- Released: March 14, 2006
- Originally Released: 2004
- Label: Collectables Records
- Original Album: Warner Brothers 56047 (1974)
Description by OLDIES.com:
Produced by legendary Stax guitarist Steve Cropper, "Lydia" was Cold Blood's fifth album, and it marked the album where the band began to be marketed as "Lydia Pense With Cold Blood" rather than just "Cold Blood." "Lydia" peaked at #126 on the Billboard Pop Albums chart when released in 1974.
- 1.Ready To Live
- 2.Simple Love Life
- 3.Under Pressure
- 4.When My Love Hand Comes Down
- 5.When It's Over
- 7.I Only Wanted Someone To Hear Me
- 8.You're Free Lovin' Me
- 9.Come Back Into My Life Again
- 10.Just Like Sunshine
Personnel includes: Lydia Pense (vocals); Danny Kootch, Paul Cannon, Michael Sasaki, Steve Cropper (guitar); Don Menza, Peter Christlieb (piccolo, flute, tenor saxophone); David Luell (alto, tenor & baritone saxophone); Jim Horn (tenor saxophone); Max Haskett, Paul Hubinon, Chuck Findley, Bobby Shew (trumpet); Chuck Bennett (trombone); Smith Dobson (piano, electric piano); Raul Matute (electric piano, Clavinet, organ); Tommy Cathey, Rod Ellicott (bass); Joe Williams (drums); Bobbye Hall (congas, percussion); Brooks Hunnicutt, Gwen Edwards, Brenda Gordon (background vocals).
Personnel: Max Haskett (vocals, trumpet, background vocals); Smith Dobson (vocals, piano, electric piano, background vocals); Gwen Edwards, Brenda Gordon, Brooks Hunnicutt, Tish Smith, Pat Coulter, Lydia Pense (vocals, background vocals); Danny Kortchmar, Michael Sasaki, Paul Cannon, Steve Cropper (guitar); Don Menza, Pete Christlieb (flute, piccolo, tenor saxophone, wind); Jim Horn (flute, tenor saxophone, wind); David Luell (saxophone, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone); Chuck Findley, Bobby Shew, Paul Hubinon (trumpet); Chuck Bennett (trombone); The Memphis Horns (horns); Raul Matute (electric piano, Clavinet, organ, keyboards); Joe Williams , Gaylord Birch (drums); Bobbye Hall (congas, percussion).
Audio Remixer: Robert Appere.
Recording information: Clover Recorders, Los Angeles, CA; Trans-Maximus Sound Studios, Inc., Memphis.
Photographer: Herbert Greene.
Arrangers: Cold Blood; Steve Cropper.