Possibilities

Album Info

This is the recording that started it all. The recording led to a contract with Buck Owens, and a couple of near-misses with Capitol and United Artists. Mike and Carleen finally formed their own company to release it, and sold tons. Some still pop up in used record bins around the northwest now and then… Produced by Mike and Carleen, with Rob Perkins, who also engineered. 1974, Garden Variety GVR-7401 (LP), out of print.Bob Greene took the cover photo. The cover photograph for Possibilities was taken in the Lane County (Oregon) Pioneer museum. To avoid upsetting the management, we agreed not to use flash, which meant holding very still. As this photo was being taken, a tour of senior citizens walked by the display where Mike & Carleen were posing. One of the seniors on the tour was overheard saying “Why, they look so real!” At that point, Mike and Carleen didn’t dare move…

Track Listing

  1. A Love Song (Kenny Loggins – D.L. George)
  2. Hole In The Ground (Mike McCornack)
  3. Learning Tree (Mike McCornack – Dan McCornack)
  4. Four Nights Drunk (trad.)
  5. Nothin’ Too Heavy (Carleen Tate McCornack)
  6. Rain Song (Mike McCornack)
  7. Killing Me Softly With His Song (Norman Gimbel – Charles Fox)
  8. Morton Simon (Mike McCornack)
  9. Dueling Banjos (trad. arr. Eric Weissberg)
  10. Song For Judith (Judy Collins)
  11. Loving Arms (Tom Jans)
  12. Possibilities (Mike McCornack)

The Musicians

Carleen McCornack – guitar, vocals
Mike McCornack – guitar, banjo, keyboards, bass and vocals
Larry Cummings – steel guitar
Don Ross – bass
Bruce Endicott (Rex Stallion) – drums
Dennis Senff – drums

Possibilities was released as an LP, possibilities-300x300and has been out of print for a number of years. However, if you’re interested, let us know. We recently had a new digital master created. If enough people are curious, we may consider a re-release. Drop us a line on our Contact page.