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Joe Walsh - The Smoker You Drink, The Player You Get


Written-By – J. Walsh
2Daydream (Prayer)
Written-By – J. Walsh
3Midnight Moodies
Written-By – R. Grace
Written-By – J. Walsh
5Happy Ways
Written-By – B. Zoloth, K. Passarelli
6Rocky Mountain Way
Written-By – J. Vitale, J. Walsh, K. Passarelli, R. Grace
Written-By – J. Vitale
8Days Gone By
Written-By – J. Vitale
Written-By – J. Walsh


  • Bass, VocalsKenny Passarelli
  • DesignJimmy Wachtel
  • Drums, Flute, Vocals, Keyboards, SynthesizerJoe Vitale
  • EngineerAl Blazek, Howie Alpert, Mike Stone, Ronnie Alpert
  • Guitar, Vocals, Keyboards, Synthesizer, ProducerJoe Walsh
  • Keyboards, VocalsRocke Grace
  • Mastered ByLee Holko
  • Percussion [Percussion For Cash]Joe Lala
  • Photography ByBob Jenkins
  • Producer, Engineer, Engineer [Mix]Bill Szymczyk
  • VocalsClydie King, Venetta Fields


  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Label): DSX-50140-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Label): DSX-50140-B
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A ): DSX 50140 A STERLING LH 2 P
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B ): DSX 50140 B "Y - BECAUSE WE LIKE YOU" STERLING LH 2
  • Rights Society: BMI


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – ABC Records, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – ABC Records, Inc.
  • Pressed By – Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Pitman
  • Recorded At – Record Plant, Los Angeles
  • Recorded At – Criteria Recording Studios
  • Recorded At – Caribou Ranch
  • Mastered At – Sterling Sound
  • Mixed At – Caribou Ranch
  • Published By – ABC/Dunhill Music, Inc.
  • Published By – Barnstorm Music, Inc.
  • Published By – Gold Hill Music, Inc.
  • Produced For – Pandora Productions Ltd.
  • Produced For – Hiss Records Production


The Smoker You Drink, the Player You Get is the second studio album by the American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Joe Walsh. The album was released in 1973, on the label ABC-Dunhill in the United States, and United Kingdom, and it was also released on MCA Records in Germany. It proved to be his commercial breakthrough, largely on the strength of the Top 40 hit single, Rocky Mountain Way, which helped propel the album into the Top 10. The Smoker You Drink, The Player You Get Released - 18 June 1973 Label - ABC, Walsh - Book Ends. Joe Walsh - Wolf. Joe Walsh - Midnight Moodies. Walsh's ability to swing wildly from one end of the rock scale to the other is unparalleled and makes for an album to suit many tastes. Joe Vitale drums, flute, backing vocals, keyboards, and synthesizers a talented man and Kenny Passarelli bass and backing vocals are once again employed, and once again prove themselves adept at handling Walsh's various styles. The album sees an addition to the backing band in the form of Rocke Grace on keyboards and vocals. More by Joe Walsh. Yer' Album. Rocky Mountain Way. Songs for a Dying Planet. Rock Hits: 1973. Joe Walsh Essentials. Inspired by Steve Winwood. Vervollständigen Sie Ihre Joe Walsh released his second solo album, 'The Smoker You Drink, the Player You Get,' on June 18, 1973. We had the Smoker album pretty much done, he told Rolling Stone , except we had this one track that was an instrumental. I couldn't think of any words and everybody was patiently waiting for me to come up with something. One day I was in my backyard in Boulder mowing the lawn. And then I looked up. and there were the Rocky Mountains. It was summer, but you could still see snow on the back range. It just hit me how beautiful it all was, 5,000 feet up. And that was it - the words came: Spent the last year Rocky Mountain way, couldn't get much higher. Joe Walsh. Released June 18, 1973. The Smoker You Drink, the Player You Get Tracklist. Rocky Mountain Way Lyrics. Show all albums by Joe Walsh. The statement is meant to be comedic relief, there to set up the story of how the wild, unpredictable Joe Walsh - the one famous for hotel room trashing antics - ushered in a new chapter of the Eagles late-70s hedonism. But, if you take a closer look, the description rings true for his musical sensibilities, as well. Few places can it apply more aptly than 1973s The Smoker You Drink, the Player You Get, Walshs second solo album in collaboration with his band Barnstorm. In this episode, we dig through the varied influences Walsh pulls from, discuss Barnstorm members' individual contributions, unpack the multitudes Joe Walsh contains, and more

Joe Walsh - The Smoker You Drink, The Player You Get

Performer: Joe Walsh

Title: The Smoker You Drink, The Player You Get

Country: US

Release date: 1973

Label: ABC/Dunhill Records

Style: Rock & Roll

Catalog: DSX-50140

Genre: Rock

Size MP3: 2516 mb

Size FLAC: 2674 mb

Rating: 4.6 / 5

Votes: 173

Record source: Vinyl, LP, Album, Gatefold Pitman

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