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Slow Ride

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Released  December 1975
Label  Bearsville
Genre  Hard rock, blues rock
B-side  "Save Your Loving (For Me)"
Recorded  Suntreader Studios, Sharon, Vermont
Length  8:14 (LP version) 3:56 (single version)

"Slow Ride" is a song by the British rock band Foghat. It was the lead single from their fifth studio album, Fool for the City (1975), released on Bearsville Records. In 2009, it was named the 45th "Best Hard Rock" song of all time by VH1.

There are 5 versions of this song on the market. The original LP version from Fool for the City lasts 8 minutes and 14 seconds. The single version, found in several compilations was truncated to 3:56 with a fade-out ending. The 1977 live version is 8:21, the King Biscuit Flower Hour Foghat version is 10:37 and the 2007 live version is 9:44.

According to drummer Roger Earl, the song was created during a jam session with then new bassist Nick Jameson.

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Slow Ride Wikipedia


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