Wednesday, June 9, 2021

The Everly Brothers - Roots (1968)


The Everly Brothers - Roots (1968)


Tracklist front / back album covers

The Everly Brothers - Roots


Side 1

"The Introduction: The Everly Family (1952)" – 1:11

"Mama Tried" (Merle Haggard) – 2:18

"Less of Me" (Glen Campbell) – 3:03

"T for Texas" (Jimmie Rodgers) – 3:31

"I Wonder If I Care as Much" (Everly, Everly) – 2:59

"Ventura Boulevard" (Ron Elliott) – 2:50

"Shady Grove" (P. O. Wandz; credit also given to Jacquie Ertel (Phil's wife) and Venetia Everly (Don's wife)) – 2:31


Side 2

"Illinois" (Randy Newman) – 2:12

"Living Too Close to the Ground" (Terry Slater) – 2:16

"You Done Me Wrong" (George Jones, Ray Price) – 2:16

"Turn Around" (Ron Elliott) – 2:47

"Sing Me Back Home" (Merle Haggard) – 5:18

"Montage: The Everly Family (1952)/Shady Grove/Kentucky" (Terry Slater, Karl Davis) – 2:43



The Everly Brothers Band Members / Musicians

Don Everly – guitar, vocals

Phil Everly – guitar, vocals




Roots is a 1968 studio album by close harmony rock and roll duo the Everly Brothers. Originally on the Warner Bros. label, the album was re-released on CD in 1995 by Warner Bros. and in 2005 by Collectors' Choice Music. The album is a classic example of early country rock.

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