1974 David Riordan – Medicine Wheel

Medicine Wheel is an album by David Riordan, released in 1974 on Capitol Records.

David Riordan is an interactive media executive, producer and designer, a documentary television producer and a professional songwriter. He co-wrote the number-one hit “Green-Eyed Lady” for the band Sugarloaf in 1970, and released his first solo album in 1974 called Medicine Wheel. In the early 1980s, while working as a consultant for Lucasfilm, producer of the Star Wars franchise, he began his career as an interactive media designer, producer and director that continued until the late 1990s. During that time he directed interactive entertainment groups for Cinemaware, Philips Media, Time Warner and Disney. He later became a producer for television shows that appeared on the A&E network, was the VP of Media at Integral Life and the director of the Ken Wilber Biography Project. Riordan is currently the director of Story Studio TV, a convergence transmedia company.


1  Day In The Sunshine (David Riordan) 03:07
2  Round And Round (David Riordan) 03:14
3  Once Again (David Riordan) 02:34
4  Blue Eyed Wishful (David Riordan) 03:37
5  Hold Me (David Riordan) 03:05
6  Medicine Wheel (David Riordan) 04:10
7  Scarecrow (David Riordan) 03:12
8  Waiting For The Road (David Riordan) 04:13
9  I Need Help (David Riordan) 02:59
10  Empty Windows (David Riordan) 02:55


BassReinie Press
BassCharles Larkey
BassJim Hughart
DrumsHarvey Mason Sr
GuitarLee Ritenour
GuitarCarl Johnson
Acoustic GuitarDavid Riordan
ClavinetGus Gustavson
Electric PianoGus Gustavson
OrganLynn Blessing
PianoMike Melvoin
PianoDavid Paich
PianoTom Salisbury
HarmonicaTommy Morgan
FluteTim Weisberg
Steel DrumsRobert Greenidge
PercussionGlen Cronkite
Background VocalsMichele Dalcin
Background VocalsDave Delfino
Background VocalsDan Lambert
VocalsDavid Riordan

Liner Notes

Producer – David Riordan
Producer (Executive) – Cliff Branch
Arranged By (Strings) – Pat Gleeson
Conductor – Pat Gleeson
Coordinator – China Clipper Associates
Engineer – John Viera
Recorded By – Bruce Ablin

Art Direction – Roy Kohara
Design – Charles Ames
Photography – Ron Harris

Mastered At Capitol Records Studios
Recorded At Golden West Sound Studio, Hollywood
Recorded At Different Fur Music, San Francisco
(c) Capitol Records