The American Breed (album)

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The American Breed
The American Breed (album) cover.jpg
Studio album by The American Breed
Released 1967
Recorded Universal Recording Corporation, Chicago, Illinois
Genre Pop, rock
Length 30:25
Label Acta
Producer Bill Traut
The American Breed chronology
The American Breed
Bend Me, Shape Me
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Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars [1]

The American Breed is the self-titled debut album from the 1960s jazz-rock group The American Breed, released in the fall of 1967. The album spawned three hit singles: "I Don't Think You Know Me", "Don't Forget About Me", and their first major hit, "Step Out of Your Mind" (#24).

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Step Out of Your Mind" Al Gorgoni, Chip Taylor 2:30
2. "Knock on Wood" Steve Cropper, Eddie Floyd 3:35
3. "We've Gotta Get Out of This Place" Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil 3:23
4. "Same Old Thing"   2:22
5. "Lipstick Traces" Naomi Neville 2:19
6. "Don't Forget About Me" Gerry Goffin, Carole King 2:35
7. "High Heel Sneakers" Robert Higgenbotham 2:57
8. "My Girl" Smokey Robinson, Ronald White 3:00
9. "Short Skirts" Chuck Colbert, Gary Loizzo 2:27
10. "I Don't Think You Know Me" Gerry Goffin, Carole King 2:39
11. "Uptight (Everything's Alright)" Henry Cosby, Sylvia Moy, Stevie Wonder 2:38


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