feeling the elephant

BILL LLOYD FEELING THE ELEPHANT
REMASTERED AND EXPANDED
 
1. This Very Second 
Written by Bill Lloyd (BMI) Fourel Music/admin.BMG/Chrysalis
Bill: guitars, keys and vocals 
Marc Owens: drums  Byron House: bass guitar
Recorded by Marc & Bill at High Street Studios
Bowling Green, KY. on a one inch 8-track
Mixed by Rick Will at MTM studio Nashville
 
2. Nothing Comes Close
Written by Bill Lloyd (BMI) Universal/Kung-Fu Grip
Bill: guitars, bass & vox. Marc Owens: drums
Recorded by Marc & Bill at High Street Studios
Bowling Green, KY. on a one inch 8-track
Mixed by Rick Will at MTM studio Nashville
 
3. Feeling the Elephant
Written by Bill Lloyd (BMI) Fourel Music/admin.BMG/Chrysalis
Bill: acoustic & electric guitars, bass, drums & vocals
Handclaps: Marc Owens, Doug Carman, Byron House
Anthony Kinney and me. The Casio played itself.
Recorded and mixed by Marc, Bill and Billy Smith at High St. 1-8
 
4. Lisa Anne
Written by Bill Lloyd (BMI) Universal/Kung-Fu Grip
Bill: guitars, bass, mandolin & vox  Marc Owens: drums
Diana Haig Bg Vox (overdubbed by Mike McCarthy)
Recorded at MTM by Rick Will except 
overdubbed drums by Marc Owens. Rick Will mixed
 
5. All At Once You Unzipped
Written by Bill Lloyd and Diana Haig
(BMI) Universal/Kung Fu Grip Music/ Queen of Sheba Music
Bill: guitars and lead Vox Marc Owens: drums (recorded at High St.)
Byron House: bass John Cowan: Bg Vox
Zippers: Rick Will, Radney Foster & Bill
Mike McCarthy & Rick Will recorded overdubs at MTM 1-8
 
6. It’ll Never Get Better Than This
Written by Bill Lloyd (BMI) Five Towers Music
Bill: guitars, bass and vocals
Tommy Dorsey: Fairlight pop bottles
Recorded by Tommy at the Castle, Franklin, TN. in the “Synth Room”
Mixed by Larry Lee & Keith Odle at Leche Sound Nashville - 2” 24 tracks!
 
 
 
7. I Wanna’ Sit And Watch The Credits Roll
Written by Bill Lloyd (BMI) Five Towers Music
Bill: guitars and vocals
Tommy Dorsey: Fairlight programming. Thanks to Jim Marshall
for drum part originally recorded on home demo
Recorded by Tommy & Giles Reaves at The Castle, Franklin, TN.
Mixed by Larry Lee/Keith Odle at Leche Sound Nashville. 1-24 again
 
8. Susan Scorned
Written by Bill Lloyd (BMI) Universal/Kung-Fu Grip
Bill: guitars, keyboard and vocals
Marc Owens : drums  Byron House: bass
Recorded and mixed by Rick Will at MTM demo studio 1 inch 8 track
 
9. This Must Be the Place (featuring The December Boys)
Written by Bill Lloyd (BMI) Universal/Kung-Fu Grip 
Bill : guitars, keyboards and vocals
Scott Sullivant: bass and bgvs. Jim Hodgekins: drums
David Russell: lead electric guitar
Recorded by Marc Owens at High Street Studio, Bowling Green, KY.
With overdubs and mixing done by Rick Will and Bill MTM Studio  1in-8tr
 
10. Everything’s Closing Down
Written by Bill Lloyd (BMI) Universal/Kung-Fu Grip
Bill: keycards, bass, backwards guitar and lead vocal
Kim Richey & Bill: background vocals
Recorded at MTM by Mike McCartney and mixed at MTM by Rick Will 1in-8tr
 
THE BONUS TRACKS
 
11. Off and Running 
Written by Bill Lloyd (BMI) Five Towers Music
Bill: guitars, keys and vocals
Fairlight drum programming: Tommy Dorsey and Giles Reaves
Recorded at The Castle, Franklin TN. Mixed by Mike Janus 2”-24tr
 
12. Love Broke Down 
Written by Bill Lloyd (BMI) Universal/Kung-Fu Grip 
Bill: guitars and vocals
Tommy Wells: drums  Glen Worf: bass
Recorded and mixed by Rick Will at MTM demo studio  1in-8tr
 
13. She Tells You Everything
Written by Bill Lloyd and David Surface
Fourel Songs Admin. BMG/Chrysalis (BMI) and Angel On My Table Music (BMI)
Bill: guitars, bass and vocals
Marc Owens: drums and engineering
Recorded and mixed by Marc Owens and Bill at High Street Studio BGKY  1in-8tr
 
14. She’s A Good Time
Written by Bill Lloyd & Diana Haig
(BMI) Universal/Kung Fu Grip Music/ Queen of Sheba Music
Bill : guitars and vocals  Marc Owens: drums  Byron House: bass
Biff Watson: piano Jonell Mosser & Lee Satterfield: bgvs
Mixed by Keith Odle at Leche Sound Nashville.
 
15. Promises From Our Sleep
Written by Bill Lloyd (BMI) Universal/Kung-Fu Grip
Bill : guitars, bass, fake drums and vocals
Recorded and mixed by Rick Will at MTM demo studio  1in-8tr
 
16. Private Eye
Written by Bill Lloyd (BMI) Universal/Kung-Fu Grip
Bill : guitars, bass, fake drums and vocals
Recorded and mixed by Rick Will at MTM demo studio  1in-8tr
 
17. Thrill A Minute
Written by Bill Lloyd (BMI) Universal/Kung-Fu Grip
Bill: guitars and vocals
Tommy Wells: drums  Glen Worf: bass
Recorded and mixed by Rick Will at MTM demo studio  1in-8tr
 
18. Can’t Look Away
Written by Bill Lloyd (BMI) Universal/Kung-Fu Grip
Bill : guitars, bass, fake drums and vocals
Recorded and mixed by Rick Will at MTM demo studio  1in-8tr
 
19. One Word (featuring The December Boys)
Written by Bill Lloyd (BMI) Universal/Kung-Fu Grip
Bill : guitars, keyboards and vocals
Scott Sullivant: bass and bgvs. Jim Hodgekins: drums
David Russell: lead electric guitar
Recorded and mixed  by Mike McCarthy at MTM Studio 1in-8tr
 
20. This Book
Written by Bill Lloyd (BMI) Universal/Kung-Fu Grip
Bill :  acoustic guitar and vocal
Recorded and mixed by Rick Will at MTM demo studio  1in-8tr
 
This collection assembled from demo recordings made between 1983 and 1987
Mastered by Jim DeMain at YesMaster Nashville, TN.
Visit Bill on social media and at BillLloydMusic.Net
Cover artwork by Benjamin Rumble with thanks to Chuck, Lisa & Tommy at The East Nashvillian