Jim Stricklan is a performing songwriter playing his songs throughout the southwest. Jim moved to Denver in the 70s and sang for years in the local coffee houses, clubs and concert halls before returning to Texas. He’s written hundreds of songs, toured the southwest, and released twenty albums to date—with a nationally charted single in 1986. His songs have won top honors from the Southern Songwriters Guild and Colorado Composers Classic. Jim has worked at many legendary radio stations, including KWKH in Shreveport, KLOL-FM in Houston and KVET-FM in Austin. Check out Jim\'s website www.frontroommusic.com for more about his many albums, books and more.
"Whereabouts" Unknown was Jim’s first full-length studio album. This album has stood the test of time, so that\'s why we are excited to relase it on CD for the first time - digitally remastered! Recorded in Houston in 1980, the LP (long-playing disc) featured ten songs and more than twenty working musicians. Most of the songs were recorded in the 16-track 2” analog multi-track format, or on 8-track 1” analog tape. Bill Wade and Bobby Ginsburg produced the album for Skinny Man Records. Jim sang all lead vocals and played rhythm guitar throughout the album.
Contributing musicians were: Dana Cooper, Michael Mashkes, Billy Block, Rick Gordon, Tim Munson, Bubba Robin, Luis Juarez, Roger Tausz, Jim Raycraft, Rich Layton, Gil Rossellini, John Macrini, Jim Alderman, Jimmy Don Smith, Richard Askin, John Haass, Terry Lecce, John Landry, Charles Long, Larry Rothwell, Peter Gorisch, Jack Saunders, Malcolm Smith, and Bobby Ginsburg.
Supporting vocalists included: Larry Rothwell, Jean Kilborn, Dana Cooper, Jeri Ross, Kay Ross Stevenson, Bill Stevenson, Pat Hernandez, John Landry, Terry Lecce, and Alicia Pelaez