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Country Joe

Country Joe McDonald

Initial release : December 1974

Vanguard 79348

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  • Dr. Hip (McDonald)
  • Old Joe Corey (McDonald/Lippman)
  • Making Money in Chile (McDonald)
  • You Messed over Me (McDonald)
  • Memories (McDonald)
  • Chile (McDonald)
  • Pleasin' (McDonald)
  • Jesse James (Hunter/McDonald/Melton)
  • Satisfactory (McDonald)
  • It's Finally Over (McDonald)

  • Country Joe McDonald - guitar, harmonica, kazoo, vocals
  • Sam Brown - guitar
  • Sal Ditroia - guitar
  • Charlie Brown - electric guitar
  • Frank Owens - piano
  • Gary Chester - drums
  • Joe Macho - bass

  • Hilda Harris, Gail Nelson, Maeretha Steward - background vocals
  • Unnamed horn section

  • Producer - Maynard Solomon
  • Engineer - David Baker, Jeff Zaraya
  • Horn and vocal arrangements - George Butcher
  • Design - Jules Halifant
  • Photos - Steve Prezant
  • Special thanks to Gary Chester and to Bill Belmont for all his help
  • Recorded in Summer 1973 at Vanguard Studios, New York
Related releases

Two singles were released in conjunction with this LP;

  • Dr. Hip / Satisfactory, Country Joe, 1974, Vanguard 35181
  • Jesse James / Chile, Country Joe, 1975, Vanguard 35184
It's Finally Over was included on; Making Money in Chile, Memories and It's Finally Over were included on; Chile and Making Money In Chile were originally used in the Saul Landau movie Que Hacer.

Jesse James was written with Robert Hunter and Barry Melton and was originally intended for Hunter's first LP. It is included on Melton's LP Fish where it is credited to Hunter and Melton only.