Friends & Strangers

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Friends & Strangers
Studio album by Ronnie Laws
Released 1977
Recorded January–March, 1977
Genre Jazz
Length 40:50
Label Blue Note
Producer Wayne Henderson
Ronnie Laws chronology
Fever
(1976)
Friends & Strangers
(1977)
Flame
(1978)

Friends & Strangers is the third album by American saxophonist Ronnie Laws recorded in 1977 and released on the Blue Note label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Ed Hogan awarded the album three stars and stated "saxophonist Ronnie Laws' Friends and Strangers LP showcases his skilled chops on up-tempo and mellow tunes".[2]

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

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Ronnie Laws except as indicated
  1. "Good Time Ride" (William Jeffrey, Laws) - 5:05
  2. "Saturday Evening" - 4:34
  3. "Friends and Strangers" (Jeffrey) - 4:49
  4. "Nuthin' 'Bout Nuthin'" (Jeffrey, Laws) - 5:11
  5. "New Day" - 6:17
  6. "Life In Paradise" - 7:01
  7. "Same Old Story" - 4:41
  8. "Just Love" (Larry Dunn, Laws, Eloise Laws) - 3:25
  • Recorded at ABC Recording Studios in Los Angeles, California in January–March, 1977.

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blue Note Records discography accessed January 25, 2011
  2. ^ a b Hogan, E. Allmusic Review accessed January 25, 2011