1995 Philip Claypool – A Circus Leaving Town

A Circus Leaving Town is the debut album by Philip Claypool, released in 1995 on Curb Records.

Philip Kennard Claypool (born in Memphis, Tennessee) is an American country music artist. Between 1995 and 1999, he recorded two studio albums for the Curb Records label (1995’s A Circus Leaving Town and 1999’s Perfect World), in addition to charting four singles on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) charts. His highest-charting single was a cover of Bad Company’s 1975 hit “Feel Like Makin’ Love.”


1  Swingin’ On My Baby’s Chain (Philip Claypool; Tom Devoursney; Dave Steen) 03:43
2  The Wall (Philip Claypool) 03:41
3  The Strength Of A Woman (Philip Claypool) 03:40
4  The Meaning Of Life (Steve Bogard; Duane Steele) 03:17
5  Mile Out Of Memphis (Rob Crosby; Dottie Moore; Carl Perkins) 03:41
6  A Circus Leaving Town (Philip Claypool) 04:04
7  Yellow Rose (Philip Claypool) 03:27
8  She Kicked My Dog (Philip Claypool; Tom Devoursney) 03:43
9  Give Me Time (Steve Bogard; Rick Giles) 03:05
10  Feel Like Makin’ Love (Paul Rodgers) 03:52
11  Southern Style (Louise James Branch; Philip Claypool) 04:04



BassDavid Hungate
DrumsKenny Aronoff
DrumsPaul Leim
GuitarBrent Mason
GuitarCarl Perkins
Acoustic GuitarMark Casstevens
Acoustic GuitarSteve Gibson
Steel GuitarSonny Garrish
PianoSteve Nathan
PianoMatt Rollings
FiddleRob Hajacos
FiddleHank Singer
Background VocalsGreg Gordon
Background VocalsJohn Wesley Ryles
Background VocalsCurtis Young
VocalsPhilip Claypool

Liner Notes

Producer – Jerry Crutchfield
Concert Master – Carl Gorodetzky
Engineer – Joe Bogan, Tim Kish, Warren Peterson, Grahame Smith, Marty Williams
Engineer (Assistant) – Larry Jeffries, Steve Ledet, Ed Simonton, King Williams
Mixed By – John Guess
Mixed By (Assistant) – Derek Bason

Design Coordinator – Sue Austin
Photography – John Scarpati

Recorded At Emerald Studio
Recorded At Javelina Studio
Recorded At Music Mill
Recorded At Nightingale Studio
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