Levon Helm ‎– American Son

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MCA Records ‎– MCA-5120
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A1 Watermelon Time In Georgia
Backing Vocals – Mitch HumphriesBass, Backing Vocals – Henry StrzeleckiDrums – Kenneth Buttrey*Drums, Harmonica, Backing Vocals – Levon HelmGuitar – Billy Sanford, Jerry ShookGuitar, Backing Vocals – Fred Carter, Jr.Organ – Bobby OgdinPiano – Hargus "Pig" Robbins*Steel Guitar – Buddy EmmonsWritten-By – Harlan Howard
3:53
A2 Dance Me Down Easy
Bass, Backing Vocals – Henry StrzeleckiDrums – Jerry CarriganDrums, Backing Vocals – Levon HelmGuitar – Billy Sanford, Jerry Shook, Steve GibsonGuitar, Backing Vocals – Fred Carter, Jr.Organ, Backing Vocals – Mitch HumphriesPiano – Hargus "Pig" Robbins*Steel Guitar – Buddy EmmonsWritten-By – Billy Burnette, Larry Henley
2:51
A3 Violet Eyes
Backing Vocals – Henry Strzelecki, Mitch HumphriesBass – Steve SchafferDrums – Kenneth Buttrey*Drums, Backing Vocals – Levon HelmElectric Guitar – Steve GibsonGuitar – Jerry ShookGuitar, Backing Vocals – Fred Carter, Jr.Organ – Clifford RobertsonPiano – Hargus "Pig" Robbins*Steel Guitar – Buddy EmmonsWritten-By – Tom Kimmel
3:10
A4 Stay With Me
Backing Vocals – Levon Helm, Mitch HumphriesBass, Backing Vocals – Henry StrzeleckiDrums – Jerry CarriganGuitar – Jerry Shook, Steve GibsonGuitar, Backing Vocals – Fred Carter, Jr.Organ – Bobby OgdinPiano – Beegie AdairSteel Guitar – Buddy EmmonsWritten-By – Fred Carter, Jr.
3:03
A5 America's Farm
Backing Vocals – Buzz Cason, Mitch Humphries, Todd CerneyBass, Backing Vocals – Henry StrzeleckiDrums – Jerry CarriganDrums, Backing Vocals – Levon HelmElectric Piano – Bobby OgdinGuitar – Billy Sanford, Jerry Shook, Steve GibsonGuitar, Backing Vocals – Fred Carter, Jr.Piano – Hargus "Pig" Robbins*Steel Guitar – Buddy EmmonsWritten-By – Ronnie Rogers
3:09
B1 Hurricane
Bass, Backing Vocals – Henry StrzeleckiDrums – Buster PhillipsDrums, Backing Vocals – Levon HelmGuitar – Billy Sanford, Jerry ShookGuitar, Mandolin, Backing Vocals – Fred Carter, Jr.Organ, Backing Vocals – Mitch HumphriesPiano – Hargus "Pig" Robbins*Steel Guitar – Buddy EmmonsWritten-By – Keith Stegall, Stewart Harris, Tom Schuyler*
4:04
B2 China Girl
Bass, Backing Vocals – Henry StrzeleckiDrums – Jerry CarriganDrums, Backing Vocals – Levon HelmGuitar – Billy Sanford, Steve GibsonGuitar, Backing Vocals – Fred Carter, Jr.Mandolin – Jerry ShookOrgan, Backing Vocals – Mitch HumphriesPiano, Electric Piano – Hargus "Pig" Robbins*Steel Guitar – Buddy EmmonsWritten-By – Jeff Silbar, Joe New
3:19
B3 Nashville Wimmin
Bass – Steve SchafferDrums – Kenneth Buttrey*, Levon HelmGuitar – Fred Carter, Jr., Jerry Shook, Steve GibsonOrgan – Clifford RobertsonPiano – Hargus "Pig" Robbins*Steel Guitar – Buddy EmmonsWritten-By – Harlan Howard
4:13
B4 Blue House Of Broken Hearts
Backing Vocals – Buzz Carson*, Todd CerneyBass – Henry StrzeleckiDrums – Jerry CarriganDrums, Backing Vocals – Levon HelmGuitar – Billy Sanford, Jerry Shook, Steve GibsonGuitar, Backing Vocals – Fred Carter, Jr.Organ – Bobby OgdinPiano – Hargus "Pig" Robbins*Steel Guitar – Buddy EmmonsWritten-By – Bill Martin, Todd Cerney
3:29
B5 Sweet Peach Georgia Wine
Bass – Henry StrzeleckiDrums – Jerry Carrigan, Levon HelmGuitar – Fred Carter, Jr., Jerry Shook, Steve GibsonOrgan – Bobby OgdinPiano – Hargus "Pig" Robbins*, Mitch HumphriesSteel Guitar – Buddy EmmonsWritten-By – Ronnie Reynolds*
3:51

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Recorded at Bradley's Barn, Mt. Juliet, Tennessee
Mastered at CBS Recording Studios, Nashville, Tennessee
Remixed at Sound Shop, Nashville, Tennessee

A1: © 1966 Tree Pub. Co., Inc. / Harlan Howard Songs - BMI
A2: © 1978 House Of Gold Music, Inc. / Baby Chick Music - BMI
A3: © 1980 Sun Disc Music, (Admin. by Rokblok) - BMI
A4: © 1979 Sweedie Music Pub. Co. - BMI
A5: © 1980 Newkeys Music, Inc. / Sweedie Music Pub. Co. - BMI
B1: © 1980 Blackwood Music, Inc. / Rich Ben Music - BMI/ASCAP
B2: © 1980 Bobby Goldsboro Music, Inc. - ASCAP / Smokin' Joe Music - BMI
Administered by the Bug Music Group and Bobby Goldsboro Music, Inc.
B3: © 1966 Tree Pub. Co., Inc. / Harlan Howard Songs - BMI
B4: © 1980 Agent Orange Music (Admin. by Rokblok) / Let There Be Music
(Admin. by Southern Writers Group) - ASCAP
B5: © 1980 Hot Licks Music - BMI

[outer sleeve]
© 1980 MCA Records, Inc. - ℗ 1980 MCA Records, Inc. - Printed in U.S.A.

[inner sleeve]
MCA Records company inner sleeve.
© 1972 MCA Records, Inc. Printed in U.S.A.

Other Versions (5 of 10) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
MCA-5120 Levon Helm American Son(LP, Album) MCA Records MCA-5120 US 1980 Sell This Version
UICY-75711 Levon Helm American Son(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, SHM) MCA Records UICY-75711 Japan 2013 Sell This Version
MCA-5120 Levon Helm American Son(LP, Album) MCA Records MCA-5120 Canada 1980 Sell This Version
UICY-3352 Levon Helm American Son(CD, Album, RE, RM) MCA Records UICY-3352 Japan 2002 Sell This Version
MCA 4094 Levon Helm American Son(LP, Album) MCA Records MCA 4094 Italy 1980 Sell This Version

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