I Stand Alone is American singer-songwriter Al Kooper's 1969 debut album issued on Columbia Records. It was recorded after his collaboration with Michael Bloomfield and Stephen Stills on the 1968 album Super Session. After ten years of session playing, collaborations and playing in other bands, Kooper released his first solo album in February, 1969. It is an eclectic mix of country, soul, blues, and rock with a dose of psychedelia mixed throughout
Producer – Al Kooper. Recorded By – Doug Pomeroy. Remix, Engineer – Stan Weiss. Supervised By – Warren Vincent. Matrix, Runout (Side 1 Runout Stamped): P AL 30149-1A P. Matrix, Runout (Side 2 Runout Stamped): P o BL 30149-1A P.
Album · 1969 · 15 Songs. The Live Adventures of Mike Bloomfield and Al Kooper. Soul of a Man: Al Kooper Live. Super Session (Bonus Track Version).
Easy Does It is the third solo album by American singer-songwriter Al Kooper, recorded and released in 1970 for Columbia Records. A double album, Easy Does It featured Kooper on an expanded number of instruments, including sitar (used to effect on the country-tinged "Sad, Sad Sunshine"), vibes and electronic effects. While mostly backed by Bretheren rhythm section Stu Woods and Rick Marotta, Kooper also utilized groups in Nashville and Los Angeles to record the tracks for the album. Two tracks were also featured on the soundtrack to the counter-culture film The Landlord, "Brand.
A double album, Easy Does It featured Kooper on an expanded number of instruments, including sitar (used to effect on the country-tinged "Sad, Sad Sunshine"), vibes and electronic effects
The extended run-time of the double album format likewise allows Kooper to thoroughly exhibit his wide-ranging and virtually mythical adaptability as an artist whose sheer talent defies the boundaries of genre or style. The set kicks off with the youthfully optimistic rocker "Brand New Da. This is the first of two tracks Kooper used in his score for Hal Ashby's directorial cinematic debut, The Landlord, a highly affable counterculture classic starring Beau Bridges.
Brand New Day (The Landlord). I Bought You The Shoes (You're Walkin' Away In). Easy Does It. Buckskin Boy. Love Theme From "The Landlord". Let The Duchess No. She Gets Me Where I Live. A Rose And A baby Ruth. Baby, Please Don't Go. God Sheds His Grace On Thee.
|A1||Brand New Day||5:09|
|A2||Piano Solo Introduction||2:00|
|A3||I Got A Woman||4:30|
|A5||I Bought You The Shoes||1:58|
|B2||Easy Does It||5:24|
|B4||Love Theme From "The Landlord"||3:11|
|C1||Sad, Sad Sunshine||5:04|
|C2||Let The Dutchess No||3:17|
|C3||She Gets Me Where I Live||3:34|
|C4||A Rose And A Baby Ruth||3:29|
|D1||Baby, Please Don't Go||12:28|
|D2||God Sheds His Grace On Thee||3:28|
- Manufactured By – CBS/Columbia C.A.
|G 30031||Al Kooper||Easy Does It (2xLP, Album)||Columbia||G 30031||US||1970|
|SRCS 6198||Al Kooper||Easy Does It (CD, Album, RE)||Sony Records||SRCS 6198||Japan||1992|
|G 30031||Al Kooper||Easy Does It (2xLP, Album)||Columbia||G 30031||Canada||1971|
|GT 30031||Al Kooper||Easy Does It (Cass, Album)||Columbia||GT 30031||US||1971|
|66252||Al Kooper||Easy Does It (2xLP, Album)||CBS||66252||UK||1970|