14/01/2017

Neil Sedaka "Overnight Success" (1975) -Soft Rock-


 Label : Polydor Records


01 - Crossroads (Neil Sedaka & Phil Cody)
02 - Lonely Night (Neil Sedaka)
03 - Stephen (Neil Sedaka & Howard Greenfield)
04 - Bad Blood (Neil Sedaka & Phil Cody)
05 - Goodman Goodbye (Neil Sedaka & Phil Cody)
06 - Baby Blue (Neil Sedaka & Howard Greenfield)
07 - The Queen Of 1964 (Neil Sedaka & Howard Greenfield)
08 - New York City Blues (Neil Sedaka & Phil Cody)
09 - When You Were Lovin’ Me (Neil Sedaka & Phil Cody)
10 - The Hungry Years (Neil Sedaka & Howard Greenfield)
11 - Breaking Up Is Hard To Do (Neil Sedaka & Howard Greenfield)


Produced by Neil Sedaka & Robert Appere
Engineered by Robert Appere
Rcorded at Clover Recording Studios, Los Angeles, Sept. 1974
Mastered by Melvyn Abrahams at IBC Studios
String Arangements : Artie Butler
Horn Arrangements : Jim Horn


01 - Crossroads

Nel Sedaka : Acoustic Piano, Live Lead vocal & Background vocals
Nigel Olsson : Drums
Leland 'Lee' Sklar : Bass
Steve Cropper & Dean Parks : Electric Guitars
David Foster : Farfisa
Jim Keltner & Milt Holland : Timbali & Conga
Artie Butler : String Arrangement

02 - Lonely Night

Neil Sedaka : Acoustic Piano & Live Lead vocal
Nigel Olsson : Drums
Leland 'Lee' Sklar : Bass
Steve Cropper & Dean Parks : Electric Guitars
Jim Keltner & Milt Holland : Percussion
Jim Horn, Chuck Findley & Dick 'Hyde' Slyde : Horns
David Foster : Clavinet & Farfisa
Brian & Brenda Russell, Abigail Haness, Donny Gerrard & Neil Sedaka : Background vocals
Artie Butler : String Arrangement

03 - Stephen

Neil Sedaka : Acoustic Piano & Live Lead vocal
Nigel Olsson : Drums
Leland 'Lee' Sklar : Bass
Dean Parks & Steve Cropper : Electric Guitars
Dean Parks : Banjo
Milt Holland : Percussion & Xylophone
Brian & Brenda Russell, Abigail Haness & Donny Gerrard : Background vocals
Artie Butler : String Arrangement

04 - Bad Blood

Neil Sedaka : Acoustic Piano & Live Lead vocal
Nigel Olsson : Drums
Leland 'Lee' Sklar : Bass
Elton John : Harmony Vocal
Steve Cropper & Dean Parks : Electric Guitars
David Foster : Clavinet
Jim Horn : Flute
Milt Holland : Shaker & Tamboura

05 - Goodman Goodbye

Neil Sedaka : Acoustic Piano & Live Lead vocal
Nigel Olsson : Drums
Leland 'Lee' Sklar : Bass
Steve Cropper & Dean Parks : Electric Guitars
Milt Holland : Percussion
Jim Horn : Tenor Saxophone Solo
Chuck Findley : Flugel Horn Solo
Dick 'Hyde' Slyde : Trombone

06 - Baby Blue

Neil Sedaka : Acoustic Piano, Mellotron & Live Lead vocals
Nigel Olsson : Drums
Leland 'Lee' Sklar : Bass
Steve Cropper & Dean Parks : Electric Guitars
Jim Horn : Baritone Saxophone
Jim Horn, Chuck Findley & Dick 'Hyde' Slyde : Horns
Jim Keltner : Percussion

07 - The Queens Of 1964

Neil Sedaka : Acoustic Piano & Live Lead vocals
Nigel Olsson : Drums
Leland 'Lee' Sklar : Bass
Steve Cropper & Dean Parks : Electric Guitars
Dean Parks : Acoustic Guitar
Jim Horn : Flute
Milt Holland & Jim Keltner : South American Percussion
Ooohs & Aaah by The Boys In The Band

08 - New York City Blues

Neil Sedaka : Acoustic Piano & Live Lead vocals
Nigel Olsson : Drums
Leland 'Lee' Sklar : Bass
Steve Cropper : Electric Guitar
Dean Parks : Acoustic Guitar
Milt Holland : Congas & Triangle
Jim Horn : Recorder
Artie Butler : String Arrangement

09 - When You Were Lovin’ Me

Neil Sedaka : Acoustic Piano & Live Lead vocal
Nigel Olsson : Drums
Leland 'Lee' Sklar : Bass
Steve Cropper & Dean Parks : Electric Guitars
Jim Horn, Chuck Findley & Dick 'Hyde' Slyde : Horns
Milt Holland : Tambourine
Brian & Brenda Russell, Abigail Haness & Donny Gerrard : Background vocals

10 - The Hungry Years

Neil Sedaka : Acoustic Piano & Live Lead vocal
Nigel Olsson : Drums
Leland 'Lee' Sklar : Bass
Steve Cropper & Dean Parks : Electric Guitars
Dean Parks : Acoustic Guitar
Milt Holland : Vibes
Artie Butler : String Arrangement

11 - Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

Neil Sedaka : Acoustic Piano & Live Lead vocal
Nigel Olsson : Drums
Leland 'Lee' Sklar : Bass
Steve Cropper & Dean Parks : Electric Guitars