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Paradise Bar & Grill

Mad River

Initial release : 1969

Capitol 185

The second (and last) Mad River LP.


  • Harfy Magnum (Robinson)
  • Paradise Bar And Grill (Hammond)
  • Love's Not The Way To Treat A Friend (Brautigan/Robinson)
  • Leave Me/Stay (Hammond)
  • Copper Plates (Hammond)
  • Equinox (Bockner)
  • They Brought Sadness (Dewey/Hammond)
  • Revolution's In My Pockets (Hammond)
  • Academy Cemetery (Mad River)
  • Cherokee Queen (Oglesby)

Mad River;

  • David Robinson - guitar, banjo, tambourine, vocals
  • Rick Bockner - guitar, vocals
  • Gregory Dewey - drums, bottle, harp, vocals
  • Lawrence Hammond - bass, piano, recorder, guitar, vocals
  • Banana - pedal steel
  • Richard Brautigan - voice
  • Tom Manning - bass
  • Ron Wilson - congas
  • Jerry Corbitt - hawaiian steel guitar

  • Producer (They Bought Us Sadness and Love's Not The Way To Treat A Friend) - Nick Venet
  • Producer (Harfy Magnum) - David Robinson
  • Engineer (They Bought Us Sadness and Love's Not The Way To Treat A Friend) - Leo Kulka
  • Engineer (Harfy Magnum) - Mike Larner
  • Producer (all other tracks) - Jerry Corbitt
  • Engineer (all other tracks) - Bob Da Sousa
  • 'Special thanks is hereby given to Ely Newman, out hard-working wanderer; and to Richard Hodge (our friend the lawyer)'
  • Photo - Baron Wolman
  • Album cover and liner design - Harry Sobol
  • Recorded at Golden State Recorders and Sierra Sound Labs, Berkeley

  • This album is dedicated to Greg Druian and Tom Manning
Related releases

One single was released in conjunction with this LP;

  • Copper Plates/Harfy Magnum, Mad River, 1969, Capitol 2559
The Paradise Bar & Grill LP was reissued on CD as part of a two-on-one release;
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