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John Conlee – Rose Colored Glasses

John Conlee – Rose Colored Glasses

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    Rose Colored Glasses is the 1978 debut album by country music artist John Conlee. It was released on ABC Records, and was his only disc for the label; he would move to MCA Records the next year.

    The album was a commercial success, peaking just outside the country top 10 (at number 11), and would be his highest charting album until 1983.

    It featured 3 singles; the Conlee-written title track reached number 5 in America. The next single, "Lady Lay Down" became a number one in the States, while going to number 2 in Canada. The last single to be released from the record, the Conlee-written "Backside of Thirty" (in 1979) was also an American number 1, while reaching number 5 in Canada. Among these singles, "Backside of Thirty" had originally been released in 1977, but it did not chart at the time.

    Kurt Wolff and Orla Duane, in their book Country Music: The Rough Guide, described the album's cuts as "among Conlee's finest, including the title track and especially 'Backside of Thirty'."


    A1 Rose Colored Glasses 3:18
    A2 Something Special 2:36
    A3 I'll Be Easy 1:55
    A4 Let Your Love Fall Back On Me 2:12
    A5 Backside Of Thirty 2:33
    B1 Lady Lay Down 3:05
    B2 She Loves My Troubles Away 2:28
    B3 Just Let It Slide 2:47
    B4 Some Old California Memory 2:24
    B5 Hold On 2:45