Late Night Guitar

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Late Night Guitar
Latenightguitar.jpg
Studio album by
Released1980 (1980)
Recorded1979–1980
GenreSmooth jazz
Length35:06
LabelBlue Note
ProducerEarl Klugh, Roland Wilson
Earl Klugh chronology
Dream Come True
(1980)
Late Night Guitar
(1980)
Crazy for You
(1981)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic [1]
Billboard Magazine[2]

Late Night Guitar is an album by jazz guitarist Earl Klugh that was released in 1980. The album received a Grammy nomination for Best Pop Instrumental Performance at the 24th Grammy Awards in 1982.[3][4][5] In this release, Klugh is joined by strings and horns in an orchestra arranged and conducted by David Matthews.[1]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Smoke Gets in Your Eyes"1:56
2."Nice to Be Around (Nice to Have Around)"2:58
3."Like a Lover"2:40
4."Laura"1:42
5."Jamaica Farewell"Irving Burgie3:22
6."Tenderly"1:50
7."Mona Lisa"2:53
8."Triste"Antônio Carlos Jobim2:03
9."Two for the Road"4:20
10."Mirabella"Earl Klugh2:42
11."Lisbon Antigua"
  • Raul Portela
  • José Galhardo
  • Amadeu Do Vale
2:02
12."A Time for Love"2:47
13."I'll Never Say Goodbye"
3:51
Total length:35:06

Charts[edit]

Album – Billboard[6]
Year Chart Position
1981 Top Contemporary Jazz 4
1981 Jazz Albums 40
1981 The Billboard 200 98

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. Late Night Guitar at AllMusic
  2. ^ Billboard Magazine review, November 29, 1980.
  3. ^ "Lennon gets 5 Grammy nominations". The Daily Reporter, Iowa. Spencer, Iowa, USA. January 13, 1982. p. 12. Retrieved October 7, 2010.
  4. ^ "Quincy Jones and Lionel Richie Top Contenders for Grammies". Times Daily. Florence, Alabama, USA. February 24, 1982. p. 10. Retrieved October 7, 2010.
  5. ^ "Grammy Awards – John Lennon, Quincy Jones, Lionel Richie lead nominees". Ellensburg Daily Record. Ellensburg, Washington, USA. February 24, 1982. p. 8. Retrieved October 7, 2010.
  6. ^ "Earl Klugh - Chart History". Billboard.com. Billboard. 16 January 1981. Retrieved 19 December 2019.