Friday, July 9, 2010

Leah Kunkel

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The Coyote Sisters (Leah Kunkel, Marty Gwinn Townsend)

Leah Kunkel - Leah Kunkel
Columbia JC 35778 (1979) - US LP

Side One

1 - Step Right Up*
2 - Under The Jamaican Moon*
3 - Souvenir Of The Circus*
4 - If I Could Build My Whole World Around You*

5 - Down The Backstairs Of My Life

Side Two

6 - Losing In Love*
7 - Step Out*
8 - Don’t Leave These Goodbyes*
9 - I’ve Got To Get A Message To You*
10 - Fool At Heart*

Leah Kunkel - Vocals, Acoustic Piano, Electric Piano, Synthesizer, Background Vocals, Additional Harmonies, Chorus Harmony
Leland Sklar - Bass (1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10)*
Russ Kunkel - Drums (1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10), Congas (7, 8), Handclaps (10)
Steve Lukather (as Stephen Lukather) - Guitars, Electric Guitar
Stephen Bishop - Acoustic Guitars, Background Vocals
Dan Dugmore - Electric Guitar
Andrew Gold - Acoustic Guitars
Doug Livingston - Acoustic Guitar
Danny Kortchmar - Electric Guitar
John Jarvis - Electric Piano, Piano
Craig Doerge - Arp String Synthesizer, Yamaha Organ, Piano, Clavinet, Electric Piano, Moog Solo, Organ
Jim Horn - Flutes, Alto Saxophone
William D. Smith (as William D. (Smitty) Smith) - Organ, Piano, Background Vocal, Harmony
James Newton Howard - Electric Piano, Acoustic Piano
Joe Farrell (The Amazing) - Saxophone
The Lee and Russ Orchestra (3)
Lenny Castro - Additional Percussion (2)
Val Garay - Handclaps (10)
Penny Nichols - Background Vocals, “every radio is blaring” Background Vocal (track 2)
Rosemary Butler - Background Vocal
Jackson Browne - Background Vocal
Reneé Armand - Chorus Harmony (as Renee Armand)

Sidney Sharp - Concertmaster
Beull Neidinger - String Bass
Dennis Karmazyn - Cello
Raymond J. Kelley - Cello
Robert Lee Adcock - Cello
Selene Hurford - Cello
Jerome A. Kessler - Cello
Jan R. Kelley - Cello
David Frisina - Violin
Sheldon Sanov - Violin
Harris Goldman - Violin
Sid Sharp - Violin
Murray Adler - Violin
Henry Ferber - Violin
Ronald Folsom - Violin
Jay Rosen - Violin
Alfred C. Breuning - Violin
Tibor Zelig - Violin
William Kurasch - Violin
James Getzoff - Violin
Dan Palmer - Violin
Isabelle Daskoff - Violin
Haim Shtrum - Violin
Joy Lyle - Violin

Produced by Val Garay and Russ Kunkel

Matthew McCauley - Strings (1, 4, 5, 6, 10)

Val Garay - Engineer
George (a personal friend of ours) Ybarra - Assistant Engineer
Tim Dennen - Assistant Engineer
Steve Marcussen - Assistant Engineer
Steve Waldman - Trick Electronics

Recording Studios:
The Sound Factory
Studio 55

Mixing Studio:
The Sound Factory

Doug Sax - Mastering Engineer

Mastering Studio:
The Mastering Lab

Management by: Entertainment National, Inc. 600 New Hampshire Avenue N.W. Washington D.C. 20037

Jimmy Wachtel for Dawn Patrol - Album Design, Photography
Michael Curtis - Album Design Assistant, Photography Assistant

“(The Aphex Aural Exciter used on all songs except, “Step Out”)”.

“Musical instruments lovingly furnished at every hour of the day or night by our good friends Bob, Ray and Judy of R&R Express. // Thanks to Nick Ben Meir and Eric Eisner. Also, to Artie, Sandy, Richard, Stephen, David, and Walter for believing. // Special thanks to Matthew McCauley and to my vocal coach, Mark Forest. // George Ybarra, you’re wild”.

“We would also like to thank the following musicians: // Concertmaster: Sidney Sharp // String Bass: Beull Neidinger // Celli: Dennis Karmazyn, Raymond J. Kelley, Robert Lee Adcock, Selene Hurford, Jerome A. Kessler, Jan R. Kelley // Violins: David Frisina, Sheldon Sanov, Harris Goldman, Sid Sharp, Murray Adler, Henry Ferber, Ronald Folsom, Jay Rosen, Alfred C. Breuning, Tibor Zelig, William Kurasch, James Getzoff, Dan Palmer, Isabelle Daskoff, Haim Shtrum, Joy Lyle”.

Leah Kunkel
Stephen Bishop
Johnny Bristol
Vernon Bullock
Harlan Collins
Harvey Fuqua
Barry Gibb
Maurice Gibb
Robin Gibb
Peter McCann
Eric Mercury
John Phillips
Jules Shear
William D. Smith

source/pic: my records

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