Rock On (Raydio album)

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Rock On
Studio album by Raydio
Released 1979
Recorded 1978-1979
Genre Funk, Soul
Label Arista
Producer Ray Parker, Jr.
Raydio chronology
Rock On
Two Places at the Same Time
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]
Robert Christgau B+ [2]

Rock On is the second album by Raydio, led by guitarist/songwriter/producer Ray Parker, Jr.


Like the debut, it features eight tracks, most of which were written by the guitarist. It reached a peak of number 45 on the charts and featured two singles; one of them being "You Can't Change That", which was another top ten pop hit, peaking at number 9. The other single, "More Than One Way to Love a Woman", failed to chart on pop, but did make number 25 on R&B.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Ray Parker, Jr..

  1. "What You Waitin' For"
  2. "Hot Stuff"
  3. "You Can't Change That"
  4. "Rock On"
  5. "More Than One Way to Love a Woman"
  6. "When You're in Need of Love"
  7. "Going Thru School and Love"
  8. "Honey I'm a Star"



  • Arnell Carmichael – vocals
  • Ray Parker, Jr. – vocals, guitars, bass, keyboards, synthesizers

Additional Personnel[edit]

  • Jack Ashford – percussion
  • Norma Jean Bell, Horatio Gordon– saxophone
  • Ollie E. Brown – drums, percussion, vocals
  • Charles Fearing – guitars
  • Ken Peterson – trumpet, vocals
  • Sylvester Rivers – piano
  • Larry Tolbert – drums, percussion
  • Cheryl Brown, Darren Carmichael, Valorie Jones, Francis Pearlman – additional vocals


Chart (1979) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top LPs 45
U.S. Billboard Top Soul LPs 4
Year Single Peak chart positions


1979 "You Can't Change That" 9 3 25
"More Than One Way to Love a Woman" 103 25


  1. ^ Lytle, Craig. Rock On > review at AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-12-23.
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert. "Rock On > review". Robert Christgau. Retrieved 2012-12-23. 
  3. ^ a b c d "US Charts > Raydio". Billboard. Retrieved 2012-12-22. 

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