Q. Stone – Q. Stone – 1988

Q. Stone are an excellent Blues Rock band out of Finland. My first exposure to them was the 1989 Larry Norman album where they played as his backup band. This album actually has a rather odd release history. It was first released in 1988 in Europe and apparently sold well. It was then released in the United States in 1989 on Refuge Records. Apparently it did not sell well. Then in 2000 Larry Norman obtained the rights to the album and released the album on Solid Rock Records. Apparently it sold slightly better under this arrangement. My favourite track on the album actually features Larry, “Sweet Dreams’. I find it humorous that on Larry’s release of this album his track is the lead track but on other versions it is the 2nd track. Anyway, this is probably one of if not the best CCM Blues Rock album of the 80’s though lets be clear there wasn’t a lot of competition.

1 – Sweet Dreams – 3:56
2 – Open Door – 2:34
3 – High Winds – 4:40
4 – You Did It For Me – 5:35
5 – The Blue View – 4:38
6 – And I Wait – 4:35
7 – Give Me Something Else – 4:38
8 – Blues Man – 2:35
9 – Black Water – 2:49
10 – Behind The Bars – 4:32
11 – Tomorrow With You – 3:29
12 – Zack’s Blues – 1:24
13 – Dead Man At Dawn – 4:08

Arranged By [Co-Arranged By] – Q-Stone
Bass – Mikko Loytty
Drums – Sakke Loytty
Edited By, Mastered By – Tom Nunes
Engineer – Benny Lundin, Cenneth Almgren, Heikki Silvennoinen
Graphics – Wavelength
Harmonica – Mikko Kuustonen
Harmony Vocals – Larry Norman
Keyboards – Harri Taittonen
Lead Guitar – Heikki Silvennoinen
Mixed By – Bosse Reimer, Larry Norman
Producer, Arranged By – Larry Norman
Vocals – Heikki Silvennoinen, Mikko Loytty, Larry Norman

Companies, etc.
Distributed By – Phydeaux Records
Copyright (c) – Phydeaux Records
Recorded At – Royal Music Studio

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Ray Mansfield

Author: Ray Mansfield

One of the founding cowboys of Real 80s CCM. Been listening to this stuff since 1978.

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