Slug Line

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Slug Line
Studio album by John Hiatt
Released January 1979
Genre Rock
Length 38:22
Label MCA
Producer Denny Bruce
John Hiatt chronology
Overcoats
(1975)
Slug Line
(1979)
Two Bit Monsters
(1980)
Alternative cover
Album cover from Slug Line/Two Bit Monsters combo CD
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]
Robert Christgau B+ [2]
Smash Hits favorable[3]

Slug Line was singer-songwriter John Hiatt's third album, released in 1979, after four years without a record deal. It was his first of two albums with MCA Records.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by John Hiatt, except where noted

  1. "You Used To Kiss The Girls" – 2:36
  2. "The Negroes Were Dancing" – 2:46
  3. "Slug Line" – 3:02
  4. "Madonna Road" – 4:23 (Hiatt, Jim Wismar)
  5. "(No More) Dancin' In The Street" – 2:22
  6. "Long Night" – 5:18
  7. "The Night That Kenny Died" – 2:37
  8. "Radio Girl" – 2:57
  9. "You're My Love Interest" – 3:19
  10. "Take Off Your Uniform" – 4:08
  11. "Sharon's Got A Drugstore" – 2:12
  12. "Washable Ink" – 3:15

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ RUhlmann, William. Slug Line at AllMusic. Retrieved August 12, 2011.
  2. ^ "Consumer Guide, John Hiatt reviews". Robert Christgau. Retrieved August 12, 2011. 
  3. ^ Hepworth, David. "Albums". Smash Hits (October 4–17 1979): 29.