Quad LP/Tape Poll Cummings, Burton: Burton Cummings [SQ/Q8]

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Rate the SQ/Q8 of Burton Cummings - Burton Cummings

  • 10 - Great Surround, Great Fidelity, Great Content

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steelydave

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The 1976 debut solo LP from the former Guess Who frontman, who was one of the first signings (along with Joan Baez) to CBS's fledgling Portrait Records, a sister label to Epic Records. The album, which went top-5 in Canada, yielded his only US Top-10 single, Stand Tall.

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Portrait PRQ 34281 [SQ LP] RAQ 34281 [Dolby Q8]
Discogs links: LP / Q8
Wiki for the artist: Burton Cummings

Side 1
  1. I'm Scared
  2. Your Back Yard
  3. Nothing Rhymed
  4. That's Enough
  5. Is It Really Right
Side 2
  1. Stand Tall
  2. Niki Hokey
  3. Sugartime Flashback Joys
  4. Burch Music
  5. You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet
 

Marcsten

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Nothing on this one. That's a surprise given all the love for the Guess Who here. I remember when this came out and my brother bought the stereo album. I got the Q8 as that was in my SQ no logic days. Too poor for a decent decoder. This album is the culmination of Burton's pop aspirations that partly drove the Guess Who to break up. Some members wanted more blues sound, from what I read. Anyways, as a purely pop album, its tough to beat this collection. Almost every song is catchy, if you are into that sort of thing, and I certainly am, in reasonable doses! The mix is better on tape than through my tate. There is a lot going on and things can get a little blurry. There is a lot of rear channel reverb on some of the tracks that is great discrete. That said, I do enjoy the sound of the SQ, although it has the standard mid/high boost, bass rolloff of the era for SQ. If you liked the pop Guess Who stuff then this one is for you.
 
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