In July 1971.

In July 1971, “Reprise” label released “How Come the Sun”, the ninth Tom Paxton album. It was recorded January – February 1971, at “Media Sounds Inc” in New York City, “Sound Techniques” in London, and was produced by David Horowitz and Tom Paxton.

Personnel:

  • Tom Paxton – vocals, guitar
  • Marc Horowitz – acoustic and electric guitar, banjo
  • David Horowitz – piano, organ, synthesizer, melodica, backing vocals,  arranger, remix
  • Mike Morgan – twelve string guitar
  • Harry Pitch – harmonica
  • Brian Odgers – bass guitar
  • Herb Bushler – bass guitar
  • Chris Laurence – double bass
  • Dave Willis – double bass
  • Geoff Clyne – double bass
  • Mike Brittain – double bass
  • Chris Slade – drums
  • Sue Evans – drums
  • Diana Cummings – violin
  • Julian Cummings – violin
  • Luciano Iorio – viola
  • Douglas Cummings – cello
  • Fred Christie – engineer
  • Victor Gamm – engineer, remix

Track listing:

All tracks by Tom Paxton, except where noted.

  1. I Had To Shoot That Rabbit
  2. Icarus – David Horowitz
  3. Little Lost Child
  4. General Custer
  5. She’s Far Away
  6. Prayin’ for Snow
  7. Louise
  8. A Sailor’s Life – David Horowitz
  9. How Come the Sun – David Horowitz

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