1973 Bobby Doyle – Nine Songs

Nine Songs is an album by Bobby Doyle, released in 1973 on Bell Records and was re-released in 2014.

Robert Glen “Bobby” Doyle (August 14, 1939 – July 30, 2006) was an American singer, bassist, and pianist. He is best known for his early work with a young Kenny Rogers and for a brief stint with Blood, Sweat & Tears.


1  Touch Me (Teddy Randazzo; Victoria Pike) 03:29
2  How Can A Poor Man Stand Such Times And Live? (Alfred Reed) 03:01
3  Hey Buddy (Timothy Martin; Walt Meskell) 04:17
4  One More River To Cross (Daniel Moore) 02:49
5  Sail Away (Randy Newman) 04:17
6  Remedies (Timothy Martin; Walt Meskell) 02:26
7  I’m Just A Country Boy (Fred Brooks; Marshall Barer) 04:34
8  Brownsville (Bobby Doyle) 03:16
9  I Think It’s Gonna Rain Today (Randy Newman) 06:11


BassBill Kennerly
DrumsSteven Keller
PianoBobby Doyle
Background VocalsJoyce Webb
Background VocalsSteven Keller
Background VocalsBill Kennerly
VocalsBobby Doyle

Other Musicians

2 How Can A Poor Man Stand Such Times And Live?

GuitarSteve Cropper
GuitarSandra Rhodes
Slide GuitarCharlie Byrd
OrganJames Brown Jr

3 Hey Buddy

GuitarSandra Rhodes

4 One More River To Cross

Guitar (solo)Larry Carlton
GuitarSandra Rhodes

5 Sail Away

ChorusTom Bahler

7 I’m Just A Country Boy

ChorusTom Bahler

8 Brownsville

Slide GuitarCharlie Byrd

Liner Notes

Producer – Mike Post
Arranged By – Bobby Doyle
Arranged By (Horns, Strings Additional) – Pete Carpenter
Arranged By (Horns) – Mike Post (Track 8)
Concertmaster – Sidney Sharp
Engineer – Knox Phillips
Engineer – John Boyd
Mastered By – Arnie Acosta
Mixed By – John Boyd

Art Direction – Beverly Weinstein
Cover – Ed Caraeff
Design – David Larkham
Photography – Ed Caraeff, Jim Rockwell

Recorded At Sam Phillips Recording Studio
Recorded At Western Recorders
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