Streetheart (Dion album)

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Streetheart
Dion Streetheart.jpg
Studio album by
Released1976
StudioSound Labs, Hollywood, California
Label Warner Bros. Records [1]
Producer Steve Barri, Michael Omartian
Dion chronology
Born to Be with You
(1975)
Streetheart
(1976)
Return of the Wanderer
(1978)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic [2]
The Encyclopedia of Popular Music [3]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide [4]

Streetheart is an album by the American singer/songwriter Dion, released in 1976 on Warner Bros. Records. [3] It was a commercial failure. [4]

Critical reception

Salon deemed the album "unshaped and undistinguished." [5] AllMusic wrote that the album proved that Dion "still knew how to straddle his present and his past comfortably and effectively." [2]

Track listing [6]

Side 1
  1. " The Way You Do the Things You Do" ( William "Smokey" Robinson, Robert Rogers) – 3:50
  2. "Runaway Man" ( Stormie Omartian, Michael Omartian) – 3:04
  3. "Queen of ‘59" (Dion DiMucci, Bill Tuohy) – 3:28
  4. "If I Can Just Get Through Tonight" (Peter Anders) – 3:28
  5. "More to You (Than Meets the Eye)" (Dion DiMucci, Danny Grenier) – 2:57
  6. "You Showed Me What Love Is" (Ben Raleigh, Sam Fox) – 3:09
Side 2
  1. "Hey My Love" (Mark Radice) – 3:20
  2. "Oh the Night" (Dion DiMucci) – 4:34
  3. "I’ll Give You All I’ve Got" (Thomas Cain) – 3:23
  4. "Lover Boy Supreme" (Dion DiMucci, Tony Fasce) – 3:31
  5. "Streetheart" (Dion DiMucci) – 5:23

Personnel [6]

Backing vocals [6]
  • Phil Everly - harmony on "Queen of ‘59"
  • Oren Waters, Luther Waters - backing vocals on "You Showed Me What Love Is" and "The Way You Do the Things You Do"
  • Stormie Omartian, Carolyn Willis, Ann White, Myrna Matthews - backing vocals on "More to You" and "Lover Boy Supreme"
  • Jim Haas, Kerry Chater, Michael Omartian, Phil Everly - backing vocals
Production [6]
  • Basic rhythm tracks recorded at Sound Labs, Inc,
  • Tommy Vicari - engineer
  • Vocals, strings & horns mixed at ABC Recording Studios Inc.
  • Phil Kaye - engineer
  • Roger Nichols - assistant engineer
  • Sam Emerson - photography

References

  1. ^ Popoff, Martin (September 8, 2009). "Goldmine Record Album Price Guide". Penguin – via Google Books.
  2. ^ a b "Streetheart - Dion | Songs, Reviews, Credits | AllMusic" – via www.allmusic.com.
  3. ^ a b Larkin, Colin (2006). The Encyclopedia of Popular Music. Vol. 3. MUZE. p. 13.
  4. ^ a b The Rolling Stone Album Guide. Random House. 1992. pp. 198, 200.
  5. ^ "Dion". Salon. August 28, 2001.
  6. ^ a b c d Original album sleeve notes