Rewind (Johnny Rivers album)

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Rewind
Rewind 1967 Album Cover.jpg
Studio album by Johnny Rivers
Released 1967
Genre Pop rock, R&B, soul
Label Imperial
Producer Lou Adler
Johnny Rivers chronology
Golden Hits
(1966)Golden Hits1966
Rewind
(1967)
Realization
(1968)Realization1968

Rewind is the third studio album by the American musician Johnny Rivers, released in 1967 by Imperial Records. The album includes cover versions of "Baby, I Need Your Lovin'" and "The Tracks of My Tears". Produced by Lou Adler with arrangements by Jimmy Webb, who wrote eight of the songs, the album peaked at #14 on the Billboard albums chart.[1]

Reception[edit]

In his review in Allmusic, Zach Curd called Rewind, with its "big, clean production, and quality L.A. session musicians", a "great collection of blue-eyed soul and rock." Curd concluded that the album was "a solid, tight recording, with excellent production and inventive arrangements provided by Webb."[1]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Jimmy Webb except where noted.

  1. "Baby I Need Your Lovin'" (Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier, Eddie Holland) – 3:08
  2. "Rosecrans Boulevard" – 2:31
  3. "Carpet Man" – 3:02
  4. "Tunesmith" – 3:10
  5. "Sweet Smiling Children" – 2:10
  6. "Do What You Gotta' Do" – 2:19
  7. "The Tracks Of My Tears" (Warren "Pete" Moore, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Tarplin) – 2:53
  8. "For Emily, Whenever I May Find Her" (Paul Simon) – 2:47
  9. "The Eleventh Song" – 2:19
  10. "It'll Never Happen Again" (Tim Hardin) – 3:25
  11. "Sweet Smiling Children" – 2:10
  12. "Sidewalk Song / 27th Street" – 2:25

On some vinyl albums the tracks are incorrectly listed:

SIDE 1

  1. "The Tracks Of My Tears" (Warren "Pete" Moore, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Tarplin) – 2:53
  2. "Carpet Man" – 3:02
  3. "Tunesmith" – 3:10
  4. "Sidewalk Song / 27th Street" – 2:25
  5. "It'll Never Happen Again" (Tim Hardin) – 3:25
  6. "Do What You Gotta' Do" – 2:19

SIDE 2

  1. "Baby I Need Your Lovin'" (Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland, Eddie Holland) – 3:08
  2. "For Emily, Whenever I May Find Her" (Paul Simon) – 2:47
  3. "Rosecrans Boulevard" – 2:31
  4. "The Eleventh Song" – 2:19
  5. "Sweet Smiling Children" – 2:10

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Curd, Zach. "Rewind". Allmusic. Retrieved November 13, 2012. 

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