Tucker (soundtrack)

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Soundtrack album by Joe Jackson
Released November 1988[1]
Recorded 1988
Genre Rock
Length 44:25
Label A&M
Producer Joe Jackson
Joe Jackson chronology
Live 1980/86
(1988)Live 1980/861988
Blaze of Glory
(1989)Blaze of Glory1989
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[2]

Tucker is the ninth studio album by Joe Jackson, released in November 1988 by A&M Records.[1] It is the soundtrack for the Francis Ford Coppola film, Tucker: The Man and His Dream,[3] the album earned Jackson a Grammy nomination for Best Album of Original Instrumental Background Score Written for a Motion Picture or TV.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written, arranged and produced by Joe Jackson, except where noted.[1]

No. Title Length
1. "Captain of Industry (Overture)" 2:32
2. "The Car of Tomorrow – Today!" 1:34
3. "No Chance Blues" 2:30
4. "(He's A) Shape In A Drape" (featuring Pete Thomas in tenor solo) 2:59
5. "Factory" 1:08
6. "Vera" 2:30
7. "It Pays To Advertise" 0:41
8. "Tiger Rag" 2:09
9. "Showtime In Chicago" 2:46
10. "Lone Bank Loan Blues" (featuring Pete Thomas on saxophone) 1:11
11. "Speedway" 2:40
12. "Marilee" 3:03
13. "Hangin' In Howard Hughes' Hangar" 2:37
14. "Toast of the Town" 1:25
15. "Abe's Blues" 2:42
16. "The Trial" 6:46
17. "Freedom Swing/Tucker Jingle" ("Tucker Jingle" music by Carmine Coppola) 1:38
18. "Rhythm Delivery" (featuring Dave Bitelli in tenor solo) 3:24
Total length: 44:25




  1. ^ a b c Strong, Martin C. (2000). The Great Rock Discography (5th ed.). Edinburgh: Mojo Books. pp. 485–486. ISBN 1-84195-017-3. 
  2. ^ Allmusic review
  3. ^ a b "Biography by William Ruhlmann". Allmusic.com. Retrieved 4 May 2009. 

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