1975 Tom Scott & The L.A. Express – Tom Cat

Tom Cat is the second album by Tom Scott & The L.A. Express. It was released in 1975 on Ode.

The L.A. Express formed in 1973 as the backing band for jazz saxophonist Tom Scott. Members of L.A. Express played on several Joni Mitchell albums, namely Court and Spark, The Hissing of Summer Lawns and the live album Miles of Aisles between 1974 and 1975.


1  Rock Island Rocket (Max Bennett) 05:08
2  Tom Cat (Max Bennett) 03:39
3  Day Way (Robben Ford) 04:16
4  Keep On Doin’ It (Max Bennett) 03:04
5  Love Poem (Tom Scott) 04:15
6  Good Evening Mr. & Mrs. America & All The Ships At Sea (John Guerin) 04:44
7  Backfence Cattin’ (Larry Nash) 04:04
8  Mondo (Max Bennett; Tom Scott) 08:30
9  Refried (Tom Scott) 04:10


BassMax Bennett
DrumsJohn Guerin
GuitarRobben Ford
Acoustic GuitarRobben Ford
Electric PianoLarry Nash
OrganLarry Nash
SynthesizerTom Scott
SynthesizerLarry Nash
LyriconTom Scott
SaxTom Scott
WoodwindsTom Scott
PercussionTom Scott
PercussionJohn Guerin

Other Musicians

5 Love Poem

VocalsJoni Mitchell

Liner Notes

Producer – Tom Scott
Engineer – Hank Cicalo
Engineer (Assistant) – Chuck Tremmel, Milt Calice

Art Direction – Chuck Beeson
Illustration – David McMacken

Phonographic Copyright Ode Records