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|Studio album by|
|Released||28 May 1980|
|Recorded||1979 at Foghat Studios, Port Jefferson, NY|
|Genre||Pop rock, hard rock|
|Label|| Bearsville (Original release)|
Rhino (2006 CD reissue)
|Producer||Tony Outeda, Don Berman, Foghat|
Tight Shoes is the ninth studio album by the classic rock band Foghat.It was released in 1980 on Bearsville Records. This was also the last release Rod Price participated on until 1994's Return of the Boogie Men .
All tracks by Dave Peverett.
|Canada Top Albums/CDs ( RPM )||76|
|US Billboard 200||106|
Foghat is an American-based English rock band formed in London in 1971. The band is known for the use of electric slide guitar in its music. The band has achieved eight gold records, one platinum and one double platinum record, and despite several line-up changes, continue to record and perform.
Roderick Michael Price was an English guitarist who was best known for his work with the rock band Foghat. He was known as 'The Magician of Slide', and 'Slide King of Rock And Roll', due to his slide guitar playing.
"Slow Ride" is a song by the English rock band Foghat. It was the lead single from their fifth studio album, Fool for the City (1975), released on Bearsville Records. In 2009, it was named the 45th "Best Hard Rock" song of all time by VH1.
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Erik Cartwright was an American rock guitarist best known for playing with Foghat. Cartwright replaced original Foghat guitarist Rod Price in 1981. He played lead and slide guitar on Foghat's last three major label releases, Girls to Chat & Boys to Bounce (1981), In the Mood for Something Rude (1982), and Zig-Zag Walk (1983). Foghat was a still a major headlining act when Cartwright joined, but changes in music during the 1980s led to the band's loss of popularity and it wasn't long until they were performing in nightclubs and theaters.
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Rock and Roll Outlaws is the fourth album by Foghat, released in October 1974. The album cover shows a picture of the band near a Learjet in the Mojave Desert. Though the airplane displayed the band's logo, it did not belong to them; instead, the band simply borrowed it and stuck on the logo.
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Foghat Live is a 1977 live album by Foghat. The release is Foghat's bestselling album with over two million copies sold, and certified double platinum in the United States.
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