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

Bass Bob Glaub
Drums Keith Knudsen
Guitar Richie Zito
Guitar (solo) John McFee
Keyboards Marc Jordan
Synthesizer Bill Payne
Percussion Bob LaKind
Background Vocals Bob LaKind
Background Vocals John McFee
Background Vocals Keith Knudsen


2 Hard To Take

Bass Bob Glaub
Drums Keith Knudsen
Slide Guitar John McFee
Guitar Richie Zito
Keyboards Marc Jordan
Sax Jerry Jumonville
Trumpet Steve Madaio
Percussion Bob LaKind
Background Vocals Bob LaKind
Background Vocals John McFee
Background Vocals Jim Isaacson


3 Tryin’ To Find My Way Home

Bass Bob Glaub
Drums Keith Knudsen
Guitar Steve Lukather
Guitar Richie Zito
Keyboards Marc Jordan
Synthesizer Bill Payne
Percussion Bob LaKind
Background Vocals John McFee
Background Vocals Bob LaKind
Background Vocals Veronique Sanson


4 Why Do You Lie

Bass Bob Glaub
Drums Keith Knudsen
Guitar (solo) Richie Zito
Slide Guitar John McFee
Keyboards Marc Jordan
Percussion Bob LaKind
Background Vocals Bob LaKind
Background Vocals John McFee
Background Vocals Keith Knudsen


5 Can Go

Bass Bob Glaub
Drums Keith Knudsen
Guitar (solo) John McFee
Guitar Richie Zito
Keyboards Marc Jordan
Synthesizer Bill Payne
Percussion Bob LaKind
Background Vocals Bob LaKind
Background Vocals John McFee


6 It’s Just Rock n Roll

Bass Bob Glaub
Drums Keith Knudsen
Guitar Steve Lukather
Guitar Richie Zito
Keyboards Marc Jordan
Sax Jerry Jumonville
Trumpet Steve Madaio
Percussion Bob LaKind
Background Vocals John McFee
Background Vocals Bob LaKind
Background Vocals Keith Knudsen


7 Crying For You

Bass Bob Glaub
Drums Keith Knudsen
Guitar (solo) Steve Lukather
Guitar Richie Zito
Keyboards Marc Jordan
Percussion Bob LaKind
Background Vocals John McFee
Background Vocals Jim Isaacson
Background Vocals Bob LaKind


8 Tell Me You Love Me

Bass Bob Glaub
Drums Keith Knudsen
Guitar Richie Zito
Guitar John McFee
Keyboards Marc Jordan
Synthesizer Bill Payne
Percussion Bob LaKind
Background Vocals John McFee
Background Vocals Bob LaKind
Background Vocals Jim Isaacson


9 Why Did You Ever Go

Bass Bob Glaub
Drums Keith Knudsen
Guitar (solo) John McFee
Guitar Richie Zito
Keyboards Marc Jordan
Synthesizer Bill Payne
Percussion Bob 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