1980 Photoglo – Photoglo

Photoglo is the first album by Jim Photoglo, released in 1980.
James G. Photoglo is an American soft rock singer and songwriter from Inglewood, California. He released two charting albums in the early 1980s and had two hit singles, “We Were Meant to Be Lovers” (#31, 1980) and “Fool in Love with You” (#25, 1981). He has also performed simply as Photoglo.

 

Tracks

We Were Meant To Be Lovers (Brian Neary; Jim Photoglo) 03:44
2  The Best That I Can Be (Brian Neary; Jim Photoglo) 03:36
3  20th Century Fool (Brian Neary; Jim Photoglo) 03:51
4  Steal Away (Brian Neary; Jim Photoglo) 02:59
5  Beg, Borrow Or Steal (Brian Neary; Jim Photoglo) 03:56
6  When Love Is Gone (Michael Morgan; Steve Nelson) 02:57
7  I Don’t Want To Be In This Movie (Brian Neary; Jim Photoglo) 03:18
8  Faded Blue (Brian Neary; Jim Photoglo) 03:22
9  Young Girl (Brian Neary; Jim Photoglo) 04:04
10  Don’t Be Afraid To Love Somebody (Brian Neary; Jim Photoglo) 03:14

Musicians

1 We Were Meant To Be Lovers

BassDennis Belfield
DrumsWillie Ornelas
GuitarGeorge Marinelli
Acoustic GuitarFred Tackett
Electric PianoBill Cuomo
SynthesizerBrian Neary
Background VocalsBrian Neary
Background VocalsTony Dancy
VocalsJim Photoglo


2 The Best That I Can Be

BassDennis Belfield
DrumsEd Greene
GuitarGeorge Marinelli
Acoustic GuitarFred Tackett
Electric PianoBill Meyers
PianoBill Cuomo
PianoBrian Neary
SynthesizerBrian Neary
HarpGayle Levant
Background VocalsBrian Neary
VocalsJim Photoglo


3 20th Century Fool

BassDennis Belfield
DrumsEd Greene
GuitarGeorge Marinelli
Acoustic GuitarFred Tackett
MandolinFred Tackett
PercussionDirk Dalton


4 Steal Away

BassDennis Belfield
DrumsWillie Ornelas
GuitarGeorge Marinelli
KeyboardsBill Cuomo
PercussionBrian Neary
PercussionJim Photoglo
VocalsJim Photoglo


5 Beg, Borrow Or Steal

BassDennis Belfield
DrumsWillie Ornelas
GuitarGeorge Marinelli
GuitarJoe Kelly
Background VocalsBrian Neary
Background VocalsJack Carrone
Background VocalsJoe Kelly
Background VocalsMaxayn Lewis
VocalsJim Photoglo


6 When Love Is Gone

BassDennis Belfield
DrumsEd Greene
GuitarGeorge Marinelli
Acoustic GuitarFred Tackett
KeyboardsBill Cuomo
Background VocalsBrian Neary
Background VocalsLisa Soble
VocalsJim Photoglo


7 I Don’t Want To Be In This Movie

BassDennis Belfield
DrumsWillie Ornelas
GuitarGeorge Marinelli
GuitarJohnny Staccato
Electric PianoBill Cuomo
SynthesizerBill Cuomo
SynthesizerDirk Dalton
Background VocalsBrian Neary
Background VocalsLisa Soble
VocalsJim Photoglo


8 Faded Blue

Acoustic GuitarFred Tackett
Acoustic GuitarJim Photoglo
Background VocalsBrian Neary
Background VocalsMaxayn Lewis
VocalsJim Photoglo


9 Young Girl

BassDennis Belfield
GuitarGeorge Marinelli
KeyboardsBill Cuomo
KeyboardsDirk Dalton
Background VocalsBrian Neary
VocalsJim Photoglo


10 Don’t Be Afraid To Love Somebody

BassDennis Belfield
DrumsWillie Ornelas
GuitarGeorge Marinelli
ClavinetJimmy Calire
Electric PianoJimmy Calire
Background VocalsBrian Neary
Background VocalsDennis Belfield
Background VocalsMaxayn Lewis
VocalsJim Photoglo

Liner Notes

Producer – Brian Neary
Arranged By – Bill Cuomo, Brian Neary, Dennis Belfield, George Marinelli, Jim Photoglo, Willie Ornellas
Engineer – Brian Neary, Dick Bogert, Dirk Dalton, Jim Isaacson, Mark Smith, Randy Cox
Mixed By – Brian Neary, Dirk Dalton, Jim Isaacson
Orchestrated By – Brian Neary (Track 1)
Orchestrated By – Gene Page (Tracks 2, 6)

Art Direction – Gribbitt!, Tim Bryant
Design – George Corsillo, Gribbitt!
Photography By – Ron Slenzak

Mixed AtSunset Sound
Mixed At Dirk Dalton Studios
Recorded At Producers Workshop
Recorded At Dirk Dalton Studios
Recorded At Quad Teck
Recorded At Western Recorders
Phonographic Copyright (p) – 20th Century-Fox Record Corporation