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Album II (Loudon Wainwright III album)

Album II, as its title indicates, is the second album from Loudon Wainwright III. It was released in 1971 on Atlantic Records.

Album II
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Studio album by
ReleasedFebruary 1971 (February 1971)
RecordedIntermedia Sounds, Boston, Massachusetts
GenreFolk
Length35:42
LabelAtlantic
ProducerLoudon Wainwright III,
Milton Kramer
Loudon Wainwright III chronology
Loudon Wainwright III
(1970)
Album II
(1971)
Album III
(1972)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
Christgau's Record GuideB+[2]
Rolling Stone(favorable)[3]

Contents

Track listingEdit

  1. "Me and My Friend the Cat" – 3:23
  2. "Motel Blues" – 2:50
  3. "Nice Jewish Girls" – 2:09
  4. "Be Careful, There’s a Baby in the House" – 3:18
  5. "a. I Know I’m Unhappy / b. Suicide Song / c. Glenville Reel" – 3:10
  6. "Saw Your Name in the Paper" – 2:14
  7. "Samson And The Warden" – 3:09
  8. "Plane; Too" – 3:10
  9. "Cook That Dinner, Dora" – 2:06
  10. "Old Friend" – 2:57
  11. "Old Paint" – 3:50
  12. "Winter Song" – 3:30

NoteEdit

  • All tracks are written and performed by Loudon Wainwright III except track 11.
  • Tracks 1, 9 and 5c were produced by Milton Kramer.
  • All other tracks were produced by Loudon Wainwright III.

PersonnelEdit

  • Loudon Wainwright III - guitar, vocals
  • Kate McGarrigle - vocals on "Old Paint"
  • Saul Broudy - harmonica on "Old Paint"

Release historyEdit

  • LP: Atlantic SD 8291 (U.S.)
  • LP: Atlantic K40272 (UK)
  • LP: Atlantic 2400 142 (UK)
  • LP: Edsel ED310 (1989 re-release)
  • CD: Collector's Choice 633 (April 25, 2006 re-release)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Album II at AllMusic
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert (1981). "Consumer Guide '70s: W". Christgau's Record Guide: Rock Albums of the Seventies. Ticknor & Fields. ISBN 089919026X. Retrieved March 21, 2019 – via robertchristgau.com.
  3. ^ Rolling Stone