Stranger in Town
Studio album by Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band
May 5, 1978
Criteria Sound Studios, Miami, Florida; Muscle Shoals Sound Studios, Sheffield, Alabama; Cherokee Studios, Capitol Records Studios, Sound Suite Studios, Detroit, Michigan, 1976-78
Hard rock, rock and roll
Bob Seger, Punch Andrews, Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band chronology
Singles from Stranger in Town
" Still the Same"
Released: April 1978
" Hollywood Nights"
" We've Got Tonite"
Released: October 1978
" Old Time Rock and Roll"
Released: March 1979
is the tenth Stranger in Town studio album by American rock singer Bob Seger and his second with the Silver Bullet Band, released by Capitol Records in May 1978 (see 1978 in music). Like its predecessor, the Silver Bullet Band backed Seger on about half of the songs and the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section backed Seger on the other half.
The album became an instant success in the
United States, being certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America less than a month after the album's release, and, like its predecessor , it would later go six times platinum. Night Moves It was also his first album to chart in the [3 ] UK, where limited editions were released on silver vinyl and in picture disc format as well as standard black vinyl.
Track listing [ edit ]
All songs written and composed by
Bob Seger, except where noted.
The Silver Bullet Band plays on side one tracks 1, 2, & 5 and on side two track 3
The Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section plays on side one tracks 3 & 4 and on side two tracks 1, 2, & 4
Personnel [ edit ]
The Silver Bullet Band
The Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section
"We've Got Tonite" and "Still the Same"
Julia Waters - background vocals
Luther Waters - vocals, background vocals
Maxine Waters - background vocals
Oren Waters - vocals, background vocals
"Still the Same" and "Brave Strangers"
Brandye - vocals, background vocals
"Old Time Rock"
James Lavell Easley - background vocals
Stanley Carter - background vocals
George Jackson - vocals, background vocals
Production [ edit ]
Producers: Punch Andrews, Bob Seger
Engineers: John Arrias, Mark Calice, David Cole, Hugh Davies, Gregg Hamm, Steve Melton, George Tutko
Mixing: Punch Andrews, John Arrias, Bob Seger
Mastering: Wally Traugott
Remastering: Robert Vosgien
Jim Ed Norman Art direction: Roy Kohara
Design: Ken Anderson
Photography: Terrence Bert, Bob Siedemann
New Zealand Top 40 Albums
[9 ] 4
Singles [ edit ]
"Still The Same"
Billboard Hot 100 4
Billboard Hot 100
"We've Got Tonite"
Billboard Hot 100
"Old Time Rock and Roll"
Billboard Hot 100
Certifications [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band: at Stranger in Town > Review AllMusic. Retrieved 4 July 2011.
^ Christgau, Robert (June 26, 1978). "Christgau's Consumer Guide". (New York) The Village Voice . Retrieved . September 19, 2015
^ a b "Gold & Platinum Searchable Database" (PHP). . Recording Industry Association of America
^ "Le Détail des Albums de chaque Artiste (S)" (PHP). InfoDisc (in French). Search for "Bob SEGER & The SILVER BULLET Band" on the drop-down menu to see results.
^ "Album – Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band, Stranger in Town" (ASP). (in German) Media Control Charts . Retrieved . July 5, 2011
^ "Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band – Stranger in Town (Album)" (ASP). . Hung Medien Swedish Charts . Retrieved . July 5, 2011
^ "Chart Archive: Top 40 Official UK Albums Archive – 3rd June 1978". The Official Charts Company . Retrieved . July 5, 2011
^ "Bob Seger: Charts & Awards – . Billboard Albums" . Allmusic Rovi Corporation . Retrieved . July 5, 2011
^ "Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band – Stranger in Town (Album)" (ASP). . Hung Medien New Zealand Charts . Retrieved . July 5, 2011
^ "Canadian album certifications – Bob Seger – Stranger in Town". Music Canada.
^ "British album certifications – Bob Seger – Stranger in Town". British Phonographic Industry. Enter Stranger in Town in the field Keywords . Select Title in the field Search by . Select album in the field By Format . Select Gold in the field By Award . Click Search