Shelter Album Discography
By Mike Callahan, David Edwards, and Patrice Eyries
Last update: September 2, 2005




The Shelter label was established in the late 1960s by Leon Russell and some friends from Oklahoma, including producer Denny Cordell and well-known studio musicians Carl Radle, Don Preston, Jesse Ed Davis, and others. Russell and Cordell were the main owners of the label and ran things. In 1976, Russell and Cordell had a falling out and Cordell ended up with sole ownership of the label. Russell and his wife Mary (McCreary) started Paradise Records (distributed by Warner Bros.) with the initial Wedding Album by Leon and Mary Russell.

The Shelter label was more than a vehicle for Leon Russell records, although a large percentage of the output involved either Russell or Cordell in some way. Oklahoma legend J.J. Cale got his start with the label, as did Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Phoebe Snow, and the Dwight Twilley Band.

The first release on the Shelter label was distributed by Blue Thumb, but distribution was changed to Capitol Records during the period from 1970 to 1973. The first issue, Leon Russell [Shelter SHE- 1001] had a track called "Old Masters" which was only on the initial Blue-Thumb-distributed pressings. When Capitol took over distribution, this track was deleted. The standard CD issue these days has the song, but as a bonus track. Only the DCC gold CD has the song in its original spot in the lineup.

One of the interesting sidelights to this label concerns the original logo, with the inverted "Superman" emblem on an egg. Apparently, D.C. Comics, the owners of the Superman copyright, thought it was a bit too close for their liking, and the resulting settlement caused Shelter to place a black rubber stamped box or bar over that part of the logo, until a new logo and new label blanks could be produced. This started in 1972, and records pressed before that have the superman-egg logo without the bar, while remaining Capitol-distributed labels after mid-1972 had the bar across the logo.

After the Capitol distribution contract ran out in 1973, Shelter went to MCA for distribution. The initial offering on MCA was Mary McCreary's Butterflies Are Free, which was released on the MCA label. Later Shelter issues distributed by MCA were placed in the consolidated 2100 series. MCA distributed the label until 1975, when ABC took over distribution. This lasted until 1979, when ABC was taken over by MCA, and Shelter once again became part of the MCA distribution system. MCA issued one J.J. Cale albums on the Shelter/MCA label, then folded the artists into their Backstreet group of labels. Cale and Tom Petty continued with MCA, but there were no more "new" releases on Shelter. When Dwight Twilley went from Shelter to Arista the initial releases had the Shelter logo on the Arista label.

During each different distributorship, many of the existing albums were reissued with new numbers, consequently many of the Shelter albums were reissued 3 or more times.












The first label was red red with black print. To the left of the center hole was an egg with the inverted "Superman" logo with "SHELTER RECORDS" below the egg. For SHE-1001, at the bottom of the label is "DISTRIBUTED BY BLUE THUMB RECORDS, INC." For the Capitol-distributed issues, which used the same label, at the bottom of the label is "DISTRIBUTED BY CAPITOL RECORDS, INC." Labels for issues after mid-1972 or so had a bar across the egg logo. There were several custom labels, also, such as Leon Russell's Carney (see below) and J.J. Cale's Really. These custom labels used a new logo without the "superman" emblem, with just a shakily hand drawn "S" inside an egg-shaped oval.

When Shelter switched to MCA for distribution, a new label was designed. It was yellow-orange with bl;ack print, with the logo at the left of the center hole, and "SHELTER RECORDING COMPANY, INC." on three lines at the top. When ABC took over distribution, they initially used an orange label with orange print, with similar design to the MCA label, but with a small ABC logo at the right of the center hole. This was later changed to a red label with the Shelter logo with a saturn-typ ring around it at the top and a "man in the moon" figure along the left side of the label.

We would appreciate any additions or corrections to this discography. Just send them to us via e-mail. Both Sides Now Publications is an information web page. We are not a catalog, nor can we provide the records listed below. We have no association with Shelter Records. Should you be interested in acquiring albums listed in this discography (all of which are out of print), we suggest you see our Frequently Asked Questions page and follow the instructions found there. This story and discography are copyright 2002 by Mike Callahan.



SHELTER ALBUM DISCOGRAPHY

Number - Title - Artist [Release Date] (Chart) Contents

SHE-1000 Series (Distributed by Blue Thumb Records):

SHE 1001 - Leon Russell - Leon Russell [2/1/70] (4-70, #60)A Song For You/Dixie Lullaby/I Put A Spell On You/Shoot Out On The Plantation/Hummingbird//Delta Lady/Prince Of Peace/Old Masters/Give Peace A Chance/Hurtsome Body/Pisces Apple Lady/Roll Away The Stone


8900 Series (Capitol Distribution):

SHE 8901/SW 8901 - Leon Russell - Leon Russell [1970] Reissue of Shelter SHE 1001. Original pressings have the red label with the "superman egg" logo without a bar across it. Later pressings have the bar across both the logo on the front cover and the logo on the record label. A Song For You/Dixie Lullaby/I Put A Spell On You/Shoot Out On The Plantation/Hummingbird//Delta Lady/Prince Of Peace/Give Peace A Chance/Hurtsome Body/Pisces Apple Lady/Roll Away The Stone

SHE 8902/SW 8902 - In God We Trust - Don Nix [1970] Original pressings have the red label with the "superman egg" logo without a bar across it. In God We Trust/Golden Mansions/I'll Fly Away/He Never Lived A Day Without Jesus/Nero My God To Thee//Amos Burke/Long Way To Nowhere/Iuka/Will The Circle Be Unbroken/I've Tried (Trucker's Lament)

SW 8903 - Leon Russell & the Shelter People - Leon Russell & Shelter People [5/3/71] (5-71, #17)Original pressings have the red label with the "superman egg" logo without a bar across it. Stranger In A Strange Land/Of Thee I Sing/A Hard Rain's A Gonna Fall/Crystal Closet Queen/Home Sweet Oklahoma/Alcatraz//The Ballad Of Mad Dogs And Englishmen/It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry/She Smiles Like A River/Sweet Emily/Beware Of Darkness

SW 8904 - Grease Band - Grease Band [1971] (4-71, #190) Original pressings have the red label with the "superman egg" logo without a bar across it. My Baby Left Me/Mistake No Doubt/Let It Be Gone/Willie And The Pig/Laughed At The Judge//All I Wanna Do/To The Lord/Jesse James/Down Home Momma/The Visitor

SW 8905 - Getting Ready - Freddie King [1971] Original pressings have the red label with the "superman egg" logo without a bar across it. Going Down/Living On The Highway/Walking By Myself/I'm Tore Down/Palace Of The King//Same Old Blues/Dust My Broom/Worry My Life No More/Five Long Years/Key To The Highway

SW 8906 - Through the Eye - Jim Horn [1972]

* SW 8907 - Jesse, Wolff & Wings - Jesse, Wolff & Wings [1972] Another Song For You/Don't Cry Your Love Away/Hard To Win/In The Morning/Inspiration On The Highway/Life In The Country/Lookin' Back/Set Me Free/Shut The Door/Some Other Time/Take My Pain Away

SW 8908 - Naturally - J.J. Cale [1972] (1-72, #51) Original pressings have the red label with the "superman egg" logo without a bar across it. Call Me The Breeze/Call The Doctor/Don't Go To Strangers/Woman I Have/Magnolia/Clyde//Crazy Mama/Nowhere To Run/After Midnight/River Runs Deep/Bringing It Back/Crying Eyes

SMAS 8909 - The Alan Gerber Album - Alan Gerber [1972] Gerber was the keyboard player for the rock group Rhinocerous.

SW 8910 - Asylum Choir II - Leon Russell & Marc Benno [1971] (12-71, #70) Original pressings have the red label with the "superman egg" logo without a bar across it. Sweet Home Chicago/Down On The Base/Hello, Little Friend/Salty Candy/Tryin' To Stay 'Live//...Intro To Rita.../Straight Brother/Learn How To Boogie/Ballad For A Soldier/When You Wish Upon A Fag/Lady In Waiting

SW 8911 - Carney - Leon Russell [6/72] (7-72, #2) Original pressings have a custom label, purple on one side and green on the other, featuring the new Shelter logo without the superman emblem. Tight Rope/Out In The Woods/Me And Baby Jane/Manhattan Island Serenade/Cajun Love Song/Roller Derby//Carney/Acid Annapolis/If The Shoe Fits/My Cricket/This Masquerade/Magic Mirror






SW 8912 - Really - J.J. Cale [1972] (12-72, #92) Original pressings have a blue custom label. Lies/Everything Will Be Alright/I'll Kiss The World Goodbye/Changes/Right Down Here/If You're Ever In Oklahoma//Ridin' Home/Going Down/Soulin'/Playing In The Street/Mo Jo/Louisiana Women

* SW 8913 - Texas Cannonball - Freddie King [1972] Ain't No Sunshine/Big Legged Woman/Can't Trust Your Neighbor/How Many More Years/I'd Rather Be Blind/Lowdown In Lodi/Me And My Guitar/Reconsider Baby/The Sky Is Crying/You Was Wrong

SW 8914 - Willis Alan Ramsey - Willis Alan Ramsey [1972] The Ballad Of Spider John/Muskrat Candlelight/Geraldine And The Honeybee/Wishbone/Satin Sheets/Goodbye Old Missoula//Painted Lady/Watermelon Man/Boy From Oklahoma/Angel Eyes/Northeast Texas Women

SW 8915 - D.J. Rogers - D.J. Rogers [1973] Listen To The Message/Where There's A Will/Take Time/Watch Out For The Riders/March On/Celebration/It's All Over/Don't You Want To Ride/Bail Out

SW 8916 - Black Grass - Black Grass [1973] Sweeping Through The City/Come Across Your Bridge/Early Morning Rain/I'm So Grateful To You/Great Day/Lock, Stock And Barrel/Going Down To The River/Give, Give, Give/Burnin'Love

STCO 8917 - Leon Live - Leon Russell [1973] (7-73, #9) Three record set. Mighty Queen Medley: I'll Take You There-Idol With The Golden Head-I Serve A Living Savior-Mighty Quinn/Shoot Out At The Plantation/Dixie Lullaby//Queen Of The Roller Derby/Roll Away The Stone/It's Been A Long Time Baby/Great Day/Alcatraz//Crystal Closet Queen/Prince Of Peace/Sweet Emily/Stranger In A Strange Land//Out In The Woods/Some Day/Sweeping Through The City//Jumping Jack Flash-Youngblood Medley: Jumping Jack Flash-Youngblood//Of Thee I Sing-Yes I Am Medley/Delta Lady/It's All Over Now, Baby Blue

SW 8918 - Jim's Horn - Jim Horn [1973]

*SW 8919 - Woman Across the River - Freddie King [1973] (7-73, #158) Boogie Man/Danger Zone/Help Me Through The Day/Hootchie Cootchie Man/I'm Ready/Just A Little Bit/Leave My Woman Alone/Trouble In Mind/Woman Across The River/Yonder Wall/You Don't Have To Go

8920 -

SW 8921 - Gold Tailed Bird - Jimmy Rogers [1973]

8922 -

SW 8923 - Hank Wilson's Back, Volume I - Hank Wilson [8/31/73] (9-73, #28) Original pressings have the red label with the "superman egg" logo with a bar across it. The artist is actually Leon Russell, under a pseudonym. Rollin' In My Sweet Baby's Arms, Parts 1 & 2/She Thinks I Still Care/I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry/I'll Sail My Ship Alone/Jambalaya/A Six Pack To Go//The Battle Of New Orleans/Uncle Pen/Am I That Easy To Forget/Truck Drivin' Man/The Window Up Above/Lost Highway/Good Night Irene


MCA/Shelter

MCA-347 - Butterflies in Heaven - Mary McCreary [1973] First solo LP by the singer who would become Leon Russell's wife. My Soul Is Satisfied/Can You Catch Me/Jessie And Bessie/God Is Always Near/Evil Woman//Butterflies In Heaven/Rudi Poot/My Love Is Real/Mirror


MCA Consolidated 2100 Series:

Shelter numbers in this series are not consecutive since they fit into the MCA 2100 series.

SR 2107 - Okie - J.J. Cale [1974] (6-74, #128) Crying/I'lll Be There (If You Ever Want Me)/Starbound/Rock And Roll Records/The Old Man And Me/Everlovin' Woman//Cajun Moon/I'd Like To Love You Baby/Anyway The Wind Blows/Precious Memories/Okie/I Got The Same Old Blues

SR 2108 - Stop All That Jazz - Leon Russell [6/3/74] (6-74, #34) If I Were A Carpenter/Smashed/Leaving Whipporwhill/Spanish Harlem/Streaker's Ball//Working Girl/Time For Love/The Ballad Of Hollis Brown/Mona Lisa Please/Stop All That Jazz

SR 2109 - Phoebe Snow - Phoebe Snow [1974] (9-74, #4) Let The Good Times Roll (Good Times)/Harpo's Blues/Poetry Man/Either Or Both/San Francisco Bay Blues//I Don't Want The Night To End/Take Your Children Home/It Must Be Sunday/No Show Tonight

SR 2110 - Jezebel - Mary McCreary [1974] Singing The Blues (Raggae)/Everybody's Having Problems/Please Don't Go/High Flyin' Me/Seasons/Mighty Clouds Of Joy//Brother/Jezebel/Levon/Soothe Me/Singing The Blues

SR 2111 - Magician's Holiday - The Gap Band [1974] I-Yike It/Backbone/After All Is Said And Done/Fontessa Fame/You Can Always Count On Me//Bad Girl/Easy Life/Loving You Is Everything/Tommy's Groove/Magicians Holiday

SR 2112 - Eureka - Richard Torrance [1974] Ojai Road/I Just Don't Know/Walking In The Rain/Fire Child/Traveling Minstrel//Because Of You/Ceremony/Him/Canyon Side

SR 2114 - Don Preston Has Been Here All the Time - Don Preston [1974] A Minor Case Of The Blues/I'm With You Tonight/Big Man/What A Friend I Have In Georgia/(Keep On) San Francisco//Free And Easy Day/On The Other Hand/Underdog Blues/Tennessee Boat Ride/Carry A Tune/Rainy Day, Sunday Afternoon

SR 2118 - Leon Russell - Leon Russell [1974] Reissue of Shelter SW 8901. A Song For You/Dixie Lullaby/I Put A Spell On You/Shoot Out On The Plantation/Hummingbird//Delta Lady/Prince Of Peace/Give Peace A Chance/Hurtsome Body/Pisces Apple Lady/Roll Away The Stone

SR 2119 - Leon Russell & the Shelter People - Leon Russell & Shelter People [1974] Reissue of Shelter SW 8903. Stranger In A Strange Land/Of Thee I Sing/A Hard Rain's A Gonna Fall/Crystal Closet Queen/Home Sweet Oklahoma/Alcatraz//The Ballad Of Mad Dogs And Englishmen/It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry/She Smiles Like A River/Sweet Emily/Beware Of Darkness

SR 2120 - Asylum Choir II - Leon Russell & Marc Benno [1974] Reissue of Shelter SW 8910. Sweet Home Chicago/Down On The Base/Hello, Little Friend/Salty Candy/Tryin' To Stay 'Live//...Intro To Rita.../Straight Brother/Learn How To Boogie/Ballad For A Soldier/When You Wish Upon A Fag/Lady In Waiting

SR 2121 - Carney - Leon Russell [1974] Reissue of Shelter SW 8911. Tight Rope/Out In The Woods/Me And Baby Jane/Manhattan Island Serenade/Cajun Love Song/Roller Derby//Carney/Acid Annapolis/If The Shoe Fits/My Cricket/This Masquerade/Magic Mirror

SR 2122 - Naturally - J.J. Cale [1974] Reissue of Shelter SW 8908. Call Me The Breeze/Call The Doctor/Don't Go To Strangers/Woman I Have/Magnolia/Clyde//Crazy Mama/Nowhere To Run/After Midnight/River Runs Deep/Bringing It Back/Crying Eyes

SR 2123 - Really - J.J. Cale [1974] Reissue of Shelter SW 8912. Lies/Everything Will Be Alright/I'll Kiss The World Goodbye/Changes/Right Down Here/If You're Ever In Oklahoma//Ridin' Home/Going Down/Soulin'/Playing In The Street/Mo Jo/Louisiana Women

SR 2124 - Willis Alan Ramsey - Willis Alan Ramsey [1974] Reissue of Shelter SW 8914. The Ballad Of Spider John/Muskrat Candlelight/Geraldine And The Honeybee/Wishbone/Satin Sheets/Goodbye Old Missoula//Painted Lady/Watermelon Man/Boy From Oklahoma/Angel Eyes/Northeast Texas Women

SR 2125 - O'Neal Twins - O'Neal Twins [1974]

SR 2126 - Been Here All the Time - Don Preston [1974] Reissue of Shelter SR 2114. A Minor Case Of The Blues/I'm With You Tonight/Big Man/What A Friend I Have In Georgia/(Keep On) San Francisco//Free And Easy Day/On The Other Hand/Underdog Blues/Tennessee Boat Ride/Carry A Tune/Rainy Day, Sunday Afternoon

SR 2131 - Hank Wilson's Back, Volume 1 - Leon Russell [1975] Reissue of Shelter SW 8923. The artist is actually Leon Russell, under a pseudonym. Rollin' In My Sweet Baby's Arms, Parts 1 & 2/She Thinks I Still Care/I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry/I'll Sail My Ship Alone/Jambalaya/A Six Pack To Go//The Battle Of New Orleans/Uncle Pen/Am I That Easy To Forget/Truck Drivin' Man/The Window Up Above/Lost Highway/Good Night Irene

SR 2132 - Larry Hosford A. K. A. Lorenzo - Larry Hosford [1974] Long Distance Kisses/The King Takes The Queen/Singers And Dancers/Long Line To Chicago/Everything's Broken Down/Ode To A Broken Coleus//Red, Light And Blue/The Month Of May/The 1 To 10 Scale/Wimmin's Got Me Swimmin'/Taking Applications/The Easter Song

SR 2134 - Belle of the Ball - Richard Torrance & Eureka [1975] (3-75, #107) The Jam/Southern Belles/That's What I Like In My Woman/North Dakota Lady/Side By Each/Hard Heavy Road//Don't Let Me Down Again/Singing Springs/Lady/Lazy Town/Sweet Sweet Rock And Roll

SR 2138 - Will o' the Wisp - Leon Russell [1975] (5-75, #30) Cover originally did not have Leon's name on it. This was added with a piece of clear tape with his name printed on it. Will O' The Wisp (Instrumental)/Little Hideaway/Make You Feel Good/Can't Get Over Losing You/My Father's Shoes/Stay Away From Sad Songs//Back To The Island/Down On Deep River/Bluebird/Laying Right Here In Heaven/Lady Blue

SR 2140 - The Best of Freddie King - Freddie King [1975] Going Down/Lowdown In Lodi/Living On The Highway/Reconsider Baby/Me And My Guitar/Boogie Man//Woman Across The River/Palace Of The King/Same Old Blues/I'd Rather Be Blind/I'm Ready/Help Me Through The Day


52000 Series (ABC Distribution):

SRL 52001 - Sincerely - Dwight Twilley Band [1976] (7-76, #138) I'm On Fire/Could Be Love/Feeling In The Dark/You Were So Warm/I'm Losing You/Sincerely//TV/Release Me/Three Persons/Baby Let's Cruise/England/Just Like The Sun

SRL 52002 - Troubadour - J.J. Cale [1976] (9-76, #84) Hey Baby/Travelin' Light/You Got Something/Ride Me High/Hold On/Cocaine//I'm A Gypsy Man/The Woman That Got Away/Super Blue/Let Me Do It To You/Cherry/You Got Me On So Bad

SRL 52003 - Cross Words - Larry Hosford [1976] Why I Spend So Much Time In The Bars/If I Could Talk As Fast As I Think/Direct Me/Crossword Puzzle #1/Wishing I Could/Loving You Like I Do/Crossword Puzzle #2//Last Chance Romance/Nobody Remembers The Losers/She Went Back Home To Her Momma/Crossword Puzzle #3/50% Of The Blame/The World Outside/Crossword Puzzle #4

SRL 52004 - Best of Leon - Leon Russell [1976] (10-76, #40) Roll Away The Stone/Delta Lady/Tightrope/Out In The Woods/Shoot Out On The Plantation/Stranger In A Strange Land//Hummingbird/A Song For You/Lady Blue/This Masquerade/Bluebird/Back To The Island

SRL 52005 - Prisms - Lyons & Clark [1976] Floating On Blue/I Thought I Would Try/Prisms/Nothing But Sand/Love Lines//No Deal/Keepin' The Heat Down/Sweet Misery/Open The Door/Penny Jar/Floating On Blue

SRL 52006 - Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - Tom Petty & Heartbreakers [1976] (9-77, #55) Rockin' Around (With You)/Breakdown/Hometown Blues/The Wild One, Forever/Anything That's Rock 'N' Roll//Strangered In The Night/Fooled Again (I Don't Like It)/Mystery Man/Luna/American Girl

SRL 52007 - Leon Russell - Leon Russell [1976] Reissue of Shelter SW 8901. A Song For You/Dixie Lullaby/I Put A Spell On You/Shoot Out On The Plantation/Hummingbird//Delta Lady/Prince Of Peace/Give Peace A Chance/Hurtsome Body/Pisces Apple Lady/Roll Away The Stone

SRL 52008 - Leon Russell & the Shelter People - Leon Russell & Shelter People [1976] Reissue of Shelter SW 8903. Stranger In A Strange Land/Of Thee I Sing/A Hard Rain's A Gonna Fall/Crystal Closet Queen/Home Sweet Oklahoma/Alcatraz//The Ballad Of Mad Dogs And Englishmen/It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry/She Smiles Like A River/Sweet Emily/Beware Of Darkness

SRL 52009 - Naturally - J.J. Cale [1976] Reissue of Shelter SW 8908. Call Me The Breeze/Call The Doctor/Don't Go To Strangers/Woman I Have/Magnolia/Clyde//Crazy Mama/Nowhere To Run/After Midnight/River Runs Deep/Bringing It Back/Crying Eyes

SRL 52010 - Asylum Choir II - Leon Russell & Marc Benno [1976] Reissue of Shelter SW 8910. Sweet Home Chicago/Down On The Base/Hello, Little Friend/Salty Candy/Tryin' To Stay 'Live//...Intro To Rita.../Straight Brother/Learn How To Boogie/Ballad For A Soldier/When You Wish Upon A Fag/Lady In Waiting

SRL 52011 - Carney - Leon Russell [1977] Reissue of Shelter SW 8911. Tight Rope/Out In The Woods/Me And Baby Jane/Manhattan Island Serenade/Cajun Love Song/Roller Derby//Carney/Acid Annapolis/If The Shoe Fits/My Cricket/This Masquerade/Magic Mirror

SRL 52012 - Really - J.J. Cale [1977] Reissue of Shelter SW 8912. Lies/Everything Will Be Alright/I'll Kiss The World Goodbye/Changes/Right Down Here/If You're Ever In Oklahoma//Ridin' Home/Going Down/Soulin'/Playing In The Street/Mo Jo/Louisiana Women

SRL 52013 - Willis Alan Ramsey - Willis Alan Ramsey [1977] Reissue of Shelter SW 8914. Ballad Of Spider John/Muskrat Candlelight/Geraldine And The Honeybee/Wishbone/Satin Sheets/Goodbye Old Missoula/Painted Lady/Watermelon Man/Boy From Oklahoma/Angel Eyes/Northeast Texas Woman

SRL 52014 - Hank Wilson's Back, Volume I - Leon Russell [1977] Reissue of Shelter SW 8923. The artist is actually Leon Russell, under a pseudonym. Rollin' In My Sweet Baby's Arms, Parts 1 & 2/She Thinks I Still Care/I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry/I'll Sail My Ship Alone/Jambalaya/A Six Pack To Go//The Battle Of New Orleans/Uncle Pen/Am I That Easy To Forget/Truck Drivin' Man/The Window Up Above/Lost Highway/Good Night Irene

SRL 52015 - Okie - J.J. Cale [1977] Reissue of Shelter SR 2107. Crying/I'lll Be There (If You Ever Want Me)/Starbound/Rock And Roll Records/The Old Man And Me/Everlovin' Woman//Cajun Moon/I'd Like To Love You Baby/Anyway The Wind Blows/Precious Memories/Okie/I Got The Same Old Blues

SRL 52016 - Stop All That Jazz - Leon Russell [1977] Reissue of Shelter SR 2108. If I Were A Carpenter/Smashed/Leaving Whipporwhill/Spanish Harlem/Streaker's Ball//Working Girl/Time For Love/The Ballad Of Hollis Brown/Mona Lisa Please/Stop All That Jazz

SRL 52017 - Phoebe Snow - Phoebe Snow [1977] Reissue of Shelter SR 2109. Let The Good Times Roll (Good Times)/Harpo's Blues/Poetry Man/Either Or Both/San Francisco Bay Blues//I Don't Want The Night To End/Take Your Children Home/It Must Be Sunday/No Show Tonight

SRL 52018 - Larry Hosford A. K. A. Lorenzo - Larry Hosford [1977] Reissue of Shelter SR 2132. Long Distance Kisses/The King Takes The Queen/Singers And Dancers/Long Line To Chicago/Everything's Broken Down/Ode To A Broken Coleus//Red, Light And Blue/The Month Of May/The 1 To 10 Scale/Wimmin's Got Me Swimmin'/Taking Applications/The Easter Song

SRL 52019 - Belle of the Ball - Richard Torrance & Eureka [1977] Reissue of Shelter SR 2134. The Jam/Southern Belles/That's What I Like In My Woman/North Dakota Lady/Side By Each/Hard Heavy Road//Don't Let Me Down Again/Singing Springs/Lady/Lazy Town/Sweet Sweet Rock And Roll

SRL 52020 - Will o' the Wisp - Leon Russell [1977] Reissue of Shelter SR 2138. Will O' The Wisp (Instrumental)/Little Hideaway/Make You Feel Good/Can't Get Over Losing You/My Father's Shoes/Stay Away From Sad Songs//Back To The Island/Down On Deep River/Bluebird/Laying Right Here In Heaven/Lady Blue

SRL 52021 - The Best of Freddie King - Freddie King [1977] Reissue of Shelter SR 2140. Going Down/Lowdown In Lodi/Living On The Highway/Reconsider Baby/Me And My Guitar/Boogie Man//Woman Across The River/Palace Of The King/Same Old Blues/I'd Rather Be Blind/I'm Ready/Help Me Through The Day

SR 52022 - Eureka - Richard Torrance [1977] Reissue of Shelter SR 2112. Ojai Road/I Just Don't Know/Walking In The Rain/Fire Child/Traveling Minstrel//Because Of You/Ceremony/Him/Canyon Side

52023 - Living Today - Richard Torrance & Eureka III [1977] [Catalog number possibly in error; may be 52024 or 52028] Brujo Man/That's The Way/Life Is What You Make It/Cut Back Rosie/Some Crazy Woman/Oh My Darlin'//Try Too Hard/What's On Your Mind/Chela Bay/The Time Is Right For Love/Looks Like Up To Me

52024 -

SRL 52025 - D.J. Rogers - D.J. Rogers [1977] Reissue of Shelter SW 8915. Listen To The Message/Where There's A Will/Take Time/Watch Out For The Riders/March On/Celebration/It's All Over/Don't You Want To Ride/Bail Out

SRL 52026 - Butterflies in Heaven - Mary McCreary [1977] Reissue of MCA MCA 347.

SRL 52027 - Jezebel - Mary McCreary [1977] Reissue of Shelter SR 2110. Singing The Blues (Raggae)/Everybody's Having Problems/Please Don't Go/High Flyin' Me/Seasons/Mighty Clouds Of Joy//Brother/Jezebel/Levon/Soothe Me/Singing The Blues

52028 -

DA 52029 - You're Gonna Get It! - Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers [1978] (6-78, #23) When The Time Comes/You're Gonna Get It!/Hurt/Magnolia/Too Much Ain't Enough//I Need To Know/Listen To Her Heart/No Second Thoughts/Restless/Baby's A Rock 'N' Roller


MCA Consolidated 3000 Series:

New releases are switched to MCA distribution after the demise of ABC.

MCA 3163 - 5 - J.J. Cale [1979] (9-79, #136) Thirteen Days/Boilin' Pot/I'll Make Love To You Anytime/Don't Cry Sister/Too Much For Me/Sensitive Kind//Friday/Lou-Easy-Ann/Let's Go To Tahiti/Katy Kool Lady/Fate Of A Fool/Mona


MCA Reisssues:

MCA-682 - Leon Russell - Leon Russell [1979] Reissue of Shelter SW 8901. A Song For You/Dixie Lullaby/I Put A Spell On You/Shoot Out On The Plantation/Hummingbird//Delta Lady/Prince Of Peace/Give Peace A Chance/Hurtsome Body/Pisces Apple Lady/Roll Away The Stone

MCA-683 - Leon Russell & the Shelter People - Leon Russell & Shelter People [1979] Reissue of Shelter SW 8903. Stranger In A Strange Land/Of Thee I Sing/A Hard Rain's A Gonna Fall/Crystal Closet Queen/Home Sweet Oklahoma/Alcatraz//The Ballad Of Mad Dogs And Englishmen/It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry/She Smiles Like A River/Sweet Emily/Beware Of Darkness

MCA-684 - Asylum Choir II - Leon Russell & Marc Benno [1979] Reissue of Shelter SW 8910. Sweet Home Chicago/Down On The Base/Hello, Little Friend/Salty Candy/Tryin' To Stay 'Live//...Intro To Rita.../Straight Brother/Learn How To Boogie/Ballad For A Soldier/When You Wish Upon A Fag/Lady In Waiting

MCA-685 - Carney - Leon Russell [1979] Reissue of Shelter SW 8911. Tight Rope/Out In The Woods/Me And Baby Jane/Manhattan Island Serenade/Cajun Love Song/Roller Derby//Carney/Acid Annapolis/If The Shoe Fits/My Cricket/This Masquerade/Magic Mirror

MCA-686 - Will o' the Wisp - Leon Russell [1979] Reissue of Shelter SR 2138. Will O' The Wisp (Instrumental)/Little Hideaway/Make You Feel Good/Can't Get Over Losing You/My Father's Shoes/Stay Away From Sad Songs//Back To The Island/Down On Deep River/Bluebird/Laying Right Here In Heaven/Lady Blue

MCA-687

MCA-688 - Sincerely - Dwight Twilley Band [1979] Reissue of Shelter SR 52001. I'm On Fire/Could Be Love/Feeling In The Dark/You Were So Warm/I'm Losing You/Sincerely//TV/Release Me/Three Persons/Baby Let's Cruise/England/Just Like The Sun

MCA-689

MCA-690 - The Best of Freddie King - Freddie King [1979] Reissue of Shelter SR 2140. Going Down/Lowdown In Lodi/Living On The Highway/Reconsider Baby/Me And My Guitar/Boogie Man//Woman Across The River/Palace Of The King/Same Old Blues/I'd Rather Be Blind/I'm Ready/Help Me Through The Day


MCA MCA-37000 Reissue Series:

MCA-37102 - 5 - J.J. Cale [1981] Reissue of Shelter/MCA-3163 Thirteen Days/Boilin' Pot/I'll Make Love To You Anytime/Don't Cry Sister/Too Much For Me/Sensitive Kind//Friday/Lou-Easy-Ann/Let's Go To Tahiti/Katy Kool Lady/Fate Of A Fool/Mona

MCA-37103 - Troubadour - J.J. Cale [1981] Reissue of Shelter SRL 52002. Hey Baby/Travelin' Light/You Got Something/Ride Me High/Hold On/Cocaine//I'm A Gypsy Man/The Woman That Got Away/Super Blue/Let Me Do It To You/Cherry/You Got Me On So Bad

MCA-37104 - Naturally - J.J. Cale [1981] Reissue of Shelter SW 8908. Call Me The Breeze/Call The Doctor/Don't Go To Strangers/Woman I Have/Magnolia/Clyde//Crazy Mama/Nowhere To Run/After Midnight/River Runs Deep/Bringing It Back/Crying Eyes

MCA-37105 - Really - J.J. Cale [1981] Reissue of Shelter SW 8912. Lies/Everything Will Be Alright/I'll Kiss The World Goodbye/Changes/Right Down Here/If You're Ever In Oklahoma//Ridin' Home/Going Down/Soulin'/Playing In The Street/Mo Jo/Louisiana Women

MCA-37106 - Okie - J.J. Cale [1981] Reissue of Shelter SR 2107. Crying/I'lll Be There (If You Ever Want Me)/Starbound/Rock And Roll Records/The Old Man And Me/Everlovin' Woman//Cajun Moon/I'd Like To Love You Baby/Anyway The Wind Blows/Precious Memories/Okie/I Got The Same Old Blues

MCA-37114 - Best of Leon - Leon Russell [1981] Roll Away The Stone/Delta Lady/Tightrope/Out In The Woods/Shoot Out On The Plantation/Stranger In A Strange Land//Hummingbird/A Song For You/Lady Blue/This Masquerade/Bluebird/Back To The Island

MCA-37119 - Phoebe Snow - Phoebe Snow [1981] Reissue of Shelter SR 2109. Let The Good Times Roll (Good Times)/Harpo's Blues/Poetry Man/Either Or Both/San Francisco Bay Blues//I Don't Want The Night To End/Take Your Children Home/It Must Be Sunday/No Show Tonight


MERCURY REISSUES:

When J.J. Cale went to the Mercury label in 1982, his Shelter masters apparently went with him, and Mercury reissued some of his back catalog.

810-313-1 - 5 - J.J. Cale [1983] Reissue of Shelter/MCA-3163 Thirteen Days/Boilin' Pot/I'll Make Love To You Anytime/Don't Cry Sister/Too Much For Me/Sensitive Kind//Friday/Lou-Easy-Ann/Let's Go To Tahiti/Katy Kool Lady/Fate Of A Fool/Mona

810-314-1 - Really - J.J. Cale [1983] Reissue of Shelter SW 8912. Lies/Everything Will Be Alright/I'll Kiss The World Goodbye/Changes/Right Down Here/If You're Ever In Oklahoma//Ridin' Home/Going Down/Soulin'/Playing In The Street/Mo Jo/Louisiana Women


Thanks to Bill Lavery and Luke Pacholski.



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