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The Steve Goodman Recordings

Steven Benjamin Goodman (25 July 1948, Chicago – 20 September 1984, Seattle).
American folk music singer and songwriter.
Year 
Title
Tracks 
Credits
Format 
Label
Albums
1971
Steve Goodman
12
Guitar, vocals
LP
Buddah Records
1972
Somebody Else’s Troubles
11
Guitar, vocals
LP
Buddah Records
1975
Jessie’s Jig & Other Favorites
10
Producer, guitar, vocals
LP
Asylum Records
1976
The Essential ... Steve Goodman
20
Guitar, vocals
LP
Buddah Records
1976
Words We Can Dance To
10
Producer, guitar, vocals
LP
Asylum Records
1977
Say It in Private
10
Guitar, vocals
LP
Asylum Records
1979
High & Outside
10
Producer, guitar, vocals
LP
Asylum Records
1980
Hot Spot
9
Guitar, vocals
LP
Asylum Records
1983
Artistic Hair
12
Producer, guitar, vocals
LP
Red Pajamas Records
1983
Affordable Art
12
Producer, guitar, mandola, vocals
LP
Red Pajamas Records
1984
Santa Ana Winds
10
Producer, guitar, vocals
LP
Red Pajamas Records
1987
Unfinished Business
10
Guitar, vocals
LP
Red Pajamas Records
1988
The Best of the Asylum Years Vol. 1
11
Producer, guitar, vocals
LP
Red Pajamas Records
1989
The Best of the Asylum Years Vol. 2
12
Producer, guitar, vocals
LP
Red Pajamas Records
1989
The Original Steve Goodman
 
Guitar, vocals
LP & CD
Buddah Records
1994
No Big Surprise: The Steve Goodman Anthology
42
Producer, guitar,
mandola, vocals
CD
Red Pajamas Records
1996
The Easter Tapes
19
Guitar, vocals
CD
Red Pajamas Records
2000
Live Wire
17
Guitar, vocals
CD
Red Pajamas Records
2006
Steve Goodman Live at the Earl of Old Town
17
Guitar, vocals
CD
Red Pajamas Records
Year 
Title
b/w
Credits
Label
Singles²
1971
'City of New Orleans'
'Mind Your Own Business' ('Would You Like to Learn to Dance?')
Guitar, vocals
Buddah Records
1972
'The I Don’t Know Where I’m Goin’ but I’m Goin’ Nowhere in a Hurry Blues'
[same, mono/stereo] ('Turnpike Tom')
Guitar, vocals
Buddah Records
1972
'Election Year Rag'
[same, mono/stereo] ('Somebody Else’s Troubles'; 'City of New Orleans')
Guitar, vocals
Buddah Records
1973
'The Dutchman'
'Song for David'
Guitar, vocals
Buddah Records
1973
'Somebody Else’s Troubles'
[same, mono/stereo]
Guitar, vocals
Buddah Records
1975
'It’s a Sin to Tell a Lie'
[same, mono/stereo]
('Jessie’s Jig')
Producer, guitar, vocals
Asylum Records
1975
'Blue Umbrella'
'Jessie’s Jig'
Producer, guitar, vocals
Asylum Records
1976
'Can’t Go Back'
[same, mono/stereo]
('Between the Lines')
Producer, guitar, vocals
Asylum Records
1976
'Death of a Salesman'
'Unemployed'
Producer, guitar, vocals
Asylum Records
1977
'Video Tape'
[same, mono/stereo]
('My Old Man')
Guitar, vocals
Asylum Records
1979
'The One That Got Away'
[same, mono/stereo]
('Luxury’s Lap')
Producer, guitar, vocals
Asylum Records
1979
'Men Who Love Women Who Love Men'
[same, mono/stereo]
('The One That Got Away')
Producer, guitar, vocals
Asylum Records
1980
'Sometimes Love Forgets'
[same, mono/stereo]
Guitar, vocals
Asylum Records
1981
'Bobby Don’t Stop'
[same, mono/stereo]
Guitar, vocals
Asylum Records
1981
'A Dying Cub Fan’s Last Request'
'Take Me Out to the Ball Game'
Guitar, vocals
Red Pajamas Records
1984
'Go, Cubs, Go'
[same, mono/stereo]
Co-producer, guitar, vocals
WGN
1987
'In Real Life'
Guitar, vocals
Red Pajamas Records
Year
Title
Credits
Format
Label
Contributions to Other Recordings
1964
'Old Man River' from Musically Speaking by Maine East High School
Vocal
LP
Delta Records
1965
'Shotgun' by Impalas (b/w of 'House of the Rising Sun')
Guitar, vocals
Single
 
1967
'There is a Meeting', 'I’m a Drifter', 'If I Had My Way', 'You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling', 'Stormy Monday', 'Cherry Berry', 'Good Times', 'Mighty Mississippi' and 'The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face'
Guitar, vocals
Demo tape
 
1971
Studio tracks by Bill 'Oliver' Swofford
Vocals
Unreleased
 
1971
'Eight-Ball', 'Chicago Bust Rag' and 'City of New Orleans' from Gathering at the Earl of Old Town album sampler
Guitar, vocals
LP
Dunwich Records
1971
'Paradise' and 'Flashback Blues' from John Prine by John Prine
Guitar, vocal
LP
Atlantic Records
1971
'Friends with You' from Aerie by John
Denver
Vocal (as 'Turnpike Tom')
LP
RCA
1972
Seven tracks from Diamonds in the Rough by John Prine
Guitar, vocals
LP
Atlantic Records
1973
'As Long as I Love' and  'I Can’t Control Myself' by Doris Abrahams
Vocals
Unreleased tracks
 
1973
Nine tracks from Sweet Revenge by John Prine
Guitar, vocals
 LP
Atlantic Records
1973
A White Sport Coat and a Pink Crustacean by Jimmy Buffett
Guitar
LP
ABC Records
1974
You’re Gonna Love Yourself in the Morning by Bonnie Koloc
Guitar
LP
Ovation Records
1974
A-1-A by Jimmy Buffett
Guitar
LP
ABC Records
1975
Three tracks from Judith by Judy Collins
Guitar, vocals
LP
Elektra Records
1975
Six tracks from Common Sense by John Prine
Guitar, vocals
LP
Atlantic Records
1975
Havana Daydreamin' by Jimmy Buffett
Guitar
LP
MCA Records
1976
'Clocks and Spoons' from Close-Up by Bonnie Koloc
Guitar
LP
Epic Records
1976
Six demo tracks by Steve Mosley
Vocals, guitar
Unreleased
 
1976
Prime Prine by John Prine
Guitar, vocals
LP
Atlantic Records
1977
'The Judge Said' and its b/w 'Young Moon' by Malvina Reynolds
Producer, guitar
Single
Sporadic Times
1977
'Old Fashioned' from Mariposa 1976 by Mariposa Folk Festival, Toronto
Guitar, vocal
LP
Mariposa Folk Festival
1977
New Songs from the Briarpatch by Tom Paxton
Guitar, vocals
LP
Vanguard Records
1977
'Walkin' in Jerusalem' from The View from Home by Bryan Bowers
Vocal
LP
Flying Fish Records
1978
Four tracks from Ken Bloom by Ken Bloom
Vocals
LP
Flying Fish Records
1978
Five tracks from That Old Gang of Mine by Martin, Bogan & the Armstrongs
Overall producer; guitar, vocals
LP
Flying Fish Records
1978
Seven tracks from Bruised Orange by John Prine
Overall producer; guitar, vocals
LP
Asylum Records
1978
'You Otta Be an Otter' from 'The GoGo the Blue Gorilla Show
Vocal (as Ollie Otter
LP
Blue Gorilla Records
1978
'Son of a Son of a Sailor' from Son of a Sailor by Jimmy Buffett
Vocal
LP
ABC Records
1978
'Honeysuckle Rose' from Joe Venuti in Chicago
Guitar
LP
Flying Fish Records
1979
'I Knew the Bride When She Used to Rock ’n’ Roll', 'Daddy, Daddy, Walk My Way' and 'Good Place Now' by Alice Playten
Producer, guitar
Unreleased demo tracks
  
1979
'Ride on the Prairie' by Harry Waller
Producer
Demo track
 
1979
Demo tracks by Tom Dundee
Producer
 
1979
'G-Man' and 'El Forward Paso' with Bob Hoban
Vocal
Unreleased studio tracks
 
1980
'What Were You Expecting — Rock ’n’ Roll?' from National Lampoon White Album
Producer, co-writer
LP
Label 21
1984
'City of New Orleans' from Late Night Radio by Tom Rush
Guitar, vocals
LP
Night Light Recordings
1984
'People Puttin’ People Down' from Aimless Love by John Prine
Producer
LP
Oh Boy Records
1985
'One Last Chance' from Right Lane Man by Tom Dundee
Co-writer, arranger
LP
Flyte Records
1988
'Souvenirs' from John Prine Live by John Prine (taken from the 1982 duet for Down Home Country Music TV special)
Guitar, vocal
Oh Boy Records
1993
Tracks from Great Days: the John Prine Anthology by John Prine
Producer, guitar, vocals
CD
Rhino Records
2001
'City of New Orleans' and 'Goodnight Irene' for Philadelphia Folk Festival: 40th Anniversary
Guitar, vocals
CD
Sliced Bread Records
2004
Six tracks (recorded 1976) from Timeless by Bonnie Koloc
Guitar, vocals
CD
 

Notes

1, Year of first release
2. Standard version release
3. Backed with (B-side). Titles in brackets refer to other b/w tracks that appeared on different versions of the single that was released.

Sources

Eals, C. Steve Goodman: Facing the Music. USA: ECW Press, 2008.


 






 


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