The Best Songs
Eric AndersenInitial release : 1977
Andersen's final Arista release. A collection that includes re-recordings of five songs that Andersen originally recorded in the 1960s, two tracks from the Blue River LP and three tracks from the Be True to You LP.
- Is It Really Love at All (Andersen)
- I Shall Go Unbounded (Andersen)
- Violets of Dawn (Andersen)
- Be True to You (Andersen)
- Hey Babe, Have You Been Cheatin' (Andersen)
- Thirsty Boots (Andersen)
- Moonchild River Song (Andersen)
- Blue River (Andersen)
- Close the Door Lightly When You Go (Andersen)
- Time Run Like a Freight Train (Andersen)
For information about musicians on Is It Really Love at All and Blue see the discography entry for Blue River.
For information about musicians on Moonchild River Song, Be True to You and Time Run Like a Freight Train see the discography entry for Be True To You.
Thirsty Boots, Violets of Dawn, I Shall Go Unbounded, Hey Babe Have You Been Cheatin and Close The Door Lightly;
- Eric Andersen - guitar, vocals
- Mike Baird - drums
- Jesse Ed Davis - guitar
- Bob Glaub - bass
- Bobbye Hall - percussion
- Brooks Hunnicut - background vocals.
- Mark Kunkel - harmonica
- Arlen Roth - guitar
- Bill Smith - piano
- Steve Woods - background vocals
- Producers - Eric Andersen, Norbert Putnam, Tom Sellars
Is It Really Love at All and Blue River were originally released on;
Moonchild River Song, Be True to You and Time Run Like a Freight Train were originally released on;
The remaining songs were recorded for this collection and are previously unreleased. Three of these songs; Thirsty Boots, Violets of Dawn and I Shall Go Unbounded were recorded live at the Other End in NYC.
I Shall Go Unbounded, Violets Of Dawn and Thirsty Boots were subsequently included on;
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