1980 Marc Tanner Band – Temptation

Temptation is the second and last album by the Marc Tanner Band, released in 1980 on Elektra.

The Marc Tanner Band was a west coast rock band fronted by Marc Tanner, that released two albums on the Elektra label. They had a small hit with the song “Elena” in 1979.


1  Hold Your Head Up (Rod Argent; Chris White) 04:09
2  Hot And Cold (Marc Tanner; Ron Edwards; Joe Romersa) 03:25
3  And You Do (Marc Tanner; Nat Jeffrey; Ken Gordon) 03:10
4  Lonely Street (Marc Tanner; Nat Jeffrey) 05:11
5  Don’t Say No (Surrender) (Marc Tanner; Nat Jeffrey; Jeff Monday) 03:34
6  Temptation (Marc Tanner; Nat Jeffrey; Jeff Monday) 03:24
7  When You Were Young (Marc Tanner; Ken Gordon) 03:38
8  Prove It To You (Marc Tanner; Joe Romersa; Ron Edwards) 03:11
9  Hollywood Star (Johnny Mercer; Richard Whiting; Marc Tanner; Nat Jeffrey; Ken Gordon) 06:43



BassRon Edwards
DrumsJoe Romersa
GuitarMichael Stevens
GuitarEdward Tree
GuitarIrvin Kramer
GuitarRichie Zito
GuitarMarc Tanner
Slide GuitarMichael Stevens
Fender RhodesMarc Greene
KeyboardsSteven Lyle
OrganJohn Jarvis
PianoMarc Tanner
PianoJohn Jarvis
PianoBill Payne
SynthesizerMichael Boddicker
SynthesizerMarc Greene
VocoderMarc Greene
FluteSteve Mann
HornsBill Lamb
HornsChuck Brooke
HornsGary Grant
SaxSteve Mann
TimpaniJoe Romersa
PercussionJoe Romersa
Background VocalsRichard Page
VocalsLinda Stevens
VocalsMarc Tanner

Liner Notes

Producer – Nat Jeffrey
Producer – Fred Mollin (Tracks 1, 2)
Producer (Executive) – Lewis Kaplan
Arranged By (Strings )– David Campbell
Conductor – David Campbell
Engineer (Additional) – Bob Edwards, Mark Linett
Engineer (Assistant) – Bill Thomas, Brad Gilderman, Carl Cicero, Dean Knight, Gene Meros, Greg Orloff, Ira Leslie, James Geddes, Richard Leech, Richard McKernan, Stewart Whitmore
Mastered By – Mike Reese
Mixed By – Bill Schnee (Tracks 1, 2)
Recorded By – Bobby Thomas
Recorded By – Bob Schaper (Tracks 1, 2)

Art Direction – Ron Coro
Photography By – Jim Shea

Phonographic Copyright (p) Elektra/Asylum Records
Copyright (c) Elektra/Asylum Records
Manufactured By Elektra/Asylum/Nonesuch Records
Recorded At Group IV Recording Studios
Recorded At Salty Dog Studios
Recorded At Location Recording Service
Recorded At Sound Labs, Hollywood
Recorded At Cherokee Studios
Recorded At Golden Sound Studios
Recorded At Sunset Sound
Mixed At Cherokee Studios
Mastered At The Mastering Lab
Pressed By Specialty Records Corporation