1982 Eikichi Yazawa – It’s Just Rock n Roll

It’s Just Rock n Roll is the one of the two album by Eikichi Yazawa released in 1982.

Eikichi Yazawa (矢沢 永吉,Yazawa Eikichi, born September 14, 1949 in Hiroshima) is an influential Japanese singer-songwriter, and important figure in Japanese popular music

In 1980, Yazawa signed a contract with the Warner Pioneer (present Warner Music Japan) record company and moved to the West Coast of the United States. He recorded the albums Yazawa (featuring members of American rock bands Little Feat and The Doobie Brothers), It’s Just Rock n’ Roll (also featuring members of The Doobie Brothers and several songs written by John McFee and Bobby LaKind), and Flash in Japan, all of which were released worldwide, but were not very commercially successful compared to his Japanese releases. In 1988, he signed to EMI Music Japan.

Tracks

1  Rockin’ My Heart (John McFee) 3:36
2  Hard To Take (Mark Jordan, Susan Sheridan) 3:52
3  Tryin’ To Find My Way Home (Bobby LaKind, Mark Jordan) 4:25
4  Why Do You Lie (Bobby LaKind, Mark Jordan) 3:10
5  Can Go (Bobby LaKind) 3:19
6  It’s Just Rock n Roll (Bobby LaKind, Mark Jordan) 3:52
7  Crying For You (Bob Glaub, Roberta Sorita) 3:28
8  Tell Me You Love Me (Bobby LaKind, Mark Jordan) 3:42
9  Why Did You Ever Go (Bobby LaKind, Mark Jordan) 2:43

Media

Musicians

1 Rockin’ My Heart

BassBob Glaub
DrumsKeith Knudsen
GuitarRichie Zito
Guitar (solo)John McFee
KeyboardsMarc Jordan
SynthesizerBill Payne
PercussionBob LaKind
Background VocalsBob LaKind
Background VocalsJohn McFee
Background VocalsKeith Knudsen


2 Hard To Take

BassBob Glaub
DrumsKeith Knudsen
Slide GuitarJohn McFee
GuitarRichie Zito
KeyboardsMarc Jordan
SaxJerry Jumonville
TrumpetSteve Madaio
PercussionBob LaKind
Background VocalsBob LaKind
Background VocalsJohn McFee
Background VocalsJim Isaacson


3 Tryin’ To Find My Way Home

BassBob Glaub
DrumsKeith Knudsen
GuitarSteve Lukather
GuitarRichie Zito
KeyboardsMarc Jordan
SynthesizerBill Payne
PercussionBob LaKind
Background VocalsJohn McFee
Background VocalsBob LaKind
Background VocalsVeronique Sanson


4 Why Do You Lie

BassBob Glaub
DrumsKeith Knudsen
Guitar (solo)Richie Zito
Slide GuitarJohn McFee
KeyboardsMarc Jordan
PercussionBob LaKind
Background VocalsBob LaKind
Background VocalsJohn McFee
Background VocalsKeith Knudsen


5 Can Go

BassBob Glaub
DrumsKeith Knudsen
Guitar (solo)John McFee
GuitarRichie Zito
KeyboardsMarc Jordan
SynthesizerBill Payne
PercussionBob LaKind
Background VocalsBob LaKind
Background VocalsJohn McFee


6 It’s Just Rock n Roll

BassBob Glaub
DrumsKeith Knudsen
GuitarSteve Lukather
GuitarRichie Zito
KeyboardsMarc Jordan
SaxJerry Jumonville
TrumpetSteve Madaio
PercussionBob LaKind
Background VocalsJohn McFee
Background VocalsBob LaKind
Background VocalsKeith Knudsen


7 Crying For You

BassBob Glaub
DrumsKeith Knudsen
Guitar (solo)Steve Lukather
GuitarRichie Zito
KeyboardsMarc Jordan
PercussionBob LaKind
Background VocalsJohn McFee
Background VocalsJim Isaacson
Background VocalsBob LaKind


8 Tell Me You Love Me

BassBob Glaub
DrumsKeith Knudsen
GuitarRichie Zito
GuitarJohn McFee
KeyboardsMarc Jordan
SynthesizerBill Payne
PercussionBob LaKind
Background VocalsJohn McFee
Background VocalsBob LaKind
Background VocalsJim Isaacson


9 Why Did You Ever Go

BassBob Glaub
DrumsKeith Knudsen
Guitar (solo)John McFee
GuitarRichie Zito
KeyboardsMarc Jordan
SynthesizerBill Payne
PercussionBob LaKind

Liner Notes

Producer – Bobby LaKind, John McFee
Engineer – Stephen McManus
Mixed By – Jim Isaacson
Recorded By – Jim Isaacson

Record Company – Warner Communications Inc.
Distributed By – Elektra/Asylum Records
Manufactured By – Elektra/Asylum Records
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Warner-Pioneer Corporation
Copyright (c) – Warner-Pioneer Corporation
Recorded At – Sunset Sound