1977 White Horse – White Horse

White Horse was 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

Musician Jon Lind
Musician Billy Nicholls
Musician Kenny Altman

Other Musicians

1 It Doesn’t Take Much – Give It Up

Bass Kenny Altman
Drums Jeffrey Porcaro
Guitar Paul Barrere
Moog Bill Payne
Piano Billy Nicholls
Percussion Joe Porcaro
Vocals Billy Nicholls


2 Over And Done With

Bass Bob Glaub
Drums Russ Kunkel
Guitar Caleb Quaye
Guitar Fred Tackett
Organ Bill Payne
Vocals Jon Lind

 

3 Love In A Mist

Bass Chuck Domanico
Piano Billy Nicholls
Synthesizer Bill Payne


4 Lost And In Trouble

Bass Kenny Altman
Drums Jeffrey Porcaro
Guitar Reggie Knighton
Guitar Fred Tackett
Acoustic Guitar Kenny Altman
Organ Bill Payne
Vocals Kenny Altman


5 Can’t Stop Loving You

Bass Bob Glaub
Drums Jeffrey Porcaro
Drums Russ Kunkel
Acoustic Guitar Fred Tackett
Pedal Steel Guitar Doug Livingston
Piano Billy Nicholls
Fender Rhodes Bill Payne
Synthesizer Bill Payne
Vocals Billy Nicholls


6 Through Thick And Thin

Bass Chuck Domanico
Drums Russ Kunkel
Acoustic Guitar Jon Lind
Acoustic Guitar Billy Nicholls
Percussion Milt Holland
Vocals Jon Lind

 

7 Without Your Love

Acoustic Guitar Billy Nicholls
Synthesizer Bill Payne
Vocals Billy Nicholls


8 Everloving Arms

Bass Kenny Altman
Drums Jeffrey Porcaro
Guitar Paul Barrere
Guitar Caleb Quaye
Acoustic Guitar Jon Lind
Acoustic Guitar Billy Nicholls
Piano Bill Payne
Organ Bill Payne
Vocals Billy Nicholls


9 Take Me Back

Bass Chuck Domanico
Drums Jeffrey Porcaro
Guitar Caleb Quaye
Pedal Steel Guitar Doug Livingston
Acoustic Guitar Fred Tackett
Acoustic Guitar Kenny Altman
Piano David Paich
Vocals Kenny 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