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Encyclopedia > Steeltown
Album by Big Country
Released November, 1984
Recorded ???
Genre Rock
Length ?? min ?? sec
Record label Mercury
Producer Steve Lillywhite
Professional reviews
AMG 3/5 link (http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:px3ibka96akv)
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The Crossing
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Steeltown is the second studio album by Scottish band Big Country, released in 1984. (see 1984 in music).

Track listing

  1. "Flame of the West" (Big Country)
  2. "East of Eden" (Butler)
  3. "Steeltown" (Big Country)
  4. "Where the Rose Is Sown" (Big Country)
  5. "Come Back to Me" (Big Country)
  6. "Tall Ships Go" (Big Country)
  7. "Girl With the Grey Eyes" (Big Country)
  8. "Rain Dance" (Big Country)
  9. "Great Divide" (Big Country)
  10. "Just a Shadow" (Big Country)


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RPGnet: The Inside Scoop on Gaming (1141 words)
Their direct usefulness to Steeltown is limited and perhaps should have been added to any future supplements as needed.
Steeltown would probably be better used simply as a supplement for a GURPS cyberpunk, time travel or alternate earth campaign.
Steeltown is obviously a labor of love, but that alone does not make for a good game.
Steeltown U.S.A. (547 words)
Steeltown U.S.A. is a richly developed portrait, showing how images of the Jenny and of Youngstown have been used in national media and connecting these representations to the broader public conversation about work and place.
Steeltown U.S.A. should not only be read as a cautionary tale about corporate responsibility in an era of globalization, but as a lesson to all Americans that we must understand and preserve our past if we are to effectively deal with our future.
SHERRY LEE LINKON and JOHN RUSSO are the cofounders and codirectors of the Center for Working-Class Studies at Youngstown State University, where Linkon is professor of English and coordinator of American studies and Russo is professor of labor studies and coordinator of the labor studies program.
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