One&Done @ A&M: Steve Young / Rock Salt and Nails -- SP 4177

JOv2

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  • Comments, questions, conjectures and stories are welcomed.
  • Released in 1969
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Rudy

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Well, there's one I've never heard of before... šŸ˜
 

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Steve Young is best known for writing "Seven Bridges Road," a huge hit for the Eagles. His own version is featured on SP 4177. The album is part of the very earliest country-rock fusion movement, along with A&M artists the Flying Burrito Brothers, Dillard & Clark and John Braden. This work was quite innovative and ahead of its time. Young also wrote "Lonesome On'ry and Mean" for Waylon Jennings (another early A&M artist).

ROCK SALT & NAILS was reissued on CD in 1986 by Edsel Records. It's well worth seeking out for its historic importance.

In 1994 he played at a local songwriter showcase event with Lucinda Williams.
 

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JOv2

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Not bad. Not bad at all. In fact, I just ordered it up. Thanks, LPJim, for the background information. (Along with Brewer & Shipley, this is another fine release from the classic era.)
 

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Remake of the late Otis Redding song "That's How Strong My Love Is". Also done by the late Percy Sledge.
 
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