Burchfield Nines

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Burchfield Nines
Studio album by Michael Franks
Released 1978 on vinyl record
1988 on CD
Genre Jazz
Length 37:21
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Tommy LiPuma
Michael Franks chronology
Sleeping Gypsy
(1977)
Burchfield Nines
(1978)
Tiger in the Rain
(1979)

Burchfield Nines is a jazz vocal album by Michael Franks, released in 1978 by Warner Bros. Records.[1] It was Franks' fourth studio album after Sleeping Gypsy and prior to Tiger in the Rain.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Michael Franks. 

Side one
No. Title Length
1. "When The Cookie Jar Is Empty"   5:11
2. "A Robin Song"   3:49
3. "Wrestle A Live Nude Girl"   4:35
4. "Burchfield Nines"   4:40
Side two
No. Title Length
1. "Meet Me In The Deerpark"   6:02
2. "Dear Little Nightingale"   5:02
3. "In Search Of The Perfect Shampoo"   4:06
4. "Vivaldi's Song"   4:12

Personnel[edit]

Musicians[edit]

Support[edit]

  • Art design – John Cabalka
  • Design – Brad Kanawyer
  • Mixing – Al Schmitt, Capitol Recording Studios
  • Orchestral arrangement, conducting – Eumir Deodato
  • Photography – Jean Paglioso
  • Production coordinator – Noel Newbolt
  • Recording – Jeffery Kawalek, Al Schmitt

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[2]

Gene DellaSala of Audioholics.com praised the vinyl record to CD transfer, stating the "sound quality of this CD is amazing, especially for its time frame."[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Discography in Order of Release". MichaelFranks.com. Retrieved 2012-01-25. 
  2. ^ "AllMusic review". AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-01-25. 
  3. ^ "Michael Franks : Burchfield Nines Review". audioholics.com. 2007-01-27. Retrieved 2012-01-25. 
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