Rock n' Roll Love Letter

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Rock N'Roll Love Letter
Studio album by Bay City Rollers
Released March 1976
Recorded 1975
Genre Pop, Rock
Label Arista
Producer Phil Wainman, Colin Fretcher
Bay City Rollers chronology
Wouldn't You Like It?
(1975)
Rock N'Roll Love Letter
(1976)
Dedication
(1976)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Rock N'Roll Love Letter is an album by the Bay City Rollers. It was a North America-only release, issued in early 1976 by Arista Records, catalogue #4071.

Of the record's 11 tracks, two were lifted from the Rollers' 1975's UK release Once Upon a Star; seven came from Wouldn't You Like It?; and two were newly recorded singles. The cover art features the same photo as Wouldn't You Like It?.

The album reached No. 1 in Canada on 27 March 1976, jumping from No. 25 to the top position in a single week to depose their previous album Bay City Rollers from the top slot.[2] In the US, it went as high as No. 31 on Billboard's Pop Albums chart. Two singles from the disc made Billboard's Top 40: "Money Honey", which reached No. 1 in Canada[3] and peaked at No. 9 in the US; and "Rock and Roll Love Letter", peaking at No. 6 in Canada (12 June 1976)[4] and No. 28 in the US.

This album was finally released on CD (along with "Bay City Rollers") as a 2 LP On 1 CD set in 2011, by Wounded Bird Records.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Money Honey" (Eric Faulkner, Stuart Wood)
  2. "La Belle Jeane" (Faulkner, Wood)
  3. "Rock and Roll Love Letter" (Tim Moore)
  4. "Maybe I'm a Fool to Love You" (Faulkner, Wood)
  5. "Wouldn't You Like It" (Faulkner, Wood)
  6. "I Only Wanna Dance With You" (Faulkner, Wood)
  7. "Shanghai'd in Love" (Faulkner, Wood)
  8. "Don't Stop the Music" (Faulkner, Wood)
  9. "The Disco Kid" (Faulkner, Wood)
  10. "Eagles Fly" (Faulkner, Wood)
  11. "Too Young to Rock & Roll" (Faulkner, Wood)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "Item Display – RPM – Library and Archives Canada". Collectionscanada.gc.ca. Retrieved 7 March 2012. 
  3. ^ "Item Display – RPM – Library and Archives Canada". Collectionscanada.gc.ca. Retrieved 7 March 2012. 
  4. ^ "Item Display – RPM – Library and Archives Canada". Collectionscanada.gc.ca. Retrieved 7 March 2012. 
Preceded by
Bay City Rollers by Bay City Rollers
Frampton Comes Alive! by Peter Frampton
The Whole World's Goin' Crazy by April Wine
Canadian RPM 100 number-one album
27 March 1976
17–24 April 1976
22 May 1976
Succeeded by
Greatest Hits by Nazareth
Their Greatest Hits by The Eagles
Wings at the Speed of Sound by Wings