Poor Side of Town

by the Vinyl Skyway



This is a song that was a #1 hit single in 1966, written by Johnny Rivers and Lou Adler.


released October 21, 2021
Written by Johnny Rivers and Lou Adler. Performed by the Vinyl Skyway which includes Michael Hayes (guitars, vocals), Andy Santospago (lead guitar, pedal steel), Dave Lieb (keyboards), Andy Plaisted (drums), Marc Hickox (bass). Recorded by Kerm Mogensen and Bil Bowen at Kissy Pig. Mixed and mastered by Paul Kolderie at Camp Street.


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the Vinyl Skyway Cambridge, Massachusetts

Since they formed in 2003, the Vinyl Skyway have released numerous records and singles. Described as folk-rock and Brit-pop- inspired Americana ("Big Star meets the Burrito Brothers and Fleetwood Mac"). Now available is the Vinyl Skyway version of “Poor Side of Town”, a Johnny Rivers/Lou Adler tune that reached #1 on the pop music charts in 1966. ... more

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