Freedom for the Stallion

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Freedom for the Stallion
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Studio album by The Hues Corporation
Released 1973
Recorded 1973
RCA's Music Center Of The World
(Hollywood, California)
Genre R&B, disco, soul, pop
Label RCA
Producer John Florez
The Hues Corporation chronology
Freedom for the Stallion
(1973)
Rockin' Soul
(1974)Rockin' Soul1974

Freedom For The Stallion is the debut album by The Hues Corporation. Released in 1973, it includes the #1 Billboard Hot 100 hit "Rock The Boat."

The title track, "Freedom for the Stallion" was also a minor hit on the Billboard charts. This Allen Toussaint song had been recorded earlier by Lee Dorsey in 1971. Later versions of "Freedom for the Stallion" include a 2006 recording by Toussaint and Elvis Costello on the album The River in Reverse.

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Track listing[edit]

  1. "Bound on a Reason" - (Michael Jarrett) 3:15
  2. "Off My Cloud" - (Wally Holmes) 4:16
  3. "All Goin' Down Together" - (Michael Jarrett) 2:51
  4. "Rock the Boat" - (Wally Holmes) 3:22
  5. "Freedom for the Stallion" - (Allen Toussaint) 4:00
  6. "The Family" - (John Hurley, Ronnie Wilkins) 3:09
  7. "Go To The Poet" - (Wally Holmes) 2:51
  8. "Salvation Lady" (1-3-5) - (John Hurley, Ronnie Wilkins) 3:18
  9. "Live a Lie" - (Wally Holmes) 2:13
  10. "Miracle Maker (Sweet Soul Shaker)" - (Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil) 3:16

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Album[edit]

Year Chart Position
1973 Top R&B/Black Albums 59
1974 U.S. Album Chart 20

Single[edit]

Year Single Chart Position
1973 "Freedom for the Stallion" Billboard Hot 100 63
1974 "Rock the Boat" Hot Soul Singles 3
1974 "Rock the Boat" Billboard Hot 100 1
1974 "Rock the Boat" Hot Dance/Disco 5

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