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Traffic was a British rock band from the late 1960’s and 1970’s.  Despite their lack of hit singles, Traffic’s extended album tracks were great enough for them to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.  Here is the Traffic album discography.

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Traffic Album Discography

Songwriting and Production

Capaldi – Jim Capaldi
Mason – Dave Mason
Winwood – Steve Winwood
Wood – Chris Wood

 

Mr. Fantasy

United Artists UAS 6651
Billboard Album Chart:  entry – 27 Apr. 1968, peak – 88, stay – 22 weeks
Produced by Jimmy Miller
Side One:
1.  Paper Sun – 3:23 – Winwood, Capaldi
2.  Dealer – 3:25 – Winwood, Capaldi
3.  Colored Rain – 2:44 – Winwood, Capaldi, Wood
4.  Hole In My Shoe – 2:48 – Mason
5.  No Face, No Name And No Number – 3:30 – Winwood, Capaldi
6.  Heaven Is In Your Mind – 4:02 – Winwood, Capaldi, Wood
Side Two:
1.  House For Everyone – 2:02 – Mason
2.  Berkshire Poppies – 2:48 – Winwood, Capaldi, Wood
3.  Giving To You – 4:02 – Winwood, Capaldi, Wood, Mason
4.  Smiling Phases – 2:36 – Winwood, Capaldi, Wood
5.  Dear Mr. Fantasy – 5:33 – Capaldi, Winwood, Wood
6.  We’re A Fade, You Missed This – 0:53 – Winwood, Capaldi

 

Traffic

United Artists UAS 6676
Billboard Album Chart:  entry – 30 Nov. 1968, peak – 17, stay – 26 weeks
Produced by Jimmy Miller
Side One:
1.  You Can All Join In – 3:36 – Mason
2.  Pearly Queen – 4:18 – Winwood, Capaldi
3.  Don’t Be Sad – 3:21 – Mason
4.  Who Knows What Tomorrow May Bring – 3:12 – Winwood, Capaldi
5.  Feelin’ Alright? – 4:16 – Mason
Side Two:
1.  Vagabond Virgin – 5:22 – Mason, Capaldi
2.  Forty Thousand Headmen – 3:14 – Winwood, Capaldi
3.  Cryin’ To Be Heard – 5:14 – Mason
4.  No Time To Live – 5:20 – Winwood, Capaldi
5.  Means To An End – 2:37 – Winwood, Capaldi

 

Last Exit

United Artists UAS 6702
Billboard Album Chart:  entry – 17 May 1969, peak – 19, stay – 22 weeks
Produced by Jimmy Miller
Side One:
1.  Just For You – 2:24 – Mason
2.  Shanghai Noodle Factory – 5:04 – Winwood, Capaldi, Wood, Larry Fallon, Jimmy Miller
3.  Something’s Got A Hold Of My Toe – 2:14 – Winwood, Mason, Jimmy Miller
4.  Withering Tree – 3:10 – Winwood, Capaldi
5.  Medicated Goo – 3:36 – Winwood, Jimmy Miller
Side Two:
1.  Feelin’ Good – 10:50 – Leslie Brieusse, Anthony Newley
2.  Blind Man – 7:10 – Deadric Malone, Joseph Scott
Note:  Tracks B1 and B2 were recorded live at the Fillmore West.

 

John Barleycorn Must Die

United Artists UAS 5504
Billboard Album Chart:  entry – 11 Jul. 1970, peak – 5, stay – 38 weeks
Produced by Chris Blackwell and Steve Winwood (A1, A2, A3, B2), Guy Stevens (B1, B3)
Side One:
1.  Glad – 6:30 – Winwood
2.  Freedom Rider – 6:02 – Winwood, Capaldi
3.  Empty Pages – 4:45 – Winwood, Capaldi
Side Two:
1.  Stranger To Himself – 4:05 – Winwood, Capaldi
2.  John Barleycorn – 6:20 – Trad.
3.  Every Mother’s Son – 7:05 – Winwood, Capaldi

 

Welcome To The Canteen

United Artists UAS-5550
Billboard Album Chart:  entry – 2 Oct. 1971, peak – 26, stay – 19 weeks
Produced by Chris Blackwell and Stevie Winwood
Side One:
1.  Medicated Goo – 3:21 – Winwood, Jimmy Miller
2.  Sad And Deep As You – 3:23 – Mason
3.  Forty Thousand Headmen – 5:52 – Capaldi, Winwood
4.  Shouldn’t Have Took More Than You Gave – 5:29 – Mason
Side Two:
1.  Dear Mr. Fantasy – 10:32 – Capaldi, Winwood, Wood
2.  Gimme Some Lovin’ – 8:46 – Winwood, Muff Winwood, Spencer Davis
Shown as by Traffic, Etc., and listing the bands members names individually.
Note:  Recorded live at Fairfield Hall, Croydon, UK, July 1971 for the Oz Benefit Concert.

 

The Low Spark Of High Heeled Boys

Island SW-9306
Billboard Album Chart:  entry – 11 Dec. 1971, peak – 7, stay – 30 weeks
Produced by Steve Winwood
Side One:
1.  Hidden Treasure – 4:16 – Winwood, Capaldi
2.  The Low Spark Of High Heeled Boys – 12:10 – Winwood, Capaldi
3.  Light Up Or Leave Me Alone – 4:55 – Capaldi
Side Two:
1.  Rock And Roll Stew – 4:29 – Ric Grech, Jim Gordon
2.  Many A Mile To Freedom – 7:26 – Winwood, Anna Capaldi
3.  Rainmaker – 7:39 – Winwood, Capaldi
Note:  Later releases give songwriting credit to Jim Capaldi on track B2 instead of Anna Capaldi

 

Shoot Out At The Fantasy Factory

Island SW-9323
Billboard Album Chart:  entry – 3 Feb. 1973, peak – 6, stay – 29 weeks
Produced by Steve Winwood
Side One:
1.  Shoot Out At The Fantasy Factory – 6:04 – Winwood, Capaldi
2.  Roll Right Stones – 13:40 – Winwood, Capaldi
Side Two:
1.  Evening Blue – 5:00 – Winwood, Capaldi
2.  Tragic Magic – 4:07 – Wood
3.  (Sometimes I Feel So) Uninspired – 10:01 – Winwood, Capaldi

 

On The Road

Island SMAS-9336
Billboard Album Chart:  entry – 3 Nov. 1973, peak – 29, stay – 24 weeks
Produced by Steve Winwood and Chris Blackwell
Side One:
1.  Low Spark Of High Heeled Boys – 15:40 – Winwood, Capaldi
2.  Shoot Out At The Fantasy Factory – 6:47 – Winwood, Capaldi
Side Two:
1.  (Sometimes I Feel So) Uninspired – 10:20 – Winwood, Capaldi
2.  Light Up Or Leave Me Alone – 10:45 – Capaldi

 

When The Eagle Flies

Island 7E-1020
Billboard Album Chart:  entry – 28 Sep. 1974, peak – 9, stay – 27 weeks
Produced by Chris Blackwell and Traffic
Side One:
1.  Something New – 3:15 – Winwood, Capaldi
2.  Dream Gerrard – 11:03 – Winwood, Vivian Stanshall
3.  Graveyard People – 6:05 – Winwood, Capaldi
Side Two:
1.  Walking In The Wind – 6:48 – Winwood, Capaldi
2.  Memories Of A Rock N’ Roller – 4:50 – Winwood, Capaldi
3.  Love – 3:20 – Winwood, Capaldi
4.  When The Eagle Flies – 4:24 – Winwood, Capaldi

 

On The Road

Island 90028-1
1982
Produced by Steve Winwood and Chris Blackwell
Side One:
1.  Glad – 15:55 – Winwood
2.  Freedom Rider – 5:34 – Winwood, Capaldi
Side Two:
1.  Tragic Magic – 8:30 – Wood
2.  (Sometimes I Feel So) Uninspired – 10:20 – Winwood, Capaldi
Side Three:
1.  Shoot Out At The Fantasy Factory – 6:40 – Winwood, Capaldi
2.  Light Up Or Leave Me Alone – 10:30 – Capaldi
Side Four:
1.  Low Spark Of High Heeled Boys – 17:35 – Winwood, Capaldi
Note:  Live album with the same music from On The Road from 1973, but with an additional disc of music.

 

Far From Home

Virgin 7243 8 39490
Billboard Album Chart:  entry – 21 May 1994, peak – 33, stay – 9 weeks
Produced by Steve Winwood
Side One:
1.  Riding High – 5:30 – Winwood, Capaldi
2.  Here Comes A Man – 5:06 – Winwood, Capaldi
3.  Far From Home – 8:33 – Winwood, Capaldi
4.  Nowhere Is Their Freedom – 6:57 – Winwood, Capaldi
5.  Holy Ground – 7:48 – Winwood, Capaldi, Davy Spillane
Side Two:
1.  Some Kinda Woman – 5:26 – Winwood, Capaldi
2.  Every Night, Every Day – 5:30 – Winwood, Capaldi
3.  This Train Won’t Stop – 5:23 – Winwood, Capaldi
4.  State Of Grace – 7:16 – Winwood, Capaldi
5.  Mozambique – 4:22 – Winwood, Capaldi

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