05/06/2016

Johnny Rivers "Outside Help" (1977) -Soft Rock-



Label : Polydor Records


01 - Outside Help (Johnny Rivers & Robyn Knapton)
02 - Swayin' To The Music (Slow Dancin') (Jack Tempchin)
03 - Curious Mind (Um Um Um Um Um Um) (Curtis Mayfield)
04 - For You (Will Jennings)
05 - Monkey Time (Curtis Mayfield)
06 - One Last Dance (For The Melody) (Wayne Berry)
07 - Ashes And Sand (Johnny Rivers)
08 - Rotation (Michael Georgiades)
09 - Flying Away From You (Johnny Rivers & Wayne Berry)


Produced by Johnny Rivers
Recording Engineers : Joe Sidore & Dennis Dragon 
Mix-down Engineers : Joe Sidore, Dennis Dragon & Allen Sides
Recorded at Wally Heider's Studios, Haji SOund Recording Company & United Western Studios
Mixed Down at Sound Labs, Inc., Sound City, Inc., Kendun Recorders, Inc. & Studio 3 Western


01 - Outside Help

Drums : Ed Greene
Bass : Scott Edwards
Organ : Michael Omartian
Lead Guitar : Dean Parks
Rhythm Guitar : Johnny Rivers
Sax Solo : Tom Scott
Horns : Tom Scott, Gary Herbig & Gary Grant
Percussion : Gary Coleman & Milt Holland
Harmony Vocal : Herb Pedersen
Background vocals : Ginger Blake, Julia Tillman Waters & Maxine Willard Waters

02 - Swayin' To The Music (Slow Dancin')

Drums : Ed Greene
Bass : Marc F. Levine
Fender Rhodes : Harlan Rogers
Guitars : Dean Parks
Harmony Vocals : Jim Haas, Jon Douglas Haywood & Barry Lee Bookin
Concert Master : Sid Sharp
Strings Arranged by Dean Parks

03 - Curious Mind (Um Um Um Um Um Um)

Drums : Ed Greene
Bass : David Hungate
Organ : Skip Edwards
Percussion : Hal Blaine
Acoustic Guitar : Johnny Rivers
Electric Piano : Harlan Rogers
Guitar : Fred Tackett
Horns : Joel Peskin, John Phillips, Chuck Findley & Jerry Jumonville
Background vocals : Oren Waters & Luther Waters

04 - For You

Drums : Ed Greene
Bass : Marc F. Levine
Piano : Joe Sample
Guitar : Fred Tackett
Percussion : M.L. Benoit
Harmony Vocal : Oren Waters
Acoustic Guitar : Johnny Rivers
Background vocals : Herb Pedersen, Luther Waters & Oren Waters

05 - Monkey Time

Drums : Ed Greene
Bass : Marc F. Levine
Keyboards : Bill Cuomo
Guitar : Fred Tackett
Percussion : M.L. Benoit
Acoustic Guitar : Johnny Rivers
Background vocals : Oren Waters & Luther Waters

06 - One Last Dance (For The Melody)

Drums : Jim Gordon
Bass : Scott Edwards
Piano & Organ : Michael Omartian
Lead Guitar : Dean Parks
Electric Rhythm : Johnny Rivers
Acoustic Guitars : Wayne Berry & Dean Parks
Harmony Vocals : Herb Pedersen & Wayne Berry

07 - Ashes And Sand

Drums : Ed Greene
Bass : Scott Edwards
Electric Piano : Mike Melvoin
Lead Guitar : Tay Uhler
Rhythm Guitar : Johnny Rivers
Harmony Vocal : Wayne Berry
Singers : Ginger Blake, Julia Tillman Waters, Oren Waters & Luther Waters
Tenor Sax : Tom Scott
Strings Arranged & Conducted by Marty Paich

08 - Rotation

Drums : Ed Greene
Bass : Scott Edwards
Piano : Michael Omartian
Lead Guitar : Dean Parks
Acoustic Rhythm Guitar : Michael Georgiades
Electric Rhythm Guitar : Johnny Rivers
Percussion : Gary Coleman
Harmony Vocals : Herb Pedersen & Johnny Rivers

09 - Flying Away From You

Drums : Ed Greene
Bass : Scott Edwards
Electric Piano : Michael Omartian
Lead Guitar : Dean Parks
Rhythm Guitar : Johnny Rivers
Harmony Vocal : Herb Pedersen
Percussion : Gary Coleman
Strings Arranged & Conducted by Marty Paich