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Asylum Choir II

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Length  49:42
Artist  The Asylum Choir
Label  Shelter Records
Producers  Leon Russell, Marc Benno
Asylum Choir II (1971)  Carney (1972)
Release date  15 November 1971
Genres  Rock music, Pop music
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Released  November 15, 1971 (1971-11-15)
Recorded  February 1967 – April 1969, Skyhill Studios, Hollywood
Similar  Look Inside the Asylum Choir, Carney, Leon Russell and the S, Hank Wilson's Back, Wedding Album

Asylum Choir II is the second and final album of the studio aggregation consisting of Leon Russell and Marc Benno. It was recorded and expected to be released in 1969, but legal hassles held up its release for two years. The 1995 digitally remastered CD re-release contains as bonus cuts all but three of the tracks from their first album.


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Track listing

All tracks composed by Leon Russell and Marc Benno except where indicated

  1. "Sweet Home Chicago" – 3:20
  2. "Down on the Base" – 2:18
  3. "Hello Little Friend" (Russell) – 2:52
  4. "Salty Candy" – 2:26
  5. "Tryin' to Stay Alive" – 2:50
  6. "Intro to Rita" – 2:07
  7. "Straight Brother" – 3:08
  8. "Learn How to Boogie" – 2:40
  9. "Ballad for a Soldier" (Russell) – 4:25
  10. "When You Wish upon a Fag" (Russell) – 4:10
  11. "Lady in Waiting" (Russell) – 3:37

The CD re-issue contains the following bonus tracks:

  1. "Welcome to Hollywood" – 2:35
  2. "Death of the Flowers" (Russell, Benno, Greg Dempsey) – 2:08
  3. "Icicle Star Tree" – 2:55
  4. Medley: "N.Y. Op", "Land of Dog", "Henri the Clown" – 6:07
  5. "Soul Food" (Russell, Benno, Bill Boatman, Jimmy Markham) – 2:05


1Sweet Home ChicagoMarc Benno3:22
2Down On The BaseMarc Benno2:17
3Hello Little FriendMarc Benno2:52


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