Miss America (Mary Margaret O'Hara album)

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Miss America
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Studio album by Mary Margaret O'Hara
Released 1988
Recorded 1984
Genre Rock
Length 44:44
Label Virgin Records
Producer Michael Brook, Mary Margaret O'Hara
Mary Margaret O'Hara chronology
Miss America
(1988)
Christmas EP
(1991)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Encyclopedia of Popular Music 4/5 stars[2]

Miss America is an album by Mary Margaret O'Hara, released in 1988.

It is O'Hara's only full-length studio album released to date. All of her other releases have been EPs, soundtrack albums or collaborations with other artists.

In 2009, the Art of Time Ensemble featuring Sarah Slean recorded a version of "To Cry About" for their album Black Flowers.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and arranged by Mary Margaret O'Hara.

  1. "To Cry About" – 3:23
  2. "Year in Song" – 3:34
  3. "Body's in Trouble" – 4:58
  4. "Dear Darling" – 3:51
  5. "Anew Day" – 3:11
  6. "When You Know Why You're Happy" – 4:34
  7. "My Friends Have" – 3:10
  8. "Help Me Lift You Up" – 4:35
  9. "Keeping You in Mind" – 4:39
  10. "Not Be Alright" – 5:13
  11. "You Will Be Loved Again" – 3:36

Personnel[edit]

  • Mary Margaret O'Hara – vocals
  • Michael Brook – guitar, infinite guitar
  • Rusty McCarthy – guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Hugh Marsh – violin, DX-7 log rhythm
  • Bruce Moffet – drums
  • David Piltch – Elias 5-string bass, string bass
  • Hendrik Riik – bass
  • Don Rooke – lap steel guitar, rhythm guitar, acoustic guitar
  • John Sheard – piano
  • Michael Sloski – drums
  • Bill Whelan – piano

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ankeny, Jason. "Miss America – Mary Margaret O'Hara". AllMusic. Retrieved September 8, 2016. 
  2. ^ Larkin, Colin (2009). "O'Hara, Mary Margaret". The Encyclopedia of Popular Music (4th ed.). Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-199-72636-1. Retrieved September 8, 2016.