Eric Kaz is a singer-songwriter who was born in Brooklyn in 1947.
Kaz had many accolades and awards from ASCAP and CMA, top-ten hits in pop and R&B, number one country hits by George Strait and many others, as well as adult contemporary hits, including the number one hit song ‘That’s What Love is All About’ by Michael Bolton.
Eric Kaz began his career in the late ‘ 60s playing with Happy and Artie Traum. In the early 70s he signed a contract with Atlantic for which published two albums.
These are works that move between rock and folk and country, in the wake of artists such as James Taylor, Jackson Browne, Severin Browne, Graham Nash etc.
In 1975, along with Craig Fuller just emerged from Pure Prairie League, American Flyer trains, with whom he recorded two discs of light country-rock.
Disbanded the band, in 1978 only one public work on behalf Fuller & Kaz, remaining on the same sound proposed by the group. After this album Eric Kaz is dedicated exclusively to composing, writing songs for many artists, including Linda Ronstadt, Rita Coolidge, Johnny Cash, Bonnie Raitt, Randy Meisner and Kim Carnes.
1000 Years Of Sorrow
Slice of Life Records 2002
Tracks: River Of Tears, Temptation, Gambling Man, Such A Beautiful Feeling (Home Demo Version), Such A Beautiful Feeling (Bearsville Version), Angel (Home Demo Version), Angel (Bearsville Version), Mother Earth, Drive Away, Crossroads Of My Life, Lover And Friends, Blowing Away, All Night Long, Romance, Cry Like A Rainstorm, Tonight The Sky´s About To Cry & My Love May Grow.
Musicians on the 1000 Years Of Sorrow album: Eric Kaz and others.
Atlantic Records 1974
Tracks: Looking For A Sign, I Can’t Live Without You, There Is No End, Shadow Of The Night, Deliver Me, My Love Will Never Die, Good As It Can Be, I’m Goin’ Down Slow, I’ll Find The Way & Come With Me.
Musicians: Eric Kaz, Jim Keltner, Ray Lucas, Bernard Purdie, Bob Babbitt, Gordon Edwards, Paul Barrere, Booker T. Jones, David T. Walker, Sneaky Pete Kleinow, Malcom Cecil, Eric Kaz, Robert Margouleff, Rocky Dzidzornu, Jerome Richardson, Jackie Kelso, Tim Moore & The Waters.
If You´re Lonely
Atlantic Records 1972
Tracks: Cruel Wind, If You’re Lonely, Temptation (Took Control Of Me And I Fell), Time Has Come, Tonight The Sky’s About To Cry, Cry Like A Rainstorm, Mother Earth (Provides For Me), When I’m Gone, Someday My Love May Grow & Christ It’s Mighty Cold Outside.
Musicians on the If You´re Lonely album: Eric Kaz and others.