1977 Joan Baez – Blowin’ Away

Blowin’ Away was a 1977 album by Joan Baez, her first after switching from A&M Records to Portrait Records (a then newly created division of CBS Records).

Tracks

1  Sailing (Gavin Sutherland) 4:22
2  Many A Mile To Freedom (Anna Capaldi; Steve Winwood) 2:58
3  Miracles (Joan Baez) 5:24
4  Yellow Coat (Steve Goodman) 3:37
5  Time Rag (Joan Baez) 5:25
6  A Heartfelt Line Or Two (Joan Baez) 3:23
7  I’m Blowin’ Away (Eric Kaz) 3:19
8  Luba The Baroness (Joan Baez) 7:06
9  Alter Boy And The Thief (Joan Baez) 3:29
10  Cry Me A River (Arthur Hamilton) 3:00

Media

Musicians

1 Sailing

BassDonald Dunn
BassWilton Felder
DrumsMike Botts
DrumsRick Shlosser
GuitarElliott Randall
GuitarDean Parks
Acoustic GuitarElliott Randall
KeyboardsLarry Knechtel
KeyboardsJoe Sample
PercussionMike Botts
VocalsJoan Baez


2 Many A Mile To Freedom

BassDonald Dunn
DrumsMike Botts
GuitarDean Parks
GuitarElliott Randall
Acoustic GuitarDean Parks
Acoustic GuitarElliott Randall
KeyboardsJoe Sample
KeyboardsMalcolm Cecil
VocalsJoan Baez


3 Miracles

BassDonald Dunn
DrumsMike Botts
SynthesizerJoan Baez
VocalsJoan Baez


4 Yellow Coat

BassDonald Dunn
DrumsMike Botts
GuitarDean Parks
GuitarElliott Randall
KeyboardsLarry Knechtel
VocalsJoan Baez


5 Time Rag

BassDonald Dunn
DrumsMike Botts
GuitarElliott Randall
GuitarDean Parks
KeyboardsLarry Knechtel
PercussionMike Botts
VocalsJoan Baez


6 A Heartfelt Line Or Two

BassDonald Dunn
DrumsMike Botts
GuitarElliott Randall
Steel GuitarJeff Baxter
Acoustic GuitarDean Parks
Acoustic GuitarElliott Randall
KeyboardsLarry Knechtel
PercussionMike Botts
VocalsJoan Baez


7 I’m Blowin’ Away

BassDonald Dunn
GuitarDean Parks
GuitarElliott Randall
Steel GuitarDavid Mansfield
Acoustic GuitarElliott Randall
KeyboardsLarry Knechtel
VocalsJoan Baez


8 Luba The Baroness

BassDonald Dunn
DrumsJim Gordon
GuitarDean Parks
GuitarDavid Mansfield
Steel GuitarDavid Mansfield
MandolinDavid Mansfield
PianoLarry Knechtel
ViolinDavid Mansfield
VocalsJoan Baez


9 Alter Boy And The Thief

BassWilton Felder
DrumsRick Shlosser
KeyboardsJoe Sample
VocalsJoan Baez


10 Cry Me A River

BassDean Parks
GuitarElliott Randall
KeyboardsJoe Sample
SaxTom Scott

Liner Notes

Producer – David Kershenbaum
Producer (Executive) – Bernard Gelb
Arranged By – Elliott Randall (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 5, 6)
Arranged By – Dean Parks (Track 5)
Arranged By – Larry Knechtel (Track 7)
Arranged By – Wilton Felder (Track 9)
Arranged By – Joe Sample (Track 10)
Arranged By (Strings) – Tom Scott (Tracks 1, 7)
Engineer – Dee Robb, Mike Stavrou
Engineer (Assistant) – George Tutko
Mastered By – Alex Kazanegras
Mastered By (Assistant) – Kirby Veach
Recorded By – Tommy Vacari (Tracks 8)

Cover, Photography By (Cloud) – John Berg
Photography By (Cover Photo of Joan) – Kin Schilling
Sleeve Notes – Michael Gershman

Phonographic Copyright (p) – CBS Inc.
Manufactured By – Portrait Records (4)
Produced For – JCB Productions
Recorded At – Cherokee Studios
Recorded At – Sound Labs, Hollywood
Mixed At – Cherokee Studios
Mastered At – Allen Zentz Mastering