Gino Vanelli: Black Cars

On November 30, 1984, “HME” label released “Black Cars”, the eighth Gino Vannelli album. It was recorded in 1984, at “Larkfield Recording Studio”, “Westwind Studio”, and was produced by Gino Vannelli, Joe Vannelli and Ross Vannelli.


  • Gino Vannelli – lead and backing vocals, drums, drum programming, percussion, arranger, engineer
  • Mike Miller – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Joe Vannelli – synthesizers, synth bass, acoustic and electric piano, drum programming, arranger, engineer
  • Ross Vannelli – bass guitar, drum programming, percussion, backing vocals, arranger, engineer
  • Jimmy Haslip – bass guitar
  • David Garibaldi – drums
  • Mark Craney – drums
  • John Messerschmidt – backing vocals
  • Lori Lieberman – backing vocals
  • Ron Capone – engineer
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering
  • Michael Hodgson – art direction, design
  • Moshea Brakha – photography
  • Shirley Klein – album coordinator

Track listing:

All tracks by Gino Vannelli, except where noted.

  1. Black Cars – Gino Vannelli, Roy Freeland
  2. The Other Man – Gino Vannelli, Roy Freeland
  3. It’s Over – Gino Vannelli, Ross Vannelli, Roy Freeland
  4. Here She Comes
  5. Hurts To Be in Love
  6. Total Stranger – Gino Vannelli, Roy Freeland, Bill LaBounty
  7. Just a Motion Away – Gino Vannelli, Ross Vannelli
  8. Imagination
  9. How Much

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