Atlanta Rhythm Section Champagne Jam
|You Save:||$1.01 (14% Off)|
Available: Usually ships in 1-3 business days
- by Atlanta Rhythm Section ~ Atlanta Rhythm Section - Third Annual Pipe Dream/Rock'N'Roll Alternative ~ $14.81
- by Atlanta Rhythm Section ~ Georgia Rhythm ~ $20.11
- by Atlanta Rhythm Section ~ Underdog / The Boys from Doraville (2-CD) ~ $16.60
- Released: March 3, 2003
- Originally Released: 2005
- Label: MCA Special Products
Song previews provided courtesy of iTunes
Personnel: J.R. Cobb (vocals, guitar, electric guitar); Ronnie Hammond (vocals, background vocals); Jo Jo Billingsley, Paul Davis , Buddy Buie (vocals); Barry Bailey (electric guitar); Dean Daughtry (keyboards); Robert Nix (drums, background vocals); Artimus Pyle (percussion).
Audio Mixer: Rodney Mills.
Recording information: Studio One, Doraville, GA.
Photographer: Rick Diamond.
Once part of Roy Orbison's backing band and contributors to Georgia's thriving studio scene, the members of the Atlanta Rhythm Section married their polished chops to the rough-and-tumble blues and Southern-fried rock of the Allman Brothers and Lynyrd Skynyrd. And while the Allmans themselves espoused a jazz-tinged style, the Atlanta Rhythm Section took their boogie swing to almost MOR levels. Their slick style finally turned to gold with the 1976 hit "So Into You." 1978's Champagne Jam kept up the pace to an extent with minor successes like the Beatlesque pop side "I'm Not Going to Let It Bother Me Tonight." Chart concerns aside, Champagne Jam is one of the group's strongest releases: a seamless marriage of Southern rock muscle and uptown blues dress. Standouts include the almost nouveau Confederate rocker "Large Time" (Molly Hatchet anyone?) and the peak bluesy pop blend of the title track. Things do turn a bit awry on the Steely Dan ripoff "Evileen" and the cloying ballad "Normal Love," but even these tracks have enough in the way of classy arrangements to keep them afloat. Beyond the few best-of discs available, fans will definitely want to make this the first title they consider from the band's regular album catalog. ~ Stephen Cook
The Best of 20th Century Masters / Millennium Collection (CD)(11)
$8.84 Super Savings
Atlanta Rhythm Section / Back Up Against the Wall (CD)(7)
$14.81 Super Savings
Music Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:
Based on 19 ratings.
Based on 19 ratings.
Be the first Music Lover to write an online review of this product!
The Best of the 1910 Fruitgum Company: Simon Says (CD)(17)
Rock & Pop: Southern Rock Music Categories:
3 Doors Down
Away from the Sun (CD)
$4.77 Super Savings
- 38 Special Rockin' Into The Night (CD) ~ $5.97 on SALE
- 38 Special Rockin' Into the Night  (CD) ~ $8.98
- The Allman Brothers Band American University 12/13/70 (Live) (CD) ~ $12.58
The Allman Brothers Band
S.U.N.Y. at Stonybrook: Stonybrook, NY 9/19/71 (Live) (2-CD)
$17.62 Super Savings
Top ranking titles in the Pop / Rock genre:
- Various Artists Absolute Hits - Top Hits of the 60s: 20 Original Hits (CD) ~ 99¢ on SALE
- Various Artists Top Hits of the 80s: Groovin' Hits (CD) ~ 99¢ on SALE
- Various Artists Ultimate Jukebox Hits of the 70s, Volume 4 & 5 (2-CD) ~ 99¢ on SALE
- Various Artists History of Rock (10-CD Set) ~ $19.98 on SALE
- Various Artists Ultimate Rock & Roll Time Capsule, Volume 2 - Disc 1 (CD) ~ 99¢ on SALE