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Late Night Guitar

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Late Night Guitar
Studio album by
Released1980 (1980)
GenreSmooth jazz
LabelBlue Note
ProducerEarl Klugh, Roland Wilson
Earl Klugh chronology
Dream Come True
Late Night Guitar
Crazy for You
Professional ratings
Review scores
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

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
5."Jamaica Farewell"Irving Burgie3:22
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
12."A Time for Love"2:47
13."I'll Never Say Goodbye"
Total length:35:06


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


  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.