In October 1971.

In October 1971, “Epic” label released the debut, self-titled R.E.O. Speedwagon  album. It was recorded 1970–1971 at “Connecticut Recording Studios Inc.” and “Columbia Recording Studios” in Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by Paul Leka and Billy Rose II.


  • Terry Luttrell- lead vocals
  • Gary Richrath- guitar
  • Neal Doughty- keyboards
  • Gregg Philbin – bass, backing vocals
  • Alan Gratzer – drums, backing vocals
  • Andre Borly – ondes Martenot
  • Freedom Soul Singers – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Neal Doughty, Alan Gratzer, Terry Luttrell, Gregg Philbin, and Gary Richrath, except where noted.

  1. Gypsy Woman’s Passion
  2. 157 Riverside Avenue
  3. Anti-Establishment Man
  4. Lay Me Down – Gregg Philbin, Gary Richrath
  5. Sophisticated Lady
  6. Five Men Were Killed Today
  7. Prison Women – Gary Richrath
  8. Dead at Last

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