That Is Why You're Overweight

That Is Why You're Overweight is an album by American jazz saxophonist Eddie Harris recorded in 1976 and released on the Atlantic label.[1][2]

That Is Why You're Overweight
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Studio album by
Released1976
Recorded1975
The Village Recorder, Los Angeles and Brunswick Recording Studios, Chicago
GenreJazz
Length42:53
LabelAtlantic
SD 1683
Eddie Harris chronology
Bad Luck Is All I Have
(1974)
That Is Why You're Overweight
(1976)
The Reason Why I'm Talking S--t
(1975)

ReceptionEdit

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic     [3]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide     [4]

The Allmusic review stated: "Some of this stuff hits, some of it misses... all of it suggests that Harris' curiosity and impatience had him flailing around in search of a direction".[3]

Track listingEdit

All compositions by Eddie Harris except as indicated

  1. "It's All Right Now" - 3:56
  2. "Why Do You Hurt Me" (Harris, Bradley Bobo) - 4:19
  3. "Flowers" - 4:59
  4. "That Is Why You're Overweight" (Harris, Sara Harris, Yvonne Harris) - 7:25
  5. "Tryin' Ain't Dyin'" - 7:30
  6. "Live Again" (Ronald Muldrow) - 4:18
  7. "Ooh" - 2:49
  8. "Exempt" - 7:37

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Atlantic Records discography accessed May 15, 2012
  2. ^ Eddie Harris Discography, accessed June 22, 2017
  3. ^ a b Ginell, R. S. Allmusic Review accessed May 15, 2012
  4. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 96. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.