1975 Elliott Murphy – Lost Generation

Lost Generation was the second major label album by singer-songwriter Elliott Murphy produced by Paul A. Rothchild and recorded at Elektra Studio in Los Angeles and was reviewed by Paul Nelson in Rolling Stone. The album featured an all-star band of top session musicians including drummer Jim Gordon and keyboardist Richard Tee.

The cover photo of Murphy standing in front of an open parachute was taken by photographer Ed Caraeff. Paul Nelson’s Rolling Stone review called the album “brilliant but extraordinarily difficult” and gave Murphy the Hemingwayesque accolade, “When he’s on the street, the sun also rises on one of the best.”


1  Hollywood (Elliott Murphy) 3:56
2  A Touch Of Mercy (Elliott Murphy) 3:31
3  History (Elliott Murphy) 3:05
4  When You Ride (Elliott Murphy) 2:57
5  Bittersweet (Elliott Murphy) 4:05
6  Lost Generation (Elliott Murphy) 4:38
7  Eva Braun (Elliott Murphy) 4:04
8  Manhattan Rock (Elliott Murphy) 4:03
9  Visions Of The Night (Elliott Murphy) 3:44
10  Lookin’ Back (Elliott Murphy) 3:42



BassGordon Edwards
DrumsJim Gordon
PercussionJim Gordon
GuitarJackie Clark
GuitarNed Doheny
GuitarSonny Landreth
GuitarElliott Murphy
KeyboardsRichard Tee
KeyboardsWayne Devillier
PianoElliott Murphy
HarmonicaElliott Murphy
SaxJon Smith
Background VocalsBobby Kimball
VocalsElliott Murphy

Liner Notes

Producer – Paul A. Rothchild
Engineer – Fritz Richmond

Art Direction – Acy Lehman
Photography By – Ed Caraeff

Phonographic Copyright (p) – RCA Records
Copyright (c) – RCA Records
Published By – Sunbury Music, Inc.
Engineered At – Elektra Sound Recorders