1977 Jelly – A True Story

A True Story is an album by the band Jelly (Amy Madigan, Fred Bliffert and Jesse Roe) released in 1977. It was their only album.  Jelly features actress Amy Madigan on lead vocals. She appeared in Playboy (June 1978) nude and covered in jelly, to promote her band. She toured across the United States performing for several bands throughout the late 1970s.

Tracks

1No One Like My Baby (Fred Bliffert, Rich Markey)3:01
2No Words Of Love (Fred Bliffert)4:30
3Susan (Fred Bliffert)3:41
4I’m Lost (Jesse Roe)4:21
5I Don’t Want To Beg You Baby (Fred Bliffert)4:36
6Dr. Jazz (Walter Melrose, Joseph Oliver)4:38
7I Want You To Dance (Jesse Roe, Tobias Coe)3:51
8Fall In Love Too (Jesse Roe)3:54
9Broken Man (Jesse Roe)3:44
10Elijah (Fred Bliffert, Kevin Evans)4:18

Media

Musicians

1 No One Like My Baby

BassChuck Rainey
DrumsJim Gordon
GuitarChuck Cochran
KeyboardsJesse Roe
PercussionRuss Kunkel
GlockenspielAmy Madigan
FluteJim Horn
SaxKim Hutchcroft
SaxLarry Williams
TrumpetJerry Hey


2 No Words Of Love

BassChuck Rainey
DrumsJim Gordon
GuitarFred Tackett
PianoBill Payne
GlockenspielAmy Madigan
VibraphoneAmy Madigan


3 Susan

BassWilton Felder
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarChuck Cochran
KeyboardsJesse Roe
WurlitzerJai Winding
PercussionAmy Madigan


4 I’m Lost

BassLeland Sklar
DrumsRuss Kunkel
OrganJesse Roe
PianoJai Winding
GlockenspielAmy Madigan


5 I Don’t Want To Beg You Baby

BassChuck Rainey
DrumsJim Gordon
GuitarFred Tackett
OrganJesse Roe
PianoBill Payne
PercussionRuss Kunkel
SaxJim Horn
SaxDenis Quitman
SaxKim Hutchcroft
SaxLarry Williams
TromboneChuck Findley
TrumpetJerry Hey
TrumpetChuck Findley


6 Dr. Jazz

BassChuck Rainey
DrumsJim Gordon
PianoJesse Roe
SaxJim Horn
SaxDenis Quitman
TromboneChuck Findley
TrumpetChuck Findley


7 I Want You To Dance

BassLeland Sklar
DrumsJim Gordon
GuitarFred Tackett
KeyboardsJesse Roe
WurlitzerBill Payne
PercussionAmy Madigan


8 Fall In Love Too

BassLeland Sklar
DrumsJim Gordon
GuitarDennis Budimir
KeyboardsJesse Roe
GlockenspielAmy Madigan


9 Broken Man

BassLeland Sklar
DrumsJim Gordon
KeyboardsJesse Roe
PercussionAmy Madigan


10 Elijah

DrumsNick Plotwin
BanjoChris Darrow
HarmonicaJoel Tepp
Background VocalsKenny Edwards
Background VocalsWendy Waldman
Background VocalsRita Jean Bodine
Background VocalsGreg Prestopino
Background VocalsKevin Evans

Liner Notes

Producer – Chuck Plotkin
Engineer – Bobby Thomas
Engineer (Assistant) – C.H. Walsh
Mastered By – Bernie Grundman
Mixed By – Dennis Kirk, Greg Ladanyi

Photography By – Moshe Brakha

Manufactured By – Elektra/Asylum/Nonesuch Records
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Elektra/Asylum Records
Copyright (c) – Elektra/Asylum Records
Recorded At – Elektra Annex
Mixed At – Davlen Sound Studios
Mastered At – A&M Studios