1972 James Taylor – One Man Dog

One Man Dog is the fourth studio album by singer-songwriter James Taylor. Released on November 1, 1972, it features the hit “Don’t Let Me Be Lonely Tonight”, which peaked at number 14 on the Billboard charts on January 13, 1973. The follow-up single, “One Man Parade”, also charted but less successfully, peaking at number 67 in the U.S. and reaching number 55 on the Canadian Adult Contemporary chart. The basic tracks were primarily recorded in Taylor’s home studio.

The album is made up of 18 short pieces strung together. It climbed to number 4 on the US Billboard Pop Albums chart. There was also a Quadraphonic mix of the album that included alternate vocal takes and elongated versions of some songs