Miami (James Gang album)

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Miami
Studio album by James Gang
Released July 1974
Recorded 1974
Genre Rock, hard rock
Length 32:37
Label Atco
Producer James Gang, Tom Dowd
James Gang chronology
Bang
(1973)
Miami
(1974)
Newborn
(1975)

Miami is the seventh album by James Gang, released in 1974.

This album is the last with lead guitarist Tommy Bolin before he left to join Deep Purple. The front cover is a black copy of their second album, James Gang Rides Again.

Critical Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Writing for Allmusic, critic Stephen Thomas Erlewine wrote of the album "Again, there was a noticeable lack of memorable songs, but Miami is worthwhile for guitar aficionados."[1]

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Tommy Bolin, except where noted.

  1. "Cruisin' Down The Highway" (Bolin, Dale Peters) – 3:16
  2. "Do It" (Bolin, Roy Kenner) – 3:38
  3. "Wildfire" (Bolin, John Tesar) – 3:30
  4. "Sleepwalker" (Bolin, Tesar) – 4:01
  5. "Miami Two-Step" (Bolin, Peters, Jim Fox) – 1:32
  6. "Praylude" – 2:33
  7. "Red Skies" – 3:27
  8. "Spanish Lover" (Bolin, Jeff Cook) – 3:43
  9. "Summer Breezes" – 2:40
  10. "Head Above The Water" (Bolin, Peters) – 4:18

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Year Chart Position
1974 Pop Albums 97

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Miami > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved July 9, 2011.