1977 Alessi – All For A Reason

All For A Reason (1977, A&MRecords) is the second album by the brothers Alessi.

The Alessi Brothers, also known as Alessi, are an American pop rock singer-songwriter duo who first came to international prominence with their 1977 hit single “Oh Lori”. The duo are identical twin brothers, Billy and Bobby Alessi (born July 12, 1953, West Hempstead, New York).

Tracks

1  All For A Reason (Billy Alessi; Bobby Alessi) 03:55
2  Love To Have Your Love (Billy Alessi; Bobby Alessi) 03:28
3  Farewell (Billy Alessi; Bobby Alessi) 01:53
4  Avalon (Billy Alessi; Bobby Alessi) 03:15
5  Air Cushion (Billy Alessi; Bobby Alessi) 04:33
6  London (Billy Alessi; Bobby Alessi) 04:00
7  Hate To Be In Love (Billy Alessi; Bobby Alessi) 02:54
8  You Can Crowd Me (Billy Alessi; Bobby Alessi) 02:54
9  Make It Last (Billy Alessi; Bobby Alessi) 04:14
10  Here Again (Billy Alessi; Bobby Alessi) 09:06

Musicians

GuitarBobby Alessi
KeyboardsBilly Alessi
SynthesizerBilly Alessi
HornsDavid Sanborn
HornsMichael Brecker
HornsRandy Brecker
HornsAlan Rubin
HornsGeorge Young
HornsRonnie Cuber
HornsWayne Andre
HornsJoe De Angelis
VocalsBilly Alessi
VocalsBobby Alessi

Other Musicians

1 All For A Reason

BassRaphael Goldfeld
DrumsBob Riley
GuitarJimmy Rippetoe
GuitarCharlie Brown
GuitarDavid Spinozza
PianoBilly Alessi
PercussionVictoria


2 Love To Have Your Love

BassWill Lee
DrumsSteve Gadd
DrumsAndy Newmark
GuitarCharlie Brown
PianoRichard Tee
PercussionVictoria


3 Farewell

BassRaphael Goldfeld
DrumsBob Riley
GuitarJimmy Rippetoe
PianoBilly Alessi
PianoAdam Ipolito


4 Avalon

BassRaphael Goldfeld
DrumsBob Riley
GuitarJimmy Rippetoe
PianoBilly Alessi
PianoAdam Ipolito
Background VocalsDana Krol


5 Air Cushion

BassWill Lee
DrumsSteve Gadd
DrumsAndy Newmark
GuitarJohn Tropea
GuitarCharlie Brown
PianoRichard Tee


6 London

BassRaphael Goldfeld
DrumsBob Riley
GuitarCharlie Brown
GuitarJimmy Rippetoe
Electric PianoDavid Lucas


7 Hate To Be In Love

BassRaphael Goldfeld
DrumsBob Riley
GuitarJimmy Rippetoe
PianoBilly Alessi
PercussionVictoria
Background VocalsDana Krol


8 You Can Crowd Me

BassWill Lee
DrumsSteve Gadd
DrumsAndy Newmark
GuitarCharlie Brown
PianoRichard Tee
SaxDavid Sanborn


9 Make It Last

BassRaphael Goldfeld
DrumsBob Riley
GuitarJimmy Rippetoe
PianoAdam Ipolito


10 Here Again

BassRaphael Goldfeld
DrumsBob Riley
GuitarCharlie Brown
GuitarJimmy Rippetoe
PianoBilly Alessi
PianoAdam Ipolito

Liner Notes

Producer – David Lucas
Producer (Associate) – Billy Alessi, Bobby Alessi
Arranged By – David Lucas, John Tropea, Ken Ascher, Michael Abene, Michael Kamen, Tom McFaul
Coordinator – Frank Aversa, Jory Lieberman
Engineer – Brian Scott, Clay Hutchinson, Kevin Herron, Mike Getlin, Peter Henderson

Art Direction – Roland Young
Design – Chuck Beeson
Photography – Eric Stephen Jacobs

Edited At Sterling Sound
Recorded At The Hit Factory
Recorded At Air Studios
Recorded At Estudios Eurosonic
Recorded At Kingdom Sound
Phonographic Copyright A&M Records Ltd