1978 Doug Kershaw – The Louisiana Man

The Louisiana Man is the 11th album by Doug Kershaw, released in 1978 on Warner Bros.

Douglas James Kershaw (born January 24, 1936) is an American fiddle player, singer and songwriter from Louisiana. Active since 1948, he began his career as part of the duo Rusty and Doug, along with his brother, Rusty Kershaw. He had an extensive solo career that included fifteen albums and singles that charted on the Hot Country Songs charts. He is also a member of the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame, being inducted in 2009.


1  Jambalaya (On the Bayou) (Hank Williams) 02:21
2  The Louisiana Man (Doug Kershaw) 02:44
3  Marie (Randy Newman) 03:01
4  Pourquoi M’Aimes-Tu Pas (Jesse Winchester) 03:33
5  Subterranean Homesick Blues (Bob Dylan) 03:47
6  I Just Want to Feel the Magic (Rory Bourke) 02:28
7  Hardly Anymore (Doug Kershaw) 03:47
8  The French Waltz (Adam Mitchell) 03:15
9  If You Don’t Somebody Else Will (Johnny Mathis; Jimmy Lee Fautheree) 02:10
10  The Sooner I Go (Doug Kershaw) 02:21
11  Louisiana Sun (Doug Kershaw) 03:47



BassBob Glaub
BassDonald Dunn
BassMike Bowden
DrumsMike Baird
DrumsDavid Buchanan
DrumsRon Tutt
GuitarDoug Livingston
GuitarAl Kooper
GuitarFred Tackett
GuitarJohn Hug
GuitarPaul Barrere
GuitarRichard Bowden
GuitarSteve Cropper
GuitarHerb Pedersen
KeyboardsBill Payne
PianoGlen Hardin
StringsJohnny Lynn Fare
StringsMichelle Grab
StringsRenita Koven
StringsRobert Dubow
ViolinJohn Wittenberg
ViolinPavel Farkas
ViolinSamuel Boghossian
PercussionGary Coleman
Background VocalsBobbi Van Dere
Background VocalsCarter Robertson
Background VocalsCheryl Lynn
Background VocalsClifford Robertson
Background VocalsDelbert Langston
Background VocalsKathleen Dittmer
 Rusty Kershaw

Liner Notes

Producer – Bob Johnston
Arranged By – Jim Ed Norman (Tracks 1, 3)
Arranged By – John Hug (Tracks 2, 9, 10)
Arranged By – Bill Payne (Tracks 4, 5, 8, 11)
Coordinator (Assistant Production) – Michelle Zarin
Coordinator (Production) – Terry Smith
Engineer – John Stronach
Music Director – Frank DeCaro
Remix – John Stronach

Art Direction – John Cabalka
Photography By, Design – Norman Seeff

Recorded At – Group Four
Mixed At – Group Four
Recorded At – Studio 55, Los Angeles
Mixed At – Studio 55, Los Angeles
Recorded At – Record Plant, Los Angeles
Mixed At – Record Plant, Los Angeles
Recorded At – Record Plant, Sausalito
Mixed At – Record Plant, Sausalito
Recorded At – Columbia Recording Studios, Nashville
Mixed At – Columbia Recording Studios, Nashville
Mastered At – Kendun Recorders
Pressed By – Capitol Records Pressing Plant, Jacksonville
Record Company – Warner Bros. Inc.
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
Copyright (c) – Warner Bros. Records Inc.