Burchfield Nines

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Burchfield Nines
Michael Franks Burchfield Nines CD.jpg
Studio album by
Released
  • 1978 (1978) on vinyl
  • 1988 (1988) on CD
GenreJazz
Length37:21
LabelWarner Bros.
ProducerTommy LiPuma
Michael Franks chronology
Sleeping Gypsy
(1977)
Burchfield Nines
(1978)
Tiger in the Rain
(1979)

Burchfield Nines is a jazz vocal album by Michael Franks, released in 1978 by Warner Bros. Records.[1]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Michael Franks.

Side one
No.TitleLength
1."When the Cookie Jar Is Empty"5:11
2."A Robinsong"3:49
3."Wrestle a Live Nude Girl"4:35
4."Burchfield Nines"4:40
Side two
No.TitleLength
1."Meet Me in the Deerpark"6:02
2."Dear Little Nightingale"5:02
3."In Search of the Perfect Shampoo"4:06
4."Vivaldi's Song"4:12

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide3/5 stars[3]

Gene DellaSala of Audioholics.com praised the vinyl record to CD transfer, stating, "the sound quality of this CD is amazing, especially for its time frame."[4]

Personnel[edit]

Musicians[edit]

Support[edit]

  • Art design – John Cabalka
  • Design – Brad Kanawyer
  • Mixing – Al Schmitt, Capitol Recording Studios
  • Orchestral arrangement, conducting – Eumir Deodato
  • Photography – Jean Paglioso
  • Production coordinator – Noel Newbolt
  • Recording – Jeffery Kawalek, Al Schmitt

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Discography in Order of Release". MichaelFranks.com. Retrieved 2012-01-25.
  2. ^ "AllMusic review". AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-01-25.
  3. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. US: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 79. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.
  4. ^ "Michael Franks : Burchfield Nines Review". audioholics.com. 2007-01-27. Retrieved 2012-01-25.

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