The Adventures of Panama Red

The Adventures of Panama Red is the fourth country rock album by the New Riders of the Purple Sage, released in 1973. It is widely regarded as one of the group's best efforts, and reached number 55 on the Billboard charts.

The Adventures of Panama Red
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 1973
Recorded1973
GenreCountry rock
Outlaw country
Length29:51
LabelColumbia
ProducerNorbert Putnam
New Riders of the Purple Sage chronology
Gypsy Cowboy
(1972)
The Adventures of Panama Red
(1973)
Home, Home on the Road
(1974)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic[1]
Christgau's Record GuideC–[2]

The album includes two songs written by Peter Rowan — "Panama Red", which became a radio hit, and "Lonesome L.A. Cowboy". Another song, "Kick in the Head", was written by Robert Hunter. Donna Jean Godchaux and Buffy Sainte-Marie contribute background vocals on several tracks.

Track listing

  1. "Panama Red" (Peter Rowan) – 2:47
  2. "It's Alright With Me" (Dave Torbert) – 2:43
  3. "Lonesome L.A. Cowboy" (Rowan) – 4:05
  4. "Important Exportin Man" (Tim Hovey, Torbert) – 2:26
  5. "One Too Many Stories" (John Dawson) – 2:54
  6. "Kick in the Head" (Robert Hunter) – 2:30
  7. "You Should Have Seen Me Runnin" (Dawson) – 3:01
  8. "Teardrops in My Eyes" (Red Allen, Tommy Sutton) – 2:15
  9. "L.A. Lady" (Troy Seals, Don Goodman, Will Jennings) – 2:13
  10. "Thank the Day" (Torbert) – 2:23
  11. "Cement, Clay and Glass" (Spencer Dryden, David Nelson) – 2:34

Personnel

New Riders of the Purple Sage

Additional Musicians

Production

  • Producer: Norbert Putnam
  • Recording engineer: Tom Flye
  • Associate engineers: John Stronach, Bobby Hughes
  • Sound engineers: Tom Anderson, Phil Brown, Bob Edwards
  • Remix engineer: Norbert Putnam
  • Cover art: Lore and Chris
  • Recorded at the Record Plant, Sausalito
  • Mixed at Quadrafonic Studios, Nashville

References

  1. Jurek, Thom. The Adventures of Panama Red at AllMusic. Retrieved June 14, 2011.
  2. Christgau, Robert (1981). "Consumer Guide '70s: N". Christgau's Record Guide: Rock Albums of the Seventies. Ticknor & Fields. ISBN 089919026X. Retrieved March 8, 2019 via robertchristgau.com.
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