Wax Museum (Jay and the Americans album)

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Wax Museum
Wax Museum, Vol. 1.jpeg
Studio album by Jay and The Americans
Released February 28, 1970
Recorded A&R Studios, New York City
Genre Pop
Label United Artists
Producer Jay and the Americans, Thomas Kaye
Jay and The Americans chronology
Sands of Time
(1969)Sands of Time1969
Wax Museum
Wax Museum, Vol. 2
(1970)Wax Museum, Vol. 21970
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]

Wax Museum is the eighth studio album by Jay and the Americans released on February 28, 1970. The album went to #105 on the Billboard 200 chart and reached #68 on the Cashbox chart.[2] The album was the group's last charting album. Be sure to listen for the unexpected imitation of a raven: "Caw! Caw! Caw!, which happens a few seconds after the last track on side two.

The group's cover of The Ronettes' song "Walkin' in the Rain" hit #19 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1970.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Walkin' in the Rain" (Barry Mann, Phil Spector, Cynthia Weil)
  2. "Do I Love You?" (Peter Andreoli, Vini Poncia, Phil Spector)
  3. "Johnny B. Goode" (Chuck Berry)
  4. "Message to Martha (Kentucky Bluebird)" (Burt Bacharach, Hal David)
  5. "Room Full of Tears" (Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman)
  6. "A Lover's Question" (Brook Benton, Jimmy T. Williams)
  7. "Some Kind of Wonderful" (Gerry Goffin, Carole King)
  8. "This Is My Love" (Billy Dawn Smith)
  9. "Let It Be Me" (Gilbert Bécaud, Mann Curtis, Pierre Delanoë)
  10. "I Don't Want to Cry" (Luther Dixon, Chuck Jackson)
  11. "You Were on My Mind" (Sylvia Fricker)
  12. "Lonely Teardrops" (Berry Gordy, Jr., Gwendolyn Gordy, Roquel "Billy" Davis)