1974 Randy Newman – Good Old Boys

Good Old Boys is the fourth studio album by Randy Newman, released in 10 September 1974 on Reprise Records, catalogue number 2193. It was Newman’s first album to obtain major commercial success, peaking at number 36 on the Billboard 200. The premiere live performance of the album took place on October 5, 1974, at the Symphony Hall in Atlanta, Georgia, with guest Ry Cooder and Newman conducting the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.


1  Rednecks (Randy Newman) 03:09
2  Birmingham (Randy Newman) 02:46
3  Marie (Randy Newman) 03:09
4  Mr. President (Have Pity On The Working Man) (Randy Newman) 02:46
5  Guilty (Randy Newman) 02:33
6  Louisiana 1927 (Randy Newman) 02:56
7  Every Man A King (Castro Carazo; Huey P Long) 01:02
8  Kingfish (Randy Newman) 02:44
9  Naked Man (Randy Newman) 03:09
10  Wedding In Cherokee County (Randy Newman) 03:09
11  Back On My Feet Again (Randy Newman) 03:21
12  Rollin’ (Randy Newman) 02:55



BassRuss Titelman
BassWillie Weeks
BassRed Callender
DrumsAndy Newmark
DrumsJim Keltner
DrumsMilt Holland
GuitarJohn Platania
GuitarRy Cooder
Acoustic GuitarDennis Budimir
Acoustic GuitarRon Elliott
Electric PianoRandy Newman
PianoRandy Newman
SynthesizerRandy Newman
ProgrammingMalcolm Cecil
ProgrammingRobert Margouleff
Pedal Steel GuitarAl Perkins
PercussionBobbye Hall
PercussionMilt Holland
Background VocalsBernie Leadon
Background VocalsDon Henley
Background VocalsGlenn Frey
VocalsRandy Newman

Liner Notes

Producer – Lenny Waronker, Russ Titelman
Arranged By – Randy Newman
Arranged By (Strings) – Nick DeCaro (Tracks 3, 12)
Conductor – Randy Newman
Engineer – Lee Herschberg
Engineer (Additional) – Donn Landee
Mixed By – Lee Herschberg
Mixed By (Additional) – Donn Landee

Design – Mike Salisbury
Photography By – Mike Salisbury, Shepard Sherbell

Mastered At Warner Bros. Recording Studios
Mixed At Warner Bros. Recording Studios
Recorded At Warner Bros. Recording Studios
Copyright (c) Warner Bros. Records Inc