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
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Close Enough for Rock 'N' Roll
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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


Band members[edit]

Other credits[edit]

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


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