38 Special (album)

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38 Special
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Studio album by 38 Special
Released May 1977[1]
Recorded 1977
Genre Southern rock
Length 40:52
Label A&M
Producer Dan Hartman
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38 Special is the first studio album by the southern rock band, 38 Special, released in 1977 on A&M, their first of many for the label. It was remastered and reissued on the Lemon record label in 2003. Two singles, "Long Time Gone" (A&M 1946-S) and "Tell Everybody" (A&M 1964-S), were released, but neither charted on the Billboard Hot 100.

Track listing[edit]

1."Long Time Gone"Barnes, Carlisi, Lyons, Van Zant4:02
2."Fly Away"Barnes, Carlisi, Lyons, Van Zant5:15
3."Around and Around"Berry3:27
4."Play a Simple Song"Carlisi, Van Zant3:24
5."Gypsy Belle"Barnes, Carlisi, Van Zant4:58
6."Four Wheels"Barnes, Carlisi, Van Zant4:41
7."Tell Everybody"Barnes, Van Zant4:09
8."Just Hang On"Barnes, Carlisi, Van Zant5:00
9."I Just Wanna Rock & Roll"Barnes, Van Zant, Carlisi5:56


38 Special[edit]

Additional personnel[edit]

  • Lani Groves – background vocals
  • Carl Hall – background vocals
  • Joslyn Brown – background vocals
  • Terry Emery – percussion, piano
  • Dan Hartman – piano, background vocals
  • Kenny Lyons – bass guitar


  • Produced by Dan Hartman
  • Recorded, engineered and mixed by Dave Still (at "The School House")
  • Mastered by Greg Calbi (at Sterling Sound in New York City)


Album – Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1977 Pop Albums 148


  1. ^ "38 Special - 38 Special". Super Seventies. Retrieved May 15, 2011.