Briar Symphony | David Craig
Recorded in the spring of 1978 at Studio in the Country
This album was recorded at a time directly before 'disco killed the radio star', which unceremoniously ended any hope David might have had to release it.
Having had a relationship since both worked with 'Gatemouth' Brown, David and co-producer Jim Bateman asked Louisiana's LeRoux to join them at the Studio for 3 days of recording Briar Symphony.
This is definately an album that's been kept in the vault. Not until now ... when getting music to the masses is only a click away ... has David been given the opportunity to share this work with the world. His voice has certainly changed over the years, but the music and lyrics were as strong then as they are now.
Produced by David Craig and Jim Bateman
All songs written by David Craig
All songs published by Break of Dawn Music (BMI)
Recorded at Studio in the Country
Engineering by 'Bleu' Evans, Assistant Engineer: Lee Peterzel
Mixed by 'Bleu' Evans
David Craig: Vocals, background vocals, accoustic guitar
Bobby Campo : horns, background vocals
Tony Haselden: background vocals
Leon Medica : bass
David Peters : drums, steel drums, percussion
Jeff Pollard : guitars, background vocals
Rod Roddy: keyboards, background vocals
I want to do a special dedication to my Mom, my Pop and my brother Steve. They fully supported me during the creation and production of this album. I know this would have made them proud, and they are together now, with smiles on their faces .
I also want to thank 'Bleu' Evans and Jim Bateman for their unwavering faith in me ... and my music.