In April 1971.

In April 1971, “ABC” label released “Thirds”, the third James Gang studio album. It was recorded in 1970, at “Record Plant” in Los Angeles, “Cleveland Recording Company” in Cleveland, “Hit Factory” in New York City, and was produced by Bill Szymczyk, Joe Walsh, Dale Peters and Jim Fox. It was the last band’s album with Joe Walsh.


  • Joe Walsh– vocals, lead, rhythm, pedal steel and slide guitars, acoustic and electric pianos, keyboards, sound effects, organ
  • Dale Peters– vocals, electric and upright basses, vibraphone
  • Jim Fox– vocals, drums, percussion, piano, organ
  • Bob Webb – guitars, backing vocals
  • Tom Baker – horns
  • Mary Sterpka – backing vocals
  • The Sweet Inspirations– backing vocals
  • Bill Szymczyk – engineer
  • Kenneth Hamann – engineer
  • Eddie Youngblood – engineer
  • Tom Wilkes– cover design
  • Tom Wright – cover design, photography

Track listing:

  1. Walk Away – Joe Walsh
  2. Yadig? – Dale Peters, Jim Fox, Joe Walsh
  3. Things I Could Be – Jim Fox
  4. Dreamin’ In The Country – Dale Peters
  5. It’s All The Same – Joe Walsh
  6. Midnight Man – Joe Walsh
  7. Again – Joe Walsh
  8. White Man/Black Man – Dale Peters
  9. Live My Life Again – Jim Fox

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