1975 Gary Wright – The Dream Weaver

The Dream Weaver is a solo album by Gary Wright released in July 1975.

The album was said by Wright to be the first-ever all-keyboard album (though there were many all-synthesizer LPs before this, including Switched-On Bach by Wendy Carlos, in 1968), but in fact it also features drums, vocals, and guitar, among other instruments. The performers include David Foster, Bobby Lyle, and Wright himself on keyboards, and Jim Keltner and Andy Newmark on drums. The track “Power of Love” featured Wright’s Warner Bros. labelmate Ronnie Montrose on electric guitar.

The album’s success was a slow but steady accomplishment as the album eventually peaked at number 7 on Billboard Top LPs & Tape chart in the spring of 1976. The album’s “title cut” (unlike the album, the song omits the article “The”) and “Love Is Alive” both peaked at number 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart.

Tracks

Love Is Alive(Gary Wright) 03:51
2  Let It Out (Gary Wright; Jamie Quinn) 03:22
3  Can’t Find The Judge (Gary Wright) 03:22
Made To Love You(Gary Wright) 03:44
5  Power Of Love (Gary Wright) 03:35
Dream Weaver(Gary Wright) 04:16
7  Blind Feeling (Gary Wright) 04:41
8  Much Higher (Gary Wright) 03:01
9  Feel For Me (Gary Wright; Tina Wright) 04:44

Musicians

DrumsAndy Newmark
DrumsJim Keltner
ClavinetGary Wright
ClavinetBobby Lyle
Fender RhodesGary Wright
Fender RhodesBobby Lyle
Fender RhodesDavid Foster
Hammond OrganGary Wright
Hammond OrganDavid Foster
MoogGary Wright
SynthesizerGary Wright
SynthesizerDavid Foster
WoodwindsGary Wright
Background VocalsBettye Sweet
Background VocalsDavid Pomeranz
Background VocalsLorna Wright
VocalsGary Wright

Other Musicians

2 Let It Out

VocalsJamie Quinn


5 Power Of Love

GuitarRonnie Montrose


9 Feel For Me

VocalsTina Wright

Liner Notes

Producer – Gary Wright
Engineer – Jay Lewis

Art Direction, Design – Robert Lockart
Illustration – Ed Scarisbrick
Illustration (Background) – Mick Haggerty
Photography By – Norman Seeff

Mastered At The Mastering Lab
Mixed At Sound Labs, Hollywood
Overdubbed At Stronghold Sound Recorders
Overdubbed At Sound Labs, Hollywood
Recorded At Sound Labs, Hollywood
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