Dixie Chicken (album)

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Dixie Chicken
Little Feat - Dixie Chicken.jpg
Studio album by Little Feat
Released January 25, 1973
Recorded Late 1972
Genre Southern rock, blues rock, roots rock, New Orleans R&B, swamp rock
Length 36:12
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Lowell George
Little Feat chronology
Sailin' Shoes
Dixie Chicken
Feats Don't Fail Me Now
Music sample
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Allmusic 5/5 stars[1]

Dixie Chicken is the third studio album by the American rock band Little Feat, released in 1973. The artwork for the front cover was by illustrator Neon Park and is a reference to a line from the LP's third song, "Roll Um Easy".

The album is considered their landmark album with the title track as their signature song that helped further define the Little Feat sound. This was augmented by two additional members (guitarist Paul Barrere and percussionist Sam Clayton) added to make the more complete and familiar lineup that continued until their 1979 breakup following the death of Lowell George. Bassist Kenny Gradney was brought in to replace original bassist Roy Estrada, who had left after the band's second album Sailin' Shoes to join Captain Beefheart's Magic Band. This new lineup radically altered the band's sound, leaning toward New Orleans R&B/funk.

Track listing[edit]

Lowell George lead vocals on all tracks, except where noted:

Side One

  1. "Dixie Chicken" (Lowell George, Fred Martin) – 3:55
  2. "Two Trains" (George) – 3:06
  3. "Roll Um Easy" (George) – 2:30
  4. "On Your Way Down" (Allen Toussaint) – 5:31
  5. "Kiss It Off" (George) – 2:56

Side Two

  1. "Fool Yourself" (Fred Tackett) – 3:10 e)
  2. "Walkin All Night" (Paul Barrère, Bill Payne) – 3:35 (lead vocals: Barrere, Payne)
  3. "Fat Man in the Bathtub" (George) – 4:29
  4. "Juliette" (George) – 3:20
  5. "Lafayette Railroad" (George, Payne) – 3:40 (instrumental)


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