Only the Wild Survive

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Only the Wild Survive
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Studio album by Wild Cherry
Released 1979
Genre Funk rock, rock
Length 38:57
Label Epic
Producer Rick Hall
Wild Cherry chronology
I Love My Music
(1978)I Love My Music1978
Only the Wild Survive
Play the Funk
(2000)Play the Funk2000
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]

Only the Wild Survive is an album by Wild Cherry, released in 1979.[2] Their fourth studio album, this would be their last before breaking up the same year. It was also the first and only Wild Cherry album to feature Donnie Iris (formerly of the Jaggerz) as a performer. After Wild Cherry's breakup, Iris and bandmate Mark Avsec would launch Donnie Iris and the Cruisers.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Try a Piece of My Love" (James Robert Barrett, Mark Cunningham) - 4:28
  2. "Look at Her Dance" (Russ Ballard) - 4:40
  3. "Don't Wait Too Long" (Robert Parissi) - 5:50
  4. "Starlight" (Parissi) - 4:25
  5. "Hold On to Your Hiney" (Tony Joe White) - 4:15
  6. "All Night's All Right" (Carol Parks) - 3:50
  7. "Raindance" (Billy Burnette, Don Henley) - 3:26
  8. "Take Me Back" (Mark Avsec, Parissi) - 4:10
  9. "Keep On Playin' That Funky Music" (Edward Jones, Parissi) - 3:55