A Street Called Straight

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A Street Called Straight
Studio album by Roy Buchanan
Released 1976
Studio Electric Lady, Atlantic, Media & Record Plant Studios
Genre Rock
Label Atlantic
Producer Arif Mardin
Roy Buchanan chronology
Live Stock
(1975)Live Stock1975
A Street Called Straight
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A Street Called Straight is a 1976 album by Roy Buchanan and was released on the Atlantic Records label. The album contains the powerful instrumental, "My Friend, Jeff", in honour of British guitarist Jeff Beck. Later the same year Beck released his own album Blow by Blow, featuring "Cause We've Ended As Lovers", which in turn was dedicated to Roy Buchanan.[1]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks by Roy Buchanan except where noted.

  1. "Running Out" (Buchanan, John Harrison) – 2:51
  2. "Keep What You Got" (Buchanan, Joe Mardin) – 3:17
  3. "Man On The Floor" – 3:26
  4. "Good God Have Mercy" (Billy Roberts) – 4:09
  5. "Okay" – 2:37
  6. "Caruso" – 3:24
  7. "My Friend Jeff" – 4:03
  8. "If Six Was Nine" (Jimi Hendrix) – 4:04
  9. "Guitar Cadenza" – 3:47
  10. "The Messiah Will Come Again" – 4:11
  11. "I Still Think About Ida Mae" – 3:44


Source: Roy Buchanan "A Street Called Street" album cover


  1. ^ Matt Blackett. "Pure Genius: Guitar's Magnificent Rebel Puts a Twist on Techno." Guitar Player, December 2000, pp. 98–106.