Blues Traveler (album)

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Blues Traveler
Studio album by Blues Traveler
Released May 1990
Recorded February 19, 1990-March 3, 1990
Genre Alternative rock
Jam
Length 56:10
Label A&M
Producer Justin Niebank
Blues Traveler chronology
Blues Traveler
(1990)
Travelers and Thieves
(1991)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars link
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 3/5 stars [1]

Blues Traveler, the eponymous debut album from Blues Traveler, was released on A&M Records in 1990. It establishes the band's trademark jam band sound featuring John Popper's harmonica. On several songs, notably "Warmer Days," a then-unknown Joan Osborne sings background vocals.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "But Anyway" (Kinchla/Popper) – 4:10
  2. "Gina" (Kinchla/Popper) – 4:03
  3. "Mulling It Over" (Kinchla/Popper) – 3:43
  4. "100 Years" (Popper) – 3:43
  5. "Dropping Some NYC" (Kinchla/Popper/Sheehan) – 3:19
  6. "Crystal Flame" (Kinchla/Popper) – 9:39
  7. "Slow Change" (Kinchla/Popper) – 4:54
  8. "Warmer Days" (Popper) – 4:55
  9. "Gotta Get Mean (Hill/Kinchla/Popper) – 3:49
  10. "Alone" (Popper) – 7:33
  11. "Sweet Talking Hippie" (Hill/Kinchla/Popper/Sheehan) – 6:22

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brackett, Nathan; Christian Hoard (2004). The Rolling Stone Album Guide. New York City, New York: Simon and Schuster. p. 88. ISBN 0-7432-0169-8.