12/03/2017

Firefall "Greatest Hits" (1992) -Country Rock / Westcoast Rock / Soft Rock-



Label : Rhino Records


01 - Livin' Ain't Livin' (Rick Roberts)
02 - Cinderella (Larry Burnett)
03 - You Are The Woman (Rick Roberts)
04 - Mexico (Rick Roberts)
05 - It Doesn't Matter (Stephen Stills, Chris Hillman & Rick Roberts)
06 - Just Remember I Love You (Rick Roberts)
07 - So Long (Rick Roberts)
08 - Someday Soon (Rick Roberts)
09 - Strange Way (Rick Roberts)
10 - Goodbye , I Love You (Rick Roberts)
11 - Sweet And Sour (Jock Bartley & Rick Roberts)
12 - Love That Got Away (Rick Roberts)
13 - Headed For A Fall (Rick Roberts)
14 - Staying With It (Tom Snow & John Lewis Parker)
15 - Break Of Dawn (Jock Bartley)
16 - Always (John Sambataro & Paul Crosta)
17 - Runaway Love (Jock Bartley, Paul Crosta & John Sambataro)
18 - Run Run Away (Jock Bartley)


Firefall :

The Original Lineup (beg. 1974)
Jock Bartley (A-H) : Lead, Electric Slide & Acoustic Guitars, Vocals
Rick Roberts (A-E-H) : Vocals, Acoustic & Electric Guitars
Larry Burnett (A-E) : Vocals, Electric & Acoustic Guitars
Mark Andes (A-D) : Bass & Vocals
Michael Clarke (A-D) : Drums
David Muse (A-E) : Keyboards, Flute, Sax & Harmonica

Other Members (beg. 1980)
George Hawkins (E) : Bass & Vocals
Tris Imboden (E) : Drums & Percussion
Kim Stone (E) : Bass & Vocals (Touring Band Only)
John Sambataro (F, G) : Vocals, Electric & Acoustic Guitars, Keyboards
Chuck Kirkpatrick (F, G) : Electric Guitar & Vocals
Scott Kirkpatrick (G) : Drums, Percussion & Vocals
Steve Hadjoupolos (G) : Keyboards, Sax & Flute (Touring Band Only)
Greg Overton (G) : Bass & Vocals
Bob Gaffney (G) : Bass & Vocals (Touring Band Only)
Mark Oblinger (H) : Vocals & Guitars
Daniel Lawson (H) : Sax, Flute, Harmonica & Keyboards
Bil Hopkins (H) : Bass & Vocals
Sandy Ficca (H) : Drums


Album Sources / Credits :

A. "FIREFALL", Atlantic #18174, 4/8/76 ; #28
Produced by Jim Mason
Engineered by Karl Richardson at Criteria Studios A, Miami
Additional Musicians :
Joe Lala : Percussion
Ken Faulk : Trumpet on "Mexico"

B. "LUNA SEA", Atlantic #19101, 7/21/77, #27
Produced by Jim Mason
Engineered by Karl Richardson at Criteria Studios A, Miami ; Alex Kasanagras at Haji Sound, L.A. and Alex Kasanagras & Eric Prestidge at Davlen Sound Studios, L.A.
Additional Musicians :
Joe Lala, Nelson Miguel Padron (Flaco) & Alan Estes : Percussion
Timothy B. Schmit : Background vocals on "I Just Remember I Love You"
Dennis Drieth : String Arrangement & Conductor on "Someday Soon"

C. "ELAN", Atlantic #19183, 10/5/78, #27
Produced by Tom Dowd And Ron Albert & Howard Albert for Fat Albert Productions
Engineered by Don Gehman at Criteria Studios, Miami And Michael Stone & David Bianco at The Record Plant, L.A.
Additional Musicians :
Joe Lala & Steve Forman : Percussion
Jim Keltner : Drums on "Sweet And Sour"
Mike Lewis : String Arrangements & Conductor

D. "UNDERTOW", Atlantic #16006, 3/18/80, #68
Produced by Ron Albert & Howard Albert for Fat Albert Productions, Kyle Lehning & Firefall
Engineered by Don Gehman at Criteria Studios, Miami ; Duane Scott at Northstar Studios, Boulder ; Kyle Lehning at The Pasha Music House, Hollywood & Bill Schnee at Cherokee Recording Studios, Hollywood
Additional Musicians :
Joe Lala : Percussion
Bill Payne : Organ on "Love That Got Away"
Paul Harris : Electric Piano on "Headed For A Fall"

E. "CLOUDS ACROSS THE SUN", Atlantic #16024, 12/8/80, #102
Produced by Kyle Lehning
Engineered by Kyle Lehning & Duane Scott at Northstar Studios, Boulder ; Kyle Lehning at Lee Hazen's Studios by The Pond, Hendersonville And Kyle Lehning at Groundstar Studios, Nashville
Additional Musician :
Lisa Nemzo : Vocals

F. "BREAK OF DAWN", Atlantic #80017, 9/27/82, #199
Produced by Ron Albert & Howard Albert for Fat Albert Productions
Engineered by Ron Albert & Chuck Kirkpatrick at Criteria Studios, Miami
Executive Producer : Allen Jacobi for Falling Fire Productions, Inc.
Additional Musicians :
Joe Lala : Percussion
Stephen Stills : Rhythm Guitar, Vocals on "Break Of Dawn"
Arnold Paseiro : Bass on "Break Of Dawn"
David Sanborn : Alto Sax on "Always"
Richie Goldman : Bass on "Always"
Joe Galdo : Drums & Yucca Chips
Alain Salvati : Keyboards

G. "MIRROR OF THE WORLD", Atlantic #80120, 11/7/83
Produced by Ron Albert & Howard Albert for Fat Albert Productions
Engineered by Ron Albert & Chuck Kirkpatrick at Criteria Studios, Miami
Executive Producer : Allen Jacobi for Falling Fire Productions, Inc.
Additional Musicians :
Joe Galdo : Linn Drum Programs
Paul Crosta : Bass

H. "Run Run Away" (New Recording)
Produced by Jock Bartley & Jim Mason
Engineered by Ed Kaufman at Coupe Studios, Boulder
Additional Musicians :
Kip Kuepper : Fretless Electric Bass


01 - Livin' Ain't Livin' 

Atlantic Single #3333, 5/12/76, #42

02 - Cinderella 

Atlantic Single #3392, 2/25/77, #34

03 - You Are The Woman

Atlantic Single #3335, 7/28/76, #9

04 - Mexico

From The Album "FIREFALL", 4/8/76

05 - It Doesn't Matter

From The Album "FIREFALL", 4/8/76

06 - Just Remember I Love You

Atlantic Single #3420, 7/15/77, #11

07 - So Long

Atlantic Single #3452, 12/14/77, #48

08 - Someday Soon

From The Album "LUNA SEA", 7/21/77

09 - Strange Way

Atlantic Single #3518, 9/19/78, #11

10 - Goodbye , I Love You

Atlantic Single #3544, 12/28/78, #43

11 - Sweet And Sour

Atlantic Single #3566, 3/9/79

12 - Love That Got Away

Atlantic Single #3670, 5/30/80, #50

13 - Headed For A Fall

Atlantic Single #3657, 3/24/80, #35

14 - Staying With It

Atlantic Single #3791, 12/29/80, #37

15 - Break Of Dawn

From The Album "BREAK OF DAWN", 9/27/82

16 - Always

Atlantic Single #89916, 11/10/82, #59

17 - Runaway Love

Atlantic Single #89755, 10/13/83

18 - Run Run Away

New Recording


Compilation : Allen Jacobi & Cary Mansfield
Project Coordinator : David McLees
Reseach : Gary Peterson, Michael Mazzarella, Chris Clarke & Keith Johnson
Remastering : Bill Inglot & Ken Perry