The New Age of Atlantic

The New Age of Atlantic, released in 1972, was the third in a series of rock music samplers released by the Atlantic label in the UK.[1] The collection is notable for its inclusion of two tracks, those by Yes and Led Zeppelin, unavailable in the UK at the time.[2] It reached no. 25 on the UK album charts in 1972.[3]

The New Age of Atlantic
Compilation album by
Various Artists
ReleasedNovember 3, 1972
LabelAtlantic K20024
Series chronology
The Age of Atlantic
The New Age of Atlantic

Track listingEdit

Side oneEdit

  1. Led Zeppelin: "Hey, Hey, What Can I Do" (John Bonham, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant) – 3:53 (from "Immigrant Song" US single B-side, cat. no. 2777, 1970)
  2. Loudon Wainwright III: "Motel Blues" (L. Wainwright) – 2:43 (from Album II, cat. no. K40272, 1971)
  3. Gordon Haskell: "Sitting by the Fire" (Haskell) – 3:41 (from It Is and It Isn't, cat. no. K40311, 1972)
  4. Dr. John: "Where Ya at Mule" (Mac Rebennack) – 4:55 (from The Sun, Moon & Herbs, cat. no. K40250, 1971)
  5. Buffalo Springfield: "Bluebird" (Stephen Stills) – 4:28 (from Buffalo Springfield Again, cat. no. K40014, 1967)
  6. Delaney, Bonnie & Friends: "Only You Know And I Know" (Dave Mason) – 3:24 (from D&B Together, cat. no. CBS KC 31377, 1972)

Side twoEdit

  1. Cactus: "Long Tall Sally" (Robert "Bumps" Blackwell, Enotris Johnson, Richard Penniman) – 3:03 (from One Way... or Another, cat. no. K12345, 1971)
  2. Jonathan Edwards: "Everybody Knows Her" (Edwards) – 1:53 (from Jonathan Edwards, cat. no. K40282, 1971)
  3. The J. Geils Band: "I Don't Need You No More" (Peter Wolf, Seth Justman) – 2:35 (from The Morning After, cat. no. K40293, 1971)
  4. John Prine: "Sam Stone" (Prine) – 4:14 (from John Prine cat. no. K40357, 1971)
  5. Yes: "America" (Paul Simon) – 10:30 (previously unreleased)


  1. ^ Gramophone magazine, Vol 49, 1972, pg 1955.
  2. ^ Billboard magazine, Vol 84, 1972, page 129.
  3. ^ Martin Roach (ed.), The Virgin Book of British Hit Albums, 2009, ISBN 978-0-7535-1700-0, p.335

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