1969 Denny Brooks – Denny Brooks

Singer, guitarist and voiceover artist Denny Brooks began playing music with acclaimed singer/songwriter John Denver in 1964. Denny was a background singer and guitarist for Denver from 1976 to 1986. Moreover, Brooks was a frequent opening act for singer/songwriter Hoyt Axton and sang background vocals on Dory Previn’s 1971 album “Mythical Kings and Iguanas.” (Source)

Denny Brooks selftitled album was released in 1969

 

Tracks

1  Life Is A Season (Matthew Moore) 2:36
2  Tremble If You Must (Paul Potash) 3:52
3  Wherefore And Why (Gordon Lightfoot) 2:54
4  Both Sides, Now (Joni Mitchell) 5:24
5  Light The Light Within You (Buzz Clifford) 3:15
6  I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free (Billy Taylor; Dick Dallas) 3:29
7  The Good Side (Matthew Moore) 3:33
8  Not To Know (Matthew Moore) 3:51
9  Rose Of The Mountain (Michael McGinnis; David P Jackson) 2:48
10  Home (Larry Marks) 2:03
11  When Will You Be Coming Home (Gary Montgomery; Jack Dalton) 2:46

Media

Musicians

1 Life Is A Season

BassDavid P Jackson
DrumsJim Keltner
GuitarRob Edwards
HornsBill Fritz
HornsDave Roberts
HornsJudy Fischer
HornsLaroon Holt
HornsWilliam Mattison
PianoMatthew Moore
VocalsDenny Brooks


2 Tremble If You Must

BassCarl Radle
GuitarBernie Leadon
GuitarDavid Marks
Acoustic GuitarBrian Davies
Acoustic GuitarDenny Brooks
VocalsDenny Brooks


3 Wherefore And Why

BassDavid P Jackson
DrumsJim Keltner
GuitarRob Edwards
Steel GuitarPete Kleinow
Acoustic GuitarDenny Brooks
VocalsDenny Brooks


4 Both Sides, Now

BassDavid P Jackson
Acoustic GuitarDenny Brooks
Acoustic GuitarEdd Lively
Acoustic GuitarT-Bone Burnett
OboeCurtis Massey
PercussionRick Nation
VocalsDenny Brooks


5 Light The Light Within You

BassCarl Radle
DrumsJim Keltner
Steel GuitarPete Kleinow
Acoustic GuitarBernie Leadon
Acoustic GuitarBrian Davies
PianoDavid P Jackson
VocalsDenny Brooks


6 I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free

BassDavid P Jackson
DrumsJim Keltner
GuitarRob Edwards
Acoustic GuitarDenny Brooks
Background VocalsCarolyn Willis
Background VocalsClydie King
Background VocalsGloria Jones
VocalsDenny Brooks


7 The Good Side

BassDavid P Jackson
DrumsJim Keltner
GuitarRob Edwards
PianoMatthew Moore
Background VocalsCarolyn Willis
Background VocalsClydie King
Background VocalsDaniel Moore
Background VocalsGloria Jones
VocalsDenny Brooks


8 Not To Know

BassDavid P Jackson
DrumsJim Keltner
GuitarRob Edwards
PianoMatthew Moore
Background VocalsCarolyn Willis
Background VocalsClydie King
Background VocalsDaniel Moore
Background VocalsGloria Jones
VocalsDenny Brooks


9 Rose Of The Mountain

BassDavid P Jackson
Steel GuitarPete Kleinow
Acoustic GuitarBernie Leadon
Acoustic GuitarDenny Brooks
Acoustic GuitarMichael McGinnis
PianoDavid P Jackson
VocalsDenny Brooks


10 Home

BassCarl Radle
GuitarDavid Marks
Acoustic GuitarBrian Davies
PianoLarry Marks
VocalsDenny Brooks


11 When Will You Be Coming Home

BassCarl Radle
DrumsJim Keltner
GuitarDavid Marks
PianoDavid P Jackson
Background VocalsClydie King
Background VocalsElaine Hill
Background VocalsGlenna Session
Background VocalsGloria Jones
Background VocalsImogene Brown
Background VocalsMaxine Willard Waters
Background VocalsMerry Clayton
Background VocalsOma Drake
Background VocalsSherell Townsend Atwood
Background VocalsTyrone Scott
VocalsDenny Brooks

Other Musicians

Strings – Bobby Bruce, Darrel Terwilliger, Ed Gilbert, Gene Lamas, George Poole, Hyman Gold, Isadore Roman, John De Voogdt, Julius Tannenbaum, Lou Raderman, Norman Botnick, Ray Siegel (Track 2)
Strings – Robert Klimes (Tracks 3, 4, 7, 8)

Liner Notes

Producer – Daniel Moore
Arranged By (Horns) – Dave Roberts (Tracks 1)
Arranged By (Strings) – Robert Klimes (Tracks 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 10, 11)

Liner Notes – Van Dyke Parks