Bulletproof (Hard Stuff album)

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Clockwise from bottom left – Gustafson, Hammond, Cann
Studio album by Hard Stuff
Released June 1972[1]
Recorded London, August – September 1971
Genre Rock
Label Purple Records (UK)
Harvest Records (Venezuela)
Red Fox Records (2002 European CD reissue)
Angel Air Records (2011 European CD remaster)
Producer Hard Stuff
Hard Stuff chronology
Bolex Dementia
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[2]

Bulletproof is the first album by the 1970s British rock band Hard Stuff. It was released on Purple Records, the Deep Purple-related record label.

It also featured vocalist Harry Shaw, formerly of Curiosity Shoppe (who recorded one single on Deram), but he had left the band by the time of its release and was uncredited. The record sleeve was re-designed to remove Shaw's image (originally shown on the bottom right hand side).

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Jay Time" (John Cann) – 2:50
  2. "Sinister Minister" (John Gustafson) – 3:30
  3. "No Witch at All" (Gustafson) – 5:38
  4. "Taken Alive" (Gustafson) – 3:14
  5. "Time Gambler (Rodney)" (Cann) – 6:11
  6. "Millionaire" (Cann) – 6:04
  7. "Monster in Paradise" (Gustafson, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover) – 4:33
  8. "Hobo" (Cann) – 3:25
  9. "Mr. Longevity – RIP" (Gustafson) – 4:35
  10. "The Provider – Part One" (Cann) – 2:31

Bonus tracks (2011 Angel Air issue)[edit]

  1. "Jay Time" (single version) (Cann) – 2:36
  2. "The Orchestrator" (Cann, Gustafson) – 3:17
  • Later releases showed John Cann's name as John Du Cann, as he later became known by this name.

Cover version[edit]

The opening track "Jay Time" was covered in 2011 by American rock band White Denim.[3]



  1. ^ http://www.angelair.co.uk/sjpcd371.htm Angel Air reissue info
  2. ^ Dave Thompson. "Allmusic review". All Media Guide. Retrieved 2012-03-26. 
  3. ^ "White Denim – Jay Time (Hard Stuff cover)". Mostly Junk Food. 7 May 2011. Retrieved 24 January 2013. 

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