Have a Good Time for Me

Have a Good Time for Me is the third studio album by the singer-songwriter Jonathan Edwards, released in 1973. Unlike his previous two albums, Have a Good Time for Me contained no original new material from Edwards, but covers of songs by Jimmie Rodgers, Joe Dolce, Malcolm McKinney and Eric Lilljequist. The result was the most country album Jonathan had released to date.

Have a Good Time for Me
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Studio album by
Released1973
RecordedJune 1973
Record Plant
New York City
GenreRock, country, folk, singer-songwriter
Length33:46
LabelOriginally released on Atco Records
Reissue and remaster on Collectors' Choice
ProducerPeter Casperson
Jonathan Edwards chronology
Honky-Tonk Stardust Cowboy
(1972)
Have a Good Time for Me
(1973)
Lucky Day
(1974)

Track listingEdit

  1. "Have Yourself a Good Time for Me" (Eric Lilljequist)
  2. "King of Hearts" (Joe Dolce)
  3. "Places I've Been" (Eric Lilljequist)
  4. "I'm Alone" (Eric Lilljequist)
  5. "Travelin' Blues" (Jimmie Rodgers, Shelly Lee Alley)
  6. "Rollin' Along" (Joe Dolce)
  7. "My Home Ain't in the Hall of Fame" (Joe Dolce)
  8. "Angelina" (Malcolm McKinney)
  9. "Thirty Miles to Go" (Malcolm McKinney)
  10. "Sit Down Rock and Roll Man" (Eric Lilljequist)
  11. "When the Roll Is Called Up Yonder" (James Milton Black)

PersonnelEdit

  • Jonathan Edwards – acoustic guitar, harmonica, tambourine, vocals, chorus (on "When the Roll is Called Up Yonder")
  • Stuart Schulman – electric bass guitar, violin, piano ("King of Hearts" and "I'm Alone"), chorus (on "When the Roll is Called Up Yonder")
  • Bill Keith – banjo, pedal steel guitar, chorus (on "When the Roll is Called Up Yonder")
  • Bill Elliot – piano, organ, chorus (on "When the Roll is Called Up Yonder")
  • George Grantham – drums, vibes, harmony (on "Hall of Fame")
  • Richard Davis – acoustic double bass
  • David Bromberg – mandolin (on "Traveling Blues", dobro (on "Rolling' Along"), electric guitar (on "Hall of Fame")
  • Al Anderson – electric guitar (on "Places I've Been" and "30 Miles to Go")
  • Eric Lilljequist – harmony (on "Places I've Been", "Hall of Fame" and "30 Miles to Go"), chorus (on "When the Roll is Called Up Yonder")[1]

Non-performing personnelEdit

  • Keith Spring – string arrangements, conductor
  • Jay Messina – engineer
  • Kristine Weaver – photography
  • Ann Christopher – album design
  • Jonathan Edwards – lettering

ReferencesEdit