Take No Prisoners (Molly Hatchet album)

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Take No Prisoners
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Cover art by Boris Vallejo
Studio album by Molly Hatchet
Released November 1981
Recorded 1981
Studio Compass Point Studios, Nassau, Bahamas
Record Plant Studios, Los Angeles, California
Genre Southern rock, hard rock
Length 35:20
Label Epic
Producer Tom Werman
Molly Hatchet chronology
Beatin' the Odds
(1980)Beatin' the Odds1980
Take No Prisoners
(1981)
No Guts...No Glory
(1983)No Guts...No Glory1983
Singles from Take No Prisoners
  1. "Power Play" / "Bloody Reunion"
    Released: 1981
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 2.5/5 stars [1]
Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal 6/10[2]

Take No Prisoners is the fourth studio album by American southern rock band Molly Hatchet, released in 1981 (see 1981 in music). This is the second and last studio album released with lead singer Jimmy Farrar and the last one with original bass player Banner Thomas, who left the band in 1982. "Respect Me in the Morning" is a duet between Farrar and Joyce "Baby Jean" Kennedy of Mother's Finest. The album is also notable because actress Katey Sagal appears as a backup singer.

Track listing[edit]

Side one
  1. "Bloody Reunion" (Jimmy Farrar, Duane Roland, Dave Hlubek, Banner Thomas) – 4:00
  2. "Respect Me in the Morning" (Farrar, Roland) – 3:22
  3. "Long Tall Sally" (Robert Blackwell, Enotris Johnson, Richard Penniman) – 2:56 (Little Richard cover)
  4. "Loss of Control" (Bruce Crump, Roland, Thomas) – 3:31
  5. "All Mine" (Thomas) – 4:00
Side two
  1. "Lady Luck" (Hlubek) – 3:36
  2. "Power Play" (Steve Holland) – 3:50
  3. "Don't Mess Around" (Roland, Thomas) – 3:01
  4. "Don't Leave Me Lonely" (Crump, Holland) – 3:59
  5. "Dead Giveaway" (Hlubek) – 3:28

Personnel[edit]

Molly Hatchet
Additional musicians
Production
  • Tom Werman - producer
  • Gary Ladinsky - engineer, mixing
  • Cary Pritkin - assistant engineer
  • George Marino - mastering at Sterling Sound, New York

Charts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Smith, Michael B. "Molly Hatchet Take No Prisoners review". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-07-02. 
  2. ^ Popoff, Martin (November 1, 2005). The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal: Volume 2: The Eighties. Burlington, Ontario, Canada: Collector's Guide Publishing. p. 228. ISBN 978-1-894959-31-5. 
  3. ^ a b c "Molly Hatchet Awards". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Archived from the original on 7 April 2016. Retrieved 2017-01-20.