1977 Chunky, Novi & Ernie – Chunky, Novi & Ernie

Chunky, Novi & Ernie released two albums with the same title, this album was released in 1977.
Chunky, real name Ilene Rappaport went solo under the name Lauren Wood. The other band members were Novi (Ilene) Novog and Ernie Eremita.


1 Can’t Get Away From You (Ilene Rappaport) 3:08
2 Makes You Wonder (Ilene Rappaport) 3:25
3 Lonesome Trail (Ilene Rappaport) 3:18
4 Ragin’ River (Ilene Rappaport) 4:13
5 It’s Over (Ilene Rappaport) 2:55
6 See What You Done (Ilene Rappaport) 3:25
7 I Didn’t Wanna Hurt Cha For Another Guy (Ilene Rappaport) 3:36
8 Island (Ilene Rappaport) 4:23
9 Been Gone Too Long (Ilene Rappaport) 3:07
10 Lovelight (Ilene Rappaport) 3:38
11 Fade Away (Ilene Rappaport) 4:07



Bass Ernie Emerita
Drums Russ Kunkel
Guitar Jay Graydon
Guitar Lee Ritenour
Pedal Steel Guitar Doug Livingston
Banjo Doug Livingston
Piano Novi Novog
Piano Ilene Rappaport
Synthesizer Ian Underwood
Flute Jim Cowger
Flute Ian Underwood
Sax Jim Cowger
Sax Ian Underwood
Viola Novi Novog
Strings Novi Novog
Percussion Bobbye Hall
Percussion Milt Holland
Percussion Steve Forman
Synthesizer Novi Novog
Background Vocals Novi Novog
Background Vocals Denise Tramell
Background Vocals Gail Davies
Background Vocals Ki-Ki Koury
Background Vocals Michael McDonald
Background Vocals Rebecca Louis
Background Vocals Sherlie Matthews
Background Vocals Tiran Porter
Vocals Ilene Rappaport

Other Musicians

Strings – David Campbell (Track 1)
Strings – Nick DeCaro (Track 7)

Liner Notes

Producer – David Campbell
Producer – Lenny Waronker, Ted Templeman (Track 7)
Engineer – Greg Ladanyi, Rick Porter
Engineer, Mixed By – Dennis Kirk
Engineer – Donn Landee (Track 7)
Mastered By – Donn Landee

Art Direction – John Cabalka
Design – Brad Kanawyer
Photography By – Dorothy Tanous

Recorded At – The Sound Factory
Mastered At – Warner Bros. Recording Studios