Country Roads & Other Places

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Country Roads & Other Places
Studio album by Gary Burton Quartet
Released 1969
Recorded 1969
Genre Jazz
Length 34:13
Label RCA
Producer Brad McCuen
Gary Burton chronology
Gary Burton Quartet in Concert
Country Roads & Other Places

Country Roads & Other Places is an album by vibraphonist Gary Burton recorded in 1968 and released on the RCA label.[1]


The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars stating "In addition to both melodic and advanced jazz, Burton incorporates elements of country, rock, pop and even classical music on this fairly rare LP... the music is full of logical surprises that foreshadow the eclectic nature of much of '80s and '90s jazz".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Country Roads" (Gary Burton, Steve Swallow) - 5:06
  2. "The Green Mountains" (Swallow) - 3:41
  3. "True or False" (Swallow) - 1:45
  4. "Gone, But Forgotten" (Burton, Mike Gibbs) - 3:45
  5. "Ravel Prelude (Le tombeau de Couperin: Prelude)" (Maurice Ravel) - 3:14
  6. "And on the Third Day" (Gibbs) - 4:06
  7. "A Singing Song" (Burton) - 2:46
  8. "Wichita Breakdown" (Burton, Jerry Hahn) - 2:43
  9. "My Foolish Heart" (Ned Washington, Victor Young) - 2:30
  10. "A Family Joy" (Gibbs) - 4:45
    • Recorded at RCA's Studio B in New York City.



  1. ^ Gary Burton discography accessed November 23, 2011
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed November 23, 2011