Baby I'm-a Want You

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Baby I'm-a Want You
Studio album by Bread
Released January 1972
Recorded 1971
Genre Rock, soft rock
Length 34:52
Label Elektra, re-released on Rhino in 1995
Producer David Gates
Bread chronology
Manna
(1971)
Baby I'm-a Want You
(1972)
Guitar Man
(1972)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]
Rolling Stone (not rated) [2]

Baby I'm-a Want You was the fourth album by Bread, released in 1972. Its singles included the title cut (which reached #3 on the Billboard Top 100), "Everything I Own" (#5), "Mother Freedom" (#37), and "Diary" (#15). This was the first Bread album to feature keyboards player Larry Knechtel.

Track listing[edit]

Side one
  1. "Mother Freedom" (David Gates) – 2:35
  2. "Baby I'm-a Want You" (Gates) – 2:31
  3. "Down on My Knees" (Gates, James Griffin) – 2:44
  4. "Everything I Own" (Gates) – 3:07
  5. "Nobody Like You" (Gates, Griffin, Larry Knechtel) – 3:14
  6. "Diary" (Gates) – 3:09
Side two
  1. "Dream Lady" (Griffin, Robb Royer) – 3:22
  2. "Daughter" (Gates) – 3:23
  3. "Games of Magic" (Griffin, Royer) – 3:10
  4. "This Isn't What the Governmeant" (Gates) – 2:27
  5. "Just Like Yesterday" (Griffin) – 2:15
  6. "I Don't Love You" (Griffin) – 2:49

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification
United States (RIAA)[7] Gold

References[edit]

  1. ^ Baby I'm-a Want You at AllMusic
  2. ^ Rolling Stone Review
  3. ^ "Top Albums/CDs - Volume 17, No. 9" (PHP). RPM. 1971-04-15. Retrieved 2014-04-02. 
  4. ^ "Bread > Artists > Official Charts". UK Albums Chart. Retrieved 2014-04-02. 
  5. ^ "Allmusic: Baby I'm-a Want You: Charts & Awards: Billboard Albums". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2014-04-02. 
  6. ^ "Billboard.BIZ Top Pop Albums of 1972". billboard.biz. Archived from the original on 2012-12-06. Retrieved 2014-04-27. 
  7. ^ "American album certifications – Bread – Baby I'm-a Want You". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH