1972 Cymbal & Clinger – Cymbal & Clinger

The self titled album was the only released album by the duo Cymbal & Clinger.

Johnny Cymbal (born John Hendry Blair; February 3, 1945 – March 16, 1993) was a Scottish-born American songwriter, singer, and record producer who had numerous hit records, including his signature song, “Mr. Bass Man”.

Peggy Clinger was born on January 11, 1949 in Payson, Utah, USA as Catherine Peggy Clinger. She is known for her work on Beautiful People (1971), Cattanooga Cats (1969) and The Graham Kennedy Show (1972). She was married to Johnny Cymbal. She died on August 9, 1975 in Boulder, Colorado, USA.


1  Everybody Wants To Be Somebody (Johnny Cymbal, Peggy Clinger) 3:05
2  You Can’t Always Get What You Want (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) 4:09
3  Dreams Of You (Johnny Cymbal, Peggy Clinger) 2:35
4  Rock Me Baby (Johnny Cymbal, Peggy Clinger) 2:58
5  The Pool Shooter (Johnny Cymbal, Peggy Clinger) 2:45
6  Nobody Knows (Johnny Cymbal, Peggy Clinger) 3:43
7  God Bless You Rock N Roll (Johnny Cymbal, Peggy Clinger) 3:08
8  A Little Bit No, A Little Bit Yes (Johnny Cymbal, Peggy Clinger) 2:28
9  For Ever & Ever (Johnny Cymbal, Peggy Clinger) 2:32
10  The Dying River (Johnny Cymbal, Peggy Clinger) 3:06



BassJoe Osborn
BassMax Bennett
DrumsHal Blaine
DrumsJim Gordon
GuitarDean Parks
GuitarLarry Carlton
GuitarLouie Shelton
KeyboardsMichael Omartian
KeyboardsMike Melvoin
TromboneLew McCreary
TromboneDick Hyde
TrumpetChuck Findley
TrumpetOllie Mitchell
WoodwindsJim Horn
WoodwindsRobert Hardaway
WoodwindsTom Scott
StringsJames Getzoff
PercussionAlan Estes
PercussionGary Coleman
VocalsJohnny Cymbal
VocalsPeggy Clinger

Liner Notes

Producer – Wes Farrell
Arranged By (Rhythm Tracks) – Wes Farrell
Arranged By (Strings, Horns) – Mike Melvoin
Engineer – Bob Kovach, Gary Kellgren

Design – Jimmy Wachtel
Photography – Lorrie Sullivan

Recorded at Western Recorders, Studio 2 and The Record Plant