1978 Marc Jordan – Mannequin

Marc Wallace Jordan (born 1948), is an American-born Canadian singer-songwriter, record producer, session musician, and actor. Covering a wide variety of genres, he has written songs for a number of well-known artists, including Diana Ross, Rod Stewart, Cher, Bette Midler, and Josh Groban. Marc Jordan was named best producer with Steven MacKinnon at the Juno Awards in 1994 for “Waiting For A Miracle” from Reckless Valentine.

In 1977 Marc Jordan reached a U.S. deal with Warner Bros. Records.This period with Warner spawned the Canadian hit songs “Marina del Rey” and “Survival” from the record Mannequin


1  Survival (Marc Jordan) 3:43
2  Jungle Choir (Marc Jordan) 3:03
3  Mystery Man (Marc Jordan) 4:11
4  Marina Del Rey (Marc Jordan) 3:14
5  Red Desert (Marc Jordan) 4:51
6  Street Life (Marc Jordan) 4:29
7  Dancing On The Boardwalk (Marc Jordan) 3:58
8  Only Fools (Marc Jordan) 3:53
9  One step Ahead Of The Blues (Marc Jordan) 2:59
10  Lost Because You Can’t Be Found (Marc Jordan) 2:41


BassChuck Rainey
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
DrumsHarvey Mason Sr
GuitarDean Parks
GuitarLarry Carlton
GuitarSteve Lukather
PianoJai Winding
PianoDonald Fagen
PianoPaul Griffin
PianoDavid Foster
PianoDavid Paich
PianoJames Newton-Howard
PianoJohn Capek
SaxTom Scott
PercussionLenny Castro
PercussionRobert Greenidge
Background VocalsClydie King
Background VocalsBrenda Russell
Background VocalsTimothy B Schmit
Background VocalsJohn David Souther
VocalsMarc Jordan

Other Musicians

1 Survival

SaxRon Holloway

9 On Step Ahead Of The Blues

BassJim Hughart

Liner Notes

Producer – Gary Katz
Engineer – Al Schmitt, Bob Schaper, Roger Nichols
Engineer (Assistant) – Lenise Bent, Linda Tyler
Mastered By – Bernie Grundman

Art Direction – Ed Thrasher
Photography – Jayme Odgers

Recorded At The Village Recorder
Recorded At Sound Labs, Hollywood
Recorded At Warner Bros Recording Studios
Phonographic Copyright WEA International Inc
Copyright Warner Bros Records Inc