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Todd Rundgren

Boat On The Charles

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  • 1971
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Runt. The Ballad of Todd Rundgren is the second album by American singer-songwriter/musician Todd Rundgren, released in 1971. The album features mostly piano-led pop songs and ballads. As with his first album, this album was initially credited to “Runt”. Rundgren himself wrote, produced and sang every tune on The Ballad of Todd Rundgren, as well as handling all guitars, keyboards, and vocals. “I was pretty overbearing to deal with,“ Rundgren recalled in the liner notes to the 1999 CD release. “I was also becoming very particular about arrangements, so I took a crack at playing it all myself. But I still had some dependence on other musicians. I wasn’t yet ready to play drums or to seriously address what bass playing should be like.“ Tony Sales, who played bass on Runt,... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Why don't I leave ... Boat on the Charles ... They leave every day

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