Valdez In The Country
Composer: Donny Hathaway

Valdez In The Country was performed about 10 times by the Garcia/Saunders and and Legion Of Mary between October 1974 and June 1975. For many years this instrumental was given the title Bossa Martin on setlists and tapes.

The first recording of Valdez In The Country appears to be by King Curtis in 1969 using the title Patty Cake. Donny Hathaway plays keyboards on this recording. Subsequent recordings use the Valdez In The Country title.

Jerry Garcia/Merl Saunders

info Garcia Live: Vol Three, Legion Of Mary, 2013
info Garcia Live: Vol 18: Nov 2, 1974, Garcia / Saunders, 2022

Donny Hathaway

no info Single (Pop Corn Willy / Patty Cake), King Curtis & The Kingpins, 1969
info Extension Of A Man, Donny Hathaway, 1973
no info Single (Valdez In The Country / You Were Meant For Me), Donny Hathaway, 1973
no info The Best of Donny Hathaway, Donny Hathaway, 1978
no info Love Ballads, Various Artists, 1995
no info Classic Jazz-Funk, Vol. 7, Various Artists, 1997
no info Free Soul, Donny Hathaway, 2000
info Vibra Finger: Get Hip to the Trip, Various Artists, 2002
no info These Songs for You, Live!, Donny Hathaway, 2004
no info Hit the Rhodes, Jack, Various Artists, 2005
no info Louie Vega: In the House, Various Artists, 2007

Other recordings

no info Spring Fever, Soulful Strings, 1969
no info A-Nal-Y-Sis, The Nite-Liters, 1972
info First Taste of Sin, Cold Blood, 1972
no info Single (Valdez In The Country / Down To The Bone), Cold Blood, 1972
no info Black Sugar II, Black Sugar, 1972
no info Guitar Player, Various Artists (Lee Ritenour), 1976
no info In Flight, George Benson, 1977
no info Single (Valdez In The Country / Gonna Love You More), George Benson, 1977
no info Chariots of Fire, Ernie Watts, 1982
no info After Hours, George T. Gregory, 1990
no info Best of George Benson: The Instrumentals, George Benson, 1997
no info Chicago, Yoron Israel, 1999
no info Love Letters, Gerald Veasley, 1999
no info Seeds of a Dream, Michael Allen, 1999
no info Thumbs Up, Ray Pizzi, 2000
no info Ocean Drive, Various Artists (Gerald Veasley), 2000
no info WJJZ 106.1: Smooth Jazz Sampler, Vol. 7, Various Artists (Gerald Veasley), 2000
no info Get 2D Point, Kenny Lee Lewis, 2002
no info Be Three, Souls Fly Free, 2002
no info Right in My Soul, Candy Dulfer, 2003
no info Live at the Montebello Inn, Henry Mora, 2004
no info At the Jazz Base!, Gerald Veasley, 2005
info From Burbank To The Bay Area, Various Artists, 2005
no info Let's Go to That Place, Mr. Joe Jordan and Friends, 2006
info Cold Blood: Collectables Classics, Cold Blood, 2006
no info Imbued with Memories, Chip Shelton, 2008
no info My Favorite Guitars, Andreas Öberg, 2008
info Beginners Guide To Latin Jazz, Various Artists (Cold Blood), 2008
no info New Vintage, Kenny Lee Lewis, 2009

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