Putting It Straight

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Putting It Straight
Studio album by Pat Travers
Released 1977
Recorded 1977
Genre Blues rock, Hard rock
Length 36:59
Label Polydor Records
Producer Dennis MacKay and Pat Travers
Pat Travers chronology
Makin' Magic
(1976)
Putting It Straignt
(1977)
Heat In The Street
(1978)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Putting It Straight is a rock album by Pat Travers. It was released in 1977 on Polydor Records.

The songs were listed on the back cover of the album in a different sequence than on the original LP pressing. Some later CD versions had the songs in the incorrect order as listed on the back cover.

Original LP track sequence[edit]

Side One

  1. "Life In London" - 4:22 (Travers)
  2. "It Ain't What It Seems" - 4:13 (Travers)
  3. "Speakeasy" - 3:18 (Travers)
  4. "Runnin' From The Future" - 3:47 (Travers)
  5. "Lovin' You" - 4:03 (Travers)

Side Two

  1. "Off Beat Ride" - 4:36 (Travers)
  2. "Gettin' Betta" - 4:45 (Cowling, Travers)
  3. "Dedication Parts 1 & 2" - 7:55 (Travers)

Incorrect CD track sequence[edit]

  1. "Life In London"
  2. "Gettin' Betta"
  3. "Runnin' From The Future"
  4. "It Ain't What It Seems"
  5. "Off Beat Ride"
  6. "Lovin' You
  7. "Dedication"
  8. "Speakeasy"

Correct Polydor CD Track Sequence[edit]

  1. Life In London
  2. It Ain't What It Seems
  3. Speakeasy
  4. Runnin' From The Future
  5. Lovin' You
  6. Off Beat Ride
  7. Gettin' Betta
  8. Dedication

Personnel[edit]

Additional personnel

  • Tony Carey - mini moog (Off Beat Ride)
  • Scott Gorham - additional guitar (Speakeasy)
  • Bert Hermiston - saxophone (Dedication, Off Beat Ride)
  • Susie McKinley - background vocals (Lovin' You)

Charts[edit]

Album - Billboard

Year Chart Position
1978 Pop Albums 70[2]

References[edit]