The Outsider

2005

produced by Shadow Morton

This album was recorded in 1976 on RCA Victor Records and is out for the first time on CD. This album is a science fiction alternative country album backed up by Kris Kristofferson's back-up band at that time, plus other stars like Doug Dillard. John Hartford and Red Rhodes, who once went on the road with Hank Williams, playing pedal steel. "The Outsider" was one of Gene Clark of The Byrds, very favorite albums. It's also the album that got me fired from RCA because the executives there thought it was too weird. Me, Guy Clark and Steve Young all got dropped at the same time by the same executives.

  1. Texas Red

  2. Jack's Friend
  3. Judge Proctor's Windmill
  4. Devil's Hopyard
  5. Let It Rain
  6. Hello Grandpa
  7. Birdseye Heaven
  8. Mystery Hill
  9. There Was No God In Mexico That Night
  10. The Sky Is Full Of Ships Tonight

Musicians:
Tom Pacheco: lead vocals, acoustic guitar
Ben Benay: acoustic guitar, mandolin, banjo
Max Bennett: electric bass
Don Brooks: harmonica
Steve Bruton: electric and acoustic guitars, mandolin
Sammy Creason: drums
Doug Dillard: banjo
John Guerin: drums
David Jackson, Jr.: electric bass
Doug Kershaw: fiddle
Jay Ellington Lee: synthesizer
Jerry McGee: electric guitar
Red Rhodes: pedal steel
Mike Utley: piano
Waddy Wachtel: electric guitar

Background Vocals:
Thomas Jefferson Kaye, John Hartford, Doug Dillard, Daniel Moore, Matthew Moore, Pepper Watkins, Rebecca Burns, Mary Anderson, Diane Earl, Gary Montgomery, Juice Newton, Thomas Kealey, Otha Young

You can order this album online, click on the Merchandise link to the left for more information!

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