1973 Art Garfunkel – Angel Clare

Angel Clare is the debut solo studio album by Art Garfunkel, released on September 11, 1973. It is his highest charting solo album, peaking at number 5 and contains his only Top 10 hit in the US, “All I Know” which peaked at number 9. It also contained two other Top 40 hits, “Traveling Boy” (#102 Bubbling under the Hot 100, #38 Adult Contemporary) and “I Shall Sing” (#38 Hot 100, #4 Adult Contemporary). It was produced by long-time Simon & Garfunkel producer Roy Halee, alongside Art Garfunkel.

The title, Angel Clare, comes from the name of a character in Thomas Hardy’s novel, Tess of the d’Urbervilles.

Tracks

1  Travelling Boy (Paul Williams, Roger Nichols) 5:00
2  Down In The Willow Garden (Charlie Monroe) 4:04
I Shall Sing (Van Morrison) 3:38
4  Old Man (Randy Newman) 3:26
5  Feuilles-Oh Do Space Men Pass Dead Souls On Their Way To The Moon (Johann Sebastian Bach, Traditional, Linda Grossman) 3:12
All I Know (Jimmy Webb) 3:51
7  Mary Was An Only Child (Albert Hammond, Jorge Milchberg, Michael Hazlewood) 3:29
8  Woyaya (Osibisa, Sol Amarfio) 3:20
9  Barbara Allen (Traditional) 5:27
10  Another Lullaby (Jimmy Webb) 3:33

Musicians

BassCarl Radle
BassJoe Osborn
DrumsHal Blaine
DrumsJim Gordon
GuitarDean Parks
GuitarLarry Carlton
GuitarLouie Shelton
GuitarPaul Simon
GuitarFred Carter
GuitarJJ Cale
GuitarJerry Garcia
KeyboardsLarry Knechtel
KeyboardsMichael Omartian
BouzoukiTommy Tedesco
CharangoJorge Milchberg
MandolinTommy Tedesco
SaxJack Schroer
SaxJules Broussard
ViolinStuart Canin
PercussionMilt Holland
Background VocalsDorothy Morrison
Background VocalsJackie Ward
Background VocalsSally Stevens
VocalsArt Garfunkel

Liner Notes

Producer – Art Garfunkel, Roy Halee
Engineer – Roy Halee
Mastered By (Mastering) – George Horn
Recorded By (Recordist) – Mark Friedman
Strings – Ernie Freeman, Jim Haskell, Peter Matz
Technician (Technical Assistance) – Stan Ross

Other (Special Thanks To) – Audie Ashworth, Cass Eliot, Diane Doherty, Michelle Haystrand, Mike Kranzke, Ron Haffkine
Other (Use Of Grace Cathedral) – Canon Fenstermaker

Art Direction – Ron Coro
Photography By (Photos) – Jim Marshall

Manufactured By – Columbia Records
Phonographic Copyright (p) – CBS Inc.
Copyright (c) – CBS Inc.
Pressed By – Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Terre Haute
Mastered At – Customatrix