Sleeping Gypsy (album)

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This article is about the jazz album. For the painting by Henri Rousseau, see The Sleeping Gypsy.
Sleeping Gypsy
Michael Franks Sleeping Gypsy CD.jpg
Studio album by Michael Franks
Released 1977 on vinyl record
1990 on CD
Genre Jazz
Length 38:49
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Tommy LiPuma
Michael Franks chronology
The Art of Tea
Sleeping Gypsy
Burchfield Nines
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau B[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 3/5 stars[3]

Sleeping Gypsy is a jazz vocal album by Michael Franks, released in 1977 with Warner Bros. Records.[4] It was Franks' third studio album after The Art of Tea and prior to Burchfield Nines.

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "The Lady Wants To Know" Michael Franks 4:45
2. "I Really Hope It's You" Michael Franks 4:54
3. "In The Eye Of The Storm" Michael Franks 5:55
4. "B'wana-He No Home" Michael Franks 4:57
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Don't Be Blue" Michael Franks, John Guerin 3:28
2. "Antonio's Song (The Rainbow)" Michael Franks 5:03
3. "Chain Reaction" Michael Franks, Joe Sample 5:14
4. "Down In Brazil" Michael Franks 4:33





  1. ^ "AllMusic review". AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-01-26. 
  2. ^ "Consumer Guide Review". Robert Cristgau. 1977. Retrieved 2012-02-11. 
  3. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 79. ISBN 0-394-72643-X. 
  4. ^ "Discography in Order of Release". Retrieved 2012-01-26.