1972 Seals & Crofts – Summer Breeze

Summer Breeze is the fourth album by the American soft rock band Seals and Crofts, released in 1972 through Warner Bros. Records. It was a major commercial breakthrough for the group, and peaked at #7 on the Billboard album chart. The title cut was released as a single on September 9, 1972, peaking at #4 on the Adult Contemporary chart, and #6 Pop. “Hummingbird” was the second single, climbing to #12 AC, #20 Pop.


1  Hummingbird (Jim Seals; Dash Crofts) 4:42
2  Funny Little Man (Jim Seals; Dash Crofts) 3:14
3  Say (Jim Seals; Dash Crofts) 2:43
4  Summer Breeze (Jim Seals; Dash Crofts) 3:31
5  East Of Ginger Trees (Jim Seals; Dash Crofts) 3:52
6  Fiddle In The Sky (Jim Seals; Dash Crofts) 3:34
7  The Boy Down The Road (Jim Seals; Dash Crofts) 4:33
8  The Euphrates (Jim Seals; Dash Crofts) 4:20
9  Advance Guards (Jim Seals; Dash Crofts) 4:17
10  Yellow Dirt (Jim Seals; Dash Crofts) 5:14



BassJoe Osborn
BassWilton Felder
BassLouie Shelton
BassHarvey Brooks
BassBobby Lichtig
DrumsJim Keltner
DrumsRuss Kunkel
DrumsJim Gordon
DrumsJohn Guerin
GuitarLouie Shelton
GuitarJim Seals
GuitarDash Crofts
Steel GuitarRed Rhodes
PianoClarence McDonald
PianoJohn Ford Coley
PianoLarry Knechtel
PianoMike Lang
PianoMichael Omartian
PianoDash Crofts
BanjoJohn Hartford
MandolinDash Crofts
ClarinetBobby Lichtig
FluteJim Horn
FluteBobby Lichtig
FiddleJim Seals
SaxJim Seals
PercussionKing Errisson
PercussionMilt Holland
Background VocalsDee Higgins
Background VocalsDonnie Shelton
Background VocalsLouie Shelton
VocalsJim Seals
VocalsDash Crofts

Liner Notes

Producer – Louie Shelton
Arranged By (Strings) – Marty Paich
Engineer (First) – Dave Hassinger
Engineer (Second) – Val Garay

Art Direction – Ed Thrasher
Design – Dave Bhang
Illustration – Mark English

Recorded At – The Sound Factory
Pressed By – Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Santa Maria
Published By – Dawnbreaker Music
Copyright (c) – Dawnbreaker Music
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
Copyright (c) – Warner Bros. Records Inc.