Sweet Forgiveness

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Sweet Forgiveness
Studio album by Bonnie Raitt
Released April, 1977
Recorded 1976-1977
Genre Rock
Length 37:37
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Paul Rothchild
Bonnie Raitt chronology
Home Plate
(1975)
Sweet Forgiveness
(1977)
The Glow
(1979)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars [1]
Entertainment Weekly A [2]
Robert Christgau A− [3]
Rolling Stone (unfavorable) [4]

Sweet Forgiveness is the sixth album by Bonnie Raitt, released in 1977. The single "Two Lives" was provided by the leader of bassist Freebo's former band Edison Electric Band, Toronto songwriter Mark Jordan.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "About to Make Me Leave Home" (Earl Randall) – 4:14
  2. "Runaway" (Max Crook, Del Shannon) – 3:57
  3. "Two Lives" (Mark T. Jordan) – 3:49
  4. "Louise" (Paul Siebel) – 2:45
  5. "Gamblin' Man" (Eric Kaz) – 3:27
  6. "Sweet Forgiveness" (Daniel Moore) – 4:11
  7. "My Opening Farewell" (Jackson Browne) – 5:20
  8. "Three Time Loser" (Don Covay, Ronald Dean Miller) – 3:19
  9. "Takin' My Time" (Bill Payne) – 3:37
  10. "Home" (Karla Bonoff) – 3:28

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Producer: Paul A. Rothchild
  • Engineers: John Haeny, Roger Mayer
  • Remastering: Keith Blake, Lee Herschberg
  • Series producer: Gregg Geller
  • Project coordinator: Jo Motta
  • Art direction: John Van Hamersveld
  • Photography: John Van Hamersveld

Charts[edit]

Album - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1977 Pop Albums 25

Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1977 "Runaway" Pop Singles 57

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