales rank: 58,631

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Magnificent Sanctuary Band
  2. 2 We're All Meat from the Same Bone
  3. 3 Stealin' in the Name of the Lord
  4. 4 Dying to Live
  5. 5 Sing a Song
  6. 6 She
  7. 7 Don't Let It Bring You Down
  8. 8 Once Burned
  9. 9 North Beach Racetrack
  10. 10 Caress Me Pretty Music
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
David Clayton-Thomas Primary Artist, Vocals
Steve Cropper Guitar
Ronnie Cuber Baritone Saxophone
Jimmy Giuffre Tenor Saxophone
King Errisson Percussion
Chuck Rainey Bass
Mike Deasy Sr. Guitar
Clydie King Background Vocals
Domenic Troiano Guitar
Raymond Beckenstein Flute
Dick Berg French Horn
Garnett Brown Trombone
James Buffington French Horn
Paul Cannon Guitar
Earl Chapin French Horn
Bobby Colomby Drums, Tambourine
Sal DiTroia Guitar
Venetta Fields Background Vocals
Dick Halligan Organ
Don Hammond Flute
Mouse Johnson Drums
Larry Knechtel Piano
Neil Levang Banjo
Melissa MacKay Background Vocals
Ken Marco Guitar
Gabriel Mekler Piano
Ollie Mitchell Trumpet
Michael Omartian Organ
Earl Palmer Drums
Romeo Penque Flute
Russ Savakus Bass
Sid Sharp Strings
Richie Simpson Drums
J.A. Spell Keyboards
Paul Stallworth Bass
Brooks Tillotson French Horn
William D. "Smitty" Smith Keyboards
Wally Kane Flute
Al Genovese Oboe
Julie Held Strings
Johnny Rialto Piccolo
Paul Saulise Trombone
Bill Watrus Trombone
David Bennett Cohen Guitar
Joe Osborn Bass
Jimmy Johnson Bass
Kenneth "Spider Webb" Rice Drums
Technical Credits
Gram Parsons Composer
Todd Rundgren Composer
Gary Wright Composer
Alan O'Day Composer
Paul Kelly Composer
Edgar Winter Composer
Chris Ethridge Composer
Mike Figlio Engineer
Fred Plaut Engineer
Bill Schnee Engineer
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