In December 1972.

In December 1972, “Columbia” label released “Gypsy Cowboy”, the third New Riders of the Purple Sage album. It was recorded in 1972, and was produced by Stephen Barncard.


  • John Dawson – lead and co-lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • David Nelson – lead and co-lead vocals, lead guitar, dobro, mandolin, bagpipes
  • Dave Torbert – lead and co-lead vocals, bass, acoustic guitar
  • Buddy Cage- pedal steel guitar
  • Spencer Dryden- drums
  • Mark Naftalin- piano
  • Richard Greene – violin
  • Jack Schroer- saxophone
  • Darlene DiDomenico – backing vocals
  • Donna Jean Godchaux- backing vocals
  • Stephen Barncard, Dave Brown, Ellen Burke – recording
  • Lore Orion – cover art
  • John Tobler – liner notes

Track listing:

  1. Gypsy Cowboy – Dave Torbert
  2. Whiskey – John Dawson
  3. Groupie – Dave Torbert
  4. Sutter’s Mill – John Dawson
  5. Death and Destruction – John Dawson
  6. Linda – John Dawson
  7. On My Way Back Home – Dave Torbert
  8. Superman – John Dawson
  9. She’s No Angel – Wanda Ballman
  10. Long Black Veil – Danny Dill, Marijohn Wilkin
  11. Sailin’ – John Dawson

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