Life Stories (Earl Klugh album)

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Life Stories
Studio album by Earl Klugh
Released 1986 (1986)
Genre Smooth Jazz, Crossover jazz, Jazz pop, Instrumental Pop
Length 41:47
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Earl Klugh, Roland Wilson
Earl Klugh chronology
Soda Fountain Shuffle
(1985)
Life Stories
(1986)
Solo Guitar
(1989)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
allmusic.com 3/5 stars[1]

Life Stories is the 13th studio album by Earl Klugh released in 1986.[2][3][4] This release, "sets Klugh`s ballads against a variety of musical backgrounds, including violins, flutes, electric guitars and a variety of synthesizers".[5] As in some of his previous albums, Klugh is joined by David Matthews and Grammy Award winner Don Sebesky who conducted and arranged some of the songs.[6]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Traveler" - 4:07
  2. "Just for Your Love" - 4:13
  3. "Second Chances" - 3:59
  4. "For the Love of You" - 3:59
  5. "Debra Anne" - 3:42
  6. "Santiago Sunset" - 4:33
  7. "Sandman" - 4:46
  8. "Return of the Rainmaker" - 6:11
  9. "Moon and the Stars" - 3:32
  10. "The Traveler, Pt. 2" - 2:45

Charts[edit]

Album – Billboard[7]
Year Chart Position
1986 Top Jazz Albums 13
1986 R&B Albums 62
1986 The Billboard 200 175

References[edit]

  1. ^ allmusic.com review
  2. ^ Bayles, Fred (4 December 1986). "Klugh may find acceptance with his latest release". The Herald Journal (Logan, Utah, USA). p. 4B. Retrieved 11 October 2010. 
  3. ^ "Jazz Picks". Billboard Magazine (e5 Global Media). Retrieved 11 October 2010. 
  4. ^ "Earl Klugh starts another exciting chapter in jazz and pop music". Billboard Magazine (e5 Global Media). Retrieved 11 October 2010. 
  5. ^ Wissink, Stephen (23 November 1986). "Klugh Tells Life Stories With Guitar". Sun Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA). Retrieved 11 October 2010. 
  6. ^ "Life Stories - Album Credits". allmusic.com. Retrieved 11 October 2010. 
  7. ^ "Earl Klugh - Billboard Albums". allmusic. Retrieved 2 October 2010.