Join the Parade

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Join the Parade
Join the parade.jpg
Studio album by Marc Cohn
Released October 9, 2007
Recorded Various
Genre Folk rock
Length 46:48
Label Decca
Producer Marc Cohn, Charlie Sexton
Marc Cohn chronology
Burning the Daze
(1998)Burning the Daze1998
Join the Parade
Listening Booth: 1970
(2010)Listening Booth: 19702010
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Join the Parade is the fourth studio album by American singer-songwriter Marc Cohn, released in 2007.

An MP3 version of the album was available on iTunes on September 25, 2007 and contained the bonus track "You're a Shadow", which is not on the studio release.

The first track off the album to hit airplay starting in mid-September was "Listening to Levon".

A video that talks about the making of "Join the Parade" was put out by Decca Records on where Marc talks about the making of the album. He also discusses the many topics of the songs, including New Orleans, post-Katrina, and life after being shot in the head during a failed carjacking attempt.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Marc Cohn, except where noted.

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Listening to Levon"   4:48
2. "The Calling (Ghost of Charlie Christian)"   4:55
3. "Dance Back from the Grave" Marc Cohn, Rick Bragg 4:44
4. "If I Were an Angel"   5:52
5. "Let Me Be Your Witness" Marc Cohn, Kenny White 4:32
6. "Live Out the String" Marc Cohn, Michael Silverstone 4:23
7. "Giving Up the Ghost" Marc Cohn, John Leventhal 3:45
8. "Join the Parade" Marc Cohn, Malcolm Burn, Kevin Salem 4:33
9. "My Sanctuary"   5:51
10. "Life Goes On"   3:49
iTunes bonus track
No. Title Length
11. "You're a Shadow" 4:36



  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Marc Cohn: Join the Parade Video (now on YouTube) Video on YouTube