1980 Reo Speedwagon – Hi Infidelity

Hi Infidelity is the ninth studio album by the band REO Speedwagon, released on November 21, 1980. The album became a big hit in the United States peaking at number one on the Billboard 200. It went on to become the biggest selling rock album of 1981, eventually being certified 10 times platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. Of the four singles released, “Take It on the Run” went to number 5 on the Billboard Hot 100, and the band got their first of two number one hits with “Keep On Loving You”.

Tracks

1  Don’t Let Him Go (Kevin Cronin) 3:46
2  Keep On Loving You (Kevin Cronin) 3:22
3  Follow My Heart (Tom Kelly; Gary Richrath) 3:50
4  In Your Letter (Gary Richrath) 3:17
5  Take It On The Run (Gary Richrath) 4:01
6  Tough Guys (Kevin Cronin) 3:50
7  Out Of Season (Kevin Cronin; Tom Kelly) 3:07
8  Shakin’ It Loose (Gary Richrath) 2:25
9  Someone Tonight (Bruce Hall) 2:40
10  I Wish You Were There (Kevin Cronin) 4:27

Musicians

1 Don’t Let Him Go

BassBruce Hall
DrumsAlan Gratzer
GuitarGary Richrath
Acoustic GuitarKevin Cronin
OrganNeal Doughty
Background VocalsRichard Page
Background VocalsTom Kelly
Background VocalsTommy Funderburk
VocalsKevin Cronin


2 Keep On Loving You

BassBruce Hall
DrumsAlan Gratzer
GuitarGary Richrath
Acoustic BassKevin Cronin
SynthesizerNeal Doughty
PercussionSteve Forman
Background VocalsRichard Page
Background VocalsTom Kelly
VocalsKevin Cronin


3 Follow My Heart

BassBruce Hall
DrumsAlan Gratzer
Acoustic GuitarKevin Cronin
Hammond OrganNeal Doughty
Background VocalsRichard Page
Background VocalsTom Kelly
VocalsKevin Cronin


4 In Your Letter

BassBruce Hall
DrumsAlan Gratzer
GuitarGary Richrath
12 String GuitarGary Richrath
PianoNeal Doughty
Background VocalsRichard Page
Background VocalsRichard Page
Background VocalsN Yoletta
VocalsKevin Cronin


5 Take It On The Run

BassBruce Hall
DrumsAlan Gratzer
GuitarGary Richrath
OrganNeal Doughty
VocalsKevin Cronin


6 Tough Guys

BassBruce Hall
DrumsAlan Gratzer
GuitarGary Richrath
GuitarKevin Cronin
SynthesizerNeal Doughty
VocalsKevin Cronin


7 Out Of Season

BassBruce Hall
DrumsAlan Gratzer
GuitarGary Richrath
GuitarKevin Cronin
SynthesizerNeal Doughty
VocalsKevin Cronin


8 Shakin’ It Loose

BassBruce Hall
DrumsAlan Gratzer
GuitarGary Richrath
PianoNeal Doughty
Background VocalsTom Kelly
VocalsKevin Cronin


9 Someone Tonight

BassBruce Hall
DrumsAlan Gratzer
GuitarGary Richrath
Acoustic GuitarKevin Cronin
SynthesizerNeal Doughty
VocalsKevin Cronin


10 I Wish You Were There

BassBruce Hall
DrumsAlan Gratzer
GuitarGary Richrath
Acoustic GuitarKevin Cronin
Hammond OrganNeal Doughty
PianoKevin Cronin
Background VocalsRichard Page
Background VocalsTom Kelly
VocalsKevin Cronin

Liner Notes

Producer – Gary Richrath, Kevin Beamish, Kevin Cronin
Co-producer – Alan Gratzer
Arranged By – Kevin Cronin
Engineer – Kevin Beamish
Engineer (Assistant) – Jeff Eccles, Tom Cummings
Engineer – Kevin Beamish
Engineer (Assistant) – Jeff Eccles, Tom Cummings

Photography By – Aaron Rapoport

Manufactured By – Epic Records
Manufactured By – CBS Inc.
Phonographic Copyright (p) – CBS Inc.
Copyright (c) – CBS Inc.
Pressed By – Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Terre Haute
Recorded At – Crystal Sound
Recorded At – Kendun Recorders
Mastered At – Customatrix