1973 Loggins & Messina – Full Sail

Full Sail is the third album by singer/songwriter duo Loggins and Messina, released in 1973. It showed the versatility of the duo, with everything from 1950s retro to island-style to soft ballads. The single “My Music” charted at #16, and the follow-up, “Watching the River Run”, made it to #71. The album as a whole did better, reaching #10 on the Pop Charts.


1  Lahaina (Jim Messina) 2:30
2  Travelin’ Blues (Jim Messina) 3:40
My Music (Jim Messina, Kenny Loggins) 3:03
4  A Love Song (Dona Lyn George, Kenny Loggins) 3:09
5  You Need A Man / Coming To You (Jim Messina) 9:11
Watching The River Run (Jim Messina, Kenny Loggins) 3:25
7  Pathway To Glory (Jim Messina) 8:34
8  Didn’t I Know You When (Kenny Loggins, Michael Omartian) 2:38
9  Sailin’ The Wind (Dan Loggins, Dann Lottermoser) 6:08


BassJim Messina
BassLarry Sims
DrumsMerel Bregante
GuitarJim Messina
GuitarKenny Loggins
MandolinJim Messina
KeyboardsMichael Omartian
HarmonicaKenny Loggins
ViolinAl Garth
ClarinetAl Garth
FluteJon Clarke
HornJon Clarke
OboeJon Clarke
SaxJon Clarke
SaxAl Garth
Steel DrumsVince Charles
Background VocalsLarry Sims
VocalsJim Messina
VocalsKenny Loggins

Liner Notes

Producer – Jim Messina
Engineer – Alex Kazanegras
Recorded By – Jim Messina

Art Direction – Ron Coro
Illustration – Joe Garnett
Photography (Front & Back Aboard “The Flying Cloud”) – Capt. George Walker
Photography (Inside Photos Aboard “The Sea Runner”) – Capt. Bob Wilson
Photography By – Ed Caraeff

Copyright (c) – CBS Inc.
Phonographic Copyright (p) – CBS Inc.
Manufactured By – CBS/Sony Inc.
Recorded At – Wally Heider Recording Studio, Los Angeles