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In October 1972.

In October 1972, “RCA” label released “Bustin’ Out”, the second Pure Prairie League studio album. It was recorded in 1972, at “RCA Studios” in Toronto, and was produced by Bob Ringe, Susan Ruskin and Don Wardell.


  • Craig Fuller– bass guitar, electric guitar, vocals
  • George Powell – electric guitar, vocals
  • Billy Hinds – drums
  • David Huchins – guitar
  • Dianne Brooks, Steven Edney – background vocals
  • Al “Brisco” Clark – steel guitar
  • Michael Connor – piano, keyboards
  • Bob Ringe – percussion, marimba
  • James Rolleston – bass
  • Mick Ronson– guitar, background vocals, string arrangements
  • Gary Smith – guitar
  • Art direction: Acy Lehman

Track listing:

All tracks by Craig Fuller, except where noted.

  1. Jazzman – Ed Holstein
  2. Angel No. 9
  3. Leave My Heart Alone – George Powell
  4. Early Morning Riser
  5. Falling In and Out of Love
  6. Amie
  7. Boulder Skies
  8. Angel
  9. Call Me, Tell Me

On November 1, 1972.


On November 1, 1972, “Warner Bros” label released “One Man Dog”, the fourth James Taylor studio album. It was recorded in 1972, and was produced by Peter Asher.


  • James Taylor – acoustic guitar, electric guitar, vocals,  harmonica,  autoharp, bells, cross-cut saw
  • Arthur Baron – bass trombone
  • George Bohanon- trombone
  • Michael Brecker- flute, soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone
  • Randy Brecker- trumpet, flugelhorn, piccolo trumpet
  • Dash Crofts- mandolin
  • Craig Doerge- piano, Fender Rhodes electric piano
  • Bobbye Hall- percussion, congas, bongos, tambourine, shaker, bells
  • Abigale Haness – backing vocals
  • Steven Edney – backing vocals
  • John Hartford- banjo, fiddle
  • Carole King- backing vocals
  • Danny Kortchmar- electric guitar, acoustic guitar, timbales
  • Russ Kunkel- drums, congas, tambourine, cabasa
  • John McLaughlin- acoustic guitar
  • Mark Paletier – sound effects, saw
  • Red Rhodes- pedal steel guitar
  • Barry Rogers – trombone
  • Linda Ronstadt- backing vocals
  • Carly Simon- backing vocals
  • Leland Sklar- bass, guitarron mexicano
  • Alex Taylor- backing vocals
  • Hugh Taylor- backing vocals
  • Kate Taylor- backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by James Taylor, except where noted.

  1. One Man Parade
  2. Nobody But You
  3. Chili Dog
  4. Fool for You
  5. Instrumental I
  6. New Tune
  7. Back on the Street Again – Danny Kortchmar
  8. Don’t Let Me Be Lonely Tonight
  9. Woh, Don’t You Know – Danny Kortchmar, Leland Sklar, James Taylor
  10. One Morning in May – Traditional
  11. Instrumental II
  12. Someone – John McLaughlin
  13. Hymn
  14. Fanfare
  15. Little David
  16. Mescalito
  17. Dance
  18. Jig


On March 16, 1971.


On March 16, 1971, “Warner Bros” label released “Mud Slide Slim and the Blue Horizon”, the third James Taylor studio album. It was recorded January – February 1971, at “Crystal Sound Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Peter Asher. In 1972, song “You’ve Got a Friend” received “Grammy Awards” for James Taylor for “Best Male Pop Vocal Performance” and for Carole King for “Song of the Year”.


  • James Taylor -vocals, acoustic guitar, piano
  • Peter Asher- tambourine, backing vocals
  • Richard Greene- fiddle
  • Gail Haness – backing vocals
  • John Hartford- banjo
  • Wayne Jackson- trumpet
  • Kevin Kelly – piano,accordion
  • Carole King- piano, backing vocals
  • Danny Kortchmar- electric guitar, acoustic guitar, congas
  • Russ Kunkel- drums, congas, tambourine, cabasa, cowbell, small cymbals
  • Andrew Love- tenor saxophone
  • Leland Sklar- bass
  • Steven Edney- backing vocals
  • Joni Mitchell- backing vocals
  • Kate Taylor- backing vocals
  • The Memphis Horns- horns

Track listing:

All tracks by James Taylor, except where noted.

  1. Love Has Brought Me Around
  2. You’ve Got a Friend – Carole King
  3. Places in My Past
  4. Riding on a Railroad
  5. Soldiers
  6. Mud Slide Slim
  7. Hey Mister, That’s Me up on the Jukebox
  8. You Can Close Your Eyes
  9. Machine Gun Kelly – Danny Kortchmar
  10. Long Ago and Far Away
  11. Let Me Ride
  12. Highway Song
  13. Isn’t It Nice to Be Home Again