No Sweat (Blood, Sweat & Tears album)

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No Sweat
Studio album by Blood, Sweat & Tears
Released Aug 1973
Genre Rock, jazz
Label Columbia
Producer Steve Tyrell
Blood, Sweat & Tears chronology
New Blood
(1972)
No Sweat
(1973)
Mirror Image
(1974)

No Sweat is an album by the band Blood, Sweat & Tears, released in 1973.

By mid-1973, Steve Katz, one of the founding members of BS&T had left the band as the members leaned further towards jazz fusion. No Sweat continued in the jazz-fusion vein and featured intricate horn work.

No Sweat was re-released on CD in 2005 on the Wounded Bird label.

Reception[edit]

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

Writing for Allmusic, critic Ross Boissoneau wrote the album "may be the jazziest BS&T ever."[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Roller Coaster" (Mark James) – 3:23
  2. "Save Our Ship" (George Wadenius, Cynthia Weil) – 3:43
  3. "Django (An Excerpt)" (John Lewis) – 2:08
  4. "Rosemary" (Randy Newman) – 3:13
  5. "Song for John" (Lou Marini) – 2:53
  6. "Almost Sorry" (Jeff Kent, Doug Lubahn) – 6:26
  7. "Back Up Against the Wall" (Buddy Buie, James Cobb) – 3:21
  8. "Hip Pickles" (Marini) – 1:31
  9. "My Old Lady" (Wadenius, Weil) – 3:15
  10. "Empty Pages" (Jim Capaldi, Steve Winwood) – 3:15
  11. "Mary Miles" (Michael Rabon) – 2:26
  12. "Inner Crisis" (Larry Willis) – 5:40

Personnel[edit]

Additional musicians

Charts[edit]

Album - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1973 Pop Albums 72

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Boissoneau, Ross. "No Sweat > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved July 9, 2011.