1982 Richard Kerr – No Looking Back

No Looking Back is the sixth solo album from singer/songwriter Richard Kerry, released in 1982.

British composer and songwriter Richard Kerr became famous for co-writing Barry Manilow’s hits “Mandy” (1974 – originally “Brandy”, recorded by Scott English in 1971), “Looks Like We Made It” (1976) and “Somewhere in the Night” (1979 – originally recorded by Helen Reddy in 1975). In the late 60’s and early 70’s he collaborated with artists like Peter Green, Don Partridge and Scott English. His most important collaboration has been with the American lyricist Will Jennings. Between 1976 and 1982 Kerr also released three solo albums.


1  Free (Frank Musker, Richard Kerr) 3:31
2  Don’t Close Your Eyes Tonight (Frank Musker, Richard Kerr) 3:29
3  She’ll Break You (Richard Kerr, Tom Jans) 3:37
4  Where Are They Now (John Bettis, Richard Kerr) 3:51
5  Trying To Make You Smile (Richard Kerr, Tom Jans) 3:54
6  The Night Is Full Of Dreams (Richard Kerr, Troy Seals) 4:24
7  You Made It Beautiful (Richard Kerr, Troy Seals) 3:25
8  Dance Away (Richard Kerr, Troy Seals) 3:31
9  Somewhere In The Night (Richard Kerr, Will Jennings) 3:57
10  When The Good Times Come Again (Richard Kerr, Will Jennings) 3:41


Bass Bill Bodine
Bass Joe Osborn
Bass Jack Williams
Drums Ralph Humphrey
Drums James Stroud
Drums Kenny Malone
Guitar Steve Lukather
Guitar Joey Larson
Guitar Tony Peluso
Guitar Reggie Young
Keyboards Bill Cuomo
Keyboards Shane Keister
Keyboards Richard Kerr
Keyboards Bob Lemmons
Piano Richard Kerr
Sax Jerry Peterson
Percussion Steve Leshner
Background Vocals Kim Carnes
Background Vocals Debbie Heal
Background Vocals Jeff Osborn
Vocals Richard Kerr

Liner Notes

Producer – Richard Kerr
Arranged By (Rhythm) – Bill Cuomo (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10)
Arranged By (Strings) – Bill Cuomo (Track 5)
Engineer – Gary Skardina
Engineer – Pat McMakin (Track 8)
Engineer (Second) – George Hallal
Mastered By – Bernie Grundman

Art Direction – Michael Ross
Design – Simon Ryan
Photography – Mark Hanauer

Recorded At Music Grinder Studios
Recorded At Audio Media
Phonographic Copyright A&M Records
Copyright A&M Records