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In the '80's 2009
Pat put together this great collection of the best of the 80's. Many of the songs were from past sessions that didn't make the LP's. Mixed in here with some of the most requested hits, this is one CD every Lamont Cranston fan must have.
Lovin' Machine
Voice Calling
Tell Me
Why Don't You Make Up Your Mind
Come On
Workin' For Rosie
Rock This Way
Spell On Me
Streets Around Here
Upper Mississippi Shakedown
Takin' A Chance
Seven
Two Trains Runnin'
Pat Hayes - Guitar, Harp & Vocals
Larry Hayes - Guitar
Bruce McCabe - Piano
Charlie Bingham - Guitar
Jim Novak - Drums
Terry Grant - Bass
Rick O'Dell - Saxophone
Jim Greenwell - Saxophone
With special guest Steve Raitt singing on "Takin' A Chance"
Live at People's Fair 2009
Pat just unearthed live recordings from the 1987 People's Fair gig in Mankato, MN. He's putting them into production now. Lineup: Pat Hayes,Andy Bailey, Mark Knoll, Mike DuBois, Charles Fletcher, Bronco, etc. Rare songs you've never heard; Homework, Weekend Love, Barefootin', Part Time Love, I Like Your Style, Maybe I'll Get Lucky Tonight, and of course Upper Mississippi Shakedown. Great sound, great recording.
LAMONT LIVE !! 2001
August 7, 2001 release. Double Live CD.
LCB Records. Distributed by Cold Wind Records
#CWR 0111
Produced by Pat Hayes.
Live Engineer: Doug Goble
Recording Engineer: Johnny O'Keefe
DISC ONE:
1. Ridin' With Daddy 4:45
2. Hoodoo Man 5:12
3. Roll With Me 6:26 by Pat Hayes
4. What A Party 3:49 by Pat Hayes
5. I Don't Wanna Know 5:20
6. Come On In This House 6:47
7. I Couldn't Put You Down 4:45 by Pat Hayes
8. She's Murder 5:10
9. Five Long Years 6:14
10. Lickin' Stick 9:42 by Pat Hayes

DISC TWO:
1. Madison Blues 4:50
2. Fever 5:28 by Pat Hayes
3. Streets Around Here 5:11 by Pat Hayes & Larry Hayes
4. Two-Way Wishin' 5:18
5. Hold On 5:21 by Pat Hayes
6. Sweet Sixteen 10:45
7. Sadie 6:10
8. Upper Mississippi Shakedown 8:08 by Bruce McCabe & Pat Hayes
9. E Jam 10:17 by Pat Hayes

The Lamont Cranston Blues Band:
Pat Hayes - Guitar, Harp & Vocals
Ted Larsen - Guitar
Michael Carvale - Bass, Upright Bass
Jim Novak - Drums
Dale Peterson - Piano, Hammond B3
Jim Greenwell - Saxophone
Rick O'Dell - Saxophone

*These are Rick's last recordings before he passed away on July 14, 2001.
Recorded live at Whiskey Junction, Mpls., MN April 6, 2001 and Brewbaker's, No. St. Paul, MN April 7, 2001.
Produced by Pat Hayes
Executive Producer: Clem Duffy
Sound Engineer: Doug Goble
Recording Engineer: Johnny O'Keefe
Assistant Engineers: Brad Stein & Chris White
Mixed & Mastered at First Generation Studios by Johnny O. & Pat Hayes
Recorded live by First Generation Studios, Minnetonka, MN
www.firstgenstudio.com (952) 938-2977
Art design & concept by Rico Anderson & Pat Hayes

TIGER IN YOUR TANK 1999
1999 Re-release, 1st time on CD.
Cold Wind Records #8808-2
Produced by Pat Hayes.
Engineered by Jeff Bjork.
1988 Original release date.

The Lamont Cranston Band:
Pat Hayes - Vocals, harp, slide guitar.
Bob Bingham - Guitar.
Danny Rowles - Keyboards.
Bill Black - Upright Bass.
Jim Novak - Drums.
Joe Chandler - Saxophone.
Paul Scher - Saxophone.
Pete Masters - Trombone.
Tony Moen - Trumpet.

Recorded at Control Sound Studios, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Remastered at Track Record Studios, St.Paul, MN 1998.
Remastering Engineer: Norton Lawellin.
Graphic Design: Johnny Hanson.
This comes in CD only (original was LP and Cassette)

1. Hurry, Hurry Baby (2:56)
2. Sittin' On It (3:18)
3. Tiger In Your Tank (3:50)
4. It Only Hurts A Little While (3:17)
5. Quarter Past Nine (2:57)
6. T-Model Boogie (3:11)
7. Ain't No Time For Fussin' (3:42)
8. House Party (3:16)
9. Shadows Groove (2:44) by Pat Hayes
10. As The Years Go Passin' By (4:48)
ROLL WITH ME 1997
1. Play The Blues (4:26)
2. What A Party (3:45)
3. Wild Women & Whiskey (3:20)
4. Blinded (5:22)
5. You Don't Know (3:12)
6. Roll With Me (3:32)
7. West Side Woman (3:28)
8. Country Farm (3:23)
9. Hip Cat Bounce (3:41)
10. I Couldn't Put You Down (4:22)
11. Hold On (5:14)
12. Don't Take Me Down Again (5:19)
All songs written, arranged & produced by Pat Hayes. Hip Cat Music (BMI).
Recorded at First Generation Studios by Johnny O'Keefe, Scott Ludden
and Geof George and at Blue Moon Studio by Brad Moe.
Mixed at Underground Sound by Geof George & Pat Hayes,
except tracks 2 & 5 by Geof George.
Mastered at Underground Sound by Geof George.
Photographs by Chuck Winans.
Cover Art & Concept by The Shadow.
Layout & Design by Kii Arens & Doug Myren.
Thanks to Rico Anderson, Tammy Kay & our road crew,
Johnny O'Keefe for the generous use of his studio,
Harmony amps & Danelectro guitars,
and Bonnie Raitt & Dan Aykroyd for their liner notes and continued support.

MUSICIANS:
Pat Hayes - Vocals, Harmonica & Guitar
Larry Hayes - Guitar (tracks 11 & 12)
Brad Pelkey - Bass guitar
Jeff Rogers - Drums
Jim Greenwell - Saxophone (solo on Hip Cat Bounce)
Larry McDonald - Saxophone
Dennis Landeen - Saxophone
Andy Bailey - Keyboards (tracks 5, 9, 10, 11 & 12)
Johnny Reno - Saxophone (tracks 2, 11 & 12)
Bruce McCabe - Keyboards (tracks 2, 4, 7 & 12)
Ted Larsen - Guitar (tracks 6 & 10)
Mike Carvale - Bass guitar (tracks 6 & 8)
Dave "Biscuit" Miller - Bass guitar (track 7)
Reneé Austin - Backing vocals (track 11)
Dave Olausen - Keyboards (track 1)
Bill Brown - Keyboards (track 4)
Bruce McCabe appears courtesy of Jonny Lang.
Dave "Biscuit" Miller appears courtesy of The Lonnie Brooks Band.

REISSUE OF 1991's THE LAMONT CRANSTON BLUES BAND featuring PAT HAYES 1996
1991's LCBB Reissue - distributed by Rounder Records
Atomic Theory Records #ATM1119
Executive Producer - Gary Richard.
Produced by Pat Hayes.
Engineered by Jeff Bjork.

1996 Release

1. I Don't Wanna Know (5:20) by Jim Liban
2. Cold Winds (3:35) by Pat Hayes
3. Two-Way Wishin' (3:45)
4. Love Grown Cold (3:00)
5. You Don't Even Know (2:50) by Jim Liban
6. Stop On By (3:30) by Jim Liban
7. I Got Designs On You (4:40) by Jim Liban
8. Whole Lot Of Lovin' (3:45)
9. Too Young To Die (3:45)
10. Fever (4:00) by Pat Hayes

The Lamont Cranston Band:
Pat Hayes - Harmonica, Vocals.
Andy Bailey - Keyboards.
Ted "The Kid" Sherarts, aka 'Kid Morgan' - Guitars.
Charles Fletcher - Bass.
Mike DuBois - Drums.
Recorded at Control Sound Studios, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

ROCK-AWHILE - THE EARLY YEARS, 1975-1978 1994
Shadow Records #3356
Produced by The Lamont Cranston Band.
Engineered by David Z.

1994 Release
In preparing this compilation, while going through all of the old tapes, we found a bunch of tracks that were never released. We decided to include 5 of those here on this release.

1. Rock-Awhile (2:34)
2. Party People (3:03)
3. Abused (4:05)
4. So Long (2:42)*
5. I Surrender (3:28)
6. Let Me Down Easy (4:11)*
7. Half A Love (3:00)
8. One Eye Open (3:20)
9. Excusez Moi, Mon Cheri (2:57) by L. V. Hayes
10. Soul Fixer (2:57) by Joe Chandler
11. Little Red Rooster (5:39)*
12. Too Late Brother (5:46)
13. Somebody Been Talkin' (2:59)
14. Check Yourself (4:42)*
15. Sneaky Pete (4:07)
16. She's Lookin' Good (3:34)*
17. Soul Flight (6:41) by Pat Hayes

The Lamont Cranston Band:
Pat Hayes - Harps, Vocals, Slide Guitar on Somebody Been Talkin'
Larry Hayes - Guitars, Vocals
Bruce McCabe - Keyboards
Joe Sherohman - Bass
Jim Novak - Drums, Percussion
Tom Burnevik - Tenor/Baritone Saxophones
Joe Chandler - Tenor/Soprano Saxophones
Danny L. and The Brewerettes - background vocals.
Additional horns on - 'Half A Love' by Peter Masters, Tim Sullivan, Tom Baker, Doug Dupree, Bob Hagglund.
'Too Late Brother' was taken from a live KQRS radio broadcast.
Recorded at ASI Studios, Minneapolis, Mn. 12/75 and Sound 80 Studios, Minneapolis, Mn. 6/77-8/77
Re-mastered at Metro Apple Digital Recording, Minneapolis, Mn. 11/94
Previously released songs from The Lamont Cranston Band (Shadow 3346) and Specials-Lit (Shadow 3348)

UPPER MISSISSIPPI SHAKEDOWN - THE BEST OF THE LAMONT CRANSTON BAND 1993
ERA Records #5010-2
Compilation produced by Steve Wilson.
Remastered for CD by Ray Janos, Trutone, Inc.
1993 Release

1. Upper Mississippi Shakedown (3:48) by Pay Hayes and Bruce McCabe
2. E Jam (5:22) by Pat Hayes
3. Takin' A Chance (3:54) by Bruce McCabe
4. Keep On Drivin' (3:20) by Bruce McCabe and Charlie Bingham
5. Lost In The Shuffle (2:30) by Bruce McCabe
6. Take Out Some Insurance (2:50)
7. Tell Me What Her Name Is (5:45) by Bruce McCabe
8. Lickin' Stick** (4:48) Traditional, arranged by Pat Hayes
9. Route 66* (3:30)
10. The Darker Side (6:02) by Bruce McCabe
11. Two Trains Runnin' (5:06) Traditional, arranged by Roy Alstad
12. Oughta Be A Law (3:20) by Bruce McCabe
13. Workin' For Rosie (3:20) by Bruce McCabe
14. Seven (2:40) by Bruce McCabe
15. (Ain't Nobody Here But Us) Chickens (3:20)

The Lamont Cranston Band:
Pat Hayes - Harps, guitars, vocals.
Larry Hayes - Guitars, vocals.
Bruce McCabe - Keyboards, vocals.
Charlie Bingham - Guitars.
Joe Sherohman - Bass.
Mick Masoff - Bass.
Terry Grant - Bass.
Jim Novak - Drums.
Gordy Knutson - Drums.
Jim Greenwell - saxophone.
Rick O'Dell - saxophone.
Billy Shiell - Trumpet, flute.
Dick Perna - Tenor saxophone.
Larry McCabe - Trombone.
Tom Burnevik - Tenor and Baritone saxophones.
Joe Chandler - Tenor and Soprano saxophones.
Steve Kilbride - Organ.
Steve Raitt - background vocals on 'Takin' a Chance'.
Danny L. and The Brewerettes - background vocals.
Additional horns on - 'Take Out Some Insurance' by Peter Masters, Tim Sullivan.
*Live Recording at The St. Croix Boom Company, Stillwater, Minnesota.
**Live Recording at The Cabooze Bar, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

THE LAMONT CRANSTON BLUES BAND featuring PAT HAYES 1991
Cold Wind Records #9004
Executive Producer - Gary Richard.
Produced by Pat Hayes.
Engineered by Jeff Bjork.

1991 Release

1. I Don't Wanna Know (5:20) by Jim Liban
2. Cold Winds (3:35) by Pat Hayes
3. Two-Way Wishin' (3:45)
4. Love Grown Cold (3:00)
5. You Don't Even Know (2:50) by Jim Liban
6. Stop On By (3:30) by Jim Liban
7. I Got Designs On You (4:40) by Jim Liban
8. Whole Lot Of Lovin' (3:45)
9. Too Young To Die (3:45)
10. Fever (4:00) by Pat Hayes

The Lamont Cranston Band:
Pat Hayes - Harmonica, Vocals.
Andy Bailey - Keyboards.
Ted "The Kid" Sherarts, aka 'Kid Morgan' - Guitars.
Charles Fletcher - Bass.
Mike DuBois - Drums.
Recorded at Control Sound Studios, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

TIGER IN YOUR TANK 1988
Cold Wind Records #8808
Produced by Pat Hayes.
Engineered by Jeff Bjork.

1988 Release

SIDE ONE
1. Hurry, Hurry Baby (2:56)
2. Sittin' On It (3:18)
3. Tiger In Your Tank (3:50)
4. It Only Hurts A Little While (3:17)
5. Quarter Past Nine (2:57)

SIDE TWO
1. T-Model Boogie (3:11)
2. Ain't No Time For Fussin' (3:42)
3. House Party (3:16)
4. Shadows Groove (2:44) by Pat Hayes
5. As The Years Go Passin' By (4:48)

The Lamont Cranston Band:
Pat Hayes - Vocals, harp, slide guitar.
Bob Bingham - Guitar.
Danny Rowles - Keyboards.
Bill Black - Upright Bass.
Jim Novak - Drums.
Joe Chandler - Saxophone.
Paul Scher - Saxophone.
Pete Masters - Trombone.
Tony Moen - Trumpet.
Recorded at Control Sound Studios, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

1986: A MEASURE OF TIME 1986
Waterhouse Records #18
Produced by Steve Raitt, Terry Grant and Gary Marx.
Engineered by William Kipper.

1986 Release

SIDE ONE
1. Goin' On Down The Line (2:54)
2. Oughta Be A LAw (3:20) by Bruce McCabe
3. Take Out Some Insurance (2:50)
4. Lickin' Stick (4:48)** Traditional, arranged by Pat Hayes
5. Two Trains Runnin' (5:06) Traditional, arranged by Roy Alstad

SIDE TWO
1. (Ain't Nobody Here But Us) Chickens (3:20)
2. Route 66 (3:30)*
3. Takin' A Chance (3:54) by Bruce McCabe
4. Lost In The Shuffle (2:30) by Bruce McCabe
5. Upper Mississippi Shakedown (3:48) by Pat Hayes and Bruce McCabe
6. E Jam (5:22) by Pat Hayes

The Lamont Cranston Band:
Pat Hayes - Harps, vocals, guitar.
Larry Hayes - Guitars, background vocals.
Bruce McCabe - Piano.
Charlie Bingham - Guitar.
Joe Sherohman - Bass, background vocals.
Mick Masoff - Bass.
Terry Grant - Bass.
Jim Novak - Drums, percussion, background vocals.
Tom Burnevik - Tenor, Baritone and Soprano saxophones, background vocals.
Joe Chandler - Tenor saxophone, background vocals.
Jim Greenwell - Saxophone.
Rick O'Dell - Saxophone.
Billy Shiell - Trumpet.
Dick Perna - Saxophone.
*Live Recording at The St. Croix Boom Company, Stillwater, Minnesota.
**Live Recording at The Cabooze Bar, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Mastered at Masterdisk, New York City, N.Y.

LAST CALL 1984
Waterhouse Records #16
Executive Producer - Gary Marx.
Produced by Steve Wiese and Terry Grant.
Engineered by Steve Wiese.
Assistant engineer - Jack Daly.

1984 Release

SIDE ONE
1. Tell Me What Her Name Is (5:45) by Bruce McCabe
2. She Put A Spell On Me (4:10) by Bruce McCabe
3. Why Don't You Make Up Your Mind (4:05)
4. Take Out Some Insurance (3:10)
5. Seven (3:00) by Bruce McCabe

SIDE TWO
1. Keep On Drivin' (5:45) by Bruce McCabe and Charlie Bingham.
2. Sad To Be Alone (11:10)
3. Come On Up (3:55)

The Lamont Cranston Band:
Pat Hayes - Vocal, harps.
Larry Hayes - Guitar, vocals.
Bruce McCabe - Piano, vocals.
Charlie Bingham - Guitar.
Terry Grant - Bass.
Gordy Knutson - Drums.
Jim Greenwell - Saxophone.
Rick O'Dell - Saxophone.
With special guest appearances by:
Jim Novak - Drums.
Larry McCabe - Trombone.
Billy Shiell - Trumpet.
Steve Kilbride - Organ.
Recorded live at The Prom Center, St. Paul, Minnesota.
Mixed at Creation Studios, Bloomington, Minnesota.
Mastered at JVC Cutting Center, Hollywood, California by Ron Lewter.

SHAKEDOWN 1981
Waterhouse Records #15/RCA Records #1-4313
Produced by The Lamont Cranston Band, Jack Daly and Steve Wiese.
Engineered by Jack Daly and Steve Wiese.
1981 Release

SIDE ONE
1. Two Trains Runnin' (5:06) Traditional, arranged by Roy Alstad
2. Upper Mississippi Shakedown (3:48) by Pat Hayes and Bruce McCabe
3. Seven (2:40) by Bruce McCabe
4. Moonlight On The Broken Glass (4:20) by Bruce McCabe
5. Streets Around Here (3:30) by Pat Hayes and Larry Hayes

SIDE TWO
1. I'm So Shy (3:49) by Bruce McCabe
2. So Much (2:58) by Bruce McCabe
3. Party Train (2:56) by Larry Hayes
4. Cold, Broke & Hungry (3:34) by Pat Hayes
5. What Love Will Do (4:40) by Bruce McCabe

The Lamont Cranston Band:
Pat Hayes - Harps, vocals.
Larry Hayes - Guitars, vocals.
Bruce McCabe - Keyboards, vocals.
Charlie Bingham - Guitars.
Terry Grant - Bass.
Jim Novak - Drums.
Jim Greenwell - Saxophone.
Rick O'Dell - Saxophone.
Danny L. & The Brewerettes - background vocals on 'Upper Mississippi Shakedown', 'So Much' and 'What Love Will Do'.
Steve Kilbride - Organ on 'Moonlight On The Broken Glass' and Rhythm guitar on 'I'm So Shy'.
Tom Heinig - Bass on 'Streets Around Here', 'I'm So Shy', 'So Much' and 'Cold, Broke & Hungry'.
Dave Salisbury - Classical guitar solo on 'Moonlight On The Broken Glass'.
Mike Nelson - Trombone on 'Streets Around Here'.
Recorded at Creation Audio, Bloomington, Minnesota.
Mixed at Creation Audio, Bloomington, Minnesota by Jack Daly and Steve Wiese.
Mastered at Disk Werks, Chicago, Illinois by Kevin Vogts.

BAR WARS 1981
Waterhouse Records #13
Produced, Engineered & Mixed by Steve Raitt.
1981 Release
Compilation 'live' album from 1981 with 3 cuts by Cranston, 3 by Willie & The Bees, 2 by The Bees Knees Band and 3 by Doug Maynard

SIDE ONE
1. Hoochie Coochie Coo - Lamont Cranston Band (Miles & Ballard) 2:10
2. She's Lookin' Good - Willie & The Bees (Rodger Collins) 2:38
3. Pucker Up Buttercup - Willie & The Bees (Bristol, Goggins & Fuqua) 3:00
4. Strollin' With Bones - The Bees Knees Band (Walker & Davis Jr.) 2:35
5. Who's Foolin' Who - Doug Maynard Band (Price, Walsh, Barri & Omartian) 3:55
6. Goin' On Down The Line - Lamont Cranston Band (Earl Hooker) 4:10

SIDE TWO
1. Fun Time - Doug Maynard Band (Alan Toussaint) 3:00
2. Mellow Way (You Treat Your Man) - Willie & The Bees Hayes & Porter) 3:55
3. Watchin' The River Flow - Lamont Cranston Band (Bob Dylan) 3:45
4. Everything I Do Is Wrong - The Bees Knees Band (Josea & King) 2:54
5. I Need Some Money - Doug Maynard Band (Durf, Muldrow, Bobo & Harris) 3:45
 
Lamont Cranston Band:
Pat Hayes/ Vocals, Guitar, Harp
Bruce McCabe/ Piano
Jim Novak/ Drums
Charlie Bingham/ Lead Guitar
Mick Massof/ Bass
Rick O'Dell/ Saxophones
Jim Greenwell/ Saxophones
Larry McCabe/ Trombone

Doug Maynard Band:
Doug Maynard/ Vocals
Melanie Rosales/ Vocals
Margaret Cox/ Vocals
Dick Hedlund/ Bass
John Della Selva/ Guitar
Jeff Bouchier/ Guitar
Marc Friedman/ Drums

 
Willie & The Bees:
Willie Murphy/ Vocals, Bass, Guitar
Joe Demko/ Guitar, Bass, Vocals
Maurice Jacox/ Vocals, Baritone Sax
Howard Merriweather/ Vocals, Drums
Scott Snyder/ Trumpet
Merlin Brunkow/ Tenor Sax
Jose James/ Alto Sax, Timbales
Mark Bryn/ Piano
Jeff Garetz/ Congas

The Bees Knees Band:
Tommy Burnevik/ Vocals, Tenor Sax
Bill Black/ String Bass
Mike Croy/ Drums
Mark Perry/ Piano
Tony Moen/ Trumpet
Mike Abresch/ Baritone Sax
Pete Masters/ Trombone
Rick O'Dell/ Saxophones
Dean Magraw/ Guitar

 
Produced, Engineered & Mixed by Steve Raitt for Twin Town Sound.
Mastered by Bob Berglund & Steve Wiese, Sound 80/Minneapolis, MN.
All cuts recorded live:
Lamont Cranston Band/Cabooze Bar-Mpls./December '80
Doug Maynard Band/Union Bar-Mpls./January '81
Willie & The Bees/Union Bar-Mpls./January '81
The Bees Knees Band/St. Croix Boom Co.-Stillwater/January '81
Wiile & The Bees appear courtesy of Sound 80 Digital Records.
Melanie Rosales appears courtesy of Steven Productions.
Special thanks to -
Eclipse Concert Systems
AVC Systems
LaVonne Wagener Music
Creation Audio
Southern Thunder Systems
Cover concept, illustration & design by John Hanson for Mill City Miracle Graphics w/special thanks to Billy Smith, Steve Henry & David Stenshoel.
UP FROM THE ALLEY 1980
Waterhouse Records #10
Produced by Steve Raitt.
Engineered by Steve Raitt.
1980 Release

SIDE ONE
1. Keep On Drivin' (3:20) by Bruce McCabe and Charlie Bingham
2. Route 66 (3:30)*
3. My Baby Don't Rock Me Now (3:15)
4. Oughta Be A Law (3:20) by Bruce McCabe
5. Don't Go (3:10) by Bruce McCabe
6. Where's My Baby (3:00) by Pat Hayes

SIDE TWO
1. Workin' For Rosie (3:20) by Bruce McCabe
2. One More Chance (2:50)
3. Double-Eye Whammy (3:15)
4. Shake It Baby (2:40)
5. Fattening Frogs For Snakes (2:20)
6. Tore Up (2:40)**

The Lamont Cranston Band:
Pat Hayes - Vocals, harps, guitar.
Bruce McCabe - Vocals, keyboards.
Charlie Bingham - Guitar.
Mick Masoff - Bass.
Jim Novak - Drums.
Billy Shiell - Trumpet.
Dick Perna - Saxophone.

Larry Hayes - Guitar on 'My Baby Don't Rock Me Now', 'Where's My Baby' and 'Fattening Frogs For Snakes'.
Joe Sherohman - Bass on 'Workin' For Rosie', 'Double-Eye Whammy', 'Oughta Be A Law' and 'My Baby Don't Rock Me Now'.
Recorded at Del's Tire Mart, Minneapolis, Minnesota (A division of Twin Town Sound).
Mastered at A & M Studios, Los Angeles, California.
Live recordings at *St. Croix Boom Company, Stillwater, Minnesota and **The Cabooze, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

EL-CEE-NOTES 1978
Waterhouse Records #6
Produced by Steve Raitt and The Lamont Cranston Band.
Engineered by David Z. and Steve Raitt at Sound 80.
Engineered by Chris Moon and Steve Raitt at Moonsound.
1978 Release

SIDE ONE
1. 12 Swing (2:52) by L. V. Hayes
2. Takin' A Chance (3:54) by Bruce McCabe
3. Close To You (3:42)
4. E Jam (5:22) by Pat Hayes
5. The Darker Side (6:02) by Bruce McCabe

SIDE TWO
1. Checking On My Baby (3:00)
2. Tin Pan Alley (4:22)
3. Riding With Daddy (3:38)
4. Everything's Gonna Be Alright (5:16)
5. Lickin' Stick (4:48) Traditional, arranged by Pat Hayes.

The Lamont Cranston Band:
Pat Hayes - Vocals, guitar, slide guitar, harp.
Larry Hayes - Guitar, 12 string guitar.
Bruce McCabe - Vocals, piano, organ.
Joe Sherohman - Bass.
Jim Novak - Drums.
Billy Shiell - Trumpet, flute.
Dick Perna - Tenor saxophone.
Steve Raitt - background vocals on 'Takin' A Chance'.
Bob "Bobo" Bingham - Guitar on 'Tin Pan Alley'.
Steve Kilbride - Organ on 'Takin' A Chance'.
Recorded, mixed at Sound 80 Studios, Minneapolis, Minnesota and Moonsound Studios, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Side Two recorded live at the Cabooze Bar, Minneapolis, Minnesota 12/15/78 by Steve Raitt.

SPECIALS-LIT 1977
Shadow Records #3348
Produced by The Lamont Cranston Band.
Engineered by David Z.
1977 Release

SIDE ONE
1. Take Out Some Insurance (2:50)
2. I've Been Abused (4:03)
3. Lost In The Shuffle (2:30) by Bruce McCabe
4. (I Don't Need) Half A Love (2:57)
5. Party People (3:00)
6. Soul Fixer (2:45) by Joe Chandler

SIDE TWO
1. Somebody Been Talkin' (3:00)
2. Excusez Moi, Mon Cheri (2:55) by L. V. Hayes
3. I Surrender (3:30)
4. Each Time I Fall (4:30) by Bruce McCabe
5. Too Late, Brother (5:40)

The Lamont Cranston Band:
Pat Hayes - Vocals, harmonica, slide guitar on 'Somebody Been Talkin'.
Larry Hayes - Guitars.
Bruce McCabe - Keyboards, vocal on 'Lost In The Shuffle' and 'Each Time I Fall'.
Joe Sherohman - Bass.
Jim Novak - Drums, percussion.
Tom Burnevik - Tenor and Baritone saxophones.
Joe Chandler - Tenor and Soprano saxophones.
Danny L. & The Brewerettes - background vocals.
Additional horns on - 'Take Out Some Insurance' and 'I Surrender' by Peter Masters, Tim Sullivan.
Additional horns on - 'Half A Love' by Peter Masters, Tim Sullivan, Tom Baker, Doug Dupree, Bob Hagglund.
Album photography by Steve Raitt.
'Too Late Brother' was taken from a live KQRS radio broadcast.
Recorded, mixed and mastered at Sound 80 Studios, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
THE LAMONT CRANSTON BAND 1976
Shadow Records #3346
Produced by Charles F. (Woodchuck) Campbell.
Engineered by David Z.
1976 Release

SIDE ONE
1. Stranger Blues (4:39)*
2. (Ain't Nobody Here But Us) Chickens (3:20)
3. It Ain't You (2:44) by Larry Hayes
4. Soul Flight (6:44) by Pat Hayes

SIDE TWO
1. Goin' On Down The Line (2:54)
2. One Eye Open (3:21)
3. Rock Awhile (2:35)
4. Sneaky Pete (4:08)
5. Bullfrog Rag (4:45) by Larry Hayes
*Produced by Steve Scholle.

The Lamont Cranston Band:
Pat Hayes - Harps, vocals, guitar, slide guitar on 'Stranger Blues', kazoo.
Larry Hayes - Guitars, background vocals, vocal on 'It Ain't You' and 'Bullfrog Rag'.
Bruce McCabe - Piano.
Joe Sherohman - Bass, background vocals.
Jim Novak - Drums, percussion, background vocals.
Tom Burnevik - Tenor, Baritone and Soprano saxophones, background vocals, spoons.
Joe Chandler - Tenor saxophone, background vocals, dobro on "It Ain't You' and 'Bullfrog Rag'.
Lenny "Mr. Groove" Schneider - background vocals on 'Goin' On Down The Line'.
Recorded at ASI Studios, Minneapolis, Minnesota 12/75
Mastered at Sound 80 Studios, Minneapolis, Minnesota.