1983 Deborah Allen – Cheat The Night

Cheat The Night is an extended play by country pop singer Deborah Allen. Released in 1983 via RCA Records, the album includes the singles “Baby I Lied,” “I’ve Been Wrong Before,” and “I Hurt for You.” Although this has never been on CD, four of its six tracks (the singles and “Cheat the Night”) appeared on her later Anthology compilation.


Baby I Lied (Deborah Allen; Rafe van Hoy; Rory Bourke) 04:03
2  Cheat The Night (Deborah Allen; Rafe van Hoy) 03:54
3  I Hurt For You (Deborah Allen; Rafe van Hoy) 03:46
4  What’s The Matter With Me (Deborah Allen; Rafe van Hoy; Don Cook) 03:30
5  I’ve Been Wrong Before (Deborah Allen; Rafe van Hoy; Don Cook) 03:00
6  Fool’s Paradise (Deborah Allen; Rafe van Hoy) 03:18


BassTom Robb
DrumsEddie Bayers
GuitarBrent Rowan
GuitarSteve Gibson
Acoustic GuitarRafe van Hoy
Steel GuitarWeldon Myrick
KeyboardsDennis Burnside
KeyboardsBobby Ogdin
SynthesizerRafe van Hoy
PercussionEddie Bayers
Background VocalsDon Gant
Background VocalsDennis Wilson
VocalsDeborah Allen

Other Musicians

1 Baby I Lied

BassNeil Stubenhaus
DrumsRick Shlosser
GuitarBuzzy Feiten
GuitarGeorge Doering
Acoustic GuitarFred Tackett
KeyboardsRobbie Buchanan
SynthesizerRobbie Buchanan
Background VocalsHerb Pedersen
Background VocalsJoey Scarbury
VocalsDeborah Allen


Strings – Carl Gorodetzky & The Nashville String Machine

Liner Notes

Producer – Charles Calello (Track 1)
Producer – Rafe VanHoy (Tracks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
Arranged By – Charles Calello (Track 1)
Arranged By (Strings) – Dennis Burnside (Tracks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
Engineer (Additional) – Russ Martin, Keith Cole (Tracks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
Mastered By – Hank Williams
Mixed By Rick Ruggeri (Track 1)
Mixed By – Pat McMakin (Tracks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
Recorded By – Rick Ruggeri (Track 1)
Recorded By – Pat McMakin (Tracks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
Recorded By (Additional) – Russ Martin, Todd Cerney (Tracks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)

Art Direction – Bill Brunt
Photography – Mark Tucker

Mastered At Master Mix, Nashville, Tennessee
Mixed At Ocean Way
Mixed At The Mix Room
Mixed At Emerald Sound Studio
Recorded At Emerald Sound Studio
Recorded At Creative Workshop
Recorded At Sound Stage Studio
Recorded At Ocean Way
Recorded At The Mix Room
Phonographic Copyright RCA Records
Copyright RCA Records