1978 Lynda Carter – Portrait

Portrait is the first album by the American actress Lynda Carter. It was released in 1978 on vinyl LP, 8-track and cassette as well as a limited edition picture LP. Carter co-wrote three of the songs: “Want to Get Beside You,” “Fantasy Man” and “Toto (Don’t It Feel Like Paradise)”. The album also included the cover songs “She’s Always a Woman” by Billy Joel and “Just One Look” by Doris Troy. Promotional singles were released for “All Night Song” and “Toto (Don’t It Feel Like Paradise).”

Two of the songs were featured in and performed by Carter’s character, Diana Prince in the 1979 Wonder Woman episode, “Amazon Hot Wax”: “Want to Get Beside You” and “Toto (Don’t It Feel Like Paradise)”. The latter song makes mention of several elements from the Wizard of Oz stories, and quotes dialogue from the 1939 film.

Portrait was issued on CD by Wounded Bird Records in 2013 with two previously unreleased bonus tracks.

Carter did not release another album for over 30 years due to being a semiprofessional singer. Her second album, At Last, is a jazz and blues standards album and was released in June 2009.


1  All Night Song (Bob Siller) 04:47
2  She’s Always A Woman (Billy Joel) 03:13
3  Tumbledown Love (Bob Siller; Donald Dunn) 04:45
4  Just One Look (Doris Payne; Gregory Carroll) 02:36
5  Fantasy Man (Lynda Carter; Candi Siller) 04:47
6  Lines (Art Munson; Donald Dunn) 04:21
7  Want To Get Beside You (Lynda Carter; Donald Dunn; Art Munson) 04:08
8  You’re The Only One Who Understands (Charles Clinton Smith) 04:23
9  Put On A Show (Bob Siller) 03:44
10  Toto (Don’t It Feel Like Paradise) (Lynda Carter; Candi Siller; Bill Cuomo) 03:33


BassColin Cameron
DrumsRalph Humphrey
GuitarArt Munson
GuitarClark Garman
KeyboardsBill Cuomo
HornsTom Saviano
PercussionLenny Castro
Background VocalsBob Siller
Background VocalsChuck Smith
Background VocalsDonald Dunn
Background VocalsJeanie Arnold Saviano
Background VocalsEric Howard
Background VocalsWendy Haas
Background VocalsThe Faragher Brothers
VocalsLynda Carter

Liner Notes

Producer – Vini Poncia
Arranged By (Horns) – Tom Saviano
Arranged By (Strings) – Barry Fasman
Conductor – Barry Fasman
Engineer – Bob Schaper
Engineer (Second) – Corey Bailey, Raffaello Mazza
Mastered By – Ron Hitchcock
Mixed By – Joe Bellamy
Recorded By (Additional) – Joe Bellamy

Mastered At Customatrix
Mastered At The Mastering Lab
Mixed At Sunset Sound
Recorded At Sunset Sound
Recorded At Sound Labs, Hollywood
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