In August 1971.


In August 1971, “DJM” label released “Nigel Olsson’s Drum Orchestra and Chorus”, the debut Nigel Olsson album. It was recorded in 1971, at “Dick James Studio”, and was produced by Nigel Olsson.

Personnel:

  • Nigel Olsson – vocal, drums, percussion
  • B.J. Cole – steel guitar, dobro
  • Caleb Quaye – guitar, keyboards
  • Mick Grabham – guitar, percussion
  • Dee Murray – bass guitar
  • Jeff Titmus, Stuart Epps – percussion
  • Katrhi McDonald – lead and backing vocals
  • Claudia Linnear, Doris Troy, Liza Strike – backing vocals
  • Clive Franks – engineer
  • Barry Sherlock – tape operator
  • David Larkham – art direction, design
  • Ian Digby Ovens – photography

Track listing:

  1. Sunshine Looks Like Rain – Caleb Quaye, Mick Grabham, Nigel Olsson
  2. I’m Coming Home – Caleb Quaye, Mick Grabham, Nigel Olsson
  3. Nature’s Way – Randy California
  4. Hummingbird – Leon Russell
  5. Some Sweet Day – Caleb Quaye, Mick Grabham, Nigel Olsson
  6. I Can’t Go Home Again – Gary Wright, Kristina Uppstrom
  7. And I Know in My Heart – Caleb Quaye, Mick Grabham, Nigel Olsson
  8. We’ve Got a Long Way To Go – Ricky Nelson
  9. Wierdhouse – Nigel Olsson
  10. China – Mick Grabham

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