1986 Dennis DeYoung – Back To The World

Back to the World is the second solo album from Dennis DeYoung. It was released in 1986 by A&M Records. It reached #108 on The Billboard 200 Charts. “Call Me” reached #5 on the Adult Contemporary Chart.

The song “This is the Time” was included on the soundtrack to the movie Karate Kid II.


1  This Is The Time (Dennis DeYoung) 3:56
2  Warning Shot (Dennis DeYoung) 4:27
3  Call Me (Dennis DeYoung) 4:49
4  Unanswered Prayers (Dennis DeYoung) 6:38
5  Black Wall (Dennis DeYoung) 5:53
6  Southbound Ryan (Dennis DeYoung) 4:43
7  I’ll Get Lucky (Dennis DeYoung) 4:43
8  Person To Person (Dennis DeYoung) 4:57



BassTom Dziallo
DrumsWayne Stewart
Drums (programming)Vincent Gutman
GuitarTom Dziallo
KeyboardsDennis DeYoung
KeyboardsCJ Vanston
FluteSteve Eisen
SaxSteve Eisen
TromboneBruce Otto
TrumpetMark Ohlson
TrumpetRon Friendman
HarmonicaHoward Levy
PercussionSteve Eisen
PercussionDennis DeYoung
Background VocalsDawn Feusi
Background VocalsGary Loizzo
Background VocalsPat Hurley
Background VocalsSandy Caulfield
Background VocalsTere Davenport
Background VocalsThom Griffin
Background VocalsTony Ransom
VocalsDennis DeYoung

Other Musicians

2 Warning Shot

DrumsTom Dziallo

3 Call Me

DrumsTom Dziallo
SaxMark Colby

4 Unanswered Prayers

DrumsTom Dziallo
SaxMark Colby

7 I’ll Get Lucky

BassTony Brown

Liner Notes

Producer – Dennis DeYoung
Engineer – Gary Loizzo, Jim Popko
Mastered By – Ted Jensen
Mixed By – Dennis DeYoung, Gary Loizzo, Jim Popko, Tom Dziallo

Design – Chuck Beeson
Photography By – Victoria Pearson

Phonographic Copyright (p) – A&M Records, Inc.
Copyright (c) – A&M Records, Inc.

℗&©1986 A&M Records, Inc.
Recorded at Pumpkin Studios, Oaklawn, Il