Three Week Hero

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Three Week Hero
Studio album by
ReleasedApril 8, 1969
RecordedSeptember 1968
Studio Olympic Studios, London
Genre Rock, pop
Label Liberty
Producer Steve Rowland
P.J. Proby chronology
Believe It or Not
Three Week Hero
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Three Week Hero is an album released by rock singer P.J. Proby on April 8, 1969, by Liberty Records. The album contains a mixture of dramatic pop, blues, rock, and country style songs. While it did not succeed commercially, it is best remembered today as the first time all four members of Led Zeppelin recorded together in the studio. [2] The album was reissued on CD in 1994.


Track listing

All tracks arranged by John Paul Jones; except where indicated

  1. "Three Week Hero" (John Stewart) – 2:56
  2. "The Day That Lorraine Came Down" (Kenny Young) – 3:15
  3. "Little Friend" (Robin Gair, Peter Mason) – 4:01
  4. "Empty Bottles" (Albert Hammond, Mike Hazlewood) – 2:53
  5. "Reflections (Of Your Face)" (Amory Kane; arranged by Reg Tilsley) – 5:14
  6. "Won't Be Long" (J. Leslie McFarland) – 3:41
  7. "Sugar Mama" (Abe Woodley, Kenny Young) – 2:50
  8. "I Have a Dream" (Terry Hensley, Alec Wilder) – 4:45
  9. "It's Too Good to Last" (Baker, Stephens) – 3:14
  10. "New Directions" (Albert Hammond, Mike Hazlewood) – 3:46
  11. "Today I Killed a Man" (Roger Cook, Roger Greenaway) – 3:24
  12. "Medley: It's So Hard to Be a Nigger/Jim's Blues/George Wallace is Rollin' in This Mornin'" (Mable Hillery/Traditional; arranged by Steve Rowland) – 7:38


Additional musicians

Technical personnel

Additional notes

The song "Sugar Mama" recorded by Led Zeppelin at Morgan Studios in 1969, is not the same "Sugar Mama" recorded on this album.

Catalogue: Liberty 83219

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  1. Allmusic review
  2. Ian Fortnam, "Dazed & confused", Classic Rock Magazine: Classic Rock Presents Led Zeppelin, 2008, p. 43.