1973 Livingston Taylor – Over The Rainbow

Over the Rainbow is singer-songwriter Livingston Taylor‘s third album, released in 1973. Its eleven tracks include nine of his own compositions, as well as two cover versions: “Over the Rainbow”, from The Wizard of Oz, and George Harrison’s “If I Needed Someone”.

Livingston Taylor (born November 21, 1950) is an American singer-songwriter and folk musician. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, and raised in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, he is the brother of singer-songwriter James Taylor, singer-songwriter Kate Taylor, musician Alex Taylor (d. 1993), and innkeeper and singer Hugh Taylor. With a career reaching the fifty-year mark in 2017, Taylor is most notable for his Billboard hits “I Will Be In Love With You”, “First Time Love”, and “I’ll Come Running”

Tracks

1  Loving Be My New Horizon (Livingston Taylor) 1:46
2  Pretty Woman (Ned Claflin) 2:34
3  Falling In Love With You (Livingston Taylor) 2:26
4  I Can Dream Of You (Livingston Taylor) 3:02
5  Blind (Livingston Taylor) 3:38
6  Somewhere Over The Rainbow (EY Harburg; Harold Arlen) 2:45
7  Rodeo (Livingston Taylor) 2:49
8  Lady Tomorrow (Livingston Taylor) 2:44
9  If I Needed Someone (George Harrison) 2:59
10  Let Me Go Down (Livingston Taylor) 3:22
11  Oh Hallelujah (Livingston Taylor) 3:48

Media

Musicians

BassTony Levin
Acoustic BassWalter Robinson
DrumsRick Marotta
GuitarJimmy Nalls
GuitarTommy Talton
GuitarBuzzy Feiten
GuitarLivingston Taylor
KeyboardsChuck Leavell
KeyboardsNeil Larsen
PianoVictor Brady
HornsEd Freeman
HarpGloria Agostini
StringsEd Freeman
VibraphoneMike Mainieri
PercussionRick Marotta
MarimbaMike Mainieri
Background VocalsCarly Simon
Background VocalsJames Taylor
Background VocalsMaeretha Stewart
VocalsLivingston Taylor

Other Musicians

2 Pretty Woman

DrumsBill Stewart

Liner Notes

Producer – Ed Freeman
Engineer – Frank Hubach
Engineer (Assistant) – Buddy Thornton, Rod O’Brien, Roy Cicala, Tony Humphreys
Strings – Ed Freeman

Design – Ed Freeman
Photography By – Ed Freeman

Phonographic Copyright (p) – Capricorn Records Inc.
Copyright (c) – Capricorn Records Inc.
Produced For – Capricorn Records Inc.
Manufactured By – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
Recorded At – Capricorn Studios
Recorded At – Record Plant, N.Y.C.
Mastered At – Kendun Recorders
Pressed By – Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Santa Maria