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Cheap Trick, formed in Rockford, Illinois in 1977,
is an American rock band which still regularly tours and releases
albums. (Of course) my favorite song is “Dream Police.”
They were inducted into the Rock Hall of Fame in 2016.
May 10, 2017
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Dream Police (1979) by Cheap Trick
Cheap Trick was Inducted into the R&R
Hall of Fame last year and this
is one of their most vigorous, best albums.
The Daily Walk with Love, May 10, 2017, by Paul Evans. Video is Dream Police (1979) by Cheap Trick REMASTERED from vinyl LP, courtesy of Dr. Tomoculus and YouTube, remaster from vinyl October, 2016 – November 2016 ® DYNAMIC TENSION. The album was released September 11, 1979, © Epic Records. Featured photograph of Cheap Trick from the album Dream Police is courtesy of YouTube.
Please feel encouraged to visit the Official Cheap Trick website, where there is lots to see, or to check them out on Facebook, which notes that they are still touring and have a new album for sale, “We’re All Alright.” Check out all the downloads of digital rights free mp3 albums by Cheap Trick on Amazon.com, where I buy all my music. Amazon has “We’re All Alright” for $9.49 (digital mp3 download forever) or a deluxe edition for $12.49. I you just particularly love the old Cheap Trick sound and hits, check out Amazon’s Authorized Greatest Hits, 16 songs for $10.99. (If you belong to Amazon Prime, the actual audio CD of this is only $4.99 and you’d get free shipping. Wow!) The Amazon mp3 album of the CD presented here today, Dream Police, is for sale there for only $7.99.
One of the better critical articles on Cheap Trick, on Salon, is Cheap Trick is one of the best rock bands ever — why aren’t they in the Hall of Fame?, April 15, 2015, by Annie Zaleski. (They were inducted in 2016 – great Rolling Stone article.) You might wish to visit YouTube and watch Cheap Trick At Budokan – THE COMPLETE CONCERT (42:24), the “truly fun,” live concert album which launched them into stardom. Wikipedia says of Cheap Trick:
Cheap Trick is an American rock band from Rockford, Illinois, formed in 1973. The band currently consists of vocalist Robin Zander, guitarist Rick Nielsen, bassist Tom Petersson and touring drummer Daxx Nielsen. Original drummer Bun E. Carlos stopped touring with the band in 2010 but remains a partner in their business organization.
Cheap Trick released their debut album in 1977 and first found success in Japan with the release of their second album, In Color, later that year. The band didn’t achieve mainstream popularity in the U.S. until 1979 with their breakthrough album Cheap Trick at Budokan. Over the course of their career the band has experienced several resurgences of popularity and has toured consistently, playing over 5,000 shows.
The Line-up and Tracklist
for Dream Police (1979)
ROBIN ZANDER ~ Lead Vocals & Rhythm Guitar
RICK NIELSEN ~ Guitars & Backing Vocals
TOM PETERSSON ~ 4,8 & 12 string Bass Guitars, Backing Vocals. Lead Vocals on “I Know What I Want”
BUN E. CARLOS – Drums & Percussion
DREAM POLICE (00:00:00.00)
WAY OF THE WORLD (00:03:47.00)
(Rick Nielsen & Robin Zander)
THE HOUSE IS ROCKIN’ (WITH DOMESTIC PROBLEMS) (00:07:14.00)
(Tom Petersson & Rick Nielsen)
GONNA RAISE HELL (00:12:22.00)
I’LL BE WITH YOU TONIGHT (00:21:32.00)
(Carlos, Nielsen, Petersson & Zander)
WRITING ON THE WALL (00:29:26.00)
I KNOW WHAT I WANT (00:32:46.00)
NEED YOUR LOVE (00:37:06.00)
(Rick Nielsen & Tom Petersson)
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