1977 Burton Cummings – My Own Way To Rock

cummings-burton-1977My Own Way To Rock is the second solo album by Burton Cummings, released in 1977.

Burton Lorne Cummings, OC OM (born December 31, 1947) is a Canadian musician, singer and songwriter.

Burton is the former lead singer and keyboardist for the Canadian rock band The Guess Who. During his 10 years in the band, from 1965 to 1975, he sang, wrote or co-wrote many hit songs, including “American Woman,” “No Time”, “Share the Land”, “Hand Me Down World”, “Laughing”, “Star Baby”, “New Mother Nature”, “These Eyes”, and “Clap for the Wolfman”. His solo career includes many hit singles, including “Stand Tall”, “My Own Way to Rock”, “Fine State of Affairs”, and “You Saved My Soul”.

Tracks

1  Never Had A Lady Before (Burton Cummings) 3:02
2  Come On By (Bob Seger) 3:08
3  Try To Find Another Man (Bill Medley, Bobby Hatfield) 2:49
4  Gotta Find Another Way (Burton Cummings, Randy Bachman) 4:13
My Own Way To Rock (Burton Cummings) 4:40
6  Charlemagne (Burton Cummings) 4:03
7  Timeless Love (Burton Cummings) 3:33
8  Framed (Jeff Leiber, Mike Stoller) 3:43
9  A Song For Him (Burton Cummings) 3:16

Media

Musicians

1 Never Had A Lady Before

Bass Ian Gardiner
Drums Jeffrey Porcaro
Guitar Danny Weiss
Clavinet Burton Cummings
Piano Burton Cummings
Percussion Lenny Castro


2 Come On By

Bass Scott Edwards
Drums Jeffrey Porcaro
Guitar Ray Parker Jr
Guitar Randy Bachman
Piano Burton Cummings
Percussion Ollie E. Brown


3 Try To Find Another Man

Bass Ian Gardiner
Drums Jeffrey Porcaro
Guitar Danny Weiss
Hammond Organ Burton Cummings
Piano Burton Cummings
Percussion Lenny Castro


4 Gotta Find Another Way

Bass Ian Gardiner
Drums Jeffrey Porcaro
Acoustic Guitar Randy Bachman
Fender Rhodes Burton Cummings
Piano Burton Cummings
Synthesizer Burton Cummings
Synthesizer Jimmy Phillips
Percussion Lenny Castro


5 My Own Way To Rock

Bass Ian Gardiner
Drums Jeffrey Porcaro
Guitar Danny Weiss
Hammond Organ Burton Cummings
Piano Burton Cummings
Sax Trevor Lawrence
Sax Jim Horn


6 Charlemagne

Bass Ian Gardiner
Drums Jeffrey Porcaro
Drums Ollie E. Brown
Guitar Randy Bachman
Guitar Ray Parker Jr
Percussion Phyllis St. James


7 Timeless Love

Bass Ian Gardiner
Drums Rick Shlosser
Piano Burton Cummings
Percussion Phyllis St. James
Background Vocals Bobby King
Background Vocals Terry Evans

 

8 Framed

Bass Ian Gardiner
Drums Jeffrey Porcaro
Guitar Danny Weiss
Piano Burton Cummings
Harmonica Burton Cummings
Percussion Lenny Castro


9 A Song For Him

Bass Ian Gardiner
Drums Jeffrey Porcaro
Guitar Randy Bachman
Piano Burton Cummings

Liner Notes

Producer – Richard Perry
Coordinator (Production) – Robin Rinehart
Engineer (Assistant) – Dana Latham, Helen Silvani, Thom Wilson, Tim Dennen, Tim Kramer
Mastered By – Brian Gardner
Recorded By (Additional Recording) – Larry Emerine
Recorded By, Remix – Howard Steele

Design – Nancy Donald, Roger Carpenter
Photography By – Elliot Gilbert

Recorded At – Studio 55, Los Angeles
Mixed At – Studio 55, Los Angeles
Mastered At – Allen Zentz Mastering
Phonographic Copyright (p) – CBS Inc.