1976 Peter Allen – Taught By Experts

Taught by Experts is the fourth studio album by Peter Allen, released in 1976. It spawned the hit “I Go to Rio”. The album featured such musicians as Thom Rotella, Jerome Richardson, Lesley Gore and Dusty Springfield.

Tracks

1  Puttin’ Out Roots (Peter Allen) 3:34
2  She Loves To Hear The Music (Peter Allen; Carole Bayer Sager) 3:20
3  Back Doors Crying (Peter Allen; Carole Bayer Sager) 4:46
4  I Go To Rio (Peter Allen; Adrienne Anderson) 3:22
5  Planes (Peter Allen; Carole Bayer Sager) 3:06
6  Quiet Please, There’s A Lady On Stage (Peter Allen; Carole Bayer Sager) 5:12
7  This Time Around (Peter Allen) 3:16
8  The More I See You (Mack Gordon; Harry Warren) 3:35
9  Harbour (Peter Allen) 3:38
10  (I’ve Been) Taught By Experts (Peter Allen; Hal Hackady) 3:18
11  Six-Thirty Sunday Morning/New York, I Don’t Know About You (Peter Allen) 5:06

Media

Musicians

1 Puttin’ Out Roots

BassCharles Larkey
DrumsJim Gordon
GuitarRick Littlefield
Acoustic GuitarThom Rotella
BanjoHerb Pedersen
PianoPeter Allen
PianoJohn Jarvis
VocalsPeter Allen


2 She Loves To Hear The Music

BassCharles Larkey
DrumsJim Gordon
Acoustic GuitarThom Rotella
PianoJohn Jarvis
PianoPeter Allen
PercussionAlan Estes
PercussionBarry Lazarowitz
Background VocalsAbigail Haness
Background VocalsBrenda Russell
Background VocalsJudy Elliot
Background VocalsLesley Gore
VocalsPeter Allen


3 Back Doors Crying

BassCharles Larkey
DrumsJim Gordon
Acoustic GuitarThom Rotella
Fender RhodesPeter Allen
PianoPeter Allen
Background VocalsBrenda Russell
Background VocalsDusty Springfield
VocalsPeter Allen


4 I Go To Rio

BassCharles Larkey
DrumsJim Keltner
GuitarRick Littlefield
PianoPeter Allen
Fender RhodesJohn Jarvis
PercussionAlan Estes
PercussionBarry Lazarowitz
Background VocalsChristie Thompson
Background VocalsGregory Connell
Background VocalsJeanie Arnold Saviano
VocalsPeter Allen


5 Planes

BassChuck Domanico
PianoPeter Allen
PercussionAlan Estes
VocalsPeter Allen


6 Quiet Please, There’s A Lady On Stage

BassCharles Larkey
DrumsJim Gordon
Acoustic GuitarThom Rotella
PianoPeter Allen
French HornHenry Sigismonti
TubaTommy Johnson
VocalsPeter Allen


7 This Time Around

BassCharles Larkey
DrumsJim Gordon
Acoustic GuitarRick Littlefield
Acoustic GuitarThom Rotella
PianoJohn Jarvis
PianoPeter Allen
VocalsPeter Allen


8 The More I See You

BassCharles Larkey
DrumsJim Gordon
Acoustic GuitarThom Rotella
PianoPeter Allen
TrumpetHerb Alpert
PercussionAlan Estes
PercussionBarry Lazarowitz
Background VocalsAbigail Haness
Background VocalsBrenda Russell
Background VocalsJudy Elliot
Background VocalsLesley Gore
VocalsPeter Allen


9 Harbour

Upright BassChuck Domanico
DrumsJim Keltner
Acoustic GuitarThom Rotella
PianoPeter Allen
AccordionFrank Marocco
PercussionBarry Lazarowitz
VocalsPeter Allen


10 (I’ve Been) Taught By Experts

Upright BassChuck Domanico
DrumsJim Gordon
GuitarThom Rotella
PianoPeter Allen
VocalsPeter Allen


11 Six-Thirty Sunday Morning/New York, I Don’t Know About You

BassChuck Domanico
GuitarThom Rotella
PianoPeter Allen
PercussionAlan Estes
VocalsPeter Allen

Strings

Arco Bass – Buell Neidlinger, Catherine Gotthoffer
Cello – Frederick Seykora, Gloria Strassner, Jaqueline Lustgarten, Victor Sazer
Viola – Allan Harshman, Dan Neufeld, Robert Ostrowsky, Virginia Majewski
Violin – Albert Steinberg, Alfred Lustgarten, Bobby Bruce, George Kast, Gerald Vinci, Jacob Krachmalnick, Jerome Reisler, Joy Lyle, Leonard Atkins, Mari Tsumura, Marilyn Baker, Marvin Limonick, Robert Sushel, Shari Zippert, Shirley Cornell, Stanley Plummer, Thomas Buffum, Wilbert Nuttycombe

Liner Notes