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Papa John Creach ‎– Papa John Creach

Label: Grunt (3) – FTR-1003
Vinyl, LP, Album, Indianapolis Pressing, Gatefold
Country: US
Genre: Rock, Blues, Folk, World, & Country
Style: Blues Rock, Rock & Roll, Rhythm & Blues, Soul-Jazz


A1 The Janitor Drives A Cadillac
Bass  Peter Sears*
Drums  Joey Covington
Guitar  John Cipollina
Organ  Mike Lipskin
Saxophone  Jack Bonus
Trombone  Mic Gillette
Trumpet  Greg Adams
Vocals  Grace Slick
Written-By  Covington*
A2 St. Louis Blues
Bass  Skip Olsen
Clarinet  Stan Monteiro
Drums  Sammy Piazza
Guitar  Bob Wilson (22)
Piano  Mike Lipskin
Saxophone  Jack Bonus
Written-By  Handy*
A3 Papa John's Down Home Blues
Bass  Douglas Rauch*
Drums  Tony Smith (2)
Guitar  Bruce Conte, Carlos Santana
Piano  Nick Buck
Written-By  Creach*, Spotts*
A4 Plunk A Little Funk
Bass  Jack Casady
Congas  Joey Covington
Drums  Sammy Piazza
Guitar  Jorma Kaukonen
Written-By  Creach*
A5 Over The Rainbow
Piano  Art Hillery
Strings  Los Angeles String Section
Written-By  Harburg*, Arlen*
B1 String Jet Rock
Bass  Jack Casady
Drums  Sammy Piazza
Guitar  Jorma Kaukonen
Rhythm Guitar  Paul Kantner
Written-By  Creach*
B2 Danny Boy
Arranged By  Papa John Creach
Bass  Bobby Haynes
Organ  Art Hillery
Written-By  Traditional
B3 Human Spring
Bass  Bobby Haynes
Brass  Los Angeles Brass Section
Guitar  Rufus Anderson
Piano  Art Hillery
Written-By  Reese*, Spotts*
B4 Soul Fever
Bass  David Brown (5)
Drums  Joey Covington
Guitar  Jerry Garcia
Organ  Gregg Rolie
Written-By  Grayson*
B5 Everytime I Hear Her Name
Bass  Jack Casady
Brass  Los Angeles Brass Section
Drums  Sammy Piazza
Guitar  Jorma Kaukonen
Written-By  Spotts*

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At  Wally Heider Studios
  • Recorded At  Wally Heider Recording Studio, Los Angeles
  • Manufactured By  RCA Records
  • Distributed By  RCA Records
  • Copyright ©  Grunt Records
  • Copyright ©  Afterthought Productions Corp.
  • Published By  Hott Buns Music
  • Published By  Handy Bros. Music Co., Inc.
  • Published By  Sylvakian Music
  • Published By  Sporo Music
  • Published By  Leo Feist Music Inc.
  • Published By  Respect Music Co.
  • Pressed By  RCA Records Pressing Plant, Indianapolis


  • Arranged By  Roger Hamilton Spotts
  • Design, Design Concept  Acy Lehman, Bill Thompson (3)
  • Electric Violin, Vocals  Papa John Creach
  • Engineer  Ken Hopkins, Peter Granet
  • Mixed By  Ken Hopkins
  • Photography By  Bruce Steinberg
  • Producer [Production Assistance]  Mike Lipskin
  • Producer, Arranged By  Papa John*


RCA Records Pressing Plant, Indianapolis pressing, denoted by stamped 'I' in runouts.
Black Grunt labels, issued in a gatefold cover.
Stamped runouts vs. Papa John Creach - Papa John Creach (etched).

Recorded at Wally Heider's Recording Studios, San Francisco & Los Angeles.
Disc labels: © 1971, Afterthought Productions Corp.
Rear cover: © 1971 Grunt Records.
Printed in U.S.A.
Manufactured and Distributed by RCA Records, New York, NY

Hott Buns Music - track A1
Handy Brothers Music Company, Inc. - track A2
Sylvakian Music - tracks A3, A4, B1, B2
Sporo Music - tracks A3, B3, B5
Leo Feist Music, Inc. - track A5
Respect Music. Co. - track B4
Tracks A2, A5 - ASCAP, all others BMI

Papa John's Friends...
Grace Slick, Jack Bonus, Nick Buck, Jack Casady, John Cipollina, Bruce Conte, Joey Covington, Art Hillery, Paul Kantner, Jorma Kaukonen, Mike Lipskin, Stan Monteiro, Skip Olsen, Sammy Piazza, Douglas Rauch, Peter Sears, Tony Smith, Jerry Garcia.

Flexible vinyl 80 grms.
Stamped Run-outs