Phoebe Snow (album)

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Phoebe Snow
Phoebe Snow - Phoebe Snow.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedJuly 1974
Recorded1973-74
GenreSoft rock
Length35:36
LabelShelter Records
ProducerDino Airali,
Denny Cordell,
Phil Ramone
Phoebe Snow chronology
Phoebe Snow
(1974)
Second Childhood
(1976)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars link

Phoebe Snow is the debut album by singer-songwriter Phoebe Snow, released in 1974. It contains her Top 5 Billboard pop hit, "Poetry Man".

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Phoebe Snow, except where noted

  1. "Good Times" (Sam Cooke) – 2:20
  2. "Harpo's Blues" – 4:22
  3. "Poetry Man" – 4:36
  4. "Either or Both" – 3:52
  5. "San Francisco Bay Blues" (Jesse Fuller) – 3:29
  6. "I Don't Want the Night to End" – 3:55
  7. "Take Your Children Home" – 4:15
  8. "It Must Be Sunday" – 5:50
  9. "No Show Tonight" – 2:57

CD (DCC label Only) bonus tracks[edit]

  1. "Easy Street" [original demo] – 3:20
  2. "Good Times" [original demo] (Cooke) – 2:39
  3. "Harpo's Blues" [original demo] – 4:55
  4. "I Don't Want the Night to End" [original demo] – 3:55
  5. "It Must Be Sunday" [original demo] – 6:42
  6. "San Francisco Bay Blues" [original demo] (Fuller) – 4:09
  7. "Poetry Man" [original demo] – 3:43

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Producer: Dino Airali
  • Co-Producer and Mixing: Phil Ramone
  • Engineers: Steve Hoffman and Phil Ramone
  • Assistant Engineers: Tom Baker, Glenn Berger and Bob Schaper.
  • Recorded at A & R Recording (New York, NY) and Producer's Workshop (Hollywood, CA).
  • Mixed at A & R Recording
  • Production Manager: Roberta Ballard
  • Photography: Ed Caraeff
  • Cover Art: Mick Haggerty

Charts[edit]

Album - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1975 Black Albums 22
1975 Jazz Albums 17
1975 Pop Albums 4

Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1975 "Poetry Man" Adult Contemporary 1
1975 "Poetry Man" Pop Singles 5

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[1] Gold 500,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

  1. ^ "American album certifications – Phoebe Snow – Phoebe Snow". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 3 January 2019. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH.