Strictly speaking, there was no advance single to lead the U.S. Aloha promotion, but “Steamroller Blues” was lifted off the best-selling album with predictably salubrious results.
Steamroller BluesJames Taylor. Recorded live January 14, 1973 at H.I.C. Arena, Honolulu. Guitar: James Burton, John Wilkinson, Elvis Presley, Charlie Hodge. Bass: Jerry Scheff. Drums: Ronnie Tutt. Piano: Glen D. Hardin. Vocals: Kathy Westmoreland, The Sweet Inspirations, J.D. Sumner & The Stamps, Joe Guercio and His Orchestra - Single 74-0910, released March 4, 1973
FoolCarl Sigman/James Last. Recorded March 28, 1972 at RCA’s Studio C, Hollywood. Guitar: James Burton, John Wilkinson, Charlie Hodge. Bass: Emory Gordy. Drums: Ronnie Tutt. Piano: Glen D. Hardin. Vocals: J.D. Sumner & The Stamps. OVERDUBS - Percussion: Jerry Carrigan. Guitar: Dennis Linde