Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1
# Title Rating Length
A1 Mexico 5 2:59
A2 Music 5 3:47
A3 How Sweet It Is (to Be Loved by You) 5 3:37
A4 Wandering 5 2:41
A5 Gorilla 4 3:13
A6 You Make It Easy 5 4:09
B1 I Was a Fool to Care 5 3:21
B2 Lighthouse 4 3:16
B3 Angry Blues 4 3:26
B4 Love Songs 4 5:47
B5 Sarah Maria 5 2:45

Credits

12" Vinyl 1

acoustic guitar:
James Taylor (singer-songwriter and guitarist) (tracks A1–A2, A4–A5, B1–B5)
clarinet:
Jules Jacob (US jazz woodwind player) (tracks A5, B4)
shakers:
Russ Kunkel (track A1)
drums (drum set) [drums]:
Jim Keltner (track A3)
Russ Kunkel (tracks A1, A3, B1–B2, B4)
Andy Newmark (tracks A2, A5–A6, B3)
oboe:
Jules Jacob (US jazz woodwind player) (track B4)
mandolin:
David Grisman (track B5)
mandolin [mandolin ensemble]:
David Grisman (track A5)
wind chime:
Milt Holland (track B4)
tambourine:
Russ Kunkel (track A3)
pedal steel guitar [pedal steel]:
Al Perkins (Texas born guitarist esp. steel guitar) (tracks A2, B4)
organ [hornorgan]:
Randy Newman (American singer-songwriter) (track B2)
guitar [high string guitar]:
James Taylor (singer-songwriter and guitarist) (track B4)
bass:
Lee Sklar (tracks A1, A3, B1–B2, B4)
Lee Sklar (US bass player) (tracks A2, A5–A6, B3)
electric guitar:
Arthur Adams (US blues singer, guitarist & songwriter) (track B1)
Danny Kortchmar (tracks A1, A3, A6)
Lowell George (track B3)
James Taylor (singer-songwriter and guitarist) (track A1)
percussion:
Victor Feldman (jazz musician) (tracks B3–B4)
Milt Holland (tracks A1–A2, B3)
Russ Kunkel (track B1)
saxophone:
David Sanborn (track A6)
Rhodes piano [Fender Rhodes]:
Clarence McDonald (tracks A3, A6–B1)
ukulele:
James Taylor (singer-songwriter and guitarist) (track A5)
piano:
Clarence McDonald (tracks A3, A6)
accordion:
Nick DeCaro (tracks A4, B1, B5)
marimba:
Victor Feldman (jazz musician) (track B5)
horn:
George Bohanon (track B1)
Chuck Findley (track B1)
harp:
Gayle Levant (tracks A1–A2, B4)
congas:
Russ Kunkel (track B4)
additional lyricist:
James Taylor (singer-songwriter and guitarist) (track A4)
arranger:
James Taylor (singer-songwriter and guitarist) (track A4)
background vocals [vocal harmonies]:
Valerie Carter (track B3)
David Crosby (tracks A1, B2)
Lowell George (track B3)
Graham Nash (tracks A1, B2)
Carly Simon (track A3)
James Taylor (singer-songwriter and guitarist) (tracks A2, A4–A5, B5)
composer:
Lamont Dozier (track A3)
Brian Holland (Motown producer & songwriter) (track A3)
James Taylor (singer-songwriter and guitarist) (tracks A1–A2, A5–B5)
engineer:
Lee Herschberg (tracks A1–B5)
lyricist:
Eddie Holland (Motown songwriter, lyricist of Holland‐Dozier‐Holland songwriting team) (track A3)
James Taylor (singer-songwriter and guitarist) (tracks A1–A2, A5–B5)
mixer:
Lee Herschberg (tracks A1–B5)
producer:
Russ Titelman (tracks A1–B5)
Lenny Waronker (tracks A1–B5)
writer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track A4)
phonographic copyright by:
Warner Bros. Records Inc. (not for release label use, company behind the “WB Records” imprint) (1975) (tracks A1–B5)
publisher:
ABKCO Music, Inc. (this is a music publisher; for release labels, please use “ABKCO”) (track A3)
Country Road Music, Inc. (tracks A1–A2, A5–B5)
Stone Agate Music (track A3)
mixed at:
Warner Bros. Recording Studios (North Hollywood, a/k/a Amigo Studios) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (tracks A1–B5)
cover recording of:
later translated versions:
later versions:
recording of:
Angry Blues (track B3)
Gorilla (track A5)
Lighthouse (track B2)
Love Songs (track B4)
Mexico (James Taylor song) (track A1)
Music (track A2)
Sarah Maria (track B5)
Wandering (track A4)
You Make It Easy (James Taylor song) (track A6)

Release

art direction:Ed Thrasher (US art director & photographer)
design/illustration:Mike Salisbury
photography:Norman Seeff
additional engineer:Donn Landee
assistant engineer:Loyd Clifft
strings [string] arranger:Nick DeCaro
manufactured by and distributed by:WEA Music of Canada, Ltd. (later Warner Music Canada Ltd)
copyrighted by:Warner Bros. Records Inc. (not for release label use, company behind the “WB Records” imprint) (in 1975)
recorded at:The Burbank Studios in Burbank, California, United States (from 1975-02 until 1975-03)
Warner Bros. Recording Studios (North Hollywood, a/k/a Amigo Studios) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (from 1975-02 until 1975-03)
mastered at:Warner Bros. Recording Studios (North Hollywood, a/k/a Amigo Studios) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/4524309 [info]
ASIN:CA: B00U1O82BY [info]

Release Group

Wikipedia:en: Gorilla (James Taylor album) [info]
Wikidata:Q943151 [info]