Candida (album)

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Candida
Studio album by Dawn
Released 1970
Genre Pop
Length 30:11
Label Bell
Producer Hank Medress, Phil & Mitch Margo, Jay Siegel
Dawn chronology
Candida Dawn featuring Tony Orlando
(1971)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Candida is a 1970 album by Dawn, a group including Tony Orlando, Toni Wine, and Linda November. Orlando was singing under the group name "Dawn" in order to avoid problems with his contract with his other label, CBS. However, after the success of "Candida" and "Knock Three Times", he invited two other singers to become "Dawn", and then "Tony Orlando and Dawn" could tour in support of the songs.[2]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Candida"   Irwin Levine, Toni Wine 3:05
2. "Up on the Roof"   Gerry Goffin, Carole King 2:50
3. "Country"   Phillip Margo 2:29
4. "Look At..."   Mitchell Margo, P. Margo, Hank Medress
Jay Siegel
2:26
5. "Rainy Day Man"   James Taylor 2:26
6. "What Are You Doing Sunday"   Levine, Wine 2:33
7. "Knock Three Times"   L. Russell Brown, Levine 2:59
8. "Carolina In My Mind"   Taylor 2:30
9. "Let's Run Away Girl"   Dave Appell/L. Negro 2:33
10. "The Love In Your Eyes"   M. Margo, P. Margo, Medress, Siegel 3:18
11. "Perhaps the Joy of Giving"   P. Margo, M. Margo, Medress, Siegel 0:34
12. "Home"   Margo, Medress, Ralph Siegel 2:26

2005 CD edition[edit]

In 2005, a 35th anniversary compilation was released featuring the original track listing plus nine bonus tracks.[3]

35th Anniversary Bonus Tracks
No. Title Producer(s) Length
13. "Carmen"   Brown, Levine 3:02
14. "Get Out from Where We Are"   Ardith Polley 2:10
15. "The Good Life"   Sacha Distel, Jack Reardon 2:10
16. "I Didn't Mean to Love You So Good, Juanita"   Brown, Levine 3:20
17. "Summer Sand"   Brown, Levine 2:57
18. "I Get Ideas"   D. Cochran, Sanders 2:22
19. "In the Park"   Polley 3:00
20. "Sweet Soft Sounds of Love"   Polley 2:35
21. "I Play and Sing"   Brown, Levine 2:21

Production[edit]

  • Arranged by Norman Bergen
  • Produced by Hank Medress, Phil & Mitch Margo and Jay Siegel
  • Engineered by Billy Radice

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/r66486
  2. ^ "Linda November and Artie Schroeck (contains information about "Candida" and clip of song)" (audio). Ronnie Allen Show. December 2009. Retrieved June 15, 2011. 
  3. ^ AllMusic Entry with Bonus Tracks - http://www.allmusic.com/album/r790675