I may call Stewart obscure but I only mean that by reference to the mainstream. Nevertheless the success of this album, gave Stewart a boost to his career and sustained him as a marginal artist with a faithful following for the next couple of decades. It is far from Stewart's best but it is his most commercial and at the time 1979 he tapped into the tight, slick, west coast folk comes rock, comes country, comes pop sound … something perfected by Fleetwood Mac The Fleetwood Mac reference is not an idle reference. A gem of a song though from a differen era. John Stewart album bestography « Higher ranked 27,815th This album 43,029th Lower ranked 48,955th » Bombs Away Dream Babies Helpful? There wasn't much time at the top. I really feel it is a masterpiece. No damage to the jewel case or item cover, no scuffs, scratches, cracks, or holes.
My opinions are comments not reviews and are mine so don't be offended if I have slighted your favourite artist. . Maybe that wouldn't be so bad but the breakdown is, folkie 10 years , obscure singer songwriter 10 years , hit maker 2 years , obscure singer songwriter 30 years , give or take. As a fervent long distance runner, I found inspiration in several Stewart songs. There is a tension throughout the album between Buckingham's slick pop and the ragged, plain sounding honesty of Stewart's voice but it works beautifully if for no other reason than it distinguishes the album from Fleetwood Mac and from all the other soft rock soft cocks who were emulating Fleetwood Mac. I've never had such a bargain since. Let us know what you think of this album by adding a comment or assigning a rating below! There are undiscovered joys all over his albums The guy is a legend and his body of work should be more highly valued Check out my other entry for biographical detail.
Baked with a hot summer wind called Miranda while calling up bracing memories of sugar kisses and bubblegum. From folkie to obscure singer songwriter, to pop hit maker and then back to obscure singer songwriter. Though I have in excess of 300 albums, my list was only 7-8 albums long, but Bombs Away Dream Babies was on it, and should be mandatory in any Fleetwood Mac fan's audio library. About Franko Hi, I'm just a person with a love of music, a lot of records and some spare time. You won't be disappointed, no matter how difficult it is to find. Thanks to and for being there; Marvin Snyder for keeping the wolves away; and Eddie for the midnight hours; for not letting on she knew; Jay Levy; Larimee Ward; Bob Zievers and Fred Whalicki at Westwood Music for guitars and constant support; The Hanson Brothers Cartage Company; Guild Guitars for the specialized twelve-string guitar made for this album; and Leeds Musical Instrument Rentals.
The same could be said for my liking the underdog role in big races, represented by 'Coming out of nowhere on the run. Special Thanks to for her magic and the use of her wall. Very Good: An item that is used but still in very good condition. The best album by John Stewart is which is ranked number 27815 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 27. The teeth of disk holder are undamaged.
Your rating: or to assign a rating to this album. Don't get me wrong he always had a career, a following, an income. I have listened to a lot of music and I don't pretend to be impartial. He deserved more, and it would have been better if he had got more, for our sake as much as for his. Just a couple months ago I was out bowhunting, sitting in a tree stand doing some reminiscing, and decided to make a list of those albums that were good all the way through.
The experiment paid off with good great chart placings for both the album and its singles. You can contact me on franklycollectible gmail. But for two years he shone … just this one album really. Their work on 'Heart of the Dream' just blows my mind away to this day, and is a pick-me-up when things are down. And … Slick but more than meets the eye … I'm keeping it.
The cover art and liner notes are included. Your comment: or to comment on this album. It's very slick but there is bite is its lyric and the beat is irresistible. Unauthorized Copying, Reproduction, Hiring, Lending, Public Performance and Broadcasting Prohibited. On this album Stewart sings rock or perhaps soft rock bordering on folk rock or folk rock disco on some tunes in his unabashedly masculine baritone reminiscent at times of Johnny Cash. And this is the album you find in all the op shops, the one that people say they have fond memories of, the one that appears everywhere. It's weird now that I find this site, and this opportunity to review this album.
But don't get me wring this is slick stuff. Log in to vote 0 votes 0 helpful 0 unhelpful Showing all 1 comments Please or if you want to be able to add a comment. A lot of albums have some great songs, but few are solid top to bottom. Lindsey Buckingham for the endless hours, hot licks and encouragement; Herbert Worthington for diving in head first; Russ Kunkel who was that guy anyway? He kept writing and recording and for that we have to be thankful. Minimal wear on the exterior of item.
While lured to the album by 'Gold' as a Fleetwood Mac fanatic, I recognized Lindsey and Stevie on there long before reading the credits , what I found I bought was a perfect soundtrack to the things that were my essence back in my heydays. Recalling vans packed full of sunburned teenagers, the sweet aroma of weed and incense in the air. All songs written by Stewart. This album is dedicated to Stan Goldstein. The video game instructions and box are included.