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3.23 | 20 ratings | 2 reviews | 20% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 1977

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Interstate (8:47)
2. Gospel Song (2:31)
3. Grazing Dreams (3:37)
4. Slumber Song (5:58)
5. Time Remembered (4:47)
6. First Thing In The Morning (3:24)
7. Love Over Time (3:50)
8. Timeless (8:21)

Total time 41:15

Line-up / Musicians

- Ralph Towner / Classical (3) & 12-string (4,8) guitars, piano (1,5), percussion (5), French horn (8)
- Paul McCandless / oboe (1), English horn (3,5,8), bass clarinet (2,4), flute
- Glen Moore / double bass, flute (4), piano (7)
- Collin Walcott / tabla (1,6,8), sitar (3,8), percussion (4), congas (5)

- Bennie Wallace / tenor saxophone (2,6)
- Larry Karush / piano (4,7)
- David Earle Johnson / congas (1,3), timbales (1)

Releases information

Artwork: Monica Moseley (photo)

LP Vanguard - VSD-79370 (1977, US)

CD Vanguard ‎- VMD 79370-2 (1999, Germany) New cover

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OREGON Friends ratings distribution

(20 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(20%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(20%)
Good, but non-essential (55%)
Collectors/fans only (5%)
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)

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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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