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3.20 | 18 ratings | 2 reviews | 17% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 1977

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Interstate (Towner) 8:44
2. Gospel Song (McCandless) 2:28
3. Grazing Dreams (Walcott) 3:34
4. Slumber Song (McCandless) 5:54
5. Time Remembered (Bill Evans) 4:43
6. First Thing in the Morning (Wallace/Walcott) 3:19
7. Love Over Time (Moore) 3:46
8. Timeless (John Abercrombie) 8:20

Line-up / Musicians

Paul McCandless: English horn, oboe, bass clarinet
Glen Moore: bass, piano, flute
Ralph Towner: 12-string and classical guitars, piano, French horn
Collin Walcott: tabla, sitar, percussion
Bennie Lee Wallace: tenor saxophone
Larry Karush: piano
David Earl Johnson: congas, timbales

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OREGON Friends ratings distribution

(18 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(17%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(22%)
Good, but non-essential (56%)
Collectors/fans only (6%)
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)

OREGON Friends reviews

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Review by oliverstoned
SPECIAL COLLABORATOR Honorary Collaborator
3 stars A nice record which bucolic cover illustrates well the music. The pieces are short and in a quiet mood. "Grazing dreams" is a composition by Collin Walcott which will be developed later in the same titled excellent solo-album by the sitar master. But the album mostly stands by the wonderful version of "Timeless" by John Abercrombie.

Latest members reviews

3 stars Have to agree about Timeless. Absolutely stunning! Collaborations with Bennie Wallace are good, too. This one was the hardest to find in the early 80's when I first got into Oregon. Also available with a different cover. No recording data for this one, either. '76 ish, maybe? ... (read more)

Report this review (#110007) | Posted by tawn | Wednesday, January 31, 2007 | Review Permanlink

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