100 Ton Chicken

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100 Ton Chicken
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Studio album by Chicken Shack
Released November 1969
Recorded 19 April – 11 May 1969 at CBS Studios, London
Genre Blues
Length 48:21
Label Blue Horizon
Producer Mike Vernon
Chicken Shack chronology
O.K. Ken?
(1969)
100 Ton Chicken
(1969)
Accept
(1970)

100 Ton Chicken is the third album by the blues band, Chicken Shack, released in 1969. This album was Paul Raymond's first album as a member of Chicken Shack, replacing Christine Perfect.[1]

Unlike its predecessors, 40 Blue Fingers, Freshly Packed and Ready to Serve and O.K. Ken?, 100 Ton Chicken do not reach the UK Albums Chart.[2] AllMusic noted "Sorry, but this chicken laid a 20-ton rotten egg".[1]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Stan Webb, except where noted.

Side One
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "The Road of Love"     3:30
2. "Look Ma, I'm Cryin'"     3:25
3. "Evelyn"     4:18
4. "Reconsider Baby"   Lowell Fulson 3:25
5. "Weekend Love"     2:14
Side Two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Midnight Hour"   Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown 2:55
2. "Tears in the Wind"     2:45
3. "Horse and Cart"     3:36
4. "The Way It Is"     4:29
5. "Still Worried About My Woman"     3:12
6. "Anji"   Davey Graham 1:39

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Personnel[edit]

Chicken Shack[edit]

Additional personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Producer – Mike Vernon
  • Engineer – Mike Ross
  • Studio – CBS
  • Photography and design – Terence Ibbott[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "100 Ton Chicken - Chicken Shack | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-03-05. 
  2. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 104. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  3. ^ a b "100 Ton Chicken - Chicken Shack | Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-03-05. 
  4. ^ Vinyl, Music On. "CHICKEN SHACK - 100 TON CHICKEN - Catalog - Music On Vinyl". www.musiconvinyl.com. Retrieved 2016-03-10.