Adam Mitchell (born November 24, 1944 in Glasgow, Strathclyde, Scotland) is a Canadian-referenced singer-songwriter, most notable for writing “French Waltz”, which was a hit for Nicolette Larson, “Dancing Round and Round”, which was a hit for Olivia Newton-John, and for his later co-writing work with KISS.
In 1979, Mitchell released a solo album, Redhead In Trouble, on Warner Bros. Records. “Fool For Love” was released as a single. The album also contained two of Mitchell’s songs which were popularized by others: “French Waltz”, popularized by Nicolette Larson, and “Dancin’ Round and Round”, popularized by Olivia Newton-John. Larson popularized “French Waltz” on her debut album Nicolette, released in 1978.The song was first covered by Jane Olivor on her 1977 album, Chasing Rainbows. The song was also covered by Doug Kershaw, Art Garfunkel and Anne Murray
1 Fool For Love (Adam Mitchell) 2:30 2 Higher Ground (Adam Mitchell) 3:33 3 Doctor Doctor (Adam Mitchell) 3:31 4 Clear Light (Adam Mitchell) 3:27 5 The French Walts (Adam Mitchell) 3:48 6 Dancin’ Round And Round (Adam Mitchell) 4:09 7 Don’t Let Papa Know (Adam Mitchell) 4:32 8 Redhead In Trouble (Adam Mitchell) 3:14 9 Out Among The Stars (Adam Mitchell) 5:12