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World Anthem
Studio album by
Released18 March 1977
RecordedDecember 1976 - February 1977
StudioStudio Tempo, Montreal
Length45:22
LabelColumbia
ProducerFrank Marino
Mahogany Rush chronology
Mahogany Rush IV
(1976)
World Anthem
(1977)
Live
(1978)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic[1]

World Anthem is the fifth studio album by Canadian rock band Mahogany Rush, led by Frank Marino. It was released in 1977 on Columbia Records.[2]

Covers of 3 of the songs on World Anthem, "In My Ways" (George Lynch), "The World Anthem" (James Byrd), and "Try For Freedom" (Ronnie Montrose), appear on the 2005 Secondhand Smoke - A Tribute to Frank Marino album.[3][4] "World Anthem" is also covered by japanese band X Japan in their second album "Blue Blood".

Track listing

All songs by Frank Marino.

  1. "Requiem For A Sinner" - 6:01
  2. "Hey Little Lover" - 4:51
  3. "Broken Heart Blues" - 4:55
  4. "In My Ways" - 6:13
  5. "The World Anthem" - 3:09
  6. "Look At Me" - 4:07
  7. "Lady" - 4:38
  8. "Try For Freedom" - 11:28

Personnel

Charts

Country Date Peak position
US 1977 184[5]

References

  1. ^ "Mahogany Rush - World Anthem". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2018-12-30.
  2. ^ "Mahogany Rush Albums". Retrieved 2018-12-30.
  3. ^ "Secondhand Smoke - A Tribute to Frank Marino". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2018-12-30.
  4. ^ Bienstock, Richard. "Frank Marino Sets the Record Straight About His Career, the Music Industry and How the Guitar Saved His Life". Guitar World. Retrieved 2018-12-30.
  5. ^ "Billboard Top 200". Billboard. 28 May 1977. Retrieved 27 February 2019.