Header

IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY...TODAY

It's A Beautiful Day

Proto-Prog


From Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

It's A Beautiful Day It's a Beautiful Day...Today album cover
3.29 | 14 ratings | 3 reviews | 0% 5 stars

Write a review
Buy IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY Music
from Progarchives.com partners
Studio Album, released in 1973

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Ain't That Lovin' You Baby (3:54)
2. Child (4:20)
3. Down on the Bayou (3:16)
4. Watching You, Watching Me (3:13)
5. Mississippi Delta (4:07)
6. Ridin' Thumb (3:34)
7. Time (3:19)
8. Lie to Me (3:30)
9. Burning Low (2:07)
10. Creator (6:14)

Total time: 37:34

Lyrics

Search IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY It's a Beautiful Day...Today lyrics

Music tabs (tablatures)

Search IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY It's a Beautiful Day...Today tabs

Line-up / Musicians

- Patti Santos / vocals
- Fredd Webb / piano, organ, French horn, vocals
- Bud Cockrell / bass, vocals
- Bill Gregory / guitar
- Greg Bloch / violin, mandolin
- Val Fuentes / drums, vocals

Guest:
- Don Waldrop / tuba(3)

Releases information

LP CBS KC-32181 US (1973)

Thanks to ProgLucky for the addition
and to ClemofNazareth for the last updates
Edit this entry

IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY MP3, Free Download (music stream)


Open extended player in a new pop-up window | Random Playlist (50) | How to submit new MP3s

Buy IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY It's a Beautiful Day...Today Music


Marrying MaidenMarrying Maiden
San Francisco Sound 1994
Audio CD$29.99
It's a Beautiful DayIt's a Beautiful Day
San Francisco Sound 2001
Audio CD$34.98
$21.97 (used)
Live At The Fillmore '68Live At The Fillmore '68
Dual Disc
Classic Music Vault 2013
Audio CD$12.38
$15.99 (used)
Beyond Dreams (Remastered With Bonus Track)Beyond Dreams (Remastered With Bonus Track)
Remastered
CLASSICMUSICVAULT.CO 2013
Audio CD$6.86
$8.95 (used)
Live at the Fillmore West 1 July 1971Live at the Fillmore West 1 July 1971
Keyhole 2014
Audio CD$15.96
$25.08 (used)
It's A Beautiful Day / Marrying MaidenIt's A Beautiful Day / Marrying Maiden
Import
Sony 1999
Audio CD$6.85
$5.75 (used)
It's a Beautiful Day at Carnegie HallIt's a Beautiful Day at Carnegie Hall
Import
Columbia Europe 1995
Audio CD$18.00
$14.89 (used)
Choice Quality Stuff/TodayChoice Quality Stuff/Today
Audio CD$34.99
Right Now on Ebay (logo)
Coven"One Tin Soldier/I Guess It's A Beautiful Day Today "/45/ US $4.95 Buy It Now 40m 48s
It's A Beautiful Day Lp Marrying Maiden US $3.99 Buy It Now 1h 9m
IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY marrying maiden LP VG+ CS 1058 1A/1A Vinyl 1970 Record US $12.00 Buy It Now 1h 56m
IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY at carnegie hall LP VG+ KC 31338 CBS Stereo USA 1972 US $8.00 Buy It Now 3h 9m
It's A Beautiful Day - Beyond Dreams CD 2013 remaster US $12.28 Buy It Now 5h 15m
It's A Beautiful Day - Marrying Maiden; 1970 San Fran; Jerry Garcia; Orig. Owner US $16.99 Buy It Now 7h 6m
IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY, San Francisco Sound, SFS-11790 US $6.99 [0 bids]
11h 52m
Rare Stereo/Mono It's A Beautiful Day "Anytime" VG Promo 45 RPM US $10.00 Buy It Now 13h 48m
AFRTS RADIO PROMO - IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY & THE ASSOCIATION - RARE VG RECORD US $19.99 Buy It Now 13h 50m
Pysch LP It's a beautiful day...Today" Columbia label # KC 312181 US $9.99 Buy It Now 23h 26m
IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY - BEYOND DREAMS - BONUS TRACK NEW CD US $17.11 Buy It Now 1 day
IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY "Marrying Maiden" LP w/Jerry Garcia US $0.99 [0 bids]
US $1.99 Buy It Now
1 day
IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY- 3 LP LOT- 1st,QUALITY STUFF, N LIVE EX LPS!! PSYCH US $14.99 [0 bids]
US $29.99 Buy It Now
1 day
IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY RARE GREECE PRESSING 1972 EX/EX- TO EX US $19.00 Buy It Now 1 day
IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY/selftitled/uk import lp US $35.99 Buy It Now 1 day
IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY .. today LP COLUMBIA US $21.00 Buy It Now 1 day
IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY marrying maiden COLUMBIA LP US $18.00 Buy It Now 1 day
It's A Beautiful Day " ANYTIME" 7" BLUES 45 COLUMBIA PROMO NEAR MINT US $6.99 [0 bids]
1 day
WYNN STEWART It's A Beautiful Day CAPITOL LP SEALED US $14.95 Buy It Now 1 day
It's A Beautiful Day S/T (Gatefold) (1972, CBS) Record, Vinyl, Album, LP US $2.97 [0 bids]
1 day
It's A Beautiful Day... Today (Gatefold) (1973, CBS) Record, Vinyl, Album, LP US $7.97 [0 bids]
1 day
It's A Beautiful Day Lp Rare Japanese Pressing Gatefold Sealed!!! US $9.99 [1 bids]
1 day
It's a Beautiful Day-Choice Quality Stuff-1971 Columbia LP-EX Vinyl-Psychedelic US $3.99 [0 bids]
1 day
It's A Beautiful Day At Carnegie Hall vinyl LP 1972 Columbia Records US $8.95 Buy It Now 1 day
It'S A Beautiful Day - Live At The Fillmore West 1 July 1971 CD US $26.04 Buy It Now 1 day
IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY-AT CARNEGIE HALL-JAPAN ISSUE PROMO WHITE LABEL iii US $99.99 Buy It Now 1 day
TODAY-IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY-JAPAN PROMO WL iii US $99.99 Buy It Now 1 day
SHERMAN CHUNG ??? - IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY - CD + DVD US $12.99 Buy It Now 1 day
Soapstone Mountain It's A Beautiful Day Stereo NM/Same Mono Promo Folk 1970 45 US $4.99 Buy It Now 2 days
RARE IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY LP 33 RPM COLUMBIA CS 9768 psycadelic rock US $19.99 Buy It Now 2 days
It's A Beautiful Day...Today, Columbia KC-32181. 1B/1B Stampers, VG++/VG+ US $9.99 Buy It Now 2 days
It's A Beautiful Day - Self-Titled S/T, 1972 Rock LP, VG+,1980's Press, Holland US $5.37 Buy It Now 2 days
TRACY CHAPMAN-It's A Beautiful Day-DAVID LAFLAMME-Folk US $10.29 Buy It Now 2 days
IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY--Today--SS LP US $19.99 Buy It Now 2 days
MARRYING MAIDEN ~ IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY RECORD LP COLUMBIA JERRY GARCIA PSYCH US $8.44 Buy It Now 2 days
It's A Beautiful Day - MARRYING MAIDEN - US Signed 1/2 Speed Remastered LP US $224.99 [0 bids]
2 days
IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY PSYCH CHINESE IMPORT EX+ US $4.99 [0 bids]
2 days
BERT SOMMER It's A Beautiful Day / We're All 45 EL 470 VG (45s-2498) US $3.57 Buy It Now 2 days
IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY MARRYING MAIDEN VG+ RARE ORIGINAL 1970 RED 360 SOUND LABEL US $7.98 [0 bids]
US $10.89 Buy It Now
2 days
WYNN STEWART it's a beautiful day / prisoner on the run CAPITAL NEW OLD STOCK 45 US $9.99 Buy It Now 3 days
It's A Beautiful Day - It's A Beautiful Day + Marrying Maiden [CD New] US $16.65 Buy It Now 3 days
Wynn Stewart It's A Beautiful Day/Prisoner On The Run 45 RPM Capitol Records US $7.00 Buy It Now 3 days
IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY - MARRYING MAIDEN NEW CD US $22.91 Buy It Now 3 days
David LAFLAMME - White Bird LP IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY US $7.99 Buy It Now 3 days
It's A Beautiful Day - It's A Beautiful Day/ma NEW 2xCD US $11.83 Buy It Now 3 days
It's A Beautiful Day ex UK LP Marrying Maiden US $24.99 Buy It Now 3 days
It's A Beautiful Day ex with insert LP It's A Big Bad US $9.75 Buy It Now 3 days
It's A Beautiful Day UK LP Carnegie Hall US $9.75 Buy It Now 3 days
It's a Beautiful Day Choice Quality Original 1st Pressing KC30734 Record Album US $9.99 [0 bids]
3 days
It's a Beautiful Day Marrying Maiden Original 1st Pressing CS 1058 Record Album US $9.99 [0 bids]
3 days
IT,S A BEAUTIFUL DAY LP IT,S A BEAUTIFUL DAY US $19.99 Buy It Now 3 days
IT,S A BEAUTIFUL DAY LP CHOICE QUALITY STUFF US $9.99 Buy It Now 3 days
IT,S A BEAUTIFUL DAY LP AT CARNEGIE HALL US $9.99 Buy It Now 3 days
IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY ANYTIME CHOICE QUALITY STUFF 1971 IMPORT RECORD WITH INSERT US $16.99 Buy It Now 3 days
IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY "360 Sound" LABEL (VG+) LP US $3.24 [0 bids]
3 days
Rock 45 BERT SOMMER It's A Beautiful Day on Eleuthera US $5.00 Buy It Now 3 days
NEW SEEKERS "Look What They've Done To My Song" / "It's A Beautiful Day" 45 NM- US $7.95 Buy It Now 3 days
It's A Beautiful Day - S/T.Orig US Columbia - CS 9768 360sound.EX++ US $64.00 [0 bids]
3 days
45RPM The New Seekers It's a Beautiful Day-Look What They've Done To My Song Ma US $4.50 Buy It Now 3 days
BUBLE MICHAEL *BRAND NEW* 2013 US REPRISE CD THE "IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY" EP US $10.34 Buy It Now 3 days
IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY - Arawaks (RD4148) US $5.08 Buy It Now 3 days
FREE 2for OFFER-It's A Beautiful Day-It's A Beautiful Day-Columbia ?- CS 9768 / US $18.98 Buy It Now 4 days
It's A Beautiful Day Marrying Maiden LP Original 2 Eye Label 1970 1A/1A Matrix! US $8.99 [0 bids]
US $11.99 Buy It Now
4 days
It's A Beautiful Day Today LP Original Columbia Records Press 1973 1B/1A Matrix! US $6.99 [0 bids]
US $9.99 Buy It Now
4 days
IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY Marrying Maiden Jerry Garcia David Laflamme Lp US $9.26 [0 bids]
4 days
Harem US Single Sarah Brightman CD Harem Remixes & It's a Beautiful Day US $7.99 [0 bids]
4 days
BERT SOMMER 45 It's a BEAUTIFUL DAY / PLAYIING IN THE SAME BAND ~ VG++ rock US $2.92 Buy It Now 4 days
It's a Beautiful Day It's a Big Bad Beautiful Day Holland Import Lp CBS 83904 US $9.99 Buy It Now 4 days
It's A Beautiful Day Marrying us Debut holland Choice us David LaFlame us LP's US $24.99 Buy It Now 4 days
It's a Beautiful Day At Carnegie Hall Gatefold Holland Import 1972 CBS 83907 US $9.99 Buy It Now 4 days
IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY marrying maiden WESTCOAST PSYCH PROG MINT LP Grateful Dead US $10.00 [0 bids]
US $20.00 Buy It Now
4 days
It's A Beautiful Day Choice Quality Stuff vinyl LP 1971 Columbia Records EX US $8.95 Buy It Now 4 days
MARRYING MAIDEN It's A Beautiful Day w/ inner Rock RECORD LP VG++ US $14.00 Buy It Now 4 days
1972 CLASSIC FOLK PSYCH ROCK It's A Beautiful Day / At Carnegie Hall Vinyl LP @ US $2.99 [0 bids]
4 days
DAVID LAFLAMME (from it's a beautiful day) WHITE Bird 1976 US $16.96 Buy It Now 4 days
It's a beautiful day.Self titled 1985 San Francisco 11790 Limited Edition US $9.00 [0 bids]
4 days
It's a Beautiful Day "Marrying Maiden" Very good condition US $3.99 Buy It Now 4 days
IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY "MARRYING MAIDEN" Original Album, NEAR MINT US $16.00 Buy It Now 4 days
MINT SEALED IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY+ JERRY GARCIA MARRYING MAIDEN ORIG '69 COLUMBIA US $21.99 Buy It Now 4 days
It's A Beautiful Day Today CBS Holland 83908 Stereo LP US $12.99 Buy It Now 4 days
Marrying Maiden by It's a Beautiful Day (CD, Jan-2004, Phantom Import... US $13.73 Buy It Now 4 days
? It's a Beautiful Day - Marrying Maiden (Columbia) ("Dolphins") (Jerry Garcia) US $14.99 Buy It Now 4 days
? It's a Beautiful Day - ...Today (Columbia 32181) (Pattie Santos, Bud Cockrell) US $14.99 Buy It Now 4 days
Vintage Vinyl Record Album 1971 It's A Beautiful Day -Choice Quality Stuff US $4.99 [0 bids]
4 days
IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY CHOICE QUALITY STUFF LP 796 US $9.99 Buy It Now 4 days
It's A Beautiful Day EP, Bublé, Michael, New EP US $5.59 Buy It Now 4 days
It's A Beautiful Day Marrying Maiden Japan LP CAP OBI INSERT US $19.99 [0 bids]
4 days
It's A Beautiful Day - Live At The Fillmore West 1971. Brand new 2CD. Sealed US $2.10 [3 bids]
5 days
IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY s/t LP COLUMBIA 2-eye gatefold avant psych rock US $8.00 [0 bids]
5 days
Lot of (5) CALI PSYCH janis joplin BUTTERFIELD canned heat IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY US $9.99 [0 bids]
US $21.00 Buy It Now
5 days
DAVID LaFLAMME - White Bird - '76 DJ Promo Copy LP - NM - It's A Beautiful Day US $25.00 Buy It Now 5 days
MICHAEL BUBLE - IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY (IMPORT) NEW CD US $15.57 Buy It Now 5 days
It's A Beautiful Day - Live At The Fillmore West 1 July 1971 [CD New] US $22.02 Buy It Now 5 days
It's A Beautiful Day - It's A Beautiful Day/ma NEW 2xCD US $14.08 Buy It Now 5 days
CD - It's A Beautiful Day - It's A Beautiful Day + Marrying Maiden - Import, New US $9.79 [0 bids]
5 days
IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY - S/T 1ST LP - 1ST PRESS 1B/1B - COLUMBIA 360 STEREO VG+ US $9.99 Buy It Now 5 days
It's A Beautiful Day "Choice Quality Stuff/Anytime" Columbia KC-30734 VG+ '71 US $6.99 [0 bids]
US $9.99 Buy It Now
5 days
It`s A Beautiful Day - It`s A Beautiful Day/Marrying - 4948932 US $16.96 Buy It Now 5 days
COVEN - ONE TIN SOLDIER/I GUESS IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY 45 RPM 1973 US $1.99 Buy It Now 6 days
Reno Costa (It's A Beautiful Day) CD single (CD5 / 5") European 9230622 US $16.11 Buy It Now 6 days

More places to buy IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY music online Buy IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY & Prog Rock Digital Music online:
  • AmazonMP3: Search for IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY DRM-Free MP3 Downloads @ AmazonMP3 (USA Only) | AmazonMP3 (UK Only)

IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY It's a Beautiful Day...Today ratings distribution


3.29
(14 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of rock music(0%)
0%
Excellent addition to any rock music collection(21%)
21%
Good, but non-essential (43%)
43%
Collectors/fans only (29%)
29%
Poor. Only for completionists (7%)
7%

IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY It's a Beautiful Day...Today reviews


Showing all collaborators reviews and last reviews preview | Show all reviews/ratings

Collaborators/Experts Reviews

Review by ClemofNazareth
SPECIAL COLLABORATOR Prog Folk Researcher
3 stars I picked this up at a genuine throwback dusty old used record store in a sleepy little college town in upstate New York while on business trip a while back. I have to say I enjoyed the hour or so I spent flipping through the stacks more than I did this album and I was very happy to have to lug a big brown-paper package full of vinyl on the plane home, even if some of the discs turned out to be a bit of a disappointment. There aren’t many used record stores left anymore, and none worth talking about within driving distance of my home, so the experience was both nostalgic and rewarding.

As far as I know this is the only It’s a Beautiful Day album that’s never been reissued on CD. Not surprising since it’s also the only one without band founder and violinist David LaFlamme. I don’t know the whole story but I believe there were legal issues with the band’s manager Matthew Katz, who at the time held the copyright to the band name. LaFlamme was replaced on the album by Greg Bloch, who also contributes a bit of mandolin here and there. Bloch does a pretty good job, particularly on the wispy solo that bridges “”Watching You, Watching Me” and “Mississippi Delta”, but I kind of prefer LaFlamme’s unique violin and tuning.

The feel of this album is quite different than IABD’s more well-known first two albums. The band was born in the San Francisco during the Haight-Ashbury days, and their early music carries that West Coast sound and free-flowing hippy vibe. This record has a decidedly southern blues base, and Fredd Webb and Bud Cockrell’s vocals lean closer to .38 Special than Quicksilver Messenger Service and the like. Tracks like “Down on the Bayou” and “Mississippi Delta” make clear the changing direction of the band. That said I like the guitar work and easy gait of the latter, although it’s clear the group should have chosen a different band name for this record.

Considering the band’s signature sound had always been Linda LaFlamme’s voice and her former husband’s strings, the heavy use of male vocals here is another detractor for a record issued under the name It’s a Beautiful Day. Webb’s piano (especially on side 2 of the record) is quite good but also unexpected for this band.

There aren’t any standout tracks, although none are really bad either. Patti Santos puts some emotion and color into the laconic “Child”, and drummer Val Fuentes comes pretty close to recapturing the late sixties San Francisco sound with his vocals fronting the Webb- penned “Time”. And the closing “Creator” is pure hippy-based stuff as well, with Bloch offering up another decent extended violin performance. The rest is a mixed bag and, like I said, mostly blues-based fare.

I’m tempted to say this is a collectors-only piece, but after having spun it several times over the past few months I have to say several of the songs have grown on me, which is more than can be said of its reception by fans when it was first released. I’m going with three stars instead, with the disclaimer that folks looking for anything akin to “White Bird” should adjust their expectations before playing this one. A decent record, and one that might have done better at the time had the group not tried to pass it off as a genuine It’s a Beautiful Day studio work.

peace

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Send comments to ClemofNazareth (BETA) | Report this review (#271714) | Review Permalink
Posted Saturday, March 13, 2010

Latest members reviews

4 stars I agree with the 1st reviewer...This is a great IABD album...he just forgot one thing...Billy's guitar...Patty & Bud's vocals wouldn't have had the same effect without Billy's Les Paul cranked up sound ("Grand Camel Suite" on the live album is one of his contributions). It is definitely a di ... (read more)

Report this review (#46658) | Posted by | Thursday, September 15, 2005 | Review Permanlink

4 stars Next to the live at carnagie hall and the 1st album this is my favorite. Pattie Santos was finally given the chance to shine on this album. Dont get me wrong she and David laflamme sang beautiful together, but her vocals always seemed hidden on the other projects. On this album the band showed ... (read more)

Report this review (#33241) | Posted by | Friday, April 15, 2005 | Review Permanlink

Post a review of IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY "It's a Beautiful Day...Today"

You must be a forum member to post a review, please register here if you are not.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | GeoIP Services by MaxMind | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: JazzMusicArchives.com — the ultimate jazz music virtual community | MetalMusicArchives.com — the ultimate metal music virtual community


Server processing time: 0.81 seconds