DRIFT AWAY

Latest update on 12/08/2014

Artist: John Henry Kurtz
Author: Mentor Williams
Label: ABC
Year: 1972

On his Reunion lp with Kenny Loggins on second voice, Jim Gordon on drums, Michael Omartian, piano, Russ Kunkel and Larry Knechtel. Produced by Steve Barri. Drift Away was the single.

Covers:

1973:

Ike & Tina Turner

1973:

Narvel Felts

1973:

John Kay [on solo lp]

1973:

Dobie Gray [Top 5 US; on lp Drift Away, along with We Had It All and Caddo Queen (see there)]

1973:

Jackie DeShannon

1974:

Humble Pie

1974:

Rolling Stones [bootleg only; see also: We Had It All]

1974:

Mentor Williams [author on album Feelings]

1975:

Rod Stewart

1979:

Ray Charles

1980:

Johnny Hallyday [as A double tour]

1982:

Clarence Carter

1989:

Nylons

1992:

Michael Bolton

1997:

Neville Brothers

1998:

Ringo Starr

1998:

Cache Valley Drifters

2000:

Waylon Jennings

2002:

Uncle Kracker [top 10 US with Dobie Gray]

Author Mentor Williams is the brother of singer-songwriter-actor Paul Williams and producer of the Dobie Gray version.

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