Play Don't Worry

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Play Don't Worry
Studio album by Mick Ronson
Released January 1975
Genre Rock
Label RCA
Producer Mick Ronson
Mick Ronson chronology
Slaughter On 10th Avenue
Play Don't Worry
Heaven And Hull
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Play Don't Worry is the second album by former member of The Spiders From Mars, Mick Ronson. It contains mainly covers arranged by Ronson for his own sound, covering everyone from Pure Prairie League, The Velvet Underground and Little Richard. The backing track to "White Light/White Heat" was salvaged from David Bowie's Pinups sessions.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Billy Porter" (Mick Ronson)
  2. "Angel No. 9" (Craig Fuller)
  3. "This Is for You" (Laurie Heath)
  4. "White Light/White Heat" (Lou Reed)
  5. "Play Don't Worry" (Ronson, Bob Sargeant)
  6. "Hazy Days" (Ronson)
  7. "Girl Can't Help It" (Bobby Troup)
  8. "Empty Bed (Io Me Ne Andrei)" (Claudio Baglioni, Antonio Coggio, Ronson)
  9. "Woman" (Adam Taylor)

Bonus tracks[edit]

  1. "Seven Days" (Annette Peacock) [Original B-Side]
  2. "Stone Love" "(Soul Love)" (David Bowie)
  3. "I'd Rather Be Me" (Ronson)
  4. "Life on Mars?" (Roscoe West)
  5. "Pain in the City" (Ronson)
  6. "Dogs (French Girl)"
  7. "Seven Days" [Alternate Take]
  8. "28 Days Jam" (Ronson)
  9. "Woman" [Alternate Take]



  • Engineered by Dennis Mackay, Peter Fielder, Ted Sharp, Ray Hendrickson and Ian Major
  • track 01-10 : recorded and mixed at Strawberry Studios, Juan La Pins, South of France, Trident Studios and Scorpio Sound, London, 1974
  • track 11-15 : recorded and mixed at Sundragon Studios, December 13-14, 1975.
  • track 16-18 : mixed August 1997 by lestyn at Dana Studios, London
  • all tracks produced, arranged and conducted by Mick Ronson for Mainman


  1. ^ Thompson, Dave. Play Don't Worry at AllMusic

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