Like A Cactus In The Desert  (Airborn  90723)  1979



Elliott, James Isaac - Like A Cactus In The Desert



Laid-back cowboy country rocker with a lazy drawl and snake-skin boots. Steel guitar, fiddle, harmonica, banjo, mandolin, gospelly piano. Tunes rim the spectrum from ballad to country, acoustic rock, country gospel, hillbilly hoe-down. Produced by Ron Moore with assistance from beaucoup others including Scott Roley and John Lawry. There are three short serni-embarrassing attempts at comedy (recorded live at Salt Company coffeehouse in Detroit). One of these is his impersonation of Bob Dylan singing ‘Reach Out And Touch Someone’. Neil Young influences on ‘Twelve Thousand’. Good campfire stuff. (The Archivist, 4th edition by Ken Scott).



James Isaac Elliott - Like (Bck)




I have not acquired this album yet.  Thank you Donald for the rear cover photo and the song list.





Side 1
1. Good Mornin’ Lord
2. Coal Miner’s Song
3. Like A Cactus In The Desert
4. Anthem For American Refugees
5. Reach Out
6. Please Don’t Laugh
Side 2
1. Hillbilly Music
2. Fisherman
3. Twelve Thousand
4. Trust In The Lord
5. What A Friend We Have In Jesus
7. Milk
8. Good Mornin’ Lord Reprise