Once Upon a Star

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Once Upon a Star is also the title of a collection of science fiction stories by Kendell Foster Crossen
Once Upon a Star
Studio album by Bay City Rollers
Released May 1975
Recorded 1975
Genre Pop
Length 37:47
Label Bell Records
Producer Phil Wainman
Bay City Rollers chronology
Rollin'
(1974)
Once Upon a Star
(1975)
Bay City Rollers
(1975)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]

Once Upon a Star is the second studio album by the Bay City Rollers. Released in May 1975, the album features the UK number-one hit single, "Bye Bye Baby" and marked the first time the group performed their own music rather than relying on session musicians.[2]

Track listing[edit]

Side One[edit]

  1. "Bye Bye Baby" – Bob Crewe, Bob Gaudio – 2:50
  2. "The Disco Kid" – Eric Faulkner, Stuart Wood – 3:16
  3. "La Belle Jeane" – Faulkner, Wood – 4:01
  4. "When Will You Be Mine" – Johnny Goodison, Phil Wainman – 2:32
  5. "Angel Baby" – Faulkner, Wood – 3:52
  6. "Keep on Dancing" – Allen Jones, Willie David Young – 2:42

Side Two[edit]

  1. "Once Upon A Star" – Faulkner, Wood – 3:00
  2. "Let's Go (A Huggin' And A Kissin' In The Moonlight)" – Goodison, Wainman – 3:28
  3. "Marlina" – Faulkner, Les McKeown, Wood – 3:01
  4. "My Teenage Heart" – Faulkner, Wood – 2:31
  5. "Rock & Roll Honeymoon" – Goodison, Wainman – 2:45
  6. "Hey! Beautiful Dreamer" – Faulkner, McKeown, Wood – 3:49

2004 UK reissue[edit]

A 2004 CD reissue on Bell included five bonus tracks: "All of Me Loves All of You" (1974 Single), "The Bump" (B-side), "Keep on Dancing (1971 Single Version)", "Alright" and "It's For You".

Chart positions[edit]

Chart Year Peak
position
UK Albums Chart[3] 1975 1

Personnel[edit]

Group members[edit]

  • Eric Faulkner – Guitar (Acoustic), Mandolin, Violin, Guitar (Electric), Vocal Harmony
  • Alan Longmuir – Accordion, Guitar (Bass), Vocal Harmony
  • Derek Longmuir – Drums
  • Les McKeown – Lead Vocals
  • Stuart "Woody" Wood – Guitar (Acoustic), Piano, Guitar (Bass), Guitar (Electric), Vocal Harmony

Other personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ allmusic ((( Once Upon a Star > Overview )))
  3. ^ "Number 1 Albums – 1970s". The Official Charts Company. Archived from the original on 9 February 2008. Retrieved 19 June 2011. 
Preceded by
The Best of the Stylistics
by The Stylistics
UK Albums Chart number one album
3 May 1975 – 17 May 1975
Succeeded by
The Best of the Stylistics
by The Stylistics