On the Track

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On the Track
Studio album by Leon Redbone
Released 1975
Genre Ragtime
Length 38:13
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Joel Dorn
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On the Track is debut album from Leon Redbone, released on Warner Bros. Records in 1975 and reissued on CD in 1988. It peaked at #87 on the Billboard Pop Albums charts.

The album features a cover illustration by Chuck Jones depicting the character Michigan J. Frog.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars link
Robert Christgau (B+) link
Rolling Stone (not rated) link

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Sweet Mama Hurry Home or I'll Be Gone" (Jack Neville, Jimmie Rodgers) – 2:49
  2. "Ain't Misbehavin'" (Harry Brooks, Andy Razaf, Fats Waller) – 4:03
  3. "My Walking Stick" (Irving Berlin) – 3:41
  4. "Lazybones" (Hoagy Carmichael, Johnny Mercer) – 3:06
  5. "Marie" (Irving Berlin) – 4:24
  6. "Desert Blues (Big Chief Buffalo Nickel)" (Jimmie Rodgers) – 3:42
  7. "Lulu's Back in Town" (Al Dubin, Harry Warren) – 2:34
  8. "Some of These Days" (Shelton Brooks) – 3:16
  9. "Big Time Woman" (Wilton Crawley) – 2:44
  10. "Haunted House" (Lonnie Johnson) – 4:58
  11. "Polly Wolly Doodle" (Traditional) – 2:56


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