1981 Henry Gross – What’s In A Name

What’s in a Name is the tenth album by Henry Gross, released in 1981 through Capitol Records.

Henry Gross (born April 1, 1951) is an American singer-songwriter best known for his association with the group Sha Na Na and for his hit song, “Shannon”. He was the youngest person, at age 18, to play on the main stage at the Woodstock Music & Art Fair in 1969.

Tracks

1  That Someone (Henry Gross) 3:16
2  Back Into Your Heart (Henry Gross) 3:41
3  Why Go Falling In Love (Henry Gross) 3:22
4  Let’s Stay Home Tonight (Henry Gross) 4:15
5  Better Now We’re Friends (Henry Gross) 3:14
6  How Long Is Forever (Henry Gross) 4:24
7  Claudette (Roy Orbinson) 2:49
8  You’re My Ride Home (Henry Gross) 3:34
9  Captain Ralph And His Rocket Rangers (Henry Gross) 3:34
10  I Love You Now (Henry Gross) 2:46

Media

Musicians

1 That Someone

BassScott Chambers
DrumsTerry Bozzio
Guitar (solo)Henry Gross
GuitarAnthony Battaglia
SynthesizerPhilip Aaberg
Background VocalsCyndi Lauper
VocalsHenry Gross


2 Back Into Your Heart

BassDavid Shields
BassScott Chambers
DrumsEd Greene
Guitar (solo)Henry Gross
GuitarCharles Johnson
KeyboardsPhilip Aaberg
SynthesizerPeter Wolf
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
VocalsHenry Gross


3 Why Go Falling In Love

BassScott Chambers
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
Guitar (solo)Tim May
GuitarHenry Gross
GuitarAnthony Battaglia
PianoPhilip Aaberg
SynthesizerPhilip Aaberg
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
VocalsHenry Gross


4 Let’s Stay Home Tonight

BassDavid Shields
DrumsMike Baird
Guitar (solo)Charles Johnson
GuitarTim May
RhodesPeter Wolf
SynthesizerPhilip Aaberg
PercussionBobby Colomby
VocalsHenry Gross


5 Better Now We’re Friends

BassScott Chambers
DrumsEd Greene
Guitar (solo)Hugh McCracken
Acoustic GuitarHenry Gross
RhodesPeter Wolf
SynthesizerPhilip Aaberg
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
VocalsHenry Gross
VocalsChaka Khan


6 How Long Is Forever

BassAlphonso Johnson
DrumsEd Greene
GuitarHenry Gross
GuitarCharles Johnson
PianoPhilip Aaberg
RhodesPeter Wolf
SaxMichael Brecker
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
VocalsHenry Gross


7 Claudette

DrumsHoward Wyeth
GuitarAnthony Battaglia
SynthesizerPhilip Aaberg
VocalsHenry Gross


8 You’re My Ride Home

BassScott Chambers
DrumsEd Greene
GuitarHugh McCracken
GuitarHenry Gross
OrganBobby Colomby
PianoPeter Wolf
HarmonicaHugh McCracken
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
PercussionBobby Colomby


9 Captain Ralph And His Rocket Rangers

BassScott Chambers
DrumsEd Greene
GuitarCharles Johnson
GuitarHenry Gross
PianoPhilip Aaberg
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
PercussionBobby Colomby
VocalsHenry Gross


10 I Love You Now

PianoPeter Wolf
SynthesizerPeter Wolf
VocalsHenry Gross

Liner Notes

Producer – Bobby Colomby (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10)
Producer – Anthony Battaglia, Ed Mashal (Track 7)
Arranged By – Joe Fontana (Track 10)
Arranged By [Strings And Horns] – Bobby Colomby, Dale Oehler (Track 4)
Arranged By [French Horns] – Bobby Colomby, Joe Fontana (Track 5)
Arranged By [Strings] – Bobby Colomby, Dale Oehler (Track 6)
Arranged By [Horns] – Bobby Colomby, Dale Oehler (Track 9)
Conductor – Joe Fontana (Tracks 4, 6, 9, 10)
Mixed By – Ed Mashal
Recorded By – Ed Mashal

Art Direction, Design – Roy Kohara
Photography By – Glenn Covalli

Marketed By – EMI
Manufactured By – EMI
Distributed By – EMI
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Capitol Records, Inc.
Copyright (c) – Capitol Records, Inc.
Recorded At – Devonshire Studios
Copyright (c) – Acuff Rose Publications, Inc.
Copyright (c) – Blendingwell Music, Inc.