Close Enough for Rock 'n' Roll

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Close Enough for Rock 'N' Roll
Studio album by Nazareth
Released March 1976
Genre Hard Rock
Length 38:12
Label A&M (USA)
Mountain Records (UK)
Vertigo (Europe)
Producer Manny Charlton
Nazareth chronology
Greatest Hits
(1975)
Close Enough for Rock 'N' Roll
(1976)
Hot Tracks
(1976)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]

Close Enough For Rock 'N' Roll is the seventh studio album by the Scottish hard rock band Nazareth, released in 1976. The album title refers to a saying among guitar players: it doesn't matter if your guitar is fully in tune, as long as it's "close enough for rock 'n' roll".

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Manny Charlton, Dan McCafferty, Pete Agnew, Darrell Sweet unless otherwise noted. 

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Telegram"
"Part 1: On Your Way"
"Part 2: So You Wanna Be a Rock 'N' Roll Star"
"Part 3: Sound Check"
"Part 4: Here We Are Again"  
(Agnew, Charlton, McCafferty, Sweet), (Roger McGuinn, Chris Hillman) 7:54
2. "Vicki"     2:24
3. "Homesick Again"     4:30
4. "Vancouver Shakedown"     4:04
5. "Born Under the Wrong Sign"     3:56
6. "Loretta"     3:18
7. "Carry out Feelings"     3:18
8. "Lift the Lid"     3:51
9. "You're the Violin"   Jeff Barry 4:43

30th Anniversary Bonus Tracks[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
10. "My White Bicycle" (single) Ken Burgess, Kenyon Hopkins 5:21
11. "You're the Violin" (edited A-side) Jeff Barry 3:35
12. "Loretta" (alternate single version)   2:36
13. "Carry Out Feelings" (US single edit)   3:18
14. "Lift the Lid" (alternate single version)   3:29
15. "My White Bicycle" (original single version) Ken Burgess, Kenyon Hopkins 3:28
16. "Telegram" (edited version)   4:28

Credits[edit]

Band members[edit]

Other credits[edit]

  • Nick Blagona - engineer
  • John Punter - engineer
  • Hipgnosis - sleeve design and photos

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