1979 Marc Jordan – Blue Desert

Jordan, Marc 1979Marc 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. He was named best producer with Steven MacKinnon at the Juno Awards in 1994 for “Waiting For A Miracle” from Reckless Valentine. In early 2014, Marc Jordan was named Songwriting Chair at Norman Jewison’s Canadian Film Centre.

Tracks

1  Generalities (Marc Jordan) 4:27
2  I’m A Camera (Marc Jordan) 3:50
3  Twilight (Marc Jordan) 3:43
4  From Nowhere To This Town (Marc Jordan) 3:36
5  Beautiful People (Marc Jordan) 4:30
6  Lost In The Hurrah (Marc Jordan) 5:24
7  Release Yourself (Marc Jordan) 4:17
8  Tattooed Lady (Marc Jordan) 3:48
9  Exile (Marc Jordan) 4:32

Media

Musicians

1 Generalities

BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
DrumsRalph Humphrey
GuitarJay Graydon
GuitarDean Parks
GuitarRay Parker Jr
KeyboardsMichael Omartian
SaxErnie Watts


2 I’m A Camera

BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarRay Parker Jr
KeyboardsMichael Omartian
KeyboardsGreg Mathieson
Background VocalsNetty Gloud


3 Twilight

BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
DrumsJim Keltner
GuitarJay Graydon
GuitarDean Parks
KeyboardsMichael Omartian
SynthesizerJay Graydon
Background VocalsBill Champlin
Background VocalsMarcy Levy
Background VocalsNetty Gloud


4 From Nowhere To This Town

BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarJay Graydon
GuitarSteve Lukather
KeyboardsMichael Omartian
Background VocalsBill Champlin
Background VocalsBobby Kimball
Background VocalsTom Kelly


5 Beautiful People

BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
DrumsRalph Humphrey
GuitarJay Graydon
GuitarDean Parks
KeyboardsMichael Omartian
SaxErnie Watts
Background VocalsBill Champlin
Background VocalsCarmen Twillie
Background VocalsNetty Gloud


6 Lost In The Hurrah

BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
DrumsJim Keltner
GuitarDean Parks
KeyboardsMichael Omartian
SynthesizerJay Graydon
HornChuck Findley
Background VocalsBill Champlin
Background VocalsCarmen Twillie
Background VocalsNetty Gloud


7 Release Yourself

BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarJay Graydon
PianoMichael Omartian
SaxPete Christlieb
Background VocalsBill Champlin
Background VocalsMarcy Levy
Background VocalsNetty Gloud


8 Tattooed Lady

BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
DrumsRalph Humphrey
GuitarJay Graydon
PianoDave McMorrow
PianoMichael Omartian
SaxPete Christlieb
Background VocalsBill Champlin
Background VocalsCarmen Twillie
Background VocalsNetty Gloud


9 Exile

BassAbraham Laboriel Sr
DrumsRalph Humphrey
GuitarJay Graydon
KeyboardsMichael Omartian
OrganGreg Mathieson
HarpBen Beney
Background VocalsBill Champlin
Background VocalsCarmen Twillie
Background VocalsNetty Gloud

Liner Notes

Producer – Jay Graydon
Co-producer (Production Assistant) – Bobette Graydon, Karen White
Arranged By, Conductor – Jay Graydon, Marc Jordan, Michael Omartian
Engineer – Jay Graydon
Engineer (2nd) – Marc Jordan
Engineer (Rhythm Tracks 2nd Engineer) – Debbie Thompson
Engineer (Rhythm Tracks) – Joe Bogan
Management (Personal Management) – Bernie Schaeffer

Photography By, Design – Jaymie Odgers

Manufactured By – WEA Music Of Canada, Ltd.
Distributed By – WEA Music Of Canada, Ltd.
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
Copyright (c) – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
Pressed By – Quality Records Limited
Printed By – Shorewood Packaging Corp. Of Canada Ltd.
Published By – Almo Music Corp.
Published By – Mortgage Music
Recorded At – Garden Rake Studios
Mixed At – Garden Rake Studios