Tag Archives: Capricorn Studios

In November 1974.

In November 1974, “Capricorn” label released “Where We All Belong”, the third  Marshall Tucker Band album. Part of the album is with studio recordings and part of the album is with live recordings. The live parts were recorded at “Uhlein Hall, Performing Arts Center” in Milwaukee, and the studio parts were recorded at “Capricorn Studios” in Macon, Georgia. The album was produced by Paul Hornsby.

Personnel:

  • Doug Gray– lead vocals, percussion
  • Toy Caldwell– electric, acoustic and steel guitar, lead vocals
  • Tommy Caldwell– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Billy Sanders – rhythm guitar, harmonica
  • George McCorkle– electric and acoustic guitars, banjo
  • Jerry Eubanks– flute, alto, baritone and tenor saxophone, backing vocals
  • Paul Riddle – drums
  • Charlie Daniels– fiddle
  • Elvin Bishop – slide guitar
  • Johnny Vernazza – slide guitar
  • Billy Sanders – harmonica, rhythm guitar
  • Paul Hornsby – piano, organ, clavinet
  • Earl Ford – trombone
  • Jerry Joseph – conga
  • Steve Madaio – trumpet
  • Sam McPhearson – harp
  • Stein – fiddle

Track listing:

All tracks by Toy Caldwell, except where noted.

Studio tracks:

  1. This Ol’ Cowboy
  2. Low Down Ways
  3. In My Own Way
  4. How Can I Slow Down
  5. Where a Country Boy Belongs
  6. Now She’s Gone – Toy Caldwell, Tommy Caldwell
  7. Try One More Time

Live Tracks:

  1. Ramblin
  2. 24 Hours at a Time
  3. Everyday (I Have the Blues) – Peter Chatman
  4. Take the Highway

In April 1973.

In April 1973, “Capricorn” label released the debut, self-titled Marshall Tucker Band album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Capricorn Studios” in Macon, Georgia, and was produced by Paul Hornsby.

Personnel:

  • Doug Gray- lead vocals, percussion
  • Toy Caldwell- lead guitar, steel guitar, lead vocals
  • Tommy Caldwell- bass guitar, percussion, background vocals
  • George McCorkle- rhythm guitar, acoustic guitar, percussion
  • Paul Riddle -drums
  • Jerry Eubanks- flute, alto saxophone, background vocals
  • Paul Hornsby- acoustic piano, electric piano, organ, Moog synthesizer
  • Recording engineers – Paul Hornsby, Buddy Thornton
  • Album design, illustration – James Flournoy Holmes
  • Photography – Hearon, J. Duckworth at Camera House

Track listing:

All tracks by Toy Caldwell.

  1. Take the Highway
  2. Can’t You See
  3. Losing You
  4. Hillbilly Band
  5. See You Later, I’m Gone
  6. Ramblin’
  7. My Jesus Told Me So
  8. AB’s Song
  9. Everyday (I Have the Blues)” (Live at Winterland Auditorium, San Francisco, CA, September 1973) – bonus track

In March 1971.

In March 1971, “Capricorn” label released “Alex Taylor with Friends and Neighbors”, the debut Alex Taylor album. It was recorded in 1971, at “Capricorn Studios” in Macon, Georgia, and was produced by Johnny Sandlin.

Personnel:

  • Alex Taylor- vocals
  • James Taylor- guitar
  • Scott Boyer- guitar, background vocals
  • Tommy Talton- guitar
  • Paul Hornsby- keyboards
  • Johnny Sandlin- bass
  • Peter Kowalke- guitar
  • Joe Rudd- guitar
  • Bill Stewart- drums
  • King Curtis- saxophone
  • Willie Bridges- saxophone
  • Ronnie Cuber- saxophone
  • Frank Wess- saxophone
  • Daniel Moore- trumpet
  • William S. Fischer- conductor, string arrangements
  • Recording Engineer: Lewis Hahn, Jim Hawkins
  • Art Direction: Jimmy Roberts
  • Photography: Mickey Dobo
  • Executive Supervisor: Frank Fenter

Track listing:

  1. Highway Song – James Taylor
  2. Southern Kids – Scott Boyer
  3. All in Line – Tommy Talton
  4. Night Owl – James Taylor
  5. C Song – Scott Boyer
  6. It’s All Over Now – Bobby Womack, Shirley Womack
  7. Baby Ruth – Johnny Wyker
  8. Take Out Some Insurance – Charles Singleton
  9. Southbound – Dickey Betts

In February 1974.

a-new-life

In February 1974, “Capricorn” label released “A New Life”, the second Marshall Tucker Band album.  It was recorded in 1973, at “Capricorn Studios” in Macon, Georgia, and was produced by Paul Hornsby.

Personnel:

  • Doug Gray- lead vocals, guitar, percussion
  • Toy Caldwell- guitar, steel guitar, slide guitar, lead vocals
  • Tommy Caldwell- bass guitar, background vocals
  • George McCorkle- guitar, banjo
  • Paul Riddle -drums
  • Jerry Eubanks -flute, saxophone, keyboards, background vocals
  • Paul Hornsby- keyboards
  • Charlie Daniels- fiddle
  • Jaimoe- conga, conductor
  • Earl Ford -horn
  • Oscar Jackson – horn
  • Todd Logan – horn
  • Harold Williams – horn
  • Recording engineers: Sam Whiteside, Paul Hornsby
  • Mastering engineer:George Marino
  • Art direction: Wondergraphics, David and Jimmy Holmes

Track listing:

All tracks by Toy Caldwell.

  1. A New Life
  2. Southern Woman
  3. Blue Ridge Mountain Sky
  4. Too Stubborn
  5. Another Cruel Love
  6. You Ain’t Foolin’ Me
  7. 24 Hours at a Time
  8. Fly Eagle Fly