1979 Marc Tanner Band – No Escape

Tanner, Marc 1979No Escape was an album by the Marc Tanner Band and it included their hit single “Elena”. It was released on the Electra label in 1979.

The album made its appearance in early 1979, released on Elektra. It was produced by Nat Jeffrey and Glen Spreen. The ten songs on the album were written by Marc Tanner. Some of them were co-composed by Nat Jeffrey and Sal Marquez. Billboard picked the best songs as “Elena”, “She’s So High”, “In A Spotlight” and “Edge Of Love”. One of the musicians to play on the album was William “Smitty” Smith who was with the 1960s group Motherlode. Two well known musicians on the album were Vanetta Fields and Richie Zito.

It was re-released on CD through Wounded Bird Records in 2006

Tracks

1  Never Again (Marc Tanner, Nat Jeffrey, Jeff Monday) 3:12
2  Crawlin’ (Marc Tanner, Nat Jeffrey, Jeff Monday) 2:51
3  She’s So High (Marc Tanner, Nat Jeffrey, Jeff Monday) 4:27
Elena (Marc Tanner, Nat Jeffrey, Jeff Monday) 3:27
5  Edge Of Love (Marc Tanner, Nat Jeffrey, Jeff Monday) 3:24
6  Getaway (Marc Tanner, Nat Jeffrey, Jeff Monday) 3:36
7  Lady In Blue (Marc Tanner, Nat Jeffrey, Jeff Monday) 3:52
8  In A Spotlight (Marc Tanner, Nat Jeffrey, Jeff Monday) 4:14
9  Lost At Love (Marc Tanner, Nat Jeffrey, Jeff Monday) 3:43
10  Your Tears Don’t Lie (Marc Tanner, Nat Jeffrey, Jeff Monday) 3:34

Musicians

1 Never Again

Bass Bob Glaub
Drums Mike Baird
Guitar Richie Zito
Moog Glen Spreen
Piano William Smith
Piano Glen Spreen
Background Vocals Venetta Fields
Background Vocals William Smith
Vocals Marc Tanner


2 Crawlin’

Bass Bob Glaub
Drums Mike Baird
Guitar Marc Tanner
Guitar Richie Zito
Piano Glen Spreen
Background Vocals Venetta Fields
Background Vocals William Smith
Vocals Marc Tanner


3 She’s So high

Bass Bob Glaub
Drums Mike Baird
Guitar Richie Zito
Fender Rhodes William Smith
Piano Glen Spreen
Flute Jim Horn
Background Vocals Venetta Fields
Background Vocals William Smith
Vocals Marc Tanner


4 Elena

Bass Bob Glaub
Drums Gary Mallabar
Guitar Ben Benay
Guitar Jay Graydon
Guitar Marc Tanner
Piano David Paich
Sax Bryan Savage
Percussion Tommy Vig
Background Vocals Max Gronenthal
Background Vocals Mike Finnigan
Background Vocals Rosemary Butler
Vocals Marc Tanner


5 Edge Of Love

Bass Bob Glaub
Drums Mike Baird
Guitar Richie Zito
Piano William Smith
Synthesizer Glen Spreen
Background Vocals Venetta Fields
Background Vocals William Smith
Vocals Marc Tanner


6 Getaway

Bass Glen Spreen
Drums Jeffrey Porcaro
Guitar Marc Tanner
Guitar Richie Zito
Guitar Steve Lukather
Lap Steel Guitar Dan Dugmore
Piano David Paich
Background Vocals Max Gronenthal
Background Vocals Mike Finnigan
Background Vocals Rosemary Butler
Vocals Marc Tanner


7 Lady In Blue

Bass Bob Glaub
Drums Mike Baird
Guitar Richie Zito
Clavinet William Smith
Background Vocals William Smith
Background Vocals Venetta Fields
Vocals Marc Tanner


8 In A Spotlight

Bass Bob Glaub
Drums Mike Baird
Guitar Richie Zito
Guitar Marc Tanner
Wurlitzer William Smith
Background Vocals William Smith
Background Vocals Venetta Fields
Vocals Marc Tanner


9 Lost At Love

Bass Bob Glaub
Drums Jeffrey Porcaro
Guitar Steve Lukather
Pedal Steel Guitar Dan Dugmore
Piano David Paich
Background Vocals Max Gronenthal
Background Vocals Mike Finnigan
Background Vocals Rosemary Butler
Vocals Marc Tanner


10 Your Tears Don’t Lie

Bass Bob Glaub
Drums Mike Baird
Guitar Richie Zito
Guitar Marc Tanner
Fender Rhodes William Smith
Wurlitzer Glen Spreen
Background Vocals Joe Turano
Background Vocals Venetta Fields
Background Vocals William Smith
Vocals Marc Tanner

Liner Notes

Producer – Nat Jeffrey
Co-producer – Glen Spreen
Producer (Executive) – Lewis Kaplan
Arranged By (Strings) – David Campbell
Conductor – David Campbell
Engineer (Additional) – Bob Edwards, Mark Linett
Engineer (Assistant) – Bill Thomas, Brad Gilderman, Carl Cicero, Dean Knight, Gene Meros, Greg Orloff, Ira Leslie, James Geddes, Richard Leech, Richard McKernan, Stewart Whitmore
Mastered By – Mike Reese
Mixed By – Bill Schnee (Tracks 1, 2)
Recorded By – Bobby Thomas
Recorded By – Bob Schaper (Tracks 1, 2)

Art Direction – Ron Coro
Photography – Jim Shea

Mastered At The Mastering Lab
Mixed At Cherokee Studios
Recorded At Group IV Recording Studios
Recorded At Salty Dog Studios
Recorded At Location Recording Service
Recorded At Sound Labs, Hollywood
Recorded At Cherokee Studios
Recorded At Golden Sound Studios
Recorded At Sunset Sound
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