1971 Alex Harvey – Alex Harvey

Alex Harvey is the debut solo album by Alex Harvey, released in 1971.

Thomas Alexander Harvey (March 10, 1941 – April 4, 2020) was an American singer, songwriter, author, actor, and radio host. Two of Alex Harvey’s greatest hits were “Reuben James,” recorded by Kenny Rogers, and “Delta Dawn,” recorded by Tanya Tucker, Helen Reddy and Bette Midler.

Tracks

1  To Make My Life Beautiful (Alex Harvey) 03:19
2  Jesus Man (Alex Harvey) 03:25
3  Lucy (Alex Harvey) 03:04
4  Hoodooin’ Of Miss Fanny De Berry (Alex Harvey) 03:51
5  Ritual Of Miss Fanny De Berry (Alex Harvey) 03:21
6  So I’m Down (But I Ain’t Out) (Alex Harvey; Larry Collins) 04:14
7  Tulsa Turnaround (Alex Harvey; Larry Collins) 03:39
8  Momma’s Waiting (Kenny Rogers) 04:27
9  Light Of Kindness (Alex Harvey; Larry Collins) 03:41
10  Delta Dawn (Alex Harvey; Larry Collins) 04:04

Musicians

1 To Make My Life Beautiful

BassWayne Moss
DrumsKenneth Butrey
GuitarMac Gayden
Steel GuitarWeldon Myrick
PianoJohn Harris
Background VocalsBrooks Hunnicutt
Background VocalsKim Carnes
Background VocalsDave Ellingson
VocalsAlex Harvey


2 Jesus Man

BassWayne Moss
DrumsKenneth Butrey
GuitarMac Gayden
Steel GuitarWeldon Myrick
PianoJohn Harris
Background VocalsBrooks Hunnicutt
Background VocalsKim Carnes
Background VocalsDave Ellingson
VocalsAlex Harvey


3 Lucy

BassRandy Sterling
DrumsDennis St. John
GuitarRandy Sterling
GuitarKin Vassy
PianoCraig Doerge
PianoJohn Hobbs
StringsLarry Cansler
Background VocalsDavid Jackson
Pedal Steel GuitarAl Perkins
Background VocalsKenny Rogers
Background VocalsCarol Carmichael
Background VocalsVangie Carmichael
VocalsAlex Harvey


4 Hoodooin’ Of Miss Fanny De Berry

BassRandy Sterling
DrumsDennis St. John
GuitarRandy Sterling
GuitarKin Vassy
PianoCraig Doerge
PianoJohn Hobbs
Background VocalsDavid Jackson
Pedal Steel GuitarAl Perkins
Background VocalsKenny Rogers
Background VocalsCarol Carmichael
Background VocalsVangie Carmichael
VocalsAlex Harvey


5 Ritual Of Miss Fanny De Berry

BassRandy Sterling
DrumsDennis St. John
GuitarRandy Sterling
GuitarKin Vassy
PianoCraig Doerge
PianoJohn Hobbs
Background VocalsDavid Jackson
Pedal Steel GuitarAl Perkins
Background VocalsKenny Rogers
Background VocalsCarol Carmichael
Background VocalsVangie Carmichael
VocalsAlex Harvey


6 So I’m Down (But I Ain’t Out)

BassJoe Allen
DrumsJimmy Isbell
PianoJohn Harris
Acoustic GuitarJohn Darnall
Acoustic GuitarBobby Thompson
Steel GuitarWeldon Myrick
BanjoBobby Thompson
Background VocalsTracy Nelson
Background VocalsDiane Davidson
Background VocalsHoney Combs
VocalsAlex Harvey


7 Tulsa Turnaround

BassWayne Moss
DrumsKenneth Butrey
PianoJohn Harris
GuitarMac Gayden
Steel GuitarWeldon Myrick
Background VocalsBrooks Hunnicutt
Background VocalsKim Carnes
Background VocalsDave Ellingson
VocalsAlex Harvey


8 Momma’s Waiting

BassRandy Sterling
DrumsDennis St. John
GuitarRandy Sterling
GuitarKin Vassy
PianoCraig Doerge
PianoJohn Hobbs
Background VocalsDavid Jackson
Pedal Steel GuitarAl Perkins
Background VocalsKenny Rogers
Background VocalsCarol Carmichael
Background VocalsVangie Carmichael
VocalsAlex Harvey


9 Light Of Kindness

BassWayne Moss
DrumsKenneth Butrey
GuitarMac Gayden
Steel GuitarWeldon Myrick
PianoJohn Harris
Background VocalsBrooks Hunnicutt
Background VocalsKim Carnes
Background VocalsDave Ellingson
VocalsAlex Harvey


10 Delta Dawn

BassJoe Allen
DrumsKenny Malone
PianoJohn Harris
Acoustic GuitarJohn Darnall
Acoustic GuitarBobby Thompson
Steel GuitarWeldon Myrick
BanjoBobby Thompson
Background VocalsTracy Nelson
Background VocalsDiane Davidson
Background VocalsHoney Combs
VocalsAlex Harvey

Liner Notes

Producer – Producer – Michael Sunday (Tracks 1, 2, 6, 7, 9, 10)
Producer – Producer – Kenny Rogers (Tracks 3, 4, 5, 8)
Arranged By (Strings) – Buddy Spicher, Wayne Moss, Weldon Myrick (Tracks 1, 9)
Engineer – Howard Steele, Don Sciarotta, Joe Wilson (Tracks 3, 4, 5, 8)
Engineer – Wayne Moss (Tracks 1, 2, 6, 7, 9, 10)
Remixed By – Jay Ranelluci, Cecil Jones

Photography – Tony Emerson, Sam Loew

Recorded At Quantum Recording Studio, Torrance, California
Recorded At Cinderella Sound Studios