1972 Lani Hall – Sun Down Lady

Sun Down Lady is the debut album by Lani Hall, released in 1972.

Lani Hall (born November 6, 1945) is an American singer, lyricist, author, and the wife of Herb Alpert. From 1966 to 1971 she performed as lead vocalist for Sérgio Mendes & Brasil ’66. In 1972 she released her first solo album Sundown Lady, but she may be best known for her rendition of the theme song to the 1983 James Bond film Never Say Never Again. In 1986 she was awarded her first Grammy Award for Es Fácil Amar as “Best Latin Pop Performance.”


1  Love Song (Lesley Duncan) 2:59
2  Tiny Dancer (Elton John; Bernie Taupin) 4:09
3  How Can I Tell You (Cat Stevens) 2:59
4  You (Lani Hall) 4:02
5  Ocean Song (Liz Thorsen) 3:45
6  We Could Be Flying (Michel Colombier; Paul Williams) 3:55
7  Come Down In Time (Elton John; Bernie Taupin) 3:42
8  Sun Down (Herb Alpert; Lani Hall; Willis Alan Ramsey) 3:33
9  Vincent (Don Mclean) 5:59
10  Wherever I May Find Him (Paul Simon) 1:54



BassChuck Domanico
DrumsJim Gordon
GuitarLarry Carlton
GuitarLouie Shelton
KeyboardsClarence McDonald
PercussionMilt Holland
VocalsLani Hall

Other Musicians

3 How Can I Tell You

AccordionPete Jolly

5 Ocean Song

FluteTim Weisberg

6 We Could Be Flying

BassFrancis Darizcuren
DrumsAndre Arpino
GuitarRaymond Gimenes
GuitarTony Gallo
OrganEddie Louiss
PianoMichel Colombier
VocalsLani Hall

Liner Notes

Producer – Herb Alpert
Arranged By – Herb Alpert
Engineer – Herb Alpert, Larry Levine
Mastered By (Mastering Engineer) – Bernie Grundman

Art Direction – Roland Young
Design – Chuck Beeson
Photography By (Back Cover) – David Keller
Photography By (Front Cover) – Herb Alpert

Recorded at A&M Studios