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Atco Records

1973

THERE IS A BREEZE



1. PILOT ME
(By Greg Brown)
Michael Johnson, guitars & vocal; Chris Dedrick, flugelhorn & pump organ; PETRUS consisting of: Phillip Markowitz, piano; Gordon Johnson, bass; Ted Moore, drums. Produced by Chris Dedrick & Michael Johnson

2. IN YOUR EYES
(By Amy Johnson)
Michael Johnson, guitar & vocals; Leo Kottke, bottleneck guitar; Chris Dedrick, bass & background vocals; Gary Gauger, drums & percussion.
Produced by Chris Dedrick & Michael Johnson

3. THERE IS A BREEZE
(By Mark Henley)
Michael Johnson, guitar & vocals; George Ricci, cello; Margaret Ross, harp.
Produced by Phil Ramone and Chris Dedrick

4. SEE YOU SOON
(By Paul Johnson)
Michael Johnson, guitar & vocals; Gerry Niewood, saxophone; Chris Dedrick, flugelhorn; Gary Gauger, drums; PETRUS consisting of: Phillip Markowitz, piano & organ; Gordon Johnson, bass; Ted Moore, congas and percussion.
Produced by Chris Dedrick & Michael Johnson

5. OLD FOLKS
(By Jacques Brel, Gerard Jouannest, Jean Cori, Eric Blau & Mort Schuman)
Michael Johnson, guitar & vocal.
Produced by Peter Yarrow, Phil Ramone and Chris Dedrick

6. ROOTY TOOT TOOT FOR THE MOON
(By Greg Brown)
Michael Johnson, guitars & vocals; Chris Dedrick, bass and background vocals; Gary Gauger, drums & percussion.
Produced by Chris Dedrick & Michael Johnson

7. MY OPENING FAREWELL
(By Jackson Browne)
Michael Johnson, guitars & vocals; Chris Dedrick, recorder, bass and background vocals; Gary Gauger, drums and percussion.
Produced by Chris Dedrick & Michael Johnson

8. I GOT YOU COVERED
(By Biff Rose; Prologue & epilogue by Michael Johnson)
Michael Johnson, guitar & vocal; PETRUS consisting of: Phillip Markowitz, piano & fender Rhodes; Gordon Johnson, bass; Ted Moore, congas and percussion.
Produced by Chris Dedrick & Michael Johnson

9. ON THE ROAD
(By Carl Franzen)
Michael Johnson, guitar & vocals; Ralph Towner, second guitar and 12 string guitar; Russell George, bass; Ron Zito, drums; AIRTO, percussion.
Produced by Peter Yarrow, Phil Ramone and Chris Dedrick

10. STUDY IN E MINOR
(By H. Villa Lobos)
Michael Johnson, guitar.
Produced by Peter Yarrow, Phil Ramone and Chris Dedrick

11. HAPPIER DAYS
(By Michael Johnson)
Michael Johnson, guitar & vocal; Gerry Niewood, saxophone; Chris Dedrick, flugelhorn; Gary Gauger, drums and percussion; PETRUS consisting of: Phillip Markowitz, piano; Gordon Johnson, bass; Ted Moore, congas Produced by Chris Dedrick & Michael Johnson

12. YOU'VE GOT TO BE CAREFULLY TAUGHT
(By Richard Rogers & Oscar Hammerstein)
Michael Johnson, guitar & vocal
Produced by Phil Ramone and Chris Dedrick

Sanskrit
Sanskrit Records
1976
EMI
EMI America
1981
THERE IS A BREEZE and the strings on OLD FOLKS and ON THE ROAD arranged by Chris Dedrick.
The vocal choruses on ON THE ROAD arranged by Peter Yarrow.

THERE IS A BREEZE, OLD FOLKS, ON THE ROAD, STUDY IN E MINOR and YOU'VE GOT TO BE CAREFULLY TAUGHT recorded at A & R Recording Studios, New York NY.
Recording engineer: Phil Ramone.
All the other selections were recorded at Manta Sound, Toronto, Canada.
Recording engineer: Dave Greene
Album re-mixed at Manta Sound, Toronto, Canada
Re-mixed by Michael Johnson, Chris Dedrick and Dave Greene.
Photography by Henley's Henhouse
Album design: Haig Adishian

Leo Kottke appears courtesy of Capitol Records.
Gerry Niewood appears courtesy of Mercury Records.

Special thanks to producers Peter Yarrow & Phil Ramone for advice and patience with the new kids, and to Petrus for music and inspiration.



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