1977 Odyssey – Odyssey

Odyssey is the first album by Odyssey, released in 1977 on RCA Victor.

Odyssey is originally a New York City, United States-based singing group, best known for their 1977 hit “Native New Yorker”, and a series of other mainly dance and soul hits in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Now based in the United Kingdom, the band is led and fronted by Steven Collazo and continues to perform and record.


Native New Yorker (Denny Randell; Sandy Linzer) 05:34
2  Ever Lovin’ Sam (Ralph Kotkov; Sandy Linzer) 03:46
3  Weekend Lover (Denny Randell; Sandy Linzer) 03:30
4  You Keep Me Dancin’ (Denny Randell; Sandy Linzer) 03:34
5  The Woman Behind The Man (Denny Randell; Sandy Linzer) 03:57
6  Easy Come, Easy Go / Hold De Mota Down (Denny Randell; Sandy Linzer) 07:06
7  Golden Hands (Ralph Kotkov; Sandy Linzer) 03:51
8  Thank You God For One More Day (Denny Randell; Sandy Linzer) 04:00


BassGordon Edwards
BassWill Lee
DrumsCharles Collins
DrumsRon Tierno
DrumsTerry Silverlight
GuitarCornell Dupree
GuitarEric Weissberg
GuitarHugh McCracken
GuitarJeff Mironov
GuitarJohn Tropea
KeyboardsCharlie Calello
KeyboardsPat Rebillot
KeyboardsRichard Tee
French HornFred Griffin
French HornJim Buffington
ReedsGeorge Marge
ReedsMichael Brecker
TromboneDavid Taylor
TromboneTony Studd
TrumpetLew Soloff
TrumpetRandy Brecker
PercussionSandy Linzer
Background VocalsArnold McCuller
Background VocalsDavid Lasley
Background VocalsSusan Collins
VocalsLillian Lopez
VocalsLouise Lopez
VocalsTony Reynolds

Liner Notes

Producer – Charlie Calello, Sandy Linzer
Arranged By – Charlie Calello
Arranged By (Vocals) – Sandy Linzer
Conductor – Charlie Calello
Concertmaster – Emanuel Green
Coordinator – James Biandolillo
Engineer – Charlie Conrad, Jeffrey Kawalek, Jim Bonnefond
Mastered By – George Marino
Mixed By – Jeffrey Kawalek, Sandy Linzer
Recording Supervisor – Sandy Linzer

Art Direction – Dick Smith
Artwork – Ted Coconis

Mastered At Sterling Sound
Recorded At House Of Music, West Orange, NJ
Phonographic Copyright RCA Records
Copyright RCA Records