1974 Terry Melcher – Terry Melcher

Terry Melcher is the first solo album by Terry Melcher, released in 1974 on Reprise.

Terrence Paul Melcher (born Terrence Paul Jorden; February 8, 1942 – November 19, 2004) was an American record producer, singer, and songwriter who was instrumental in shaping the mid-to-late 1960s California Sound and folk rock movements. His best-known contributions were producing the Byrds’ first two albums Mr. Tambourine Man (1965) and Turn! Turn! Turn! (1965), as well as most of the hit recordings of Paul Revere & the Raiders and Gentle Soul. He is also known for his collaborations with Bruce Johnston and for his association with the Manson Family.


1  Roll In My Sweet Baby’s Arms (Terry Melcher) 03:16
2  These Days (Jackson Browne) 04:23
3  Dr. Horowitz (Bruce Johnston; Terry Melcher) 02:51
4  Beverly Hills (Terry Melcher) 03:24
5  These Bars Have Made A Prison Out Of Me (Dan Penn; Spooner Oldham) 03:12
6  Arkansas (Damon Black) 03:20
7  Stagger Lee (Harold Logan; Lloyd Price) 02:35
8  4th Time Around (Bob Dylan) 02:31
9  Just A Season (Jacques Levy; Roger McGuinn) 03:20
10  Medley: Halls Of Justice/Positively 4th Street/Like A Rolling Stone (Bob Dylan; Terry Melcher) 03:57
11  The Old Hand Jive (Terry Melcher) 02:04


BassChris Hillman
BassJoe Osborn
DrumsHal Blaine
DrumsJim Keltner
DrumsMichael Clarke
GuitarClarence White
GuitarMike Deasy
GuitarRy Cooder
GuitarTony Martin
Steel GuitarJay Dee Maness
Steel GuitarPete Kleinow
PianoLarry Knechtel
PianoSpooner Oldham
PianoTerry Melcher
HornsChuck Findley
HornsJackie Kelso
HornsDick Hyde
Background VocalsDoris Day
Background VocalsSpanky McFarlane
VocalsTerry Melcher

Liner Notes

Producer – Terry Melcher
Co-producer – Bruce Johnston, Terry Melcher
Producer (Executive) – Gordon Anderson
Arranged By (Horns) – Jim Horn
Arranged By (Strings) – Jimmie Haskell
Engineer – Raghu Gadhoke
Mastered By – Bob Fisher

Photography – Joel Nussbaum

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