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Rupert Holmes
Pursuit Of Happiness

Album US 1978 on Private Stock label
Rock (Pop Rock, Soft Rock)

℗ © 1978 Private Stock Records, LTD. This is a Goldisc Pressing (GOL) regardless of misprint "SP" on label matrix. Other variants of this Specialty press include, but not limited to, ® Private Stock logo on center labels. Custom inner sleeve contains lyrics, credits, and photo (suitable for framing). Recorded and mixed at Plaza Sound Studios Additional recording and mixing at A&R Studios and at Power Station

PortraitRupert Holmes key, voc, *1947 US
arranged by, conductor, backing vocals, keyboards, producer, words by, music by, album by
PortraitJesse Levy vc, US
concertmaster, cello
PortraitGene Orloff vn, str, 1921-2009 US
concertmaster, violin
PortraitAllan Schwartzberg dr, *1942 US
PortraitJimmy Young dr,
PortraitJoe Mack b, 1920-1977 US
electric bass
PortraitWilbur Bascomb b, US
electric bass
PortraitWill Lee b, *1952 US
electric bass
PortraitElliott Randall g, voc,
electric guitar, lead guitar
PortraitSteve Khan g, *1947 US
electric guitar, lead guitar
PortraitPeter Gordon frh, *1945 FR
french horn, lead
PortraitCarter Cathcart key, g, voc, US
PortraitPat Rebillot key, *1935 US
PortraitJimmy Maelen perc, cng,
PortraitMichael Brecker ts, 1949-2007 US
soloist, tenor saxophone, flugelhorn
PortraitRandy Brecker tr, fh, *1945 US
soloist, tenor saxophone, flugelhorn, trumpet, lead
PortraitMarvin Stamm tr, *1939 US
trumpet, lead
PortraitMel Davis tr, 1931-2004 US
trumpet, lead
Hilda Harris backing vocals
Lani Groves backing vocals
Maeretha Stewart backing vocals
Vivian Cherry backing vocals
Richard Mantel design
Normand Kurtz management, editor
Benno Friedman photography by
Push Pin Studios photography by
Bob Clearmountain mixed by, additional, recorded by, additional
Jim Boyer mixed by, additional, recorded by, additional
Rob Freeman recorded by, mixed by
Album Tracks   
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1Less Is MoreRupert Holmes4:22
2Show Me Where It SaysRupert Holmes2:58
3SpeechlessRupert Holmes4:39
4Cradle MeRupert Holmes3:16
5So Beautiful It HurtsRupert Holmes5:20
6Let's Get Crazy TonightRupert Holmes3:26
7Bedside CompanionsRupert Holmes3:22
8GuitarsRupert Holmes4:50
9The Long Way HomeRupert Holmes2:54
10Town SquareRupert Holmes3:40
11 The Old SchoolRupert Holmes3:50

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