15/05/2016

Orleans "The Best Of Orleans" (1997) -Westcoast Rock-

  
 Label : Elektra


01 - Half Moon* (John & Johanna Hall)
02 - Fresh Wind** (John & Johanna Hall)
03 - Dance With Me** (John & Johanna Hall)
04 - Time Passes On** (John & Johanna Hall)
05 - Let There Be Music (Single) (Lance Hoppen & Johanna Hall)
06 - Cold Spell** (John & Johanna Hall)
07 - Ending Of A Song (Single) (Larry Hoppen & Marilyn Mason)
08 - Give One Heart (Single) (John & Johanna Hall)
09 - Reach (Single) (John & Johanna Hall)
10 - What I Need*** (John & Johanna Hall)
11 - If I Don't Have You*** (John & Johanna Hall)
12 - Walking And Dreaming*** (John & Johanna Hall)
13 - Sails*** (John & Johanna Hall)
14 - Still The One (Single) (John & Johanna Hall)
15 - Golden State*** (John & Johanna Hall)
16 - Spring Fever (Single) (Larry Hoppen & Marilyn Mason)
17 - Siam Sam (Single) (Wells Kelly)
18 - Sweet Destiny (Single) (Larry Hoppen & Marilyn Mason)
19 - Love Takes Time**** (Larry Hoppen & Marilyn Mason)
20 - Forever**** (Bob Leinbach, Larry Hoppen & Marilyn Mason)


Original Recording Produced by Barry Beckett & Roger Hawkins, Charles Plotkin, Orleans & Roy Cicala
Project Supervision : Gary Peterson
Editorial Supervision : Vanessa Atkins, Steven Chean & Julee Stover
Remastering : Bill Inglot & Geoff Sykes
Project Assistance : Quincy Newell, Andy Paley, Seymour Stein, Sylvia Rhone, Virginia Haverick & Steve Woolard


Original Album Sources :

*ORLEANS
ABC#ABCX-795 (01/1973)
Produced by Barry Beckett & Roger Hawkins
Engineered by Jerry Masters
Recorded at Muscle Shoals Sound Studios, Muscle Shoals, AL

John Hall : Vocals, Guitars, Organ, Drums & Steel Drum
Larry Hoppen : Vocals, Guitars, Organ & Piano
Lance Hoppen : Bass & Vocals
Wells Kelly : Drums, Percussion, Piano & Vocals
With Roger Hawkins : Congas

**LET THERE BE MUSIC
Asylum#7E-1029 (03/1975); #33
Produced by Charles Plotkin
Engineered by Fritz Richmond, Bart Chiate & Tom Vicari
Recorded at Elektra Sound Recorders, Los Angeles (Sept-Oct 1974)

John Hall : Vocals, Guitars, Percussion & Mandolin
Larry Hoppen : Vocals, Keyboards, Guitars, Melodica, Trumpet, Synthesizer & Bass on "Dance With Me"
Lance Hoppen : Bass & Vocals
Wells Kelly : Drums, Percussion & Vocals
With David Kemper : Additional Percussion

***WAKING AND DREAMING
Asylum#7E-1070 (08/1976); #30
Produced by Charles Plotkin
Engineered by Val Garay & Greg Ladanyi with Dennis Kirk
Recorded at The Sound Factory, Hollywood (Spring 1976)

John Hall : Vocals, Guitars & Synthesizer on "Sails"
Larry Hoppen : Vocals, Keyboards & Guitars
Lance Hoppen : Bass, Vocals & Synthesizer on "Golden State"
Wells Kelly : Drums, Percussion, Vocals, Piano on "If Don't Have You" & "Golden State" & Organ on "Waking And Dreaming"
Jerry Marotta : Drums, Congas, Percussion & Vocals
With Linda Ronstadt : Background vocals on "If Don't Have You"
Blue Mitchell : Trumpet on "Golden State"
Michael Brecker : Sax on "Spring Fever"

****FOREVER
Infinity#INF-9006 (04/1979); #76
Produced by Orleans & Roy Cicala
Engineered by Roy Cicala & Sam Ginsberg
With Gray Russell, Steve Marcantonio & George Carnel
Recorded at The Record Plant, New York City & Bearsville Sound Studio, Bearsville, NY (Oct-Dec 1978)

Larry Hoppen : Vocals, Guitars, Organ, Trumpet, Piano & Synthesizer on "Love Takes Time"
Bob Leinbach : Vocals, Piano & Trombone
R.A. Martin : Vocals, Organ, Piano, Vibes, Percussion, Sax, French Horn & Chimes on "Love Takes Time"
Wells Kelly : Drums, Percussion, Electric Piano & Vocals
With Rubens Bassini : Percussion on "Forever"