1978 Nicolette Larson – Nicolette

Nicolette by Nicolette Larson was released by Warner Bros. Records in 1978. It reached #15 on the US pop charts and #1 in Canada and was certified Gold in both markets.

Larson came to public attention singing backup for Neil Young on American Stars ‘n Bars and Comes a Time. Her first charting single was Young’s smoky composition “Lotta Love”. As a single, it hit #1 on Billboard’s Adult Contemporary chart, #8 on the Billboard Hot 100, #8 on the Cash Box Top 100, and #8 in Record World magazine.

Eddie Van Halen appears uncredited on guitar on “Can’t Get Away From You”.

Tracks

1  Lotta Love (Neil Young) 3:12
Rhumba Girl (Jesse Winchester) 3:52
3  You Send Me (Sam Cooke) 3:57
4  Can’t Get Away From You (Ilene Rappaport) 3:17
5  Mexican Divorce (Burt Bacharach, Bob Hilliard) 3:57
6  Baby, Don’t You Do It (Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier, Eddie Holland) 3:42
7  Give A Little (Bill Payne, Fran Payne) 3:00
8  Angels Rejoiced (Ira Louvin, Charlie Louvin) 2:27
9  French Waltz (Adam Mitchell) 4:23
10  Come Early Mornin’ (Bob McDill) 2:42
11  Last In Love (John David Souther, Glenn Frey) 3:44

Musicians

1 Lotta Love

BassBob Glaub
DrumsRick Shlosser
GuitarDavid Kalish
KeyboardsMark Jordan
SaxAndrew Love
Background VocalsTed Templeman
VocalsNicolette Larson


2 Rhumba Girl

BassBob Glaub
DrumsRick Shlosser
GuitarPaul Barrere
KeyboardsBill Payne
HornsChuck Findley
HornsJim Horn
HornsSteve Madaio
PercussionVictor Feldman
PercussionNicolette Larson
VocalsNicolette Larson


3 You Send Me

BassBob Glaub
DrumsRick Shlosser
GuitarDavid Kalish
KeyboardsMark Jordan
SaxAndrew Love
Background VocalsTed Templeman
Background VocalsValerie Carter
VocalsNicolette Larson


4 Can’t Get Away From You

BassBob Glaub
DrumsRick Shlosser
Guitar (solo)Eddie van Halen
GuitarPaul Barrere
KeyboardsBill Payne
PercussionNicolette Larson
Background VocalsIlene Rappaport
Background VocalsMichael McDonald
VocalsNicolette Larson


5 Mexican Divorce

BassBob Glaub
DrumsRick Shlosser
GuitarHerb Pedersen
GuitarPaul Barrere
KeyboardsBill Payne
PercussionNicolette Larson
Background VocalsLinda Ronstadt
Background VocalsTed Templeman
VocalsNicolette Larson


6 Baby, Don’t You Do It

BassBob Glaub
DrumsRick Shlosser
GuitarPaul Barrere
KeyboardsBill Payne
HornsChuck Findley
HornsJim Horn
HornsSteve Madaio
CongasBob LaKind
PercussionTed Templeman
Background VocalsValerie Carter
VocalsNicolette Larson


7 Give A Little

BassKlaus Voormann
DrumsRick Shlosser
GuitarAlbert Lee
GuitarPaul Barrere
Acoustic GuitarFred Tackett
KeyboardsBill Payne
SaxAndrew Love
VibraphoneVictor Feldman
PercussionNicolette Larson
Background VocalsLinda Ronstadt
Background VocalsTed Templeman
VocalsNicolette Larson


8 Angels Rejoiced

GuitarNicolette Larson
GuitarHerb Pedersen
MandolinAlbert Lee


9 French Waltz

BassBob Glaub
DrumsRick Shlosser
Acoustic GuitarHerb Pedersen
Acoustic GuitarNicolette Larson
Acoustic GuitarPatrick Simmons
Acoustic GuitarPaul Barrere
KeyboardsBill Payne
PercussionBob LaKind
Background VocalsTed Templeman
VocalsNicolette Larson


10 Come Early Mornin’

BassBob Glaub
DrumsRick Shlosser
GuitarNicolette Larson
GuitarHerb Pedersen
DobroJames Burton
Background VocalsHerb Pedersen
Background VocalsLinda Ronstadt
VocalsNicolette Larson


11 Last In Love

KeyboardsBill Payne
VocalsNicolette Larson

Liner Notes

Producer – Ted Templeman
Arranged By (Strings) – Jimmie Haskell (Tracks 1, 9, 11)
Arranged By (Strings & Woodwinds) – Jimmie Haskell (Tracks 3, 5)
Conductor – Jimmie Haskell (Tracks 1, 3, 5, 11)
Engineer – Donn Landee

Art Direction, Design – Dave Bhang
Cover (Concept) – Kathy Jo Carson
Photography By (Cover) – Michael Zagaris
Photography By (Sleeve) – Joel Bernstein

Phonographic Copyright (p) – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
Copyright (c) – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
Recorded At – Warner Bros. Recording Studios
Recorded At – Sunset Sound