Eikhard, Shirley - Child of the Present

Format: LP
Label: Attic LAT-1007
Year: 1975
Origin: Sackville, New Brunswick - Orangeville, Ontario
Genre: jazz, pop, folk
Value of Original Title: $10.00
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Release Type: Albums
Playlist: Ontario, 1970's, New Brunswick, Canadian Women in Song, Folk


Side 1

Track Name
To Love
Sure Thing
Walk Away
I Wanna Know
Play a Little Bit Longer

Side 2

Track Name
Child of the Present
It Doesn't Matter Anymore
Best Friend
Leave the Windows Open
I Just Wanted You to Know


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Child of the Present is a studio album by Canadian singer/songwriter Shirley Eikhard, released in 1975. The album yielded the top-40 singles "Play A Little Bit Longer," "Sure Thing," and "I Just Wanted You To Know," and earned Eikhard comparisons to Carole King and Anne Murray. Eikhard has written for Cher, Bonnie Raitt, Kim Carnes, Rita Coolidge, Emmylou Harris, The Pointer Sisters, George Fox, Catherine McKinnon, Alannah Myles, Peter Pringle, and Sylvia Tyson, among more than a dozen others. Bonnie Raitt's rendition of Eikhard's song "Something To Talk About" won a Grammy in 1991.

Shirley Eikhard: vocals, acoustic guitars, electric piano
Chuck Aarons: electric guitars
Dave Brown: drums
Terry Clarke: drums
Paul Fortier: bass
Dennis Melton: bass, background vocals
Par Godfrey: piano, Fender Rhodes on "Best Friend"
Bill Usher: percussion
Richard Armin" cello on "It Doesn't Matter Anymore"
Ron Dann: steel guitar
Dwayne Ford: organ on "Play A Little Bit Longer"
Rolf Kempf: flute on "It Doesn't Matter Anymore"
Dale Melton: organ
Bruce Pennycook: saxophone on "Walk Away"
Paul Nigrini: background vocals

Arrangements by Shirley Eikhard and Dennis Murphy
Produced by Dennis Murphy
Engineered by Phil Sheridan at Thunder Sound, Toronto, Ontario
Mixed by Phil Sheridan and Dennis Murphy
Mastered by George Graves at Just Another Mastering Facility

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