Special Forces

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All Music Guide - Mike DeGagne
Released in 1982, Special Forces contains .38 Special's best song in "Caught Up in You," a hook-filled, smoothly sung radio rock gem that gets its energy from the grace and power of its chorus. But the hooks and the well-proportioned rhythms don't stop there. "You Keep Runnin' Away" gave the album its second charted single, which peaked at number 38, and the borderline boogie rock dash of "Rough Housin'" is among Special Forces' best cuts. Even secondary efforts like "Chain Lightnin'" and "Breakin' Loose" fit in comfortably with the rest of the tracks, offering up a hearty dose of the group's early Southern rock taste. Wisely, .38 Special kept the musical recipe similar to...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Mike DeGagne
Released in 1982, Special Forces contains .38 Special's best song in "Caught Up in You," a hook-filled, smoothly sung radio rock gem that gets its energy from the grace and power of its chorus. But the hooks and the well-proportioned rhythms don't stop there. "You Keep Runnin' Away" gave the album its second charted single, which peaked at number 38, and the borderline boogie rock dash of "Rough Housin'" is among Special Forces' best cuts. Even secondary efforts like "Chain Lightnin'" and "Breakin' Loose" fit in comfortably with the rest of the tracks, offering up a hearty dose of the group's early Southern rock taste. Wisely, .38 Special kept the musical recipe similar to its last couple of releases, with the only striking difference coming from an even greater ability to design a memorable and punchy lead single. Because Special Forces administers a solid mix of Top 40 polish and pure guitar rock, .38 Special gained a much larger fan base upon its release.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/25/1990
  • Label: Umvd Special Markets
  • UPC: 075021329928
  • Catalog Number: 3299
  • Sales rank: 25,558

Album Credits

Performance Credits
.38 Special Primary Artist, Primary Artist
Don Barnes Guitar, Vocals, Background Vocals
Jimmy Barnes Harmonica, Harp
Carol Bristow Vocals, Background Vocals
Steve Brookins Drums
Jeff Carlisi Guitar, Steel Guitar
Terry Emery Percussion, Piano
Jack Grondin Drums
Larry Junstrom Bass
Steve McRay Keyboards
Lu Moss Vocals, Background Vocals
Donnie Van Zant Vocals
Jim Barnes Harp
Technical Credits
Don Barnes Producer
Jeff Carlisi Producer
Bob Ludwig Mastering
Rodney Mills Producer, Engineer
Greg Quesnel Engineer
Larry Steele Composer
Jeffrey Kent Ayeroff Art Direction
Jack Grodin Composer
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