1968 Brewer & Shipley – Down In L.A.

Down In L.A. is the first album by Brewer & Shipley  (Michael Brewer & Tom Shipley), released in 1968. It was re-issued in 2012 with bonus tracks. The liner notes differs from the original album and the re-issue.



1  Truly Right (Micheal Brewer) 2:48
2  She Thinks She’s A Woman (Micheal Brewer, Tom Shipley) 3:37
3  Time And Changes (Tom Shipley) 2:08
4  Small Town Girl (Micheal Brewer, Tom Shipley) 2:10
5  I Can’t See Her (Micheal Brewer, Tom Shipley) 2:50
6  Green Bamboo (Micheal Brewer, Tom Shipley) 3:59
7  An Incredible State Of Affairs (Micheal Brewer, Tom Shipley) 3:17
8  Keeper Of The Keys (Micheal Brewer, Tom Shipley) 3:23
9  Love, Love (Keith Brewer, Micheal Brewer, Tom Shipley) 3:24
10  Dreamin’ In The Shade (Micheal Brewer, Tom Shipley) 2:11
11  Mass For M’Lady (Micheal Brewer, Tom Shipley) 3:18



BassBob Ray
BassCarl Radle
BassJim Messina
BassJoe Osborn
DrumsHal Blaine
DrumsJim Gordon
GuitarMichael Brewer
GuitarTom Shipley
GuitarJames Burton
GuitarLance Wakely
KeyboardsLeon Russell
KeyboardsMichel Rubini
KeyboardsMike Melvoin
PianoLeon Russell
PianoMichel Rubini
PianoMike Melvoin
FluteBud Shank
FluteJim Horn
FluteJules Jacob
FlutePlas Johnson
SaxBud Shank
SaxJim Horn
SaxJules Jacob
SaxPlas Johnson
TromboneLou Blackburn
TrumpetBuddy Childers
TrumpetOllie Mitchell
TrumpetTony Terran
WoodwindsBud Shank
WoodwindsJim Horn
WoodwindsJules Jacob
WoodwindsPlas Johnson
PercussionJoe Porcaro
PercussionMichael Brewer
PercussionMilt Holland
PercussionPatrick Shanahan
PercussionTom Shipley
PercussionVictor Feldman

Other Musicians

Cello – Anne Goodman, Benjamin Barrett, Raphael Kramer
Violin, Viola – Alvin Dinkin, Anatol Kaminsky, Dan Lube, Harry Bluestone, James Getzoff, Joseph Livoti, Sidney Sharp, William Hymanson

Liner Notes

Producer – Allen Stanton, Jerry Riopelle
Arranged By – Nick DeCaro

Art Direction – Tom Wilkes
Photography By – Guy Webster, Roger Webster

Phonographic Copyright (p) – A&M Records
Copyright (c) – A&M Records
Marketed By – Universal Music LLC
Distributed By – Universal Music LLC