Spirit Of '73: Rock For Choice

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Spirit Of '73: Rock For Choice
Spirit Of '73: Rock For Choice cover
Studio album by Various artists
Released 1995
Recorded various
Genre benefit
Label 550 Music/Epic
BK 66879
Producer various
Professional reviews

Spirit Of '73: Rock For Choice is a benefit compilation released in 1995.

Overview

The proceeds from sales of Spirit Of '73 went to support Rock For Choice, a pro-choice organization. The theme of the album is female-fronted acts performing covers of female-fronted acts of yesteryear. To further drive home the theme, most of the songs covered here are from the late 60s/early 70s, a time in US history when abortion was a hot-button issue, culminating in the controversial Roe V. Wade case of 1973.

The album is interspersed with unnamed tracks featuring 70s-style radio or tv ads and spoken word pieces. that dog. makes an appearance with a reading of Maria Muldaur's 1973 chart-topper "Midnight At The Oasis".

Track listing

  1. Track 1 :08
  2. "If I Can't Have You" 3:03 - Eve's Plumb
  3. Track 3 :09
  4. "More, More, More (Pt. 1)" 3:09 - Babes In Toyland
  5. "We Are Family" 4:27 - Ebony Vibe Everlasting
  6. Track 6 :13
  7. "Dreams" 4:26 - Letters To Cleo
  8. "Dancing Barefoot" 4:59
  9. Track 9 :11
  10. "Cherry Bomb" 3:41 - L7 and Joan Jett
  11. "Midnight At The Oasis" 3:11 - that dog.
  12. Track 12
  13. "Have You Ever Been Mellow" 4:00 - Pet
  14. Track 14
  15. "River" 4:20 - Roseanne Cash
  16. "Feel Like Makin' Love" 3:39 - Melissa Ferrick
  17. Track 17 :18
  18. "Killing Me Softly With His Song" 5:08
  19. "Blue" 2:47 - Sarah McLachlan
  20. "It Won't Take Long" 7:40 - Indigo Girls
  21. Track 21 :14
  22. "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down" 5:31 - Sophie B. Hawkins
  23. Track 23 :11
  24. Track 24 :06