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Sister Kate
Studio album by
ReleasedJanuary 1971
Recorded1970 at Sunset Sound and Crystal Sound, Los Angeles
ProducerPeter Asher
Kate Taylor chronology
Sister Kate
Kate Taylor
Professional ratings
Review scores
Christgau's Record GuideC–[1]

Sister Kate is singer Kate Taylor's first album, released in 1971.

The album features versions of songs by a number of different artists, including "Where You Lead" and "Home Again" which also appeared on Carole King's Tapestry album that same year, as well as two songs which had been recently been covered by Rod Stewart: "Handbags and Gladrags" and "Country Comfort". "Country Comfort" and "Ballad of a Well Known Gun" are two Elton John/Bernie Taupin compositions. The album also features a composition by Taylor's brother Livingston and two by brother James.

Sister Kate peaked at number 88 on the Billboard charts.

Track listing

Side One

  1. "Home Again" (Carole King) – 2:18
  2. "Ballad of a Well Known Gun" (Elton John, Bernie Taupin) – 4:42
  3. "Be That Way" (Livingston Taylor) – 2:51
  4. "Handbags and Gladrags" (Mike d'Abo) – 3:25
  5. "You Can Close Your Eyes" (James Taylor) – 2:34
  6. "Look at Granny Run, Run" (Jerry Ragovoy, Mort Shuman) – 2:49

Side Two

  1. "Where You Lead" (Carole King, Toni Stern) – 2:27
  2. "White Lightning" (Jape Richardson) – 2:40
  3. "Country Comfort" (Elton John, Bernie Taupin) – 3:39
  4. "Lo and Behold/Jesus Is Just All Right" (James Taylor, A. Reid Reynolds) – 2:22
  5. "Do I Still Figure in Your Life" (Pete Dello) – 2:19
  6. "Sweet Honesty" (Beverley Martyn) – 6:31



  1. ^ Christgau, Robert (1981). "Consumer Guide '70s: T". Christgau's Record Guide: Rock Albums of the Seventies. Ticknor & Fields. ISBN 089919026X. Retrieved March 15, 2019 – via