B.J. Thomas ‎– Billy Joe Thomas

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Scepter Records ‎– SPS 5101
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Vinyl, LP, Album, Monarch Pressing
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A1 That's What Friends Are For
Accordion – Dominic CorteseAcoustic Guitar – Teddy IrwinAcoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Mandolin – Al GorgoniArranged By [Strings] – Glen SpreenBacking Vocals – Jon Stroll, Mark James (4), Mentor Williams, Paul Williams (2)Bass – Kirk HamiltonDrums – Alan Schwartzberg*Percussion – Jimmy Maeulen*Piano – Jon StrollWritten-By – Paul Williams (2)
4:00
A2 Rock And Roll Lullaby
Acoustic Guitar – Al Gorgoni, Teddy IrwinArranged By [Strings] – Glen SpreenBacking Vocals – Dave Sommerville*, Gene Morford, Ron Hicklin, The Blossoms, Tom BahlerBass – Kirk HamiltonDrums, Percussion – Alan Schwartzberg*Electric Guitar – Al Gorgoni, Duane EddyElectric Piano – Barry MannMarimba, Percussion [Vibes] – Dave Cary*, George DevensWritten-By – Barry Mann-Cynthia Weil*
4:11
A3 Happier Than The Morning Sun
Arranged By [Strings] – Glen SpreenBacking Vocals – B.J. Thomas, The BlossomsBass – Kirk HamiltonCongas, Percussion – Jimmy Maeulen*Drums – Alan Schwartzberg*Electric Guitar – Teddy IrwinGuitar [11 String], Sitar – Al GorgoniHarmonica – Stevie WonderOrgan – Glen SpreenWritten-By – Stevie Wonder
4:42
A4 Roads
Acoustic Guitar – Al GorgoniAcoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar – Teddy IrwinArranged By [Strings] – Glen SpreenBass – Kirk HamiltonCongas – Jimmy Maeulen*Drums – Alan Schwartzberg*Keyboards – Barry MannOrgan – Glen SpreenPercussion – B.J. ThomasWritten-By – Barry Mann-Cynthia Weil*
3:00
A5 Sweet Cherry Wine
Acoustic Guitar – Al GorgoniAcoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Sitar – Teddy IrwinArranged By [Strings] – Glen SpreenBass – Kirk HamiltonCongas, Percussion – Jimmy Maeulen*Drums – Alan Schwartzberg*Keyboards – Barry MannWritten-By – Barry Mann-Cynthia Weil*
2:58
A6 A Song For My Brother
Piano – Jimmy WebbWritten-By – Jimmy Webb
4:07
B1 A Fine Way To Go
Arranged By [Horns] – Glen Spreen, Wayne JacksonBacking Vocals – The BlossomsBass – Charlie Larkey*Drums – Ron TuttElectric Guitar – Hugh McCrackenFiddle – Dave BooneHorns – The Memphis HornsPercussion – Jimmy Maeulen*, Steve TyrellPiano – Carole KingWritten-By – Carole King, Toni Stern
3:39
B2 Just As Gone
Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar – Al GorgoniArranged By [Strings] – Glen SpreenBacking Vocals – Al Gorgoni, Barry Mann, Chip Taylor, Jon StrollBass – Kirk HamiltonCongas – Jimmy Maeulen*Drums – Alan Schwartzberg*Electric Guitar – Teddy Irwin, Wayne Carson*Keyboards – Glen SpreenWritten-By – Wayne Carson*
3:27
B3 I Get Enthused
Acoustic Guitar – Al GorgoniBacking Vocals – B.J. Thomas, Mark James (4)Bass – Kirk HamiltonDrums – Alan Schwartzberg*Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar – Teddy IrwinHarmonica, Acoustic Guitar – Hugh McCrackenPercussion – Jimmy Maeulen*Written-By – Mark James (4)
2:26
B4 Are We Losing Touch
Arranged By [Strings] – Glen SpreenBacking Vocals – Jimmy Maeulen*, Jon Stroll, Mark James (4), Rodney JustoBass – Kirk HamiltonCongas, Percussion – Jimmy Maeulen*Drums – Alan Schwartzberg*Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar – Teddy IrwinPercussion – Steve TyrellPiano – Glen SpreenWritten-By – Mark James (4)
3:32
B5 We Have Got To Get Our Ship Together
Arranged By [Horns] – Glen Spreen, Wayne JacksonBass – Kirk HamiltonCongas – Jimmy Maeulen*Drums – Alan Schwartzberg*Electric Guitar – Hugh McCrackenElectric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar – Al GorgoniHorns – The Memphis HornsPiano – Jon StrollWritten-By – Bobby Weinstein, Jon Stroll
4:32
A6 The Stories We Can Tell
Acoustic Guitar – Al Gorgoni, John SebastianBacking Vocals – Steve TyrellHarmonium – Barry MannSteel Guitar – Pete DrakeWritten-By – John Sebastian
3:10

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Notes

Monarch Record Mfg. Co. pressing denoted by (MR) stamp in runouts.

Recorded at Electric Lady Studios, New York
Sound Recorders & United, Los Angeles
Quadrophonic, Nashville.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Matrix A, on label): SPS-5101-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Matrix B, on label): SPS-5101-B
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A etched / (MR), STERLING stamped): SPS-5101-A-1E (MR) △16934 (1) STERLING
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout B etched / (MR) stamped): SPS-5101-B-1F (MR) △16934-X (5)

Other Versions (5 of 13) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
SPS 5101 B.J. Thomas Billy Joe Thomas(LP, Album, Ter) Scepter Records SPS 5101 US 1972 Sell This Version
SPS 5101 B.J. Thomas Billy Joe Thomas(LP, Album) Scepter Records SPS 5101 Unknown Sell This Version
INT 148.602 Billy Joe Thomas* Billy Joe Thomas(LP, Album, RE) Intercord INT 148.602 Germany Unknown Sell This Version
SPS 5101 Billy Joe Thomas* Billy Joe Thomas(LP, Album) Scepter Records SPS 5101 US 1972 Sell This Version
SPS 5101 B.J. Thomas Billy Joe Thomas(LP, Album) Scepter Records SPS 5101 Canada 1972 Sell This Version

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