1980 Pyrymyd – Pyrymyd

Pyrymyd is the only album by the disco/soul band Pyrymyd. It was released in 1980 on Capitol Records.


1 Shake It Down (Lewis Collins Jr; Ricky Young; Van Ross Redding) 04:26
2 Fly To Paradise (Pyrymyd; Van Ross Redding) 04:09
3 I’m Yours Forever (Melvin Coles; Pyrymyd) 04:10
4 We’ve Got Love Together (Lewis Collins Jr) 03:54
5 Mr. Music Man (Herb Larkins; Pyrymyd) 04:06
6 9-5 (Keith Mickles; Pyrymyd) 04:34
7 All I’ll Ever Need (Melvin Coles; Pyrymyd; Van Ross Redding) 04:14
8 Tune In Your Mind (Pyrymyd; Van Ross Redding) 04:06


BassDavid Shields
BassMike Coles
DrumsAlvin Taylor
DrumsMelvin Webb
DrumsAlvin Owens
GuitarMarlo Henderson
GuitarMelvin Coles
GuitarMichael Toles
KeyboardsVan Ross Redding
SynthesizerCarl Marsh
SynthesizerJohn P Warren
ProgrammingCarl Marsh
ProgrammingDan Wyman
ProgrammingMichael Toles
FlugelhornToby Smith
FlugelhornJohn P Warren
TromboneKeith Mickles
TrumpetToby Smith
TrumpetJohn P Warren
PercussionAlvin Owens
PercussionLewis Collins Jr
PercussionHerb Larkins
PercussionRicky Young
PercussionRodney Mitchell
PercussionKeith Mickles
Background VocalsHerb Larkins
Background VocalsRicky Young
Background VocalsRodney Mitchell
Background VocalsKeith Mickles
Background VocalsJim Gilstrap
Background VocalsJohn Lehman
Background VocalsZedric Turnbough
VocalsVan Ross Redding

Other Musicians

5 Mr. Music Man

HornsLester Snell
HornsLewis Collins Jr

Liner Notes

Producer – Lewis Collins
Producer (Associate) – Rick Taylor
Producer (Executive) – Cecil Hale
Arranged By (Rhythm, Horns, Vocals) – Lewis Collins, Pyrymyd
Arranged By (Strings) – James Mitchell
Conductor – James Mitchell
Coordinator – Luella Thomas
Engineer – Robert Jackson, David Browning, David Cole, Jay Antista, Butch Lynch, Serge Reyes
Engineer (Recording, Remix) – Charles Faris
Mastered By – Ed Sanders

Art Direction – Roy Kohara, Norm Ung
Design – Norm Ung
Photography – Aaron Rapoport

Mastered At Capitol Studios
Recorded At The Sound Factory
Recorded At Ardent Studios
Recorded At Capitol Studios
Recorded At Scott / Sunstorm Studios
Remixed At Capitol Studios
Phonographic Copyright (p) Capitol Records, Inc
Copyright (c) Capitol Records, Inc