In The Right Place

by Dr. John

Original Release Date: 1973-02-25

In The Right Place

In the Right Place is the sixth album by the New Orleans R&B artist Dr. John. The album was released on Atco Records in 1973, and became the biggest selling album of Dr. John’s career. The song “Such a Night” was also performed as part of The Band’s The Last Waltz concert, made famous by Martin Scorsese’s film.The song “Right Place, Wrong Time” became the biggest hit from the LP, reaching the Top 10 in both the U.S. and Canada. The album itself was Dr. John’s highest charting album on the Billboard 200, spending 33 weeks on the chart and peaking at #24 on June 23, 1973.


  1. Right Place Wrong Time (2:50)
  2. Same Old Same Old (2:39)
  3. Just The Same (2:49)
  4. Qualified (4:46)
  5. Traveling Mood (3:03)
  6. Peace Brother Peace (2:47)
  7. Life (2:29)
  8. Such A Night (2:55)
  9. Shoo Fly Marches On (3:15)
  10. I Been Hoodood (3:12)
  11. Cold Cold Cold (2:37)

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Format Vinyl LP Album Reissue (180g)
Label ATCO Records
Catalog Number 0349791111
Notes Reissue on 180g vinyl with tri-fold cover (3 pages to view), with disc inserted into external pocket opening in left-hand spine, like the original 1973 cover.
Discogs URL Dr. John - In The Right Place