Chet Nichols

Chet Nichols

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Unique - General | Waving Prairie, Illinois, United States
Total Song Plays: 39,278   
Member Since: 2004
   Last Login: 9/18/2019
   Sounds Like: Good question!, Little Feat, Joni Mitchell, Donovan

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Song Description

Top Ten - Folk Top Ten - Folk: Americana Top Ten - Folk: Rural #1 Broadjam: Illinois #1 Broadjam: Folk #1 Broadjam: Folk-Americana #1 Folk-Rural

Story Behind the Song

"Taxi To Tonganoxie", is the only CD of Chet Nichols' music that features full back-up bands in the studio. The material on this CD was recorded, engineered and co-produced by Stephen Barncard in two different studios back in the early and mid 1970's. The songs, "Paper Burns" and "You Were They And They Were You" were recorded at Wally Heider's studio in San Francisco. The other tunes were recorded at Stephen Barncard's home in the hills above Beverly Glen in Los Angeles. The back-up band at the Beverly Glen location consisted of a fabulous group of artists: Laura Allan (Laura Allen)- vocals, Fuzzy Oxendine - drums (Sons, Grape, Jerry Miller Band, etc), Wayne Goodwyn on Fiddle, lap steel (Emmylou), Ricky Wallace, Estrella Berosini - vocals and Billy Berosini - bass (Jackson Browne, Brewer & Shipley). Chet played acoustic guitar, dulcimer,electric guitar and piano. Even Stephen got in on the act and made an appearance playing bass! The Heider sessions consisted of Buddy Cage - pedal steel guitar (New Riders of The Purple Sage), Pete Sears - bass (New Riders Of The Purple Sage, Jefferson Starship) and Spenser Dryden - drums (The Airplane, The New Riders Of The Purple Sage). Even though this collection of tunes is almost 35 years old, people are still discovering it, enjoying it and sharing it.

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I love the lyrics. The vocals are great they have a very bluesy feel. The musicians are very tight. The song is well written. The mix is very good. I love this song, keep up the good work!!!

    - Signal 30

Very Oklahoma sounding country blues tune, similar maybe to JJ Cale or some of Clapton's stuff when he's in a Tulsa mood. Very well done.

    - Jeff Maguire
Lyrics

"Take The Taxi To Tonganoxie"
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Lyrics and Music by Chet Nichols
Copyright 1974 by Chet Nichols (ASCAP) /Magic Garage Music (ASCAP)
chet@chetnichols.net :: http://www.chetnichols.net
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

CHORUS
Take the taxi
Take the taxi
To Tonganoxie
I'll be waiting at 3rd and Main
To ease your trouble and your pain

VERSE 1
Well, you know how to get there
You know the directions
If you, don?t say so
I?ll repeat them again
Take a left at the light
Exit right on 40 highway
Go west 3 miles
At the first light turn right
At the next corner 3rd and Main
I will be waiting

REPEAT CHORUS
Take the taxi, yeah
Take the taxi, yeah
To Tonganoxie
Don't take the train
Don't go by air
Take the taxi, baby
I'll pay the fare

VERSE 2
Well, you know how to get there
You know the directions
If you, don?t say so
I?ll repeat them again
Take a left at the light
Exit right on 40 highway
Go west 3 miles
At the first light turn right
At the next corner 3rd and Main
I will be waiting

REPEAT CHORUS
Take the taxi, yeah
Take the taxi, yeah
To Tonganoxie
Don't take the train
Don't go by air
Take the taxi, baby
I'll pay the fare

Song Length
2:39
Genres
Rock - Americana, Folk - Americana
Tempo / Feel
Medium Fast (131 - 150)
Lead Vocal
Duet Male
Moods
Cheerful, In High Spirits

Subject Matter
Taxi
Similar Artists
The Band, Creedence Clearwater Revival
Language
English
Era
1970 - 1979

Lyric Credits Chet Nichols
Music Credits Chet Nichols
Producer Credits Stephen Barncard
Publisher Credits Chet Nichols (ASCAP) & Magic Garage Music (ASCAP)
Performance Credits Chet Nichols
Label Credits Magic Garage Records