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Industry Standard

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Industry Standard
Studio album by
ProducerSteve Morse, Eddy Offord
The Dregs chronology
Unsung Heroes
Industry Standard
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Professional ratings
Review scores
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide[2]

Industry Standard is the sixth studio album by The Dregs, released in 1982. The album garnered the group their fourth Grammy nomination. This was the final album by the Dregs before their split in 1983, and their last one for 12 years until the release of Full Circle in 1994.

Industry Standard was the band's only album featuring vocals by Alex Ligertwood (Santana) and Patrick Simmons (the Doobie Brothers); Ligertwood sang on "Crank It Up", while Simmons sang on and co-wrote "Ridin' High".

Track listing[edit]

All tracks are written by Steve Morse, except where noted

Side A
1."Assembly Line" 4:25
2."Crank It Up"Morse, The Dregs3:35
3."Chips Ahoy" 3:39
4."Bloodsucking Leeches" 3:59
5."Up in the Air" 2:27
Side B
6."Ridin' High"Morse, Simmons3:40
7."Where's Dixie?" 3:57
8."Conversation Piece" 6:12
9."Vitamin Q" 5:33


Guest Performers[edit]


  1. ^ Gioffre, Daniel (2011). "Industry Standard - The Dregs | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 25 June 2011.
  2. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 62. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.