1973 Seals & Crofts – Diamond Girl

Diamond Girl is the fifth studio album by pop/folk duo Seals and Crofts. It was released in 1973 on Warner Bros. Records.

The album contains a number of different musical styles and themes. “Nine Houses” is one of two intimate, religious songs, which the band would often reserve for after concert performances. Diamond Girl peaked at #4 on the U.S. album charts.Its title track reached #6 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the summer and #13 in Canada. The follow-up single “We May Never Pass This Way Again” attained the #21 position late in the year (#33 in Canada).

 

Tracks

Diamond Girl (Jim Seals, Dash Crofts) 4:12
2  Ruby Jean and Billie Lee (Jim Seals, Dash Crofts) 4:09
3  Intone My Servant (Jim Seals, Dash Crofts) 3:05
We May Never Pass This Way (Again) (Jim Seals, Dash Crofts) 4:17
5  Nine Houses (Jim Seals, Dash Crofts) 7:01
6  Standing on a Mountain (Jim Seals) 3:05
7  It’s gonna come down (on you) (Jim Seals, Dash Crofts) 4:40
8  Jessica (Jim Seals, Dash Crofts) 2:56
9  Dust on my Saddle (Jim Seals) 3:16
10  Wisdom (Jim Seals, Dash Crofts) 4:26

Musicians

BassBobby Lichtig
BassWilton Felder
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
DrumsHarvey Mason Sr
DrumsJim Gordon
DrumsJohn Guerin
GuitarJim Seals
GuitarLouie Shelton
MandolinDash Crofts
Fender RhodesDash Crofts
KeyboardsDavid Paich
OrganDavid Paich
SaxJim Seals
PercussionBobbye Hall
Background VocalsEngland Dan
Background VocalsJohn Ford Coley

Liner Notes

Producer – Louie Shelton
Arranged By (Strings) – Marty Paich
Engineer – Dave Hassinger
Engineer (2nd Engineer) – Steve Waldman
Engineer (Assistant) – Joe Bogan

Design – David Larkham
Design Concept, Photography By – Ed Caraeff

Recorded At – The Sound Factory
Pressed By – Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Terre Haute
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
Copyright (c) – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
Record Company – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
Published By – Dawnbreaker Music
Published By – Four Star Music Co., Inc.

Pictures by Louie Shelton, posted by permission