Swept Away (Steve Hunter album)

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Swept Away
Swept Away Steve Hunter album cover.jpg
cover by Don Punchatz
Studio album by Steve Hunter
Released 1977
Recorded 1976
Genre Rock
Label Atco
Producer Bob Ezrin
Brian Christian
Steve Hunter chronology
Swept Away
The Deacon
(1989)The Deacon1989
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]

Swept Away is the debut solo album by noted session guitarist Steve Hunter. It was released on the Atco Records label in 1977, and was produced by Bob Ezrin and Brian Christian.

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "Eight Miles High" (Gene Clark, James McGuinn, David Crosby)
  2. "Eldorado Street" (Hunter)
  3. "Goin' Down" (traditional/Don Nix, arranged by Steve Hunter)
  4. "Rubber Man" (Hunter)
  5. "Of All the Times to Leave" (Hunter)

Side two[edit]

  1. "Jasper St. Viaduct Gitar Rag" (Hunter)
  2. "Sail On Sailor" (Jack Rieley, Van Dyke Parks, Brian Wilson)
  3. "Swept Away" (Hunter)
  4. "Sea Sonata" (Hunter)
  5. "Deep Blue" (Hunter)


  • Steve Hunter - all guitars, vocals
  • Prakash John - bass
  • Jim Gordon - drums
  • Bob Ezrin - keyboards, percussion, vocals, producer
  • With:
    • Jim Maelen - percussion
    • Jozef Chirowski - Fender Rhodes on "Eldorado Street"
    • Dr. C. Ezrin M.D. F.R.C.P. (C) F.A.C.P. professor of medicine, University of Toronto - upright bass
    • Carol Pope, Joanne Brooks and Tony D'Amico - vocals
  • Don Punchatz - cover illustration
  • Don Exeley - back cover photo
  • Lynn Breslin, Bob Defrin - art direction


  1. ^ Viglione, Joe. "Swept Away - Steve Hunter". Allmusic.com. Retrieved March 11, 2015. 
  • Swept Away, Steve Hunter. Atco SD 36-148 (1977) (liner notes)