1973 Craig Doerge – Craig Doerge

Craig Doerge is the only solo album by Craig Doerge. It was released in 1973 on Columbia.

Craig Doerge (born 1947 in Cleveland, Ohio) is an American keyboard player, songwriter and session musician.

He began playing in a college band at Hartford, Connecticut, and then moved to Los Angeles in the mid-1960s to work as a studio player and songwriter with A&M Records, and with Jim Keltner and others playing on cartoon soundtracks. After appearing on the GTOs album Permanent Damage, he teamed up with Judy Henske and Jerry Yester in the band Rosebud, later marrying Henske. From the early 1970s he appeared on many sessions. Initially these included albums by Lee Hazlewood and Linda Ronstadt.


1  Yellow Beach Umbrella (Craig Doerge; Judy Henske) 03:58
2  Reno (Craig Doerge; Judy Henske) 04:18
3  Rosalie (Craig Doerge; Judy Henske) 02:58
4  Dogs Are The Only Real Christians (Craig Doerge; Judy Henske) 02:47
5  Easy On Me, Easy (Craig Doerge; Judy Henske) 02:33
6  Fair Weather Friends (Craig Doerge; Judy Henske) 03:49
7  Red Hot Music (Craig Doerge; Judy Henske) 03:01
8  The Trouble With A Woman (Craig Doerge; Judy Henske) 03:01
9  Magic Sam (Craig Doerge; Judy Henske) 02:29
10  Raggedy Ann (Craig Doerge; Judy Henske) 03:37


BassBuddy Clark
BassLeland Sklar
BassRay Brown
DrumsJim Keltner
DrumsRuss Kunkel
GuitarDanny Kortchmar
GuitarDavid Spinozza
GuitarLarry Carlton
OrganMike Utley
SynthesizerCraig Doerge
HarmonicaPeter Ivers
ClarinetAbe Most
TromboneHerb Harper
TrumpetHarry Edison
CongasSimon Nava
MarimbaJulius Wechter
Steel DrumsTommy Reynolds
VibraphoneJulius Wechter
ChorusAbigale Haness
ChorusBill Martin
ChorusCaroline Howe
ChorusCharles Higgins Jr
ChorusDavid Lindley
ChorusDonny Gerrard
ChorusJay Rome
ChorusJosephine Silva
ChorusJudy Henske
ChorusJudy Rome
ChorusMaureen Sklar
ChorusPatrice Holloway
ChorusRuss Giguere
ChorusWilliam Smith
VocalsCraig Doerge

Liner Notes

Producer – Larry Marks
Arranged By (Horns, Strings) – Peter Matz
Conductor – Peter Matz
Engineer – Robert Appère
Mixed By – Robert Appère

Recorded At Clover Recorders
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Copyright (c) CBS Inc