1977 Paul Parrish – Song For A Young Girl

parrish-paul-1977Song For A Young Girl is the third album by Paul Parrish, released in 1977 on ABC Records.

Paul Parrish is an American singer, songwriter and pianist. His songs have been recorded by Helen Reddy, Kenny Rogers, The Dillards, Robin Dransfield, and others. Jon Pruett of Allmusic called his first album, The Forest of My Mind, “a bright, excellently produced LP filled with remarkable sunshine-dipped folk-pop songs.”

Parrish wrote the song A Poem I Wrote for Your Hair for the 1970 film “Fools” starring Jason Robards and Katharine Ross.

With Lorenzo Toppano, Parrish was half of the duo Parrish & Toppano. They recorded two albums together.


1  Rock’n Rollin’ Star (Paul Parrish) 03:28
2  Stormy Days (Paul Parrish) 02:56
3  Matthew And Cherokee (Paul Parrish) 03:14
4  Ballerina (Paul Parrish) 02:54
5  America (The Lady Of The Harbor) (Paul Parrish) 04:17
6  Hoedown (Paul Parrish) 04:48
7  Foggy Highway (Paul Parrish) 02:54
8  That’s The Way Of Friends (Paul Parrish) 03:38
9  White Pony (Paul Parrish) 03:58
10  Song For A Young Girl (Paul Parrish) 03:11


BassDavid Hungate
DrumsRalph Humphrey
GuitarLouie Shelton
Acoustic GuitarLouie Shelton
MoogMichael Boddicker
PianoPaul Parrish
RhodesBill Cuomo
SynthesizerBill Cuomo
PercussionGene Estes
PercussionKing Errisson

Other Musicians

1 Rock’n Rollin’ Star

Background VocalsSherlie Matthews
Background VocalsClydie King
Background VocalsRebecca Louis

3 Matthew And Cherokee

BassJohn Smith

5 America (The Lady Of The Harbor)

BassLouie Shelton
Background VocalsMaxine Willard Waters
Background VocalsJulia Tillman Waters
Background VocalsOren Waters
Background VocalsPatrick Henderson
Background VocalsVenetta Fields

6 Hoedown

FiddleJim Seals

7 Foggy Highway

Pedal Steel GuitarPete Kleinow

10 Song For A Young Girl

BassJohn Smith

Liner Notes

Producer – Louie Shelton
Arranged By – D’Arneill Pershing
Conductor – Sidney Sharp
Technician – Michael Fraser

Design – Ed Caraeff
Photography – Kevin O’Connor, Ed Caraeff

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