- RECORDINGS FROM 1966-1970
- FROM THE ORIGINAL MASTER TAPES!
- ALL TRACKS FIRST TIME EVER RELEASED!
Having written The Association’s ‘Windy’ while living in David Crosby’s basement, RUTHANN FRIEDMAN remained an intriguing and mysterious figure of ‘60s pop for decades.
Until recently her released output consisted of a lone folk album issued in 1970. Unbelievably, many fascinating recordings she created with some of the most revered names in West Coast pop have remained locked away in the vaults… until NOW!
Featuring productions by CURT BOETTCHER, TOMMY LiPUMA, and VAN DYKE PARKS, Windy: A Ruthann Friedman Songbook contains 18 tracks from 1966-1970, focusing on Ruthann’s pop/rock efforts from this era.
Musicians include RANDY NEWMAN, RON ELLIOTT of The Beau Brummels, and RUSS GIGUERE from The Association! One listen to this CD and you’ll wonder why Ruthann didn’t have more hits of the magnitude of “Windy.”Mastered by Alan Brownstein FROM THE ORIGINAL MASTER TAPES!
The full-colour booklet includes rare photos and extensive liner notes featuring the participation of Ruthann herself!
2. BIRDIE’S BLUES
3. WINDY (DEMO)
4. DON’T SAY NO
5. BURNING HOUSE
6. THERE’S A PLACE
7. I’LL MAKE YOU HAPPY
8. WHEN YOU’RE NEAR
9. PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE
10. COUNTRY SONG
11. RAINING DOWN ON MY HOUSE
12. HIGH COIN
13. I THINK IT’S GOING TO RAIN TODAY
14. THE SKY IS MOVING SOUTH
16. LIVING WITH MY BEST FRIEND
17. PINBALL MAN
18. CANDY APPLE COTTON CANDY