Don't Stop Believin' (album)
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|Don't Stop Believin'|
|Studio album by Olivia Newton-John|
|Genre||Country, adult contemporary|
|Olivia Newton-John chronology|
Don't Stop Believin' was an album by Olivia Newton-John, released in 1976. The album was certified Gold and peaked at No. 33 - Pop and No. 7 - Country, and became her third chart-topping album in The Netherlands.
"Every Face Tells A Story" ended Olivia's streak of seven consecutive No. 1 AC hits from 1974's "I Honestly Love You" through 1976's "Don't Stop Believin'". 1977's "Sam" was Olivia's highest charting hit on the Hot 100 since the No. 13 peak of "Something Better To Do" in 1975, and was also her seventh Dutch chart-topping single.
Japanese single release "Don't Stop Believin'", "Compasionate Man" and "Sam". Love Performance was launched in 1981 and is a live album based on the promotional tour of Don't Stop Believin'.
- "Don't Stop Believin'" (by John Farrar)
© 1976 John Farrar Music-BMI
- "A Thousand Conversations" (by Bruce Welch and Hank Marvin)
© 1976 Blue Gum Music Ltd.
- "Compassionate Man" (by John Farrar and Chris Christian)
© 1976 John Farrar Music/Home Sweet Hom Music/Caseyem Music-BMI
- "New Born Babe" (by Glenn Cardier)
© 1976 Festival Music Pty. Ltd.
All rights for USA and Canada controlled by Canberra Music, Inc
Clavinet: Warren Oates
- "Hey, Mr. Dreammaker" (Bruce Welch and Alan Tarney)
© 1976 Bruce Welch Music
- "Every Face Tells a Story" (by Michael Allison, Peter Sills and D. Black)
© Air Music (London) Ltd., Bruce Welch Music Ltd. and Lords Music Co. Limited
- "Sam" (by John Farrar, Hank Marvin and Don Black)
© Lords Music Co. Limited and Blue Gum Misic
- "Love You Hold The Key" (Lyrics by Olivia Newton-John, Music by John Farrar)
© Zargon Music, Inc/John Farrar Music-ASCAP/BMI
- "I'll Bet You A Kangaroo" (by Larry Murray)
© 1976 Prodigal Son Music-BMI
Harmonica: Charlie McCoy
- "The Last Time You Loved" (by Brian Neary)
© 1976 Ackee Music, Inc/Brian Head Music-ASCAP
- Drums and percussion: Larry Londin
- Bass: John Osborn
- Electric guitars: John Farrar
- Acoustic guitar: John Farrar, Steve Gibson, Chris Christian
- Keyboards: Shane Keister
- Vocal back-up group: Muffy Hendrix, Donna Fein, Lisa Silver, John Farrar, Olivia Newton-John
- Strings: Shelly Kurland String Section
- String arranged by Bergen White
- Produced and arranged by John Farrar
- Recorded at Creative Workshop, Nashville, Tennessee
- Recording engineer: Brent Maher
- Mixed at Cherokee Recording Studios, Los Angeles, Calif.
- Mixing engineer: Bill Schnee
- Assistant engineer: George Tutko
- Mastered at Mastering Lab, Inc., Los Angeles, Calif.
- Mastering engineer: Mike Reese
- Cover photos: Charles Bush
- Art direction: George Osaki
- Stylist: Fleur Thiemeyer