1979 Adam Mitchell – Redhead In Trouble

Mitchell, Adam 1979Adam 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

Tracks

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

Media

Musicians

1 Fool For Love

BassWillie Weeks
DrumsRick Shlosser
GuitarBuzzy Feiten
GuitarRoger Linn
Accoustic GuitarAdam Mitchell
PianoNeil Larsen
Background VocalsHerb Pedersen
Background VocalsLinda Dillard


2 Higher Ground

BassWillie Weeks
DrumsRick Shlosser
Accoustic GuitarAdam Mitchell
MandolinFred Tackett
KeyboardsMichael Boddicker
PianoBill Elliot
PianoNeil Larsen
AccordionNick DeCaro


3 Doctor Doctor

BassWillie Weeks
DrumsRick Shlosser
GuitarSteve Lukather
GuitarRichard Feldman
GuitarRoger Linn
Accoustic GuitarAdam Mitchell
AccordionNick DeCaro
PianoNeil Larsen
Background VocalsLinda Dillard
Background VocalsHerb Pedersen


4 Clear Light

BassWillie Weeks
DrumsAndy Newmark
GuitarRoger Linn
GuitarSteve Lukather
Accoustic GuitarAdam Mitchell
PianoBill Elliot
AccordionNick DeCaro
Background VocalsValerie Carter
Background VocalsArno Lucas


5 The French Walts

BassWillie Weeks
DrumsRick Shlosser
GuitarWaddy Wachtel
Accoustic GuitarAdam Mitchell
PianoBill Elliot
PianoNeil Larsen


6 Dancin’ Round And Round

BassWillie Weeks
DrumsRick Shlosser
GuitarWaddy Wachtel
GuitarRichard Feldman
Accoustic GuitarAdam Mitchell
KeyboardsMichael Boddicker
PianoNeil Larsen


7 Don’t Let Papa Know

BassWillie Weeks
DrumsRick Shlosser
GuitarSteve Lukather
GuitarFred Tackett
Accoustic GuitarAdam Mitchell
PianoBill Elliot
PianoJai Winding
Background VocalsArno Lucas
Background VocalsMarcy Levy
Background VocalsValerie Carter


8 Redhead In Trouble

BassWillie Weeks
DrumsRick Shlosser
GuitarBuzzy Feiten
GuitarSteve Lukather
Accoustic GuitarAdam Mitchell
OrganAdam Mitchell


9 Out Among The Stars

GuitarDan Dugmore
GuitarRoger Linn
Accoustic GuitarAdam Mitchell
PianoBill Elliot
Background VocalsLinda Ronstadt
Background VocalsJennifer Warnes

Liner Notes

Producer – Russ Titelman
Humberto Gatica – Engineer
Remix Engineer – Tom Knox