1991 John O’Kane – Solid

Solid is a solo album by John O’Kane, released in 1991.

John O’Kane’s musical career began in 1987 as lead singer and songwriter with ‘Millions Like Us’, whose album had a world-wide release and resulted in hits in America and the UK. He went on to continue a solo career and has worked in Nashville, Los Angeles and New York, as well as collaborating with some of the world’s finest songwriters, he wrote songs with/for Tina Turner and Nik Kershaw.

Tracks

1  Come On Up (John O’Kane) 4:45
2  Second Time Around (John O’Kane) 4:27
3  Stay (John O’Kane, Cunningham) 4:48
4  The Dance Goes On (John O’Kane, Cunningham) 4:20
5  Move Away (John O’Kane, Cunningham) 5:56
6  Solid Ground (John O’Kane) 4:12
7  Love Cars (John O’Kane, Cunningham) 4:52
8  Higher (John O’Kane, Cunningham) 4:14
9  Junk (John O’Kane) 5:30
10  Leaf In A Storm (John O’Kane, Cunningham) 4:29

Media

Musicians

1 Come On Up

Drums (programming)Peter Vettese
BassPino Palladino
GuitarPino Palladino
GuitarKeith Airey
Acoustic GuitarJohn Themus
KeyboardsPeter Vettese
PianoPeter Vettese
Background VocalsPeter Vettese
Background VocalsMae McKenna


2 Second Time Around

BassPino Palladino
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarSteve Lukather
Acoustic GuitarDominic Miller
Hammond OrganSimon Clarke
PianoPeter Vettese
AccordionRichard Galliano
PercussionMike Fisher
Background VocalsMae McKenna


3 Stay

BassPino Palladino
DrumsNeil Wilkinson
GuitarKetih Airey
Acoustic GuitarSimon Nichol
Hammond OrganPeter Vettese
KeyboardsPeter Vettese
PianoPeter Vettese
Background VocalsMae McKenna


4 The Dance Goes On

BassPino Palladino
DrumsNeil Wilkinson
Acoustic GuitarSimon Nichol
MandolinSimon Nichol
Hammond OrganPeter Vettese
PianoPeter Vettese
Background VocalsMae McKenna


5 Move Away

BassPino Palladino
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarSteve Lukather
PianoPeter Vettese
SynthesizerPeter Vettese
PercussionMike Fisher
Background VocalsAshley Maher
Background VocalsMae McKenna
Background VocalsRoy Gayle
Background VocalsJackie Chalenos
Background VocalsCleveland Watkiss
Background VocalsLorenza Johnson
Background VocalsLeroy Osbourne


6 Solid Ground

BassNathan East
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarDominic Miller
Hammond OrganSimon Clarke
KeyboardsPeter Vettese
PianoPeter Vettese
SaxEmilio Castillo
SaxSteve Grove
SaxStephen Kupka
TromboneLee Thornburg
TrumpetRick Braun
Background VocalsAshley Maher


7 Love Cars

BassPino Palladino
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
GuitarPeter Cairney
Acoustic GuitarDominic Miller
Hammond OrganSimon Clarke
KeyboardsSimon Clarke
KeyboardsPeter Vettese
TrumpetRick Braun
PercussionMike Fisher
Background VocalsMae McKenna


8 Higher

BassPino Palladino
DrumsManu Katche
GuitarDominic Miller
Hammond OrganSimon Clarke
KeyboardsPeter Vettese
PianoPeter Vettese
SaxEmilio Castillo
SaxSteve Grove
SaxStephen Kupka
TrumpetLee Thornburg
Background VocalsMae McKenna


9 Junk

BassPino Palladino
DrumsManu Katche
GuitarPeter Cairney
Acoustic GuitarPeter Cairney
Hammond OrganSimon Clarke
PianoSimon Clarke
Background VocalsMae McKenna
Background VocalsRoy Gayle
Background VocalsJackie Chalenos
Background VocalsCleveland Watkiss
Background VocalsLorenza Johnson
Background VocalsLeroy Osbourne


10 Leaf In A Storm

BassPino Palladino
DrumsManu Katche
GuitarPeter Cairney
Hammond OrganSimon Clarke
KeyboardsPeter Vettese
Background VocalsMae McKenna

Liner Notes

Producer – Peter John Vettese (Tracks 1, 3, 4)
Producer – George Acogny (Tracks 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9)
Arranged By – Peter John Vettese (Tracks 1, 3, 4)
Arranged By – George Acogny (Tracks 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9)

Photography By – Eddie Monsoon

Phonographic Copyright (p) – Circa
Licensed To – Charisma Records America, Inc.
Mastered At – Nimbus, Virginia