Stop the Dominoes

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Stop the Dominoes
Studio album by Mark Heard
Released 1981
Recorded Poiema Studios
Camarillo, California
The Gold Mine
Los Angeles, California
Genre Folk/rock
Label Home Sweet Home
Producer Mark Heard
Mark Heard chronology
(1980) Fingerprint1980
Stop the Dominoes
Victims of the Age
(1982) Victims of the Age1982
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Stop the Dominoes is an album by Mark Heard, released in 1981 on Home Sweet Home Records.

Mark Heard American musician and record producer

John Mark Heard III was an American record producer, folk rock singer, and songwriter originally from Macon, Georgia, United States. Heard released 16 albums, and produced and performed with many other artists as well, such as Sam Phillips, Pierce Pettis, Phil Keaggy, Vigilantes of Love, Peter Buck of R.E.M., John Austin, The Choir, Randy Stonehill and Michael Been of The Call. Heard produced part of Olivia Newton-John's The Rumor, which also included a cover of Heard's own "Big and Strong".

Home Sweet Home Records

Home Sweet Home Records is a record label, based in Dallas, Texas.


Track listing

All songs written by Mark Heard.

Side one

  1. "One Of the Dominoes" - 3:11
  2. "Stranded At the Station" - 3:54
  3. "You Could Lie To Me" - 2:55
  4. "One Night Stand" - 3:31
  5. "I'm Crying Again" - 4:43

Side two

  1. "Stuck In the Middle" - 3:13
  2. "Call Me the Fool" - 3:28
  3. "I'm In Chains" - 4:39
  4. "Lonely One" - 3:37
  5. "To See Your Face" - 4:26

The band

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Additional musicians

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Production notes

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Camarillo, California City in California, United States

Camarillo is a city in Ventura County in the U.S. state of California. The population was 65,201 at the 2010 census, up from 57,084 at the 2000 census. The Ventura Freeway is the city's primary thoroughfare. Camarillo is named for Adolfo and Juan Camarillo, two of the few Californios to preserve the city's heritage after the arrival of Anglo settlers. The railroad coast route came through in 1898 and built a station here. Adolfo Camarillo eventually employed 700 workers growing mainly lima beans. Walnuts and citrus were also grown on the ranch. Adolfo bred Camarillo White Horses in the 1920s through the 1960s and was well known for riding them, dressed in colorful Spanish attire, in parades such as the Fiesta of Santa Barbara.

Nashville, Tennessee Consolidated city-county in Tennessee, United States

Nashville is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Tennessee. The city is the county seat of Davidson County and is located on the Cumberland River. The city's population ranks 24th in the U.S. According to 2017 estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau, the total consolidated city-county population stood at 691,243. The "balance" population, which excludes semi-independent municipalities within Davidson County, was 667,560 in 2017.

"Special thanks to Jonathan, Tammy and Nathan for tacos and locos, to Larry and Randy for awesome rockolla, to Bill and Marsha for homestead and avocado fans, to Chris and Shanon for talking Southern, to Leo Fender for Stratification, to David and Christy for Monday nights, to Dave for A and B bath, stop and hypo."

"Love to the Circle of Cynics. to Jean-Daniel und Hansruedi in Zürich, to Freddie in London, to John and Prisca and the Huemoz folks, to Mita Perefit and Sandra, to the Russell Hall Stairwell Dreamers and to my folks. Additional Thanks to Bill Deaton."

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