The Ballads (REO Speedwagon album)

The Ballads is a 1999 compilation album by REO Speedwagon. It features some of the band's previously recorded hit ballads as well as two additional songs, Just For You and Til The Rivers Run Dry.

The Ballads
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Compilation album by
ReleasedAugust 3, 1999
Recorded1978-99
GenreRock,[1] soft rock
Length55:30
LabelEpic
ProducerVarious
REO Speedwagon chronology
Building the Bridge
(1996)
The Ballads
(1999)
Find Your Own Way Home
(2007)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars link

Track listingEdit

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Just for You"Kevin Cronin, Jim Peterik4:38
2."Time for Me to Fly"Kevin Cronin3:37
3."Keep On Loving You"Kevin Cronin3:22
4."Can't Fight This Feeling"Kevin Cronin4:54
5."Take It on the Run"Gary Richrath4:00
6."Til the Rivers Run Dry"Kevin Cronin, Jimmy Scott[2]4:14
7."In My Dreams"Kevin Cronin, Tom Kelly4:30
8."Here with Me"Kevin Cronin, Rick Braun5:05
9."Building the Bridge"Kevin Cronin4:15
10."One Lonely Night"Neal Doughty3:21
11."The Heart Survives"Kevin Cronin, Jesse Harms4:51
12."After Tonight" Bruce Hall4:09
13."I Wish You Were There"Kevin Cronin4:28
Taiwan bonus tracks
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
14."Love is a Rock"Kevin Cronin5:32
15."Live Every Moment"Kevin Cronin5.01
16."Keep On Loving You '89"Kevin Cronin3:57
Total length:70:07

PersonnelEdit

REO Speedwagon[3]

Other PersonnelEdit

Release historyEdit

Region Date Label Format Catalog #
USA August 3, 1999 Epic Records CD EK 69425
USA August 3, 1999 Epic Records Tape 69425
Taiwan September 14, 1999 Epic Records CD (bonus tracks) 495499.2
UK January 17, 2000 Epic Records CD 4953242

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "REO Speedwagon - The Ballads at Discogs". Discogs™ website. Retrieved 23 October 2012.
  2. ^ http://www.jimmyscottsongwriter.com/discography.htm
  3. ^ REO Speedwagon The Ballads. Sony Music Entertainment. 1999. p. 7.