Upon This Rock (Joe Farrell album)

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Upon This Rock
Studio album by Joe Farrell
Released 1974
Recorded at Van Gelder Studio March, 1974 except I Won't Be Back recorded October, 1973
Genre Jazz
Length 36:49
Label CTI Records
Producer Creed Taylor
Joe Farrell chronology
Penny Arcade
(1973)
Upon This Rock
(1974)
Canned Funk
(1975)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5.0 stars[1]

Upon This Rock is an album by Joe Farrell released in 1974.

In 2008 it returned to media attention when Farrell's daughter sued Kanye West, Method Man, Redman, Common and their record companies over alleged sampling of the track.[2]

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "Wheathervane" (Joe Farrell) – 8:00
  2. "I Won't Be Back" (Joe Beck) – 10:05

Side two[edit]

  1. "Upon This Rock " (Joe Farrell) – 11:54
  2. "Seven Seas" (Joe Beck) – 6:50

Personnel[edit]

Recording credits[edit]

  • Engineer – Rudy Van Gelder
  • Producer - Creed Taylor
  • Cover photograph – Pete Turner
  • Liner photographs – Gene Laurents
  • Album design – Sibbie McDonough

Chart performance[edit]

Year Chart Position
1974 Billboard Jazz Albums 24[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yanow, Scott. "Upon This Rock - Joe Farrell | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 27 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "Rappers Sued Over Samples | Contactmusic.com". contactmusic.com. Retrieved 27 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "Upon This Rock - Joe Farrell | Awards | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 27 October 2013. 

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