1984 Various – Body By Jake – Don’t Quit

Body By Jake – Don’t Quit is a “first ever soundtrack to an exercise video” by Jake Steinfeld, the music was performed by Bobby Caldwell, Maxayn Lewis, Leslie Smith, Michael Sembello and Joseph Williams. It was released in 1984 on MCA Records.


1  Don’t Quit (Richard Feldman; Rick Kelly; Frankie Miller) 03:51
2  Hard Work (Larry John McNally; William Smith; Ronny Vance) 05:07
3  Baby Work Out (Jackie Wilson; Alonzo Tucker) 04:41
4  Pump It Up (Daniel Sembello; Michael Sembello; Mark Hudson) 04:11
5  Toughen Up (Joseph Williams) 05:12
6  You Can Really Get It If You Really Want (Jimmy Cliff) 04:30
7  Hard As A Rock (Kamau Peterson) 04:38
8  Firepower (Joseph Williams; Jay Gruska) 04:47


1 Don’t Quit

BassBob Glaub
DrumsCarlos Vega
GuitarGeorge Johnson
GuitarRichard Feldman
SynthesizerRick Kelly
Background VocalsBill Champlin
Background VocalsMarcy Levy
Background VocalsRosemary Butler
VocalsBobby Caldwell

2 Hard Work

BassBobby Watson
GuitarDonald Griffin
PianoDanny Ironstone
SynthesizerDanny Ironstone
SynthesizerMichael Ruff
Background VocalsYolande Fischer
VocalsMaxayn Lewis

3 Baby Work Out

Drums (Linn)Peter Bunetta
GuitarBrian Ray
SynthesizerPaul Fox
SynthesizerRick Chudacoff
ProgrammingGlenn Jordan
VocalsLeslie Smith

4 Pump It Up

BassMichael Sembello
GuitarMichael Sembello
KeyboardsMark Hudson
Background VocalsMark Hudson
VocalsMichael Sembello

5 Toughen Up

GuitarMike Landau
KeyboardsJoseph Williams
FluteGeorge Englund
SaxGeorge Englund
VocalsJoseph Williams

6 You Can Really Get It If You Really Want

BassRick Chudacoff
Drums (programming)Peter Bunetta
EmulatorPaul Fox
SynthesizerDon Grusin
SynthesizerRick Chudacoff
SaxBrian Cumming
Background VocalsAmy Westen
Background VocalsPeter Bunetta
VocalsLeslie Smith

7 Hard As A Rock

GuitarValentino Robinson
Guitar (solo)Richard Feldman
KeyboardsKamau Peterson
SynthesizerRick Kelly
Background VocalsDarren Carmichael
Background VocalsJames Carmichael
VocalsKamau Peterson

8 Firepower

BassNathan East
DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarMike Landau
KeyboardsRandy Kerber
SynthesizerJay Gruska
Background VocalsJay Gruska
Background VocalsAndre Fischer
VocalsJoseph Williams

Liner Notes

Producer – Richard Feldman, Rick Kelly (Track 1)
Producer – Andre Fischer (Tracks 2, 8)
Producer – Ronny Vance (Track 2)
Producer – Peter Bunnetta, Rick Chudacoff (Tracks 3, 6)
Producer – The Morrone Brothers (Track 4)
Producer – Joseph Williams (Tracks 5, 8)
Producer – Kamau Peterson, Ronny Vance (Track 7)Co-Producer – George Englund (Track 5)
Producer (Assistant) – Shingo Take (Tracks 3, 6)
Producer (Associate) – Richard Feldman, Rick Kelly (Track 7)
Producer (Executive) – Jake Steinfeld
Arranged By – Peter Bunnetta, Rick Chudacoff (Tracks 3, 6)
Arranged By – The Morrone Brothers (Track 4)
Arranged By – Joseph Williams (Track 5)
Arranged By – Jay Gruska (Track 8)
Engineer – Frank Wolf (Tracks 1, 8)
Engineer – Richard Feldman, Norman Graichen (Track 1)
Engineer – John Van Nest (Track 2)
Engineer – Steve Zaretsky (Tracks 3, 6)
Engineer – Tom Wilson (Track 4)
Engineer – George Englund (Track 5)
Engineer (Second) – Steve Krause (Track 2)
Engineer (Second) – Jeff Stebbins (Tracks 3, 6, 8)
Engineer (Second) – Rick Clifford, Jeff McLane (Tracks 3, 6)
Engineer (Second) – Jay Willis (Track 4)
Engineer (Second) – Csaba Petacz (Track 8)
Mixed By – Mike Flicker (Track 1)
Mixed By – Thom Wilson (Track 7)
Mixed By – Jeff Bennett (Track 8)
Recorded By – Chris Brosius, Paul Trequrtha (Track 7)
Recorded By (Additional) – Frank Wolf (Track 2)
Recorded By (Additional) – Richard Feldman (Track 7)
Remix By – Rik Pekkonen (Track 5)

Art Direction – George Osaki
Design – Tracy Veal
Photography – Jim Shea

Mixed At Orca Studios
Mixed At Image Recorder
Mixed At Conway Studios
Mixed At Village Recorders
Mixed At One On One
Recorded At Orca Studios
Recorded At Baby’O Recorders
Recorded At Cherokee Recording Studios
Recorded At Image Recorder
Recorded At Conway Studios
Recorded At Enactron Studio
Recorded At Bossa Nova Hotel
Recorded At Private Records
Recorded At Fattrax Studio
Remixed At Salty Dog Studios
Phonographic Copyright MCA Records
Copyright MCA Records