18/10/2016

Neil Sedaka "Steppin' Out" (1976) -Soft Rock-


 Label : Rocket Records / Varèse-Sarabande Records


01 - Sing Me (Neil Sedaka & Howard Greenfield)
02 - You Gotta Make Your Own Sunshine (Neil Sedaka & Howard Greenfield)
03 - #1 With A Heartache (Neil Sedaka & Howard Greenfield)
04 - Steppin’ Out (Neil Sedaka & Phil Cody)
05 - Love In The Shadows (Neil Sedaka & Phil Cody)
06 - Cardboard California (Neil Sedaka & Howard Greenfield)
07 - Here We Are Falling In Love Again (Neil Sedaka & Phil Cody)
08 - I Let You Walk Away (Neil Sedaka & Phil Cody)
09 - Good Times, Good Music, Good Friends (Neil Sedaka & Phil Cody)
10 - Perfect Strangers (Neil Sedaka & Phil Cody)
11 - Bad And Beautiful (Neil Sedaka & Phil Cody)
12 - Summer Nights (Neil Sedaka & Phil Cody)

Bonus Tracks

13 - (Baby) Don’t Let It Mess Your Mind (Neil Sedaka & Phil Cody)
14 - Time Waits For No One (Neil Sedaka & Howard Greenfield)
15 - (Is This The Way To) Amarillo (Neil Sedaka & Howard Greenfield)
16 - Should’ve Never Let You Go (Neil Sedaka & Phil Cody)


Produced by Robert Appere & Neil Sedaka
Engineered by Robert Appere
Sound Engineers : Mark Howlett, John Arrias & Charley Blocker
Mastering Engineer : Bernie Grundman
Recorded at Sunset Sound Recorders (Generally) & The Burbank Studios


01 - Sing Me

Drums : Andrew Steele
Bass : David Wintour
Electric Guitar : Richie Zito & Dean Parks
Acoustic Piano : Neil Sedaka
Percussion : Nigel Olsson
Horns : Jim Horn, Chuck Findley, Bob Findley, Don Menza, Dick 'Slyde' Hyde & Jackie Kelso
Horn Arrangements : Jim Horn
String Arrangements : Artie Butler
Live Lead vocal : Neil Sedaka
Backing vocals : Brian & Brenda Russell, Donny Gerrard & Kathie Collier

02 - You Gotta Make Your Own Sunshine

Drums : Russ Kunkel
Bass : Leland 'Lee' Sklar
Electric Guitars : Steve Cropper & Dean Parks
Acoustic Piano : Neil Sedaka
Percussion : Russ Kunkel
Vibes & Bells : Gary Coleman
Organ : Bill Payne
Horns : Jim Horn, Chuck Findley, Bob Findley, Don Menza, Dick 'Slyde' Hyde & Jackie Kelso
Sax Solo : Jim Horn
Horn Arrangements : Jim Horn
Hand Claps : Neil Sedaka, Mark Howlett & Gary Coleman
String Arp Synthesizer : Artie Butler
Live Lead vocal : Neil Sedaka

03 - #1 With A Heartache

Drums : Andrew Steele
Bass : David Wintour
Electric Guitar : Richie Zito
Acoustic Guitar : Dean Parks
Acoustic Piano : Neil Sedaka
Fiddle : David Lindley
Steel Guitar : Sneake Pete Kleinow
Mandolin : Davey Johnstone
Live Lead vocal & Backing vocals : Neil Sedaka

04 - Steppin’ Out

Drums : Nigel Olsson
Bass : David Wintour
Electric Guitars : Steve Cropper & Dean Parks
Acoustic Piano : Neil Sedaka
Mandolin : Davey Johnstone
Percussion : Russk Kunkel, Nigel Olsson & Robert Appere
Horns : Jim Horn, Jackie Kelso, Chuck Findley & Don Menza
Horn Arrangements : Jim Horn
Live Lead vocal : Neil Sedaka
Backing vocals : Elton John

05 - Love In The Shadows

Drums : Russ Kunkel
Bass : Leland 'Lee' Sklar
Electric Guitars : Steve Cropper & Dean Parks
Acoustic Piano : Neil Sedaka
Percussion : Russ Kunkel
Clavinet : James Newton Howard
Horns : Jim Horn, Chuck Findley, Bob Findley, Don Menza, Dick 'Slyde' Hyde & Jackie Kelso
Horn Arrangements : Jim Horn
String Arrangements : Artie Butler
Live Lead vocal : Neil Sedaka
Backing vocals : Carmen Twillie, Venette Gloud, Kathy Collier, Neil Sedaka & Nigel Olsson

06 - Cardboard California

Drums : Andrew Steele
Bass : David Wintour
Electric Guitars : Richie Zito & Dean Parks
Acoustic Piano : Neil Sedaka
Electric Piano : James Newton Howard
Percussion : Gary Coleman
String Arrangements : Jimmie Haskell
Live Lead vocal : Neil Sedaka

07 - Here We Are Falling In Love Again

Drums : Andrew Steele
Bass : David Wintour
Electric Guitars : Richie Zito & Dean Parks
Acoustic Piano : Neil Sedaka
Percussion : Russ Kunkel
String Arrangements : Artie Butler
Live Lead vocal : Neil Sedaka
Backing vocals : Carmen Twillie, Kathie Collier, Venette Gloud & Neil Sedaka

08 - I Let You Walk Away

Drums : Nigel Olsson
Bass : David Wintour
Electric Guitars : Davey Johnstone, Steve Cropper & Dean Parks
Acoustic Guitar : Dean Parks
Acoustic Piano : Neil Sedaka
Electric Piano : James Newton Howard
Percussion : Gary Coleman
String Arrangements : Artie Butler
Live Lead vocal : Neil Sedaka
Backing vocals : Brian & Brenda Russell, Donny Gerrard & Kathy Collier

09 - Good Times, Good Music, Good Friends

Drums : Andrew Steele
Bass : David Wintour
Electric Guitar : Richie Zito
Electric Piano : Neil Sedaka
Banjo : Dean Parks
Percussion : Russ Kunkel
Backing vocals : Brian & Brenda Russell, Donny Gerrard & Kathy Collier
Organ : Bill Payne
Horns Arranged by Jim Horn
Horns : Jim Horn, Chuck Findley, Bob Findley & Jackie Kelso
Clarinet Solo : Jackie Kelso
Live Lead vocal : Neil Sedaka

10 - Perfect Strangers

Drums : Russ Kunkel
Bass : Leland 'Lee' Sklar
Electric Guitars : Dean Parks & Steve Cropper
Acoustic Piano : Neil Sedaka
Percussion : Gary Coleman
Harpsichord : James Newton Howard
String Arrangements : Artie Butler
Live Lead vocal : Neil Sedaka
Backing vocals : Brian & Brenda Russell, Donny Gerrard & Kathy Collier

11 - Bad And Beautiful

Drums : Nigel Olsson
Bass : David Wintour
Electric Guitars : Davey Johnstone, Steve Cropper & Dean Parks
Acoustic Piano : Neil Sedaka
Electric Piano, Clavinet & Synthesizer : James Newton Howard
Percussion : Russ Kunkel
Live Lead vocal & Backing vocals : Neil Sedaka

12 - Summer Nights

Drums : Nigel Olsson
Bass : Leland 'Lee' Sklar
Electric Guitars : Steve Cropper & Dean Parks
Electric Piano : Neil Sedaka
Percussion : Russ Kunkel
String Arrangements : Artie Butler
Horns : Jim Horn, Don Menza, Chuck Findley, Bob Findley & Jackie Kelso
Horn Solo : Jim Horn
Live Lead vocal & Backing vocals : Neil Sedaka


13 - (Baby) Don’t Let It Mess Your Mind

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14 - Time Waits For No One

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15 - (Is This The Way To) Amarillo

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16 - Should’ve Never Let You Go