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Dawn's New Ragtime Follies

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Released  1973
Artist  Tony Orlando and Dawn
Label  Bell Records
Producers  Hank Medress, Dave Appell
Dawn's New Ragtime Follies (1973)  Prime Time (1974)
Release date  1973
Genre  Pop music
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Recorded  1972-1973, Century Sound Studio, New York City and Media Sound, New York City
Tuneweaving (1973)  Dawn's New Ragtime Follies (1973)
Pop music albums  Candida, Barbra Streisand's Greatest, Andy Williams' Greatest, Best Of, Latin Classics Mijares

Dawn's New Ragtime Follies is a 1973 album by the American pop group Tony Orlando and Dawn. This release was a concept album that successfully combined Vaudevillian ragtime flavors with pop and disco music. With multi-generational appeal, and aided by Tony Orlando & Dawn's highly successful weekly TV variety show on CBS, DAWN'S NEW RAGTIME FOLLIES sold millions and became Tony Orlando & Dawn’s best selling LP. NEW RAGTIME FOLLIES spawned the best-selling singles "Say, Has Anybody Seen My Sweet Gypsy Rose," "Who’s in the Strawberry Patch With Sally" and "Steppin’ Out (Gonna Boogie Tonight.") Telma Hopkins is featured on lead vocals for a cover of John Sebastian's "Daydream", which was a hit for the Lovin' Spoonful in 1966. A recent compact disc reissue of the album contains four bonus tracks, "Jolie", "Personality", Come Back Billie Jo", and a slightly varied single version of "Steppin’ Out."

Contents

Track listing

  1. "Overture" 3:08
  2. "Steppin' Out, I'm Gonna Boogie Tonight" (Irwin Levine, L. Russell Brown) 2:54
  3. "Say, Has Anybody Seen My Sweet Gypsy Rose" (Levine, Brown) 2:51
  4. "If It Wasn't for You Dear" (Levine, Brown) 3:40
  5. "Sweet Summer Days of My Life" (Dave Appell, Sandy Linzer) 3:09
  6. "Who's in the Strawberry Patch With Sally?" (Levine, Brown) 2:23
  7. "Daydream" (John Sebastian) 3:02
  8. "Atlanta" (Eddie Rabin) 2:59
  9. "Ukulele Man" (Appell, Linzer, Hank Medress) 3:05
  10. "You Say the Sweetest Things" (Appell, Linzer) 3:30
  11. "Reprise (Strawberry Patch)" (1:09)

Personnel

  • Al Schwartzberg: Drums
  • Julie Medress, Mike Mainieri
  • Stu Woods: Bass
  • Frank Owens, Jon Stroll, Joel Mofsenson, Warren Bernhardt: Keyboards
  • Bob Mann, Dave Appell, Jerry Friedman: Guitars, ukulele
  • Production

  • Produced and mixed by Hank Medress and Dave Appell, with mixing engineered by Bob Radice
  • Recording by Bob Radice
  • Recorded at Century Sound Studio and Media Sound, both NYC
  • Songs

    1Overture3:07
    2Steppin' Out (Gonna Boogie Tonight)2:54
    3Say Has Anybody Seen My Sweet Gypsy Rose2:55

    References

    Dawn's New Ragtime Follies Wikipedia


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