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The Rockytops: Life Can Be Beautiful

The Rockytops: Life Can Be Beautiful (Fellside FE015)

Life Can Be Beautiful
The Rockytops

Fellside Recordings FE015 (LP, UK, 1978)

Recorded at Bird Sound Studios, Fellside Recordings, August/September 1978;
Engineered by Stephen Riddel and Paul Adams;
Produced by Paul Adams;
Front cover illustration by David Winder;
Layout by Mary Blood


Malcolm Heslop, lead vocals, acoustic rhythm guitar;
Glenn Bolton, lead guitar, acoustic 6 and 12 string guitars, lead vocals [8];
Kevin Miller, bass guitar, lead vocals [3], harmony vocals;
John Clark, drums, harmony vocals,
Derrick Hawkins, pedal steel guitar

Peter Major, keyboards, flute, harmony vocals;
Linda Adams, harmony vocals [8]


Side 1Side 2
  1. Virginia
  2. Together Again
  3. Love Me Tonight
  4. Life Can Be Beautiful
  5. She Can’t Read My Writing
  6. Bandy, the Rodeo Clown
  1. Fire on the Mountain
  2. Amazin’ Grace (Used to Be Her Favourite Song)
  3. Love Couldn’t Be Any Better
  4. The Entertainer
  5. Silver Wings
  6. Moving On

Track 2 Buck Owens;
Tracks 3, 5 Justin Tubb;
Track 4 Jerry Foster, Bill Rice;
Track 6 Sanger D. “Whitey” Shafer, Lefty Frizzel;
Track 7 anon.
Track 8 Todd Smith;
Track 9 Johnny Paycheck;
Track 10 Scott Joplin;
Tracks 11-12 Merle Haggard