A Rock and Roll Alternative

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A Rock and Roll Alternative
Atlanta Rhythm Section - A Rock and Roll Alternative.jpg
Studio album by Atlanta Rhythm Section
Released December 1976
Recorded Studio One, Doraville, Georgia
Genre Southern rock
Length 34:34
Label Polydor
Producer Buddy Buie
Atlanta Rhythm Section chronology
Red Tape
(1976)
A Rock and Roll Alternative
(1976)
Champagne Jam
(1978)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars link

A Rock and Roll Alternative is an album by the southern rock band Atlanta Rhythm Section, released in 1976 (see 1976 in music). This album includes the band's biggest hit, "So Into You", which peaked at number 7 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 11 on the Easy Listening chart.[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Sky High" (Buie, Daughtry, Hammond, Nix) – 5:17
  2. "Hitch-Hikers' Hero" (Buie, Nix) – 3:38
  3. "Don't Miss the Message" (Buie, Cobb, Nix) – 3:27
  4. "Georgia Rhythm" (Buie, Cobb, Nix) – 4:52
  5. "So Into You" (Buie, Daughtry, Nix) – 4:20
  6. "Outside Woman Blues" (Blind Joe Reynolds) – 4:53
  7. "Everybody Gotta Go" (Buie, Daughtry, Nix) – 4:10
  8. "Neon Nites" (Buie, Nix) – 3:57

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Producer: Buddy Buie
  • Associate producers: J.R. Cobb, Robert Nix
  • Engineer: Rodney Mills
  • Mixing: Rodney Mills
  • Remixing: Suha Gur
  • Design: Mike McCarty
  • Art direction: Buddy Buie, Mike McCarty
  • Photography: Jim Wiggins

Charts[edit]

Album

Year Chart Position
1977 Pop Albums 11

Singles

Year Single Chart Position (U.S.)
1977 "So Into You" Pop Singles 7 (# 5 Cash Box Top 100;[2] #11 AC;[3] # 2 Canada; # 14 New Zealand[4])
1977 "Georgia Rhythm" Pop Singles 68
1977 "Neon Nites" Pop Singles 42

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