1980 Michael Franks – One Bad Habbit

Franks, Michael 1980One Bad Habit is a jazz vocal album by Michael Franks, released in 1980 by Warner Bros. Records. It was Franks’ sixth studio album, and the first to receive significant radio play in the United States.

Tracks

1  Baseball (Michael Franks) 3:48
2  Inside You (Michael Franks) 4:15
3  All Dressed Up With Nowhere To Go (Michael Franks) 3:48
4  Lotus Blossom (Michael Franks, Don Grolnick) 4:18
5  On My Way Home To You (Michael Franks) 4:53
6  One Bad Habit (Michael Franks) 4:07
7  Loving You More And More (Michael Franks) 3:47
8  Still Life (Michael Franks) 4:14
9  He Tells Himself He’s Happy (Michael Franks) 5:10

Media

Musicians

1 Baseball

BassNeil Jason
DrumsRick Marotta
GuitarDavid Spinozza
Fender RhodesDon Grolnick
PercussionRay Armando
Background VocalsPetsye Powell
Background VocalsSylvia Shemwell
Background VocalsYolande Howard


2 Inside You

BassDennis Belfield
DrumsRick Marotta
GuitarDavid Spinozza
Acoustic GuitarDavid Spinozza
KeyboardsTennyson Stevens
PercussionLenny Castro
PercussionAndre Fischer


3 All Dressed Up With Nowhere To Go

BassDennis Belfield
DrumsRick Marotta
GuitarHugh McCracken
GuitarRick Zunigar
Fender RhodesTennyson Stevens
PercussionRay Armando


4 Lotus Blossom

BassDennis Belfield
DrumsRick Marotta
GuitarEric Gale
GuitarGeorge Sopuch
Acoustic GuitarRick Zunigar
Fender RhodesTennyson Stevens
SynthesizerLarry Williams
PercussionAndre Fischer


5 On My Way Home To You

BassDennis Belfield
DrumsAndre Fischer
GuitarGeorge Sopuch
Fender RhodesTennyson Stevens
PercussionLenny Castro
PercussionAndre Fischer


6 One Bad Habit

BassDennis Belfield
DrumsAndre Fischer
GuitarEric Gale
GuitarDavid Spinozza
Fender RhodesTennyson Stevens
SynthesizerLarry Williams


7 Loving You More And More

BassNeil Jason
DrumsRick Marotta
GuitarDavid Spinozza
ClavinetDon Grolnick
Fender RhodesDon Grolnick
FlugelhornJerry Hey
PercussionLenny Castro


8 Still Life

BassEddie Gomez
DrumsAndre Fischer
GuitarDavid Spinozza
Acoustic GuitarDavid Spinozza
PianoDon Grolnick


9 He Tells Himself He’s Happy

BassDennis Belfield
DrumsAndre Fischer
GuitarEric Gale
Fender RhodesTennyson Stevens
PercussionAndre Fischer
Background VocalsPetsye Powell
Background VocalsSylvia Shemwell
Background VocalsYolande Howard

Other Musicians

SaxKim Hutchcroft
SaxLarry Williams
TromboneBill Reichenbach
TrumpetJerry Hey
TrumpetLarry Hall

Liner Notes

Producer – Andre Fischer, Tommy Lipuma
Arranged By (Horns), Conductor – Jerry Hey (Tracks 1, 3, 4, 5)
Arranged By (Horns), Conductor – Bill Reichenbach, Larry Williams (Track 6)
Arranged By (Horns), Conductor – Larry Williams (Track 7)
Arranged By (Strings), Conductor – Clare Fischer (Track 2)
Arranged By (Synthesizer) – Larry Williams (Tracks 4, 9)
Recorded By, Mixed By – Al Schmitt

Art Direction – Peter Whorf
Photography – Fred Valentine

Record Company – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
Copyright (c) – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
Pressed By – Capitol Records Pressing Plant, Los Angeles
Recorded At – Power Station
Recorded At – Capitol Studios
Mastered At – The Mastering Lab