Stevie Wright ‎– Hard Road - 1974- Hard Rock, Classic Rock (vinyl)

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Stevie Wright ‎– Hard Road - 1974-  Hard Rock, Classic Rock (vinyl)

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Hard Road is the debut solo album from Australian singer Stevie Wright. The album's first single "Evie (Part 1)" was hugely successful and the title track was later covered on Rod Stewart's 1974 album Smiler. The album itself reach #2 on the Australian albums charts in 1974 was the 16th highest selling album in Australia that year. The compact disc is currently out-of-print and has become quite rare. A digital edition was available on iTunes as of June, 2014.

In 1973, Harry Vanda and George Young returned to Australia after a period working in London paying off debts incurred while working as the Easybeats. They renewed their partnership with Albert Productions and as in-house producers began assembling a roster of artists for the label, among them their former Easybeats bandmate Stevie Wright.[1][2] [3]

Work soon commenced on an album with Wright, with Vanda and Young assembling a backing group that included themselves, pianist Warren Morgan of The Aztecs, and Malcolm Young, George's younger brother and the rhythm guitarist for AC/DC, on guitar.[4] Wright wrote six songs for the album, while Vanda and Young wrote the remainder, including the title track and the three part "Evie".

Sleeve Condition (Out of 10) ~ 9 slight cover wear
Label Condition (Out of 10) ~ 10 
Vinyl Condition ~ (Out of 10) 
Side 1 - 10
side 2 - 10 
BIN # 111 X 2

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Atco Records ‎– SD 36-109
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Vinyl, LP, Album, Stereo 
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Tracklist

A1 Hard Road 2:58
A2 Life Gets Better 3:06
A3 The Other Side 2:25
A4 I Got You Good 3:10
A5 Dancing In The Limelight 2:33
A6 Didn't I Take You Higher 5:50
Evie (11:01)
B1a Part I (Let Your Hair Hang Down)
B1b Part II (Evie)
B1c Part III (I'm Losing You)
B2 Movin' On Up 3:11
B3 Commando Line 3:53

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