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
Iconoclassic (re-release)
Producer Jack Richardson
The Guess Who chronology
#10
(1973)
Road Food
(1974)
Flavours
(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. The album is also the last to feature Kurt Winter and Don McDougall on guitars. The song "Clap for the Wolfman" is an ode to disc jockey Wolfman Jack.

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]

All songs by Burton Cummings unless otherwise noted.

  1. "Star Baby" – 2:38
  2. "Attila's Blues" – 4:54 (The Guess Who)
  3. "Straighten Out" – 2:22 (Cummings, Wallace)
  4. "Don't You Want Me" – 2:20
  5. "One Way Road to Hell" – 5:26 (Cummings, Wallace)
  6. "Clap for the Wolfman" – 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" – 7:05
2012 Iconoclassic Remaster Bonus Tracks

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

Singles[edit]

  1. "Star Baby"/"Musicione" (#9 Can., #39 U.S.)
  2. "Clap for the Wolfman"/"Road Food" (#4 Can., #6 U.S.)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Road Food - The Guess Who". AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-02-01.