Mystic Brotherhood
Desert of Ideas

 

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1. Diablo
(Reynolds/Nicholls)
Acoustic Guitar, Electric Lead Guitar, Djembe, Shekere, Tambourine, Keyboard, Bass - J. Morales
Vocal - Rich Nicholls
Backing Vocal - The Nicholls Brothers

2. Squatter's Song
(Morales/Nicholls)
Acoustic Guitar, Tambourine,
Harmonica, Electric Rhythm Guitar,
Bass - J. Morales
Backing Vocal - Doug Manley
Drums - Henry Nicholls
Vocal - Rich Nicholls

3. Nothing at All
(Reynolds/Morales)
Bass, Keyboard, Tambourine - J. Morales|
Electric Rhythm Guitar - Michael Weiss
Drums - Henry Nicholls
Vocal - Rich Nicholls
Backing Vocal - Chuck Baker

4. Bobby's Theme
(Reynolds/Morales)
Acoustic Rhythm Guitar, Harmonica, Percussion - J. Morales
Acoustic Rhythm Guitar - Jeff Oines
Bass - Chuck Baker
Vocal - Rich Nicholls 

5. The Softest Touch
(Nicholls)
Keyboard, Bass - J. Morales
Piano, Backing Vocal - Linda Montanari
Drums - Henry Nicholls
Vocal - Rich Nicholls 

6. Purple People
(Manley/Reynolds)
Electric Rhythm & Lead Guitar - Jeff Oines
Bass, Tambourine - J. Morales
Drums - Henry Nicholls
Vocal - Rich Nicholls 

7. Captain Kennedy
(Neil Young; arrangement Morales,
additional lyrics Reynolds)
Electric Rhythm Guitar, Tambourine - J. Morales
Acoustic Lead Guitar - Jeff Oines
Bass - Chuck Baker
Drums - Henry Nicholls
Vocal - Rich Nicholls

8. Veracruz
(Morales/Nicholls)
Acoustic Rhythm Guitar, Bass, Tambourine, Keyboard - J. Morales
Acoustic Guitar Intro, Electric Lead Guitar - Jeff Oines
Drums - Henry Nicholls
Vocal - Rich Nicholls

9. Story to Tell
(Reynolds/Morales)
Dobro, Acoustic Rhythm Guitar, Shekere, Tambourine, Harmonica- J. Morales
Acoustic Rhythm Guitar, Acoustic Lead
Guitar - Jeff Oines
Bass - Chuck Baker
Vocal - Rich Nicholls

10. Kashmiri Blues
(Morales)
Electric Rhythm Guitar - Michael Weiss
Bass, Tamboura - J. Morales
Electric Lead Guitar - Doug Manley
Drums - Henry Nicholls
Vocal - Rich Nicholls
Backing Vocal - Linda Montanari

11. Poetry
(Nicholls)
Harmonium, Bongos, Tambourine, Shekere, Frame Drum - J. Morales
Acoustic Lead Guitar - Jeff Oines
Bass - Chuck Baker
Vocal - Rich Nicholls 

12. Spin Around
(Reynolds/Morales)
Dobro, Acoustic Rhythm Guitar, Bass, Tambourine - J. Morales
Electric Piano - Linda Montanari
Drums - Henry Nicholls
Vocal - Rich Nicholls

13. For a Warrior
(Morales)
Electric Rhythm Guitar, Bass, Tambourine - J. Morales
Electric Lead Guitar Jeff Oines
Drums - Henry Nicholls
Vocal - Rich Nicholls

14. Genius Time
(?)
Words - Mack Reynolds

15. He Was a Friend of Mine
(Traditional; additional lyrics Nicholls)

Production Credits

Produced by the Dudmen

Recorded at Studio A and Studio B in San Clemente, California

Mastered by Mike Little at the Mastering Loft in West Los Angeles, California

All music, lyrics, art and photographs copyrighted by the respective artists. All rights reserved.

2002 Mystic Brotherhood Music

Booklet Design: J. Morales and Henry Nicholls

Artist Photos: Karen Morales, Doug Manley and Lori Lawn

Pie Photo: J. Morales

Cover Art: Detail from Providence Mountains, 1979 by J. Morales

The Mystic Brotherhood were:

Doug Manley

J. Morales

Henry Nicholls

Mack Reynolds

 



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