Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers (album)

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Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers
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Studio album by Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers
Released July 1976
Recorded 1976
Genre Rock and roll
Length 34:18
Label Beserkley
Producer Matthew King Kaufman, Glen Kolotkin
Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers chronology
The Modern Lovers
(1976)The Modern Lovers1976
Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers
(1976)
Rock 'n' Roll with the Modern Lovers
(1977)Rock 'n' Roll with the Modern Lovers1977
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[1]
Christgau's Record GuideB+[2]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide4.5/5 stars[3]

Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers is an album by Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers, released by the Beserkley Records label in July 1976.[1]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Jonathan Richman; except where indicated

  1. "Rockin' Shopping Center" – 3:39
  2. "Back in the U.S.A." (Chuck Berry) – 2:27
  3. "Important in Your Life" – 3:41
  4. "New England" – 2:25
  5. "Lonely Financial Zone" – 3:03
  6. "Hi Dear" – 3:23
  7. "Abominable Snowman in the Market" – 2:30
  8. "Hey There Little Insect" – 3:13
  9. "Here Come the Martian Martians" – 3:17
  10. "Springtime" – 3:53
  11. "Amazing Grace" (John Newton) – 2:47

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ruhlmann, William. "Jonathan Richman & the Modern Lovers – Jonathan Richman / Jonathan Richman & the Modern Lovers". AllMusic. Archived from the original on September 17, 2012. Retrieved June 18, 2013. 
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert (1981). "Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers: Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers". Christgau's Record Guide: Rock Albums of the '70s. Ticknor and Fields. ISBN 0-89919-026-X. Retrieved July 8, 2017. 
  3. ^ Hochman, Steve (2004). "Jonathan Richman". In Brackett, Nathan; Hoard, Christian. The New Rolling Stone Album Guide. Simon & Schuster. pp. 690–91. ISBN 0-7432-0169-8.