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In March 1981.

In March 1981, “Arista” label released “Nightwalker” the seventh Gino Vannelli studio album. It was recorded 1980-1981, at “Smoketree” in Chatsworth, California, and was produced by Gino Vannelli, Joe Vannelli, and Ross Vannelli.

Personnel:

  • Gino Vannelli– lead, backing vocals
  • Joe Vannelli- electric piano, acoustic piano, organ and synthesizer, string arrangements
  • Mike Miller- electric guitar and acoustic guitar
  • Vinnie Colaiuta- drums
  • Neil Stubenhaus- bass
  • Mike Fisher – congas and percussion
  • David Boruff – saxophone
  • Brad Cole – string arrangements
  • Stephanie Spruill – backing vocals
  • Julia Waters – backing vocals
  • Maxine Waters – backing vocals
  • Ross Vannelli – backing vocals
  • Doug Parry – backing vocals
  • Norm Kinney – engineer
  • Doug Parry – assistant engineer
  • Rick Romano – assistant engineer
  • Bernie Grundman- mastering engineer
  • Ria Lewerke – art direction
  • Mark Hanauer – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Gino Vannelli, except where noted.

  1. Nightwalker
  2. Seek and You Will Find – Gino Vannelli, Joe Vannelli, Ross Vannelli
  3. Put the Weight on My Shoulders
  4. I Believe – Gino Vannelli and Ross Vannelli
  5. Santa Rosa
  6. Living Inside Myself
  7. Stay With Me
  8. Sally (She Says the Sweetest Things)

On March 2, 2008.

JH

On March 2, 2008 Norman Jeffrey “Jeff” Healey died aged 42. He was musician (guitar), singer and songwriter,  worked with famous artists including Stevie Ray Vaughan, Buddy Guy,  BB King,  ZZ Top and Eric Clapton. As leader Healey released 12 albums and presented a long running radio show.