But Seriously, Folks...
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||Over and Over||Joe Walsh||4:52||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Second Hand Store||Joe Walsh||3:35||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Indian Summer||Joe Walsh||3:03||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||At the Station||Joe Walsh||5:08||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Tomorrow||Joe Walsh||3:39||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Inner Tube||Joe Walsh||1:24||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Theme from Boat Weirdos||Joe Walsh||4:41||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Life's Been Good||Joe Walsh||8:56||$1.29||View In iTunes|
As far as studio albums go, But Seriously Folks is Joe Walsh's most insightful and melodic. But Seriously Folks, released in 1978, was the album the Eagles should have made rather than the mediocre The Long Run. It captures a reflective song cycle along the same thematic lines of Pet Sounds, only for the '70s. The album's introspective outlook glides through rejuvenation ("Tomorrow," "Over and Over"), recapturing the simple pleasures of the past ("Indian Summer"), mid-career indecision ("At the Station," "Second Hand Store"), and a melancholy instrumental ("Theme From Boat Weirdos"). The disc's finale, "Life's Been Good," is a sarcastic and bittersweet ode to Walsh's "rock star-party guy" persona which reached the Top 10 on the pop charts and became a staple of FM rock radio. The only way But Seriously Folks could have been improved, was to include "In the City," essentially solo Walsh, which unfortunately ended up on The Long Run instead.
Born: November 20, 1947 in Wichita, KS
Years Active: '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s