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
5  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

BassIan Gardiner
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarDanny Weiss
ClavinetBurton Cummings
PianoBurton Cummings
PercussionLenny Castro


2 Come On By

BassScott Edwards
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarRay Parker Jr
GuitarRandy Bachman
PianoBurton Cummings
PercussionOllie E. Brown


3 Try To Find Another Man

BassIan Gardiner
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarDanny Weiss
Hammond OrganBurton Cummings
PianoBurton Cummings
PercussionLenny Castro


4 Gotta Find Another Way

BassIan Gardiner
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
Acoustic GuitarRandy Bachman
Fender RhodesBurton Cummings
PianoBurton Cummings
SynthesizerBurton Cummings
SynthesizerJimmy Phillips
PercussionLenny Castro


5 My Own Way To Rock

BassIan Gardiner
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarDanny Weiss
Hammond OrganBurton Cummings
PianoBurton Cummings
SaxTrevor Lawrence
SaxJim Horn


6 Charlemagne

BassIan Gardiner
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
DrumsOllie E. Brown
GuitarRandy Bachman
GuitarRay Parker Jr
PercussionPhyllis St. James


7 Timeless Love

BassIan Gardiner
DrumsRick Shlosser
PianoBurton Cummings
PercussionPhyllis St. James
Background VocalsBobby King
Background VocalsTerry Evans


8 Framed

BassIan Gardiner
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarDanny Weiss
PianoBurton Cummings
HarmonicaBurton Cummings
PercussionLenny Castro


9 A Song For Him

BassIan Gardiner
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarRandy Bachman
PianoBurton 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.