Stars & Stripes Forever (album)

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Stars & Stripes Forever
Studio album by Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
Released June 1974
Genre Country/Country rock/Folk rock/Bluegrass
Label United Artists
Producer William E. McEuen
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band chronology
Will the Circle Be Unbroken
(1972)
Stars & Stripes Forever
(1974)
Symphonion Dream
(1975)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Stars & Stripes Forever is the 1974 album from The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (aka The Dirt Band) is notable for having many charting albums and singles.

Track listing[edit]

[some material was recorded with audience and friends at Woodland Studio's, Nashville, Tennessee]

  1. "Jambalaya (On the Bayou)" (Hank Williams) - 1:43
  2. "Dirt Band Interview" - 3:39
  3. "Cosmic Cowboy (Part 1)" (Michael Martin Murphy) - 3:21
  4. "Aluminum Record Award / Jeff Hanna - 1:31
  5. "Fish Song" (Jimmie Fadden) - 3:50
  6. "Mr. Bojangles" (Jerry Jeff Walker) - 3:46
  7. "Vassar Clements Interview" - 3:56
  8. "Listen to the Mockingbird" (Arranged & Adapt. by Millie Clements) - 2:47
  9. "The Sheik of Araby" (Harry Beasley Smith, Ted Snyder, Francis Wheeler) - 2:08
  10. "Resign Yourself to Me" (Casey Kelly) - 2:40
  11. "Dixie Howdown" (Jesse McReynolds, Jim McReynolds) - 2:27
  12. "Cripple Creek" (Arr. & Adapt. by Millie Clements) - :54
  13. "The Mountain Whippoorwill (or, How Hillbilly Jim Won the Great Fiddler's Prize" (Stephen V. Benet, Arranged & Adapt William McEuen) - 7:07
  14. "Honky Tonkin'" (Hank Williams) - 2:00
  15. "House at Pooh Corner" (Kenny Loggins) - 2:54
  16. "Buy for Me the Rain" (Greg Copeland, Steve Noonan) - 2:32
  17. "Oh Boy" (Sonny West, Bill Tilghman, Norman Petty) - 2:50
  18. "Teardrops in my Eyes" (Tommy Sutton, Red Allen) - 2:11
  19. Glocoat-Blues (Jimmie Fadden) - 3:11
  20. "Stars and Stripes Forever" (Arranged & Adapt. by Jeff Hanna) - :38
  21. "The Battle of New Orleans" (Jimmie Driftwood) - 2:58
  22. "It Came From The 50s (Blast From The Past) / Jeff Hanna" (Jeff Hanna) - 6:45
  23. "My True Story" (Eugene Pitt, Oscar Waltzer) - 3:08
  24. "Diggy Liggy Lo" (J. D. Miller) - 3:52

Personnel[edit]

Special Guest Artists

Production[edit]

  • Producer - William E. McEuen

See also[edit]

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band discography

References[edit]

All information is from the album liner notes, unless otherwise noted. [2] [3]

  1. ^ Bruce Eder. "Allmusic review". Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-01-05. 
  2. ^ "Stars & Strips Forever", Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, United Artists UA (1974) LP
  3. ^ "Stars & Strips Forever", Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, BGO Records, BGOCD128 (1991) CD