1982 Jesse Colin Young – The Perfect Stranger

The Perfect Stranger is the tenth solo album by Jesse Colin Young, released in 1982.

Jesse Colin Young is an American singer / songwriter / folksinger and a founding member and lead singer of the group The Youngbloods since the 1960s.

Tracks

1  The Perfect Stranger (Jesse Colin Young, Wendy Waldman, Bill Cuomo) 4:34
2  Fight for It (Jesse Colin Young, Wendy Waldman) 3:57
3  Ophelia (Kevin Wells) 3:24
4  Fire on the Water (Jesse Colin Young, Michael McDonald) 3:46
5  Long Nights Coming (Jesse Colin Young, Wendy Waldman) 4:25
6  Jamie (Jesse Colin Young, Tom Snow) 3:58
7  Night School (Jesse Colin Young, Danny O’Keefe) 3:42
8  On the Edge (Jesse Colin Young, Danny O’Keefe, Ozzie Ahlers) 4:04
9  The Cross and the Gun (Jesse Colin Young, Wendy Waldman) 4:29
10  The Hawk (Jesse Colin Young, Wendy Waldman) 4:01

Media

Musicians

1 The Perfect Stranger

BassMike Porcaro
DrumsCarlos Vega
GuitarChris Mickie
KeyboardsBill Cuomo
SynthesizerBill Cuomo
SaxCaz Macino
Background VocalsTimothy B Schmit
Background VocalsDavid Jenkins


2 Fight for It

BassMike Porcaro
DrumsArt Wood
GuitarJosh Leo
Guitar (solo)Robben Ford
Acoustic GuitarDean Parks
KeyboardsBill Cuomo
PercussionSheila Escovedo
Background VocalsCarly Simon


3 Ophelia

BassMike Porcaro
DrumsArt Wood
GuitarDean Parks
KeyboardsBill Cuomo
SynthesizerBill Cuomo
Background VocalsTimothy B Schmit


4 Fire on the Water

BassMike Porcaro
DrumsCarlos Vega
GuitarBuzz Feiten
Guitar (solo)Robben Ford
ClavinetMichael J Jackson
KeyboardsBill Cuomo
SynthesizerBill Cuomo
Background VocalsTimothy B Schmit


5 Long Nights Coming

BassMike Porcaro
DrumsCarlos Vega
GuitarDean Parks
GuitarDennis Herring
Slide GuitarRick Vito
Background VocalsTimothy B Schmit
Background VocalsDavid Jenkins


6 Jamie

BassBob Glaub
DrumsRuss Kunkel
GuitarSteve Lukather
Acoustic GuitarFred Tackett
PianoBill Payne


7 Night School

BassBob Glaub
DrumsRuss Kunkel
GuitarSteve Lukather
PianoBill Payne
SynthesizerOzzie Ahlers
SaxPhil Kenzie
Background VocalsTimothy B Schmit


8 On the Edge

BassMike Porcaro
DrumsCarlos Vega
KeyboardsBill Cuomo
SynthesizerBill Cuomo
Guitar (solo)Mark Goldenberg
GuitarDennis Herring


9 The Cross and the Gun

BassMike Porcaro
DrumsCarlos Vega
Guitar (solo)Mark Goldenberg
KeyboardsBill Cuomo
SynthesizerBill Cuomo
PercussionMichael J Jackson


10 The Hawk

BassMike Porcaro
DrumsArt Wood
GuitarBuzz Feiten
KeyboardsBill Cuomo
SynthesizerMark Goldenberg
SynthesizerBill Cuomo

Liner Notes

Producer – Michael James Jackson
Engineer (Mixing) – Dave Wittman
Engineer (Assistant) – James Geddes, Jeffrey Norman, Niko Bolas, Peggy McCreary
Recording – Jim Nipar
Recording (Additional) – Jeff Dodge, Barry Davis, Toby Scott, Cathy Masters

Art Direction – John Kosh
Photography By – Jim Shea

Mixed at Record Plant, Sausalito, CA