1975 Jerry Riopelle – Take A Chance

Take A Chance is the fourth album by Jerry Riopelle, released in 1975 on ABC.

Jerry Riopelle (c. 1941 – December 24, 2018) was an American singer-songwriter, musician and record producer born in Detroit, and raised in Tampa, Florida, and known primarily for his hard rock performances and for his record production. He mixed rock, country and jazz with R&B and was an inductee into the Arizona Music and Entertainment Hall of Fame.


1  River On The Run (Stuart Margolin) 03:15
2  Hey Old Friend (Jerry Riopelle; Stuart Margolin) 03:14
3  Take A Chance (Jerry Riopelle; Jim Hall; Stuart Margolin) 02:14
4  Me And The Fox (Gerry Gibson; Jerry Riopelle) 03:28
5  Baby Rose (David Plenn; Jerry Riopelle; Murray Macleod; Stuart Margolin) 02:45
6  Valentine (Jerry Riopelle; Stuart Margolin) 02:32
7  Cryin Out Loud (Jerry Riopelle; Stuart Margolin) 03:10
8  Talk To Me (Jerry Riopelle) 03:05
9  Walkin On Water (Jim Hall) 03:46
10  Red Ball Texas Flyer (Jerry Riopelle; Stuart Margolin) 02:32
11  Steppin Out (Jerry Riopelle) 01:50



BassJohn Harris
Acoustic BassRoger Bush
DrumsGerry Gibson
GuitarDavid Plenn
GuitarJerry Riopelle
Slide GuitarDavid Plenn
Lap SteelWaddy Wachtel
Acoustic GuitarTony Recupido
BanjoGeorge Nauful
MandolinAlan Munde
OrganWilliam Smith
WurlitzerEmmitt Siniard
PianoJerry Riopelle
AccordionNick DeCaro
HarmonicaRobert The Root
HarmonicaSteven Escallier
FiddleByron Berline
HarpGayle Levant
SaxJim Horn
TapGene Bell
PercussionAlan Estes
Background VocalsDavid Plenn
Background VocalsGerry Gibson
Background VocalsJohn Harris
Background VocalsLindsey Buckingham
Background VocalsTamara Hall
VocalsJerry Riopelle

Liner Notes

Producer – Jerry Riopelle
Co-producer – David Plenn, Keith Olsen
Mixed By – Keith Olsen
Mixed By – Steven Escallier (Tracks 3, 11)

Cover, Painting – Fritz Scholder
Graphics – Tom Wilkes Productions, Inc.
Photography By – Ginger Wall Smith, Tom Wilkes

Recorded At – Sound City Studios
Mastered At – Kendun Recorders
Pressed By – Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Pitman
Copyright (c) – ABC Records, Inc.
Produced For – ABC Records, Inc.