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.[2]

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. [3] [4]

  1. ^ Bruce Eder. "Allmusic review". Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-01-05. 
  2. ^ "Nitty Gritty Dirt Band discography - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia". En.wikipedia.org. Retrieved 2012-03-10. 
  3. ^ "Stars & Strips Forever", Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, United Artists UA (1974) LP
  4. ^ "Stars & Strips Forever", Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, BGO Records, BGOCD128 (1991) CD