1977 White Horse – White Horse

White Horsewas written and recorded in 1977 for Capitol Records in Los Angeles, Billy teamed up with writers Jon Lind and Kenny Altman, plus an impressive line-up of heavyweight musicians, including Jeff Porcaro, Paul Barrere, Russ Kunkel, Fred Tackett, Bill Payne, Reggie Knighton, Doug Livingston and Caleb Quaye. Billy sings six of his own songs, two of which were later covered by other artists and achieved chart success.
“Can’t Stop Loving You” was a UK top ten hit for Leo Sayer in 1978. “Without Your Love” by Roger Daltrey went top twenty in the USA, and featured in the soundtrack of the film “McVicar”; where Roger played the title role. Phil Collins had a huge success with “Can’t Stop Loving You” in 2002; featured on his albums Testify and Love Songs.

Keith Urban recorded ‘Can’t Stop Loving You’ on his album ‘Love,Pain and the Whole Crazy Thing’ in 2006. (Source)

Tracks

1  It Doesn’t Take Much – Give It Up (Billy Nicholls) 5:37
2  Over And Done With (Jon Lind, Kenny Altman) 3:00
3  Love In A Mist (Billy Nicholls) 2:03
4  Lost And In Trouble (Kenny Altman) 3:22
5  Can’t Stop Loving You (Billy Nicholls) 3:44
6  Through Thick And Thin (Fred Tacker, Jon Lind) 3:27
7  Without Your Love (Billy Nicholls) 1:54
8  Everloving Arms (Billy Nicholls) 3:14
9  Take Me Back (Kenny Altman) 6:08

Media

Musicians

MusicianJon Lind
MusicianBilly Nicholls
MusicianKenny Altman

Other Musicians

1 It Doesn’t Take Much – Give It Up

BassKenny Altman
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarPaul Barrere
MoogBill Payne
PianoBilly Nicholls
PercussionJoe Porcaro
VocalsBilly Nicholls


2 Over And Done With

BassBob Glaub
DrumsRuss Kunkel
GuitarCaleb Quaye
GuitarFred Tackett
OrganBill Payne
VocalsJon Lind

 

3 Love In A Mist

BassChuck Domanico
PianoBilly Nicholls
SynthesizerBill Payne


4 Lost And In Trouble

BassKenny Altman
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarReggie Knighton
GuitarFred Tackett
Acoustic GuitarKenny Altman
OrganBill Payne
VocalsKenny Altman


5 Can’t Stop Loving You

BassBob Glaub
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
DrumsRuss Kunkel
Acoustic GuitarFred Tackett
Pedal Steel GuitarDoug Livingston
PianoBilly Nicholls
Fender RhodesBill Payne
SynthesizerBill Payne
VocalsBilly Nicholls


6 Through Thick And Thin

BassChuck Domanico
DrumsRuss Kunkel
Acoustic GuitarJon Lind
Acoustic GuitarBilly Nicholls
PercussionMilt Holland
VocalsJon Lind

 

7 Without Your Love

Acoustic GuitarBilly Nicholls
SynthesizerBill Payne
VocalsBilly Nicholls


8 Everloving Arms

BassKenny Altman
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarPaul Barrere
GuitarCaleb Quaye
Acoustic GuitarJon Lind
Acoustic GuitarBilly Nicholls
PianoBill Payne
OrganBill Payne
VocalsBilly Nicholls


9 Take Me Back

BassChuck Domanico
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarCaleb Quaye
Pedal Steel GuitarDoug Livingston
Acoustic GuitarFred Tackett
Acoustic GuitarKenny Altman
PianoDavid Paich
VocalsKenny Altman

Liner Notes

Producer – White Horse
Engineer (Mixing) – Peter Granet
Engineer (Recording) – Gary Starr, George Massenburg, Peter Granet, Ron Malo

Art Direction – Roy Kohara
Design – Ken Anderson
Photography By (Cover) – Inge Morath
Photography By Jacket Back Photos – Richard Rankin

Phonographic Copyright (p) – Capitol Records, Inc.
Copyright (c) – Capitol Records, Inc.
Manufactured By – Capitol Records-EMI Of Canada Limited
Recorded At – The Village Recorder
Recorded At – Devonshire Studios
Recorded At – Wally Heider Recording Studio, Los Angeles
Remixed At – Wally Heider Recording Studio, Los Angeles