Blue River (album)

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Blue River
Blue River 1972.jpg
Studio album by Eric Andersen
Released February, 1972
Recorded 1971
Genre Folk rock
Length 46:43
Label Columbia
Producer Norbert Putnam[1]
Eric Andersen chronology
Eric Andersen
(1969)Eric Andersen1969
Blue River
(1972)
Stages: The Lost Album
(1972)Stages: The Lost Album1972
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars link

Blue River is the 1972 album from folk rock musician Eric Andersen. The album was recorded in Nashville. Guest musician Joni Mitchell contributes vocals on the title track "Blue River".[2] The album was reissued in 1999 by Columbia Legacy with two extra tracks.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Is It Really Love at All" (Andersen) – 5:21
  2. "Pearl's Goodtime Blues" (Andersen) – 2:21
  3. "Wind and Sand" (Andersen) – 4:30
  4. "Faithful" (Andersen) – 3:15
  5. "Blue River" (Andersen) – 4:46
  6. "Florentine" (Andersen) – 3:31
  7. "Sheila" (Andersen) – 4:37
  8. "More Often Than Not" (David Wiffen) – 4:52
  9. "Round the Bend" (Andersen) – 5:38
  10. "Come To My Bedside, My Darlin'" (Andersen) - 4:58 ~*
  11. "Why Don't You Love Me" (Hank Williams) - 2:54 ~*

~* = Bonus Track on CD Release (recorded during album sessions)

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
USA (Billboard 200) 169[4]

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Producer: Norbert Putnam
  • Recording Engineer: Stan Hutto/Glen Kolotkin/Stan Tonkel
  • Production Manager: Jessica Sowin
  • Art Direction: John Berg
  • Liner Notes: Anthony DeCurtis
  • Photography: Urve Kuusik/Sandy Speiser/Don Nelson

References[edit]

  1. ^ Duffy, Thom (21 January 1995). "Djanko, Field, Andersen Link Sounds of Norway, America". Billboard. Retrieved 13 November 2014. 
  2. ^ Hartenbach, Brett. "Blue River - Eric Andersen: Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". allmusic.com. Allmusic. Retrieved 13 November 2014. 
  3. ^ Jacks, Kelso (2 August 1999). "Record News". CMJ New Music Report. CMJ. Retrieved 13 November 2014. 
  4. ^ "Blue River - Eric Andersen: Awards". allmusic.com. Allmusic. Retrieved 13 November 2014.