Migration (The Amboy Dukes album)

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Migration
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Studio album by
Released1969
Genre Hard rock, psychedelic rock
Length36:11
41:04 Repertoire CD
Label Flag of the United States.svg Mainstream
Flag of Germany.svg Repertoire (reissue)
The Amboy Dukes chronology
Journey to the Center of the Mind
(1968)
Migration
(1969)
Marriage on the Rocks/Rock Bottom
(1970)
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Migration is the third studio album by The Amboy Dukes. It was released in 1969 on Mainstream Records (stereo S/6118). On this album, Rusty Day replaced John Drake on vocals and guitarist Ted Nugent, for the first time, took lead vocals on select tracks. The song "I'm Not a Juvenile Delinquent" is a cover of the 1956 song by Frankie Lymon and The Teenagers.

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A CD reissue was released in 1991 by Repertoire Records with two bonus tracks (REP 4178-WZ). It credits the band as "The American Amboy Dukes", the name under which the group's records were released in Britain. This CD features an edited version of 'Prodigal Man' ( bass and organ solo removed) and not the full version from the original LP. (In fact, the full version has yet to see a CD release.) There are 2 LP versions of 'Prodigal Man' digitally released. The original LP version (8:40) - drum solo, bass solo, organ solo and guitar solo and a new arrangement (8:40) - organ solo, drum solo, bass solo and guitar solo.

Track listing

  1. "Migration" (Nugent) – 6:06
  2. "Prodigal Man" (Nugent) – 8:51
  3. "For His Namesake" (Farmer) – 4:26
  4. "I'm Not a Juvenile Delinquent" (Levy) – 1:53
  5. "Good Natured Emma" (Nugent) – 4:37
  6. "Inside the Outside" (Farmer) – 3:22
  7. "Shades of Green and Grey" (Farmer) – 3:05
  8. "Curb Your Elephant" (Solomon) – 3:49
  9. "Loaded for Bear" (Nugent) – 3:05

CD bonus tracks

  1. "J.B. Special" (Nugent, Farmer) – 2:32
  2. "Sobbin' in My Mug of Beer" (Nugent, Farmer) – 2:21

Personnel

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