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Cowboy Boyer & Talton (Expanded Edition) CD

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  • Led by Scott Boyer and Tommy Talton, Cowboy Quietly Put Out Four Great Albums for the Capricorn Label During the ‘70s

  • All Four of Them Languished Out of Print for Years Until Real Gone Music Began Reissuing Them Several Years Ago

  • Boyer & Talton and Cowboy Are The Last Two Records Cowboy Recorded for Capricorn

  • CD Debut for Both Releases

  • Appropriate Timing for Release with the Recent Passings of Producer Johnny Sandlin and Band Co-Founder Scott Boyer

  • Liner Notes by Scott Schinder Featuring Exclusive Quotes from Tommy Talton

  • Photos from Talton’s Private Archive

  • Both Remastered by Mike Milchner at SonicVision

  • Boyer & Talton Boasted a Great Band of Capricorn Regular Bill Stewart on Drums, Future Charlie Daniels Band Bassist Charlie Hayward, Allman Brothers Band Members Chuck Leavell and Jaimoe on Keyboards and Percussion, Respectively, and Saxophonists

    Randall Bramblett and David Brown

  • Also Featured a Cameo from Toy Caldwell of The Marshall Tucker Band

  • Produced by Johnny Sandlin

  • Most of the Band Backed Gregg Allman on the Laid BackAlbum, and Went on Tour with Him

  • Expanded Edition Features the Two Tracks on theGregg Allman on Tour Album That Highlighted Cowboy, “Time Will Take Us” and “Where Can You Go?”

  • Cowboy’s 1977 Self-Titled Album Brought A Whole New Band into the Studio: Arch Pearson on Bass,
    Chip Condon on Keyboards, and Chip Miller on Drums

  • Also a New Producer in Capricorn Engineer Sam Whiteside

  • New, Pop-Savvy, Country-Rock Sound but Still Great Songwriting from Boyer and Talton

  • Standout Tracks “Takin’ It All the Way,” “Pat’s Song,” “Everybody Knows Your Name” and the Latin-tinged “Straight into Love” Make Cowboy a Worthy Last Hurrah for One of the Best-Kept Secrets of the ‘70s

Having released their first two records to great acclaim, and with the recent passing of producer Johnny Sandlin and the even more recent passing of Scott Boyer himself, it seemed like a good time to circle back to the last two Cowboy records for Capricorn, which, like our first two reissues, feature liner notes by Scott Schinder featuring great quotes from Tommy Talton and pictures from Tommy’s private archive. As the title indicates, this 1974 album—produced, like the first two, by Capricorn mainstay Johnny Sandlin—found the group down to its creative core of Scott Boyer and Tommy Talton. But their new back-up band wasn’t half bad: Capricorn regular Bill Stewart on drums, future Charlie Daniels Band bassist Charlie Hayward, Allman Brothers Band members Chuck Leavell and Jaimoe on keyboards and percussion, respectively, and saxophonists Randall Bramblett and David Brown, the latter a former member of Boyer's old Florida combo the 31st of February, which also included Duane and Gregg Allman as well as future Allmans drummer Butch Trucks (plus a cameo from Toy Caldwell of The Marshall Tucker Band)! Most of this same aggregation backed Gregg Allman on Laid Back, and indeed went on tour with him, which we’ve documented with the two bonus tracks that featured Cowboy from The Gregg Allman on Tour album, “Time Will Take Us” and “Where Can You Go?” As for Boyer & Talton, it remains one of Tommy Talton’s favorite Cowboy albums (and one of their fans’ favorites, too), though he modestly points to a Boyer song, “Everyone Has a Chance to Feel,” as a particular standout. But you won’t go wrong with any track on this album…masterful, melodic American music. CD debut, remastered by Mike Milchner at SonicVision!


  1. A Patch & a Painkiller
  2. Coming Back to You
  3. Everyone Has a Chance to Feel
  4. Where Can You Go?
  5. I Heard Some Man Talking
  6. Love 40
  7. Road Gravy Chase
  8. Something to Please Us
  9. Long Ride
  10. Message in the Wind (When I'm Listening)
  11. Houston
  12. Houston Vamp
  13. Time Will Take Us
  14. Where Can You Go?

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