Written by
Bob Stumpel

October 30

Little Hotel Room (With Merle Haggard)

Album 1985 Friendship

Album: Friendship, Columbia 39415, February 1985.
Single (B): Columbia 5575, August 1985, b/w Two Old Cats Like Us.            .

Recorded at the Eleven Eleven Studios and the Soundshop Studio in Nashville, and the Pedernales Studio in Spicewood, with c&w veteran Billy Sherrill. Ray finished things off at the RPM studio in Los Angeles.

The session musicians working on the album were: Hargus Pig Robbins, Robert Ogdin, Bobby Wood – keyboards; Jose McElhiney, Bill McElhiney – trumpet; Billy Sanford, Reggie Young; Henry Strzelecki, Robert Wray II – bass; Pete Drake, Buddy Emmons, Dale Sellers – acoustic guitar; Ricky Skaggs, Jerry Kennedy – acoustic guitar; Jerry Douglas – dobro; Terry McMillan – harmonica, percussion; Ron Snake Reynolds – percussion; Jerry Carrigan, Kenneth Malone, Jerry Kroon – drums. Bill McElhiney – arranger.


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