1973 Don McLean – Playin’ Favorites

Playin’ Favorites is an album by American singer-songwriter Don McLean, released in 1973. It was re-issued by BGO Records in 1995.

Tracks

1  Sitting On The Top Of The World (Lonnie Carter; Walter Jacobs) 1:57
2  Living With The Blues (Brownie McGhee) 2:18
3  Mountains O’mourne (Percy French) 4:29
4  Fool’s Paradise (Horace Linsley; Norman Petty; Sonny LeGlaire) 4:06
5  Love O Love () 0:52
6  Bill Cheatham – Old Joe Clark () 3:41
7  Everyday (Charles Hardin; Norman Petty) 2:29
8  Ancient History (Irene Stanton; Wayne Walker) 3:20
9  Over The Mountains (Irene Stanton; Wayne Walker) 3:15
10  Lovesick Blues (Cliff Friend; Irving Mills) 2:50
11  Mule Skinner Blues (George Vaughn; Jimmie Rodgers) 2:49
12  Happy Trails (Dale Evans) 1:15

Media

Musicians

1 Sitting On The Top Of The World

BassRob Rothstein
DrumsRick Marotta
GuitarBuzzy Feiten
GuitarSteve Berg
GuitarDon McLean
MandolinFrank Wakefield
PianoChuck Leavell
FiddleFrank Orsini
ViolinRuss Savakus
TambourineBuzzy Feiten
PercussionJohnny Sandlin
VocalsFrank Wakefield
VocalsRob Rothstein
VocalsDon McLean


2 Living With The Blues

DrumsRick Marotta
GuitarSteve Berg
GuitarDon McLean
PianoChuck Leavell
ViolinRuss Savakus
PercussionDanny Maseline
Background VocalsAlbertine Robinson
Background VocalsMaraetha Stewart
Background VocalsTasha Thomas
VocalsDon McLean


3 Mountains O’mourne

BassTony Levin
GuitarDon McLean
PianoNeil Larsen
VocalsDon McLean


4 Fool’s Paradise

BassTony Levin
DrumsRon Zito
GuitarBuzzy Feiten
GuitarDon McLean
KeyboardsNeil Larsen
MarimbaMike Mainieri
TambourineBuzzy Feiten
VocalsDon McLean


5 Love O Love

VocalsDon McLean


6 Bill Cheatham – Old Joe Clark

BanjoDon McLean
MandolinFrank Wakefield


7 Everyday

BassTony Levin
DrumsRon Zito
GuitarDon McLean
DobroDave Bromery
PianoNeil Larsen
VocalsDon McLean


8 Ancient History

BassTony Levin
DrumsRick Marotta
GuitarDon McLean
Steel GuitarJohn Hughey
PianoChuck Leavell
VocalsDon McLean


9 Over The Mountains

BanjoDon McLean
VocalsFrank Wakefield
VocalsRob Rothstein
VocalsDon McLean


10 Lovesick Blues

BassRob Rothstein
DrumsRick Marotta
GuitarSteve Berg
GuitarDon McLean
MandolinFrank Wakefield
PianoChuck Leavell
VocalsDon McLean


11 Mule Skinner Blues

BassRob Rothstein
DrumsRick Marotta
GuitarSteve Berg
GuitarDon McLean
MandolinFrank Wakefield
PianoChuck Leavell
FiddleFrank Orsini
ViolinRuss Savakus
PercussionJohnny Sandlin
VocalsFrank Wakefield
VocalsRob Rothstein
VocalsDon McLean


12 Happy Trails

GuitarDon McLean
VocalsDon McLean

Liner Notes

Producer – Ed Freeman
Engineer – Jim Reeves (Tracks 1, 10, 11)
Engineer – Frank Hubach (Tracks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12)
Engineer (Assistant) – Kurt Kinzel, Rod O’Brien, Tom Flye
Engineer (Remix) – Frank Hubach

Art Direction – Mike Salisbury
Design (Album) – Lloyd Ziff
Photography By – Fred Conrad

Copyright (c) – United Artists Records
Copyright (c) – UAR, Inc.
Recorded At – Record Plant, N.Y.C.
Remixed At – Record Plant, Sausalito
Manufactured By – Liberty/United Artists Records Ltd.