1976 Hoyt Axton – Fearless

Fearless is the fifteenth solo album by Hoyt Axton. It was released in 1976

Hoyt Wayne Axton (March 25, 1938 – October 26, 1999) was an American folk music singer-songwriter, and a film and television actor. He became prominent in the early 1960s, establishing himself on the West Coast as a folk singer with an earthy style and powerful voice. As he matured, some of his songwriting efforts became well known throughout the world. Among them were “Joy to the World”, “The Pusher”, “No No Song”, “Greenback Dollar”, and “Never Been To Spain”.

Tracks

1  Idol Of The Band (Hoyt Axton, Mark Dawson) 3:15
2  Evangelina (Hoyt Axton, Kenneth Higginbotham) 3:33
3  Flash Of Fire (Hoyt Axton, Catherine Smith) 2:46
4  Lay Lady Lay (Bob Dylan) 3:05
5  Jealous Man (Hoyt Axton) 1:20
6  Paid in Advance (Hoyt Axton) 2:32
7  An Old Greyhound (Hoyt Axton, Nicolette Larson) 2:54
8  A Stone And A Feather (Hoyt Axton, Renée Armand) 2:55
9  Gypsy Moth (Hoyt Axton) 3:16
10  Beyond These Walls (Hoyt Axton) 3:36
11 Penny Whistle Song (Hoyt Axton) 1:22
12 The Devil (Hoyt Axton) 1:57

Media

Musicians

1 Idol Of The Band

BassKlaus Voormann
DrumsJim Keltner
GuitarBen Benay
GuitarJames Burton
Steel GuitarHank DeVito
PercussionGary Coleman
Background VocalsJohn Dillon
Background VocalsBuddy Brayfield
Background VocalsLarry Lee
Background VocalsRandle Chowning


2 Evangelina

BassLarry Carlton
DrumsJim Keltner
GuitarLarry Carlton
GuitarBen Benay
Steel GuitarHank DeVito
PercussionGary Coleman
Background VocalsNicolette Larson
Background VocalsCathy Smith
Background VocalsMark Dawson
Background VocalsMarc Edelstein


3 Flash Of Fire

BassLarry Carlton
DrumsMike Botts
GuitarLarry Carlton
PianoGeorge Clinton
SaxTom Scott
TromboneErnest Carlson
Background VocalsNicolette Larson
Background VocalsMark Dawson
Background VocalsWilliam Griffin
Background VocalsWarren Moore
Background VocalsRobert Rogers
Background VocalsRonald White


4 Lay Lady Lay

BassJason Scheff
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarLarry Carlton
GuitarDean Parks
Steel GuitarHank DeVito
PianoMichael Omartian
PianoJoe Sample
PercussionGary Coleman
Background VocalsNicolette Larson
Background VocalsCathy Smith
Background VocalsMark Dawson
Background VocalsMarc Edelstein


5 Jealous Man

DrumsMike Botts
GuitarHoyt Axton


6 Paid In Advance

GuitarLarry Carlton
DrumsJim Keltner
GuitarBen Benay
GuitarLarry Carlton
GuitarJames Burton
PianoLarry Muhoberac
HarpMark Dawson
Background VocalsNicolette Larson
Background VocalsMark Dawson
Background VocalsCathy Smith


7 An Old Greyhound

BassKlaus Voormann
DrumsJim Keltner
GuitarBob Warford
Steel GuitarHank DeVito
HarpMark Dawson
Background VocalsNicolette Larson
Background VocalsMarc Edelstein
Background VocalsMark Dawson


8 A Stone And A Feather

BassHarley Trey Thompson
DrumsMike Botts
GuitarLarry Carlton
GuitarFrank Reckard
Steel GuitarEd Black
PianoGeorge Clinton
Background VocalsNicolette Larson
Background VocalsMarc Edelstein
Background VocalsMark Dawson


9 Gypsy Moth

GuitarHoyt Axton


10 Beyond These Walls

BassJason Scheff
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarLarry Carlton
GuitarDean Parks
Steel GuitarHank DeVito
PianoMichael Omartian
HarpMark Dawson
Background VocalsNicolette Larson
Background VocalsMarc Edelstein
Background VocalsMark Dawson


11 Penny Whistle Song

Penny WhistleHoyt Axton
Penny WhistleAl Johnson


12 The Devil

DrumsMike Botts
Background VocalsCathy Smith
Background VocalsNicolette Larson
Background VocalsMark Dawson
Background VocalsMarc Edelstein
Background VocalsMike Botts

Liner Notes

Producer – David Kershenbaum
Assistant Engineer – Jerry Stroud, Kent Nebergall, Mark Howlett, Reed Stanley
Engineer – Alex Kazanegras
Mastered By – Bernie Grundman
Mixed By – Haji Sound, Wally Heider Recording

Design – Chuck Beeson
Photography – Norman Seeff

Distributed By – A&M Records Of Canada Limited
Recorded At – Sunset Sound