Souvenirs (Dan Fogelberg album)


Souvenirs is the second studio solo album by the American rock singer-songwriter Dan Fogelberg. The album was released in late 1974, on the label Epic Records. The album reached No. 17 on the Billboard 200 in March 1975 and was certified double platinum by the RIAA. Joe Walsh produced the album and played on ten of the eleven tracks.

Souvenirs
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 1974[1]
GenreSoft rock, folk rock
Length42:57
LabelFull Moon/Epic
ProducerJoe Walsh
Dan Fogelberg chronology
Home Free
(1972)
Souvenirs
(1974)
Captured Angel
(1975)
Singles from Souvenirs
  1. "Changing Horses"
    Released: 1974
  2. "Part of the Plan"
    Released: 1975
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic[2]
Christgau's Record GuideC–[3]

Reception


Reviewing retrospectively for AllMusic, critic Stephen J. Matteo wrote of the album "Dan Fogelberg expanded slightly on his sparse, countrified folk sound, adding a distinctively more pop feel, thanks to help from producer Joe Walsh."[4]

Track listing


All tracks are written by Dan Fogelberg.

No.TitleLength
1."Part of the Plan"3:18
2."Illinois"4:15
3."Changing Horses"2:36
4."Better Change"3:10
5."Souvenirs"4:33
6."The Long Way"3:50
7."As the Raven Flies"4:30
8."Song from Half Mountain"2:55
9."Morning Sky"2:49
10."(Someone's Been) Telling You Stories"5:32
11."There's a Place in the World for a Gambler"5:42
Total length:42:57

Personnel


Production


  • Producer – Joe Walsh
  • Engineers – Allan Blazek, Fritz Richmond, John Stranoch and Bill Szymczyk
  • Recorded at Record Plant and Elektra Sound Recorders (Los Angeles, CA).
  • Mixing – John Stranoch
  • Mastered by Rick Collins at Kendun Recorders (Burbank, CA).
  • Art Direction and Design – Gary Burden
  • Photography – Henry Diltz
  • Inside Painting – Dan Fogelberg
  • Direction – Irving Azoff

Charts


AlbumBillboard (United States)

Year Chart Position
1975 Pop Albums 17

Singles – Billboard (United States)

Year Single Chart Position
1975 "Part of the Plan" Pop Singles 31

References


  1. "Souvenirs". Dan Fogelberg Official Website. Retrieved October 11, 2013.
  2. Allmusic review
  3. Christgau, Robert (1981). "Consumer Guide '70s: F". Christgau's Record Guide: Rock Albums of the Seventies. Ticknor & Fields. ISBN 089919026X. Retrieved February 24, 2019 via robertchristgau.com.
  4. http://www.allmusic.com/album/souvenirs-mw0000193839