The Glow

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This article is about the Bonnie Raitt album. For other uses, see Glow (disambiguation).
The Glow
Studio album by Bonnie Raitt
Released September 1979[1]
Recorded April 26-July 12, 1979
Genre Rock
Length 36:59
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Peter Asher
Bonnie Raitt chronology
Sweet Forgiveness
The Glow
Green Light
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars link
Entertainment Weekly B− link
Robert Christgau B+ link
Rolling Stone (unfavorable) link

The Glow is the seventh album by Bonnie Raitt, released in 1979 (see 1979 in music).

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I Thank You" (Isaac Hayes, David Porter) – 2:51
  2. "Your Good Thing (Is About to End)" (Isaac Hayes, David Porter) – 4:00
  3. "Standin' by the Same Old Love" (Raitt) – 4:10
  4. "Sleep's Dark and Silent Gate" (Jackson Browne) – 3:25
  5. "The Glow" (Veyler Hildebrand) – 4:11
  6. "Bye Bye Baby" (Mary Wells) – 3:17
  7. "The Boy Can't Help It" (Bobby Troup) – 3:39
  8. "(I Could Have Been Your) Best Old Friend" (Andy McMahon, Tracy Nelson) – 2:52
  9. "You're Gonna Get What's Coming" (Robert Palmer) – 3:32
  10. "(Goin') Wild for You Baby" (David Batteau, Tom Snow) – 5:25


    • As listed in liner notes:


  • Produced by Peter Asher
  • Recorded and mixed by Val Garay, Niko Bolas and George Ybarra
  • Mastered by Doug Sax


Album - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1979 Pop Albums 30

Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1980 "You're Gonna Get What's Coming" Pop Singles 73


  1. ^ "Bonnie Raitt completes 'The Glow' with Peter Asher". Rolling Stone (Straight Arrow Publishers, Inc.) (300): 24. September 29, 1979.