1978 The Bliss Band – Dinner With Raoul

Dinner With Raoul is the debut album by The Bliss Band, featuring Paul Bliss. It was released in 1978 and produced by Jeff Baxter.


1 Rio (Paul Bliss) 3:35
2 Over The Hill (Paul Bliss) 3:19
3 Slipaway (Paul Bliss) 3:45
4 Don’t Do Me Any Favors (Paul Bliss) 4:04
5 On The Highway (Paul Bliss) 3:24
6 Right Place, Right Time (Paul Bliss) 5:12
7 Stay A Little Longer (Paul Bliss) 3:06
8 Here Goes (Paul Bliss) 4:23
9 Whatever Happened (Paul Bliss) 4:04
10 Take It If You Need It (Paul Bliss) 2:57



BassAndy Brown
DrumsNigel Elliott
GuitarPhil Palmer
Pedal Steel GuitarJeff Baxter
Acoustic GuitarJeff Baxter
Fender RhodesPaul Bliss
PianoPaul Bliss
ClavinetAlan Park
OrganAlan Park
PianoAlan Park
VocalsAndy Brown
VocalsPhil Palmer
VocalsPaul Bliss

Other Musicians

1 Rio

MarimbaVictor Feldman
VibraphoneVictor Feldman
PercussionVictor Feldman

3 Slipaway

Background VocalsMichael McDonald

6 Right Place, Right Time

HornsEmilio Castillo
HornsGreg Adams
HornsLenny Pickett
HornsMic Gillette
HornsStephen Kupka
Background VocalsMaureen McDonald
Background VocalsSherlie Matthews
Background VocalsVenetta Fields

7 Stay A Little Longer

Background VocalsMichael McDonald

10 Take It If You Need It

Background VocalsKeith Knudsen

Liner Notes

Producer – Jeff Baxter
Mastered By – Bernie Grundman
Arranged By (Horns) – Greg Adams (Track 6)

Cover (Concept) – Simon Ryan
Design – Andy Engel, Nancy Donald
Illustration – Bill Stout
Photography By – Rob Lewine

Phonographic Copyright (p) – CBS Inc.
Copyright (c) – CBS Inc.
Recorded At – Cherokee Studios
Mixed At – Cherokee Studios
Mastered At – A&M Mastering Studios