The Dirt Band becomes the first American group selected by the Soviet government to tour the USSR, spending a month in Russia playing to live audiences and a massive TV audience of 145,000,000. Tour incessantly, and release Dirt, Silver and Gold, a 3-record LP.
- Jeff Hanna – guitars/drums/washboard/percussion/vocals
- Jimmie Fadden – drums/guitar/harmonica/vocals
- John McEuen – guitar/fiddle/banjo/mandolin/accordion
- John Cable – guitar/bass/vocals
- Jackie Clark – guitar/bass/vocals