1971 Helen Reddy – Helen Reddy

Helen Reddy is the second studio album by Australian-American pop singer Helen Reddy, released in 20 November 1971 by Capitol Records. Reddy’s selections include tracks by singer-songwriters Carole King, John Lennon, Randy Newman, and Donovan. It debuted on Billboard magazine’s Top LP’s chart in the issue dated December 4, 1971, and had a seven-week chart run in which it got as high as number 167. On March 29, 2005, the album was released for the first time on compact disc as one of two albums on one CD, the other album being I Don’t Know How to Love Him, Reddy’s debut LP that originally came out in the spring of 1971.

Tracks

1  Time (Paul Parrish) 3:38
2  How? (John Lennon) 3:33
3  Come On John (David Blue) 4:21
4  Summer Of 71 (Jack Conrad, Helen Reddy) 2:36
5  I Don’t Remember My Childhood (Leon Russell) 3:32
No Sad Song (Carole King, Toni Stern) 3:11
7  I Think It’s Going To Rain Today (Randy Newman) 2:27
8  Tulsa Turnaround (Larry Collins, Alex Harvey) 3:24
9  More Than You Could Take (Helen Reddy) 2:41
10  New Years Resolution (Donovan) 3:40

Musicians

1 Time

BassLeland Sklar
DrumsRon Tutt
PianoPaul Parrish


2 How?

BassJerry Scheff
DrumsRon Tutt
PianoCraig Doerge
PianoTom Hensley


3 Come On John

BassJerry Scheff
DrumsRon Tutt
GuitarDavid Cohen
PianoCraig Doerge
PianoTom Hensley


4 Summer Of 71

BassJack Conrad
DrumsJohn Guerin
GuitarDavid Cohen
GuitarDennis Budimir


5 I Don’t Remember My Childhood

PianoLarry Knechtel


6 No Sad Song

DrumsRon Tutt
GuitarDavid Cohen
MandolinLarry Carlton
AccordionNick DeCaro


8 Tulsa Turnaround

BassJoe Osborn
DrumsRon Tutt
GuitarLarry Carlton
Steel GuitarPete Kleinow
PianoTom Hensley


9 More Than You Could Take

BassJerry Scheff
DrumsRon Tutt
GuitarDean Parks
GuitarJohn Brennan


10 New Years Resolution

BassLeland Sklar
DrumsRuss Kunkel
GuitarDavid Cohen
GuitarJohn Brennan
GuitarLarry Carlton
PercussionMilt Holland

Liner Notes

Producer – Larry Marks
Arranged By (String Arrangement) – Nick DeCaro (Tracks 2, 5)
Arranged By (Arrangement) – Bob Thompson (Track 7)
Engineer – Hugh Davies

Art Direction – John Hoernle
Photography By (Cover Photo) – Don Peterson

Manufactured By – Capitol Records, Inc.
Recorded At – Capitol Mastering