On January 17, 1983.

Trouble in Paradise

On January 17, 1983, “Warner Bros.”, released “Trouble in Paradise”, the seventh Randy Newman studio album. It was recorded in 1982, at the “Warner Brothers Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Russ Titelman and Lenny Waronker. “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Trouble in Paradise” at number 67 on its list of “100 Greatest Albums of the 80”.


  • Randy Newman- vocals, piano
  • Jennifer Warnes- vocals
  • Don Henley- vocals
  • Steve Lukather- guitar
  • Larry Williams, Steve Madaio, Ernie Watts, Jerry Hey, Jim Horn, Jon Smith – horns
  • Ralph Grierson, Neil Larson – piano
  • David Paich, Michael Boddicker- keyboards
  • Nathan East- bass
  • Jeff Porcaro- drums
  • Lenny Castro- percussion
  • Paulinho Da Costa- percussion
  • Christine McVie, Wendy Waldman, Lindsey Buckingham, Bob Seger, Linda Ronstadt, Rickie Lee Jones, Paul Simon- vocals
  • Waddy Wachtel– guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Randy Newman.

  1. I Love L.A.
  2. Christmas in Capetown
  3. The Blues
  4. Same Girl
  5. Mikey’s
  6. My Life Is Good
  7. Miami
  8. Real Emotional Girl
  9. Take Me Back
  10. There’s a Party at My House
  11. I’m Different
  12. Song for the Dead

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