1973 Dana Cooper – Dana Cooper

Dana Cooper is an award-winning singer-songwriter from Missouri. His awards include the 2014 Heritage Musician award from the Pilgrim Center for the Arts in Kansas City, MO and Folk Alliance International’s 2015 Spirit of Folk award. He has performed on Austin City Limits, Mountain Stage and at the Kerrville Folk Festival. Cooper’s songs have been recorded by a long list of artists that include Trout Fishing in America, Rex Foster, Claire Lynch, Maura O’Connell, Pierce Pettis, and Susan Werner. Fellow singer-songwriter Buzz Holland has said “Cooper is a person who can sing like an angel and play like the devil.”

For more information about Dana Cooper, please visit his website here.


1  Lover, Baby, Friend (Dana Cooper) 3:00
2  Oklahoma, Rodeo Queen (Dana Cooper) 4:00
3  January Hurry (Dana Cooper) 3:25
4  Someone Came To Listen * (Dana Cooper) 3:56
5  Jesse James (Dana Cooper) 5:42
6  The Singer (Dana Cooper) 3:30
7  Sweet City Man (Dana Cooper) 5:10
8  Old K-10 Plus Tw (Dana Cooper) 2:35
9  Grandpa (Dana Cooper) 2:37
10  Home Again, Home Again (Dana Cooper) 5:25



BassJoe Osborn
DrumsRuss Kunkel
DrumsJim Gordon
GuitarGary Stovall
Acoustic GuitarDana Cooper
Pedal Steel GuitarAl Perkins
KeyboardsMichael Omartian
AccordionMichael Omartian
HarmonicaDana Cooper
FluteJim Horn
SaxJim Horn
PercussionMilt Holland
PercussionGary Coleman
PercussionRuss Kunkel
PercussionDana Cooper
VocalsDana Cooper

Other Musicians

3 January Hurry

BassLeland Sklar

4 Someone Came To Listen

BassLeland Sklar

7 Sweet City Man

BassLeland Sklar

8 Old K-10 Plus Two

BassLeland Sklar

9 Grandpa

BassLeland Sklar

10 Home Again, Home Again

BassLeland Sklar

Liner Notes

Producer – Stan Farber
Engineer, Remix Engineer – Bill Schnee
Engineer – Armin Steiner, Bruce Morgan
String Arrangements, String Conduction – Lee Holdridge

Photography – Ed Caraeff
Art Direction & Design – Robert L Heimall

Recorded at Elektra Sound Recorders & The Sound Lab, Los Angeles