Road Food

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Road Food
Studio album by The Guess Who
Released April 1974
Recorded 1973–1974 at RCA's Studio A in Hollywood, California and the Sound Stage, Toronto
Genre Rock
Length 36:05
Label RCA Victor 0405
Iconoclassic (re-release)
Producer Jack Richardson
The Guess Who chronology
#10
(1973)
Road Food
(1974)
Flavours
(1974)
Singles from Road Food
  1. "Star Baby"
    Released: 1974
  2. "Clap for the Wolfman"
    Released: 1974
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]

Road Food is the twelfth studio album by the Canadian rock band The Guess Who and the last to feature Kurt Winter and Don McDougall on guitars.

A Quadraphonic mix was available on both vinyl and Quadraphonic 8-track tape formats.

On its first CD issuing, the side two tracks precede the side one tracks, making "Clap for the Wolfman", "Pleasin' for Reason", "Road Food", and "Ballad of the Last Five Years" tracks 1, 2, 3, and 4, respectively.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Star Baby" – 2:38 (Cummings)
  2. "Attila's Blues" – 4:54 (The Guess Who)
  3. "Straighten Out" – 2:22 (Cummings, Wallace)
  4. "Don't You Want Me" – 2:20 (Cummings)
  5. "One Way Road to Hell" – 5:26 (Cummings, Wallace)
  6. "Clap for the Wolfman" ft. Wolfman Jack – 4:15 (Cummings, Wallace, Winter)
  7. "Pleasin' for Reason" – 3:17 (McDougall, Cummings)
  8. "Road Food" – 3:39 (Wallace, Cummings)
  9. "Ballad of the Last Five Years" – 7:15 (Cummings)
2012 Iconoclassic Remaster Bonus Tracks

10. "Sona Sona" (sans 1988 overdubs) (Cummings)
11. "One Way Road to Hell" (run through)

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Album

Year Chart Peak Position
1974 Billboard 200 70

Singles

Year Single Chart Position
1974 "Star Baby" Canada 9
Australia 95
Billboard Hot 100 39
"Clap for the Wolfman" Canada 4
Australia 39
Billboard Hot 100 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Road Food - The Guess Who". AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-02-01. 
  2. ^ The Guess Who, Road Food Credits Retrieved March 18, 2015